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Memorial Belltower

Oct 14, 2021

Inside Higher Ed: The Culture of Institutional Philanthropy Must Change

Graduate student Juliana Bohland discusses her own experiences in institutional advancement and the need for representation in the field. 

Meet Our Incoming Students

Aug 10, 2021

Meet Our Incoming Students: 3 of Our Newest Doctoral Students in Program Areas of Study Related to Educational Equity

The NC State College of Education will welcome over 390 graduate students this fall. Meet three of the college’s newest doctoral students -- each of them coming from various backgrounds, but are all in programs areas of study related to educational equity. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Jun 23, 2021

College of Education Doctoral Student Dion Harry ’24PHD Receives Witherspoon Graduate Fellowship

Dion Harry ’24PHD, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education’s Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development’s higher education program area of study, has been selected as one of seven graduate students to receive the Witherspoon Graduate Fellowship. 

NC State College of Education graduate Gavin Bell ’21MED

May 3, 2021

Meet Gavin Bell ’21MED: ‘In Whatever Capacity I Step Into, I Want to Make Sure I Lead With Love’

Since the time Gavin Bell ’21MED was an undergraduate student, he knew he wanted to earn an advanced degree that would enable him to better support and develop students from underrepresented identities and communities. To do that, he enrolled in the NC State College of Education, where he will graduate with a master’s degree in higher education administration this May. 

Caranda Shubrick

Apr 9, 2021

Pack IDEAs Student Spotlight: Caranda Shubrick ’24PHD

In the April 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 Stress Awareness Month. Caranda Shubrick ’24PHD was the student spotlight and discussed how she takes care of herself while engaging in diversity, equity and inclusion work. 

Erin Meachum

Mar 9, 2021

Scholarship Support Helps Erin Meachum ‘23PHD Pursue Her Career Aspirations of Being a Higher Education Administrator, Creating and Changing Policy

When Erin Meachum ‘23PHD started her undergraduate studies, she had no intention of becoming a teacher. After volunteering at local literacy centers, teaching English overseas, teaching ESL at local community colleges and joining the Ag Institute at NC State, Meachum realized her true passion for the field of education. Now, financial support has allowed her to pursue her career aspiration of becoming a higher education administrator. 

Professor Joy Gaston Gayles explains how educators can promote equity in their schools

Feb 25, 2021

Ask the Expert: How Can Educators Help Advance Equity in Schools? ‘We Have to Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable So That We Can Disrupt, Better Learn and Understand What’s Problematic Within Ourselves and in our Society,’ Says Professor Joy Gaston Gayles

Many schools and universities boast a diverse student body, but simply having diversity is not the same as providing an equitable educational experience for students across all backgrounds, says Joy Gaston Gayles, Ph.D., professor of higher education and senior advisor for advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in the NC State College of Education. She explains how educators can become change agents and engage in anti-racist work that can help create more equitable experiences for all. 

NC State College of Education Professor Joy Gaston Gayles

Feb 9, 2021

Pack IDEAs Faculty Spotlight: Joy Gaston Gayles, Ph.D.

In the February 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 highlighted the work of Professor and Senior Advisor for Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Joy Gaston Gayles, Ph.D., in the area of diversity, equity and inclusion. 

Chelsea Smith

Dec 14, 2020

My Student Experience: Doctoral Student Chelsea Smith ‘22PHD Shares the Challenges in Higher Education for Formerly Incarcerated College Students as Co-author of Recently Published Article

Chelsea Smith ‘22PHD, who is pursuing her Ph.D. in educational leadership, policy, and human development in the higher education program area of study, recently co-authored an article on the experiences of formerly incarcerated college students which was published in the Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice. 

Wolf statue and the Park Alumni Center.

Dec 7, 2020

CARES Act Funding Helps Graduate Students in the College of Education’s Higher Education Program Enhance Training to Become Virtual Student Success Coaches

From Dec. 7-11, 2020, master’s students in the NC State College of Education’s Higher Education Program will receive enhanced training to become virtual student success coaches who can support undergraduate students through remote learning situations.