honors and awards

Jul 9, 2020

College of Education’s Higher Education Program Honors Alumna, Recent Graduate and Faculty Member Through Annual Awards

The NC State College of Education’s Higher Education Program recognized a faculty member, alumna and recent graduate this summer through a series of awards for their contributions to the field of higher education.

Jun 24, 2020

Passion for Science, Students Leads Ashley Bailey ‘00 to be Honored as 2020 North Carolina Charter School Teacher of the Year

Ashley Bailey ‘00 is the 2020 North Carolina Charter School Teacher of the Year. As a biology teacher at Roxboro Community School, she shares her love of science with her students, who grow to love the subject, too.

May 21, 2020

Wake County’s Diane Kent-Parker First-Year Teacher of the Year Brianna Barbour ‘19 Recognized for Instilling Students With Sense of Purpose

The speech, by Latin American civil rights activist Cesar Chavez, was long, about 12 pages. Brianna Barbour ‘19 knew it was a lot for her Apex Friendship Middle School students, but the subject matter was important. So, she split her […]

Apr 29, 2020

Elementary Education in Mathematics and Science Doctoral Student Frederique Yova ‘21PHD Accepted to NC State’s Preparing the Professoriate Program

Elementary education in mathematics and science doctoral student Frederique Yova ‘21PHD has been accepted as a 2020-21 fellow in the NC State Graduate School’s Preparing the Professoriate (PTP) program for doctoral and postdoctoral scholars pursuing careers in higher education.

Apr 24, 2020

Elementary Education in Mathematics and Science Doctoral Student Teresa Leavens ‘21PHD Accepted to NC State’s Preparing the Professoriate Program

Elementary education in mathematics and science doctoral student Teresa Leavens ‘21PHD has been accepted as a 2020-21 fellow in the NC State Graduate School’s Preparing the Professoriate (PTP) program for doctoral and postdoctoral scholars pursuing careers in higher education.

Apr 23, 2020

Professor Joy Gaston Gayles Wins Chancellor’s Creating Community Award for Outstanding Faculty

Professor Joy Gaston Gayles, Ph.D., says diversity and inclusion have always underscored her work as a professor and researcher. Her efforts in that area have been recognized with the Chancellor’s Creating Community Award for Outstanding Faculty.

Apr 23, 2020

Counseling and Counselor Education Doctoral Student Wesley Wade ‘23PHD Wins Chancellor’s Creating Community Award for Outstanding Staff

Wesley Wade ‘23PHD has received the Chancellor’s Creating Community Award for Outstanding Staff for his ability to go above and beyond to support students in his role at the Career Development Center. He will continue to provide support to many as a counselor when he graduates with a Ph.D. from the College of Education’s Counseling and Counselor Education program.

Apr 20, 2020

Professor Joy Gaston Gayles Wins 2020 Senior Scholar Award from AERA Research on Education and Sport Special Interest Group

Professor Joy Gaston Gayles, Ph.D., still struggles to see herself as a senior scholar, despite research work that has had an impact in the field. Now her work has been recognized with the 2020 Senior Scholar Award from the AERA Research on Education and Sport Special Interest Group.

Apr 20, 2020

College of Education Graduate Student Kelly Womack Adams ’24 Awarded Prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Kelly Womack Adams ‘24, a doctoral student in the College of Education, has been awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation for her research proposal to study the way different dialects impact childrens’ understanding of mathematical concepts.

Apr 16, 2020

Virtual: Education Council Spotlight Awards

Join us as we recognize the commitment and achievements of our College of Education students and outstanding members of our college’s student organizations and club presidents. Everyone is welcome to attend.