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Higher Education Program

Ileana Garcia (right) accepts the “Outstanding Graduate Student Award”

Mar 9, 2020

University Housing Staff Members, Including College of Education Graduate Student, Honored at Southeastern Association of Housing Officers

NC State College of Education graduate student Ileana Garcia was named "Outstanding Graduate Student" at the 2020 Southeastern Association of Housing Officers Conference in Louisville, Ky.  

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). 

Wolf statue and the Park Alumni Center.

May 28, 2019

Higher Education Program Recognizes 3 Alumni with Awards

Alumni David English ‘12PHD, Gregory King ‘19PHD and Shauna Morin ‘17PHD recently received awards from the Higher Education Program to recognize their contributions to the field of higher education. 

A photo of Joy Gaston Gayles

Sep 11, 2018

Professor Joy Gaston Gayles Elected to ASHE’s Board of Directors

Peers across the nation elected Joy Gaston Gayles, a professor of higher education in the NC State College of Education, as an at-large member to the Board of Directors of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), an organization with over 2,100 members dedicated to higher education as a field of study. 

Aug 16, 2018

Meet Christopher Travers: I Want to Increase Access and Success in Higher Education For All Students

“Much of my interests in higher education and my research agenda is born out of my own life experiences," says the new teaching assistant professor of higher education. "I am keenly aware of the barriers to education for racially/ethnically minoritized students in the United States.” 

Joy Gaston Gayles

Apr 10, 2018

Gaston Gayles Receives Zenobia Lawrence Hikes Woman of Color in the Academy Award

Joy Gaston Gayles, an associate professor of higher education, is the 2018 recipient of an award that recognizes a woman of color with a distinguished career in higher education.