Higher Education

Oct 11, 2019  |  Research and Impact

Diverse Issues in Higher Education: Study Finds College Students Build Friendships that Bridge Divides

A new study co-authored by Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Alyssa N. Rockenbach finds that college students who build diverse friendships are likely to develop positive attitudes towards all world views.

Aug 28, 2019

Meet Krispin Barr ’13PHD: ‘My Students Have Something to Teach Me’

Teaching Assistant Professor Krispin Barr, Ph.D., is one of several new faculty who joined the NC State College of Education for the 2019-20 academic year.

Apr 24, 2019

Graduate Student Jemilia Davis Wins National Outstanding Graduate Student Award

Jemilia Davis, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education’s Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development program area of study in higher education, has been selected to receive the 2019 Outstanding Graduate Student Award presented by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Region III.

Mar 12, 2019

Diverse Education: New Volume Adds Nuance to Research on Undergraduate Women in STEM

Professor Joy Gaston Gayles and co-editor Dr. Lara Perez-Felkner help scholarly, policy, practitioner and institutional research communities address gender disparities in STEM with a new multi-authored volume, “Advancing Higher Education Research on Undergraduate Women in STEM”, for New Directions for Institutional Research.

Feb 27, 2019

New Volume on Undergraduate Women in STEM

Professor Joy Gaston Gayles serves as co-editor on New Directions in Institutional Research, a new volume that synthesizes and advances the field’s knowledge on undergraduate gender gaps in STEM. The volume responds to a need for rigorous research in equal gender representation in STEM fields with accessible implications for institutional, scholarly and policy stakeholders.

Jan 22, 2019

Graduate Student Kevin Singer Receives NASPA Research Award

Kevin Singer, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education, has received the 2019 Spirituality and Religion in Higher Education Research Award from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA).

Nov 27, 2018  |  Honors and Awards

Penny A. Pasque Named ACPA Senior Scholar

The head of the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development has been named an ACPA Senior Scholar in recognition of her exemplary contributions to ACPA’s mission of advancing research related to student affairs work in higher education.

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.

Sep 11, 2018  |  Honors and Awards

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.

May 7, 2018

Professor Audrey Jaeger Named North Carolina SMT Champion

NC State College of Education Professor Audrey Jaeger received the 2018 SMT Champion Award from the North Carolina Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education Center. The award recognizes an individual who provides extraordinary support of science, mathematics, and technology education in North Carolina.