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Dec 22, 2022

22 Things That Happened at NC State’s College of Education in 2022

The NC State College of Education had another extraordinary year in 2022, from reaching new highs in the US News & World Report rankings to our faculty, staff, students and alumni being recognized for their impactful work. As 2022 comes to a close, we’re reflecting on 22 outstanding moments from our college this year. 

graduating student

Dec 16, 2022

To the College of Education Class of 2022: ‘Please Never Forget Why You Chose Education and the Power You Have to Effect Change’

The NC State College of Education recognized about 158 graduates during a graduation ceremony on Dec. 16. 

Nzingha Williams holding her award.

Dec 12, 2022

Nzingha Williams ’22PHD Receives Outstanding Dissertation Award From Association for Career and Technical Education Research

Nzingha Williams ’22PHD, a May 2022 graduate of the NC State College of Education’s Adult and Community College Education concentration, has received the Outstanding Dissertation Award from the Association for Career… 

Dec 5, 2022

Doctoral Student Lisa Marshall Receives 2022 Social Responsibility in the Nuclear Community Award

Lisa Marshall, director of outreach, retention and engagement for the NC State University Department of Nuclear Engineering and a doctoral student in the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development's Higher Education Opportunity, Equity, and Justice concentration, has received the 2022 Social Responsibility in the Nuclear Community Award from the American Nuclear Society (ANS). 

Assistant Professor Robin Anderson discusses using social media for teacher professional development.

Nov 29, 2022

How Can Teachers Use Social Media for Professional Development? ‘When Teachers Network Together, They’re in a Collaborative Structure Where Their Expertise is Valued’ Says Assistant Professor Robin Anderson

When discussing professional development for teachers, thoughts often turn to formal sessions, but many educators are drawn to places where they can learn independently, which is why many turn to social media, says Assistant Professor Robin Anderson. 

Karrie Dixon Graphic

Nov 28, 2022

WhyIChoseEducation: ‘Education is an Avenue to Social and Economic Mobility,’ Says Elizabeth City State University Chancellor Karrie Dixon ’97, ’03EDD

Karrie Dixon '97, '03EDD was named chancellor of Elizabeth City State University in 2018. Since then, the university has turned around flagging enrollment numbers and become an economic driver in northeastern North Carolina. 

Silhouette of child reading

Nov 16, 2022

In-Person Learning Helped Narrow Reading Gaps During Pandemic

In-person classes helped narrow pandemic reading learning losses for some elementary school students, a study led by an NC State researcher found. 

Hands piled together

Nov 14, 2022

How Colleges Can Help Students Make Friends Who Have Different Religious, Spiritual Beliefs

Co-curricular opportunities can impact whether college students make friends with students from different faith traditions. 

Johnny Crow sitting down

Nov 9, 2022

Johnny Crow ’62, ’68MS, ’85 EDD Named NC State College of Education’s 2022 Distinguished Alumnus

Johnny Crow '62, '68MS, '85EDD has always believed that everyone is a teacher. "We're all teachers to someone," Crow said. "That's the very purpose for being at NC State. It doesn't matter whether you're majoring in biology, molecular science, horticulture, engineering — there's someone that's always looking to you as their hero." 

Mike Flores

Nov 9, 2022

EdNC.org: Community Colleges Can Advance Economic Mobility, Mike Flores Says at 2022 Dallas Herring Lecture

Community colleges have the power to advance equity and economic mobility through local collaboration, Chancellor of the Alamo Colleges District Mike Flores told guests during the keynote address of the 2022 Dallas Herring Lecture on Tuesday, Nov. 8.