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New wolf statue on central campus.

Jul 15, 2021

Diverse Issues in Higher Education: Coordinating University and Religious Calendars: An Inclusive Practice

Kelsey Oberbroeckling, a graduate student in the College of Education's higher education administration program, discusses the importance of university leaders considering non-Christian holidays when building their academic calendars to promote inclusivity. 

May 20, 2021

Pack IDEAs Student Spotlight: George Dou ’22MED

In the May 2021 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 Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. George Duo ’22MED, an Asian American student, discussed the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion in education. 

NC State College of Education December 2020 graduate Ginger Burks Draughon

Nov 25, 2020

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. 

Jamison Lowery

Nov 17, 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. 

Gavin Bell

Nov 17, 2020

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. 

Miyah Wilson

Aug 25, 2020

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. 

Miyah Wilson and John Pierre Craig

May 5, 2020

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. 

Since the 2017 publication of the U.S. News' Best Graduate School Rankings, the NC State College of Education has improved 28 spots in the rankings.

Mar 17, 2020

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. 

Miyah Wilson, a second-year graduate student in the NC State College of Education

Mar 9, 2020

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). 

Photo of a faculty member reviewing documents with a female student

Oct 16, 2018

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.