Assistant Professor Erin Krupa Selected as Recipient of NC State’s Inaugural Goodnight Early Career Innovators Award
Assistant Professor Erin Krupa, Ph.D., has been selected as a recipient of NC State’s inaugural Goodnight Early Career Innovators Award. Recipients of the award show outstanding promise for future achievement or impact in STEM, demonstrate superior scholarly achievement at an early career stage and have a rigorous research agenda that speaks to their potential to advance knowledge in STEM or STEM education.
4 Projects from College of Education Faculty Featured in 2021 STEM For All Video Showcase
Video projects from Professor Paola Sztajn, Ph.D., Associate Professor Sarah Carrier, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Erin Krupa, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Jonee Wilson, Ph.D., and Associate Professor Temple Walkowiak, Ph.D., will be featured in the 2021 STEM for All Video Showcase from May 11-18.
Middle Grades English Language Arts and Social Studies Education Student and Wolfpack Swimmer Ky-Lee Perry ’21: ‘I Love Working With Children. I Want to Learn From Them Just as They Want to Learn From Me’
When the coronavirus pandemic hit in March 2020, spring and summer sports seasons, including the 2020 Olympic Games, were canceled or postponed. This forced Wolfpack swimmer and College of Education senior Ky-Lee Perry ’21 to make a decision -- retire from swimming or become a professional athlete.
College of Education Faculty, Graduate Students Honored With Ebony Harlem Awards of Excellence
Several College of Education faculty and students were recognized during the Ebony Harlem Awards ceremony on April 25. Professor Joy Gaston Gayles, Ph.D., and Professor Marc Grimmett, Ph.D., each received awards while Assistant Professor Lisa Bass, Ph.D., and Associate Professor DeLeon Gray, Ph.D., received nominations. Graduate students Chelsea Smith ’22PHD and angela gay-audre also received awards.
Professor of the Practice Ken Ender Receives American Association of Community Colleges’ 2021 Leadership Award
Ken Ender, Ph.D., a professor of the practice in the NC State College of Education, has been selected as one of the recipients of the American Association of Community Colleges’ 2021 Leadership Award.
Scholarship Support Made it Possible for Cheyenne Quarless ’21 to Attend the NC State College of Education and Earn Her Bachelor’s Degree in Middle Grades Education
As the recipient of the Paul and Geneva Jenkins Scholarship and the Dr. Estelle E. White Scholarship, Cheyenne Quarless ’21 was able to attend the NC State College of Education. She will graduate this May with a degree in middle grades English Language Arts and social studies education.
Youth Authors Share Their Stories at Literacy and Community Initiative 2021 Reading Celebration
Student-authors who have published stories as part of the Literacy and Community Initiative had an opportunity to make their voices heard during the Literacy and Community Initiative (LCI) 2021 Reading Celebration held April 23. NC State College of Education Assistant Professor and Friday Institute Faculty Fellow Crystal Chen Lee, Ed.D., directs LCI.
Nash County Elementary School Assistant Principal of the Year Leo Nieves ‘18MSA: ‘It is My Goal to Help Make the Educational Experience for All Involved a Positive One’
As a first-year teacher, Leo Nieves ’18MSA was afraid to ask for help because he didn’t want to look like he didn’t know what he was doing. That was the biggest mistake he ever made. Now, as assistant principal at Benvenue Elementary School in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, he wants to help other teachers be successful.
Ask the Expert: What is Culturally Responsive Teaching? ‘Teaching That Acknowledges, Attends to and Leverages the Cultures, Values and Ways of Knowing of Young People,’ Say Assistant Professors Chandra Alston, Michelle Falter and Crystal Chen Lee
To help students become more fully motivated and engaged in the classroom, and to help them better develop their identities, NC State College of Education Assistant Professors Chandra Alston, Ph.D., Michelle Falter, Ph.D., and Crystal Chen Lee, Ed.D., said that engaging in culturally responsive teaching practices is crucial for educators.
Education Council Honors 17 Undergraduate Students During the NC State College of Education’s 11th Annual Education Council Spotlight Awards Ceremony
The NC State College of Education recognized 17 undergraduate students with awards for their leadership, achievements and dedication to the field of education during its 11th Annual Education Council Spotlight Awards Ceremony on Friday, April 16.