N.C. Science Teachers Gain Research Experience through NIH-Funded Grant
Through a National Institutes of Health-funded, five-year project, NC State Education Associate Professor Margareta Thomson heads a new professional development program designed to help K-12 teachers from high-poverty North Carolina schools build their scientific research skills and content knowledge.
[Photo Gallery] Belltower Glowed Red for NC State Education’s First Truman Scholar
View our photo gallery highlighting the first time the Belltower was lit red to celebrate an international honor awarded to an individual affiliated with the NC State College of Education. That happened Sept. 28 to honor Ashley Lawson, a senior in mathematics education and NC State’s 10th Truman Scholar. “There are so many moments when my mentors, professors, friends and family saw my potential when I couldn’t and encouraged me to reach it. Thank you for pushing me to be my best self,” Lawson said.
$2 Million Grant from ECMC Foundation Will Enhance Research on Career and Technical Education
The ECMC Foundation has awarded the NC State College of Education a $2 million, three-year grant to enhance and strengthen postsecondary Career and Technical Education (CTE) research at universities nationwide through the establishment of the CTE Research Program at NC State-Sponsored by ECMC Foundation.
With $28M+ in Grants Awarded in FY2018, NC State Education Faculty Set New Record
NC State College of Education faculty were awarded 44 research grants by external sources in FY2018 totaling $28,038,462. That is the most in grants awarded to faculty in a single year in the college’s 91-year history.
Joy Gaston Gayles’ New Book Tackles Critical Issues in College Sports
In her new book "Critical Issues for Student Athletes: Going Behind the Invisible Wall," NC State Education Professor Joy Gaston Gayles offers a critical approach to dealing with the complexities of problems that arise from big-time college sport entertainment enterprises on college campuses across the United States.
Egalite Contributes Charter School Research to New Book Examining Role of Federal Government in Education
The NC State Education assistant professor writes about the expansion of charter schools under the Bush and Obama administrations in a new book titled Bush-Obama School Reform: Lessons Learned out this week.
Belltower Will Be Lit Red for Student Ashley Lawson Sept. 28—A First for NC State College of Education
NC State will light the Belltower red on the night of Friday, Sept. 28, to recognize NC State College of Education senior Ashley Lawson being named the university’s 10th Truman Scholar. “To me, the lighting is more of a celebration of an incredible community that helped me achieve dreams I never knew I wanted,” Lawson said.
Minogue Receives NSF Grant to Reimagine Physics Teaching in Preservice Educators
Associate Professor James Minogue will receive $733,000 over three years as part of a National Science Foundation (NSF) EHR Core Research grant entitled “Preservice Educators Reimagining Core Experiences in Physics Teaching (PERCEPT).” The grant targets two focal areas of the EHR Core Research program: STEM learning and learning environment and STEM workforce development.
Learning through Play with a City’s Built-in Math
A new collaboration between Jessica Hunt, an associate professor of mathematics education and special education, and the Center for Geospatial Analytics will use games and urban design to teach mathematics in middle school classrooms.
Brooks Bowden Named an Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management 40 for 40 Fellow
The NC State College of Education assistant professor of methods and policy joins 39 others named to the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management’s 40 for 40 Fellowship, which recognizes outstanding early career research professionals.