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Feb 21, 2019  |  Academics and Programs

Report: NC State Largest Producer of Mathematics Education Doctorates in N.C., 5th Largest in U.S.

The NC State College of Education is the largest producer of doctoral graduates in mathematics education in North Carolina and the fifth largest producer in the nation, according to a new independent report published in the Notices of the American Mathematical Society. The same report also found that the program No. 12 in the nation among peer recommendations.

Feb 19, 2019

Graduate Student Deidre Kelly Receives 2019 Warner Graduate Student Research Award

Deidre Kelly, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education, has been selected to receive the 2019 Warner Graduate Student Research Award presented by international honor society Epsilon Pi Tau.

Feb 18, 2019

Associate Dean Paola Sztajn Named University Provost Faculty Fellow

Associate Dean Paola Sztajn shares the practical applications of her Faculty Innovation and Entrepreneurship project, which is part of her research as one of the university's first Provost Faculty Fellows. Learn more about her project and meet all six fellows who seek "to become students of university administration in the hopes of better serving the entire campus community" in this inside look from the Provost's Office.

Feb 15, 2019

NC State a Fulbright Leader — Again

Dr. Margareta Thomson, an associate professor of educational psychology, is one of NC State University's seven U.S. Fulbright Scholars studying, teaching and conducting research around the world in 2018-19. Dr. Thomson is working alongside Babes-Bolyai University in Romania on her project "Fostering Academic Motivation and a STEM Growth Mindset in High Poverty Schools Through Authentic Research Experiences."

Feb 7, 2019

Assistant Professor Paula McAvoy on Facilitating Classroom Discussions

In this Q&A, Assistant Professor Paula McAvoy discusses some of the ethical dilemmas teachers face when they introduce controversial issues into the classroom. She will present her talk “The Ethics of Steering Classroom Discussions” as part of the Ethics Across the Disciplines Lecture Series hosted by the Parr Center for Ethics on Feb. 25.

Jan 25, 2019

Graduate Student Deidre Kelly Selected for ITEEA 21st Century Leadership Academy

Deidre Kelly, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education, has been selected for the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) 21st Century Leadership Academy for 2019-2020.

Jan 23, 2019

Associate Dean Lee V. Stiff ’78 PHD Receives NCTM Lifetime Achievement Award

The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) named Lee V. Stiff ’78PHD a 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. The award honors NCTM members who have exhibited a lifetime of achievement in mathematics education at the national level.

Jan 22, 2019

Empowering a Global Perspective

Mary Ann Danowitz, dean of NC State’s College of Education, has established a study abroad award fund to benefit future education professionals – and their students. The scholarship’s first awardee, Chantal Warfield, fulfilled her study abroad goals by traveling to the United Kingdom for a five-week STEM and liberal studies program.

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).

Jan 22, 2019

The Graveyard, the Trolley Ride and the Teacher Who Ties It All Together

Meet Candy Beal, who specializes in adolescent development theory and learning methods — and who brings them to life through collaborative learning and experiential education.