Meet Ginger Burks Draughon ‘20PHD: ‘I Truly Learned a Great Deal and I Value the Investment that NC State and the College of Education Have Made in Me’
When Ginger Burks Draughon ‘20PHD enrolled in the NC State College of Education to earn a Ph.D. in higher education, she was a single, working professional. During her eight-year journey to earn her degree as a part-time student, she has since gotten married and had two children as she balanced family, full-time work and her education. Her own experiences as a part-time student inspired her dissertation research and she hopes to use what she has learned to influence educational policy surrounding part-time students following graduation on Dec. 4, 2020.
Pack IDEAs Student Spotlight: Jamison Lowery ‘22MED
In the November 2020 edition of Pack IDEAs (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access), a newsletter released by the NC State College of Education Change Agent Task Force, we celebrated Native American Heritage Month. Jamison Lowery ‘22MED was one of three Native American students who discussed the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion in education.
Pack IDEAs Student Spotlight: Gavin Bell ‘21MED
In the November 2020 edition of Pack IDEAs (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access), a newsletter released by the NC State College of Education Change Agent Task Force, we celebrated Native American Heritage Month. Gavin Bell '21MED was one of three Native American students who discussed the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion in education.
Higher Education Administration Alumna Advocates for Equity Work as NC State Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity Intern, Develops Diversity Education Resources
Miyah Wilson ‘20MED was able to combine her love of higher education and her passion for diversity, equity and inclusion through an internship with the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity, where she developed a list of diversity education resources for the NC State community and served as an advocate for equity work.
John Pierre Craig ’20MED and Miyah Wilson ’20MED Integrate Passion for Education with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
John Pierre Craig '20MED and Miyah Wilson '20MED wanted to integrate their passion for education with their passion for diversity, equity and inclusion. They found that opportunity as graduate interns for the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity (OIED). They reflect on that experience.
U.S. News Ranks NC State College of Education #31 in Nation, 5 Programs in Specialty Categories
The NC State College of Education is tied at No. 31 in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Graduate School Rankings among 393 graduate colleges of education in the nation. That is an improvement of 14 spots over last year. U.S. News also ranked programs within the college in five education specialty categories: Educational Administration and Supervision, Curriculum and Instruction, Elementary Teacher Education, Higher Education Administration and Secondary Teacher Education.
Graduate Student Miyah Wilson Receives International Outstanding Graduate Assistant Award
Miyah Wilson, a second-year graduate student in the NC State College of Education's Higher Education Administration master's degree program, was named the recipient of the 2020 Outstanding Graduate Assistant Award from the Association of College and University Housing Officers-International (ACUHO-I).
IDEALS Team Discusses New Findings and How to Apply Them in New Report, Webinar
In a new report, NC State College of Education Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Alyssa Rockenbach and her Interfaith Diversity Experiences & Attitudes Longitudinal Survey (IDEALS) team discuss common first-year college experiences associated with students’ interfaith learning and development. Interfaith Youth Core will host a free webinar on Oct. 23 to share ways to implement the new findings on college campuses nationwide.
#WhyIChoseEducation: Victoria Thompson
Victoria Thompson knew she was destined to work with students at the collegiate level. See how NC State College of Education helped her achieve that goal.
#WhyIChoseEducation: Casey Shadix
As part of Celebrating 90 Years of NC State Education, we asked you to share your stories of why you chose education and why you love the NC State College of Education. Below is one of the many stories we […]