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honors and awards

Wendell Murphy

Nov 27, 2018

Wendell Murphy ’60 Named NC State College of Education’s 2018 Distinguished Alumnus

Wendell Murphy has been named the NC State College of Education’s 2018 Distinguished Alumnus. He graduated from the College of Education in 1960 and worked as a teacher before translating what he learned about leadership into a career of business and policy leadership. Today, he’s the chair and chief executive officer emeritus of Murphy Family Farms, the nation’s leading swine producer. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Oct 4, 2018

NC State Education Graduate Student Earns Obenauf Award for Research

Kayla Norville ’14 MED, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education’s learning and teaching STEM program, received the Dr. Patricia A. Obenauf Graduate Student Research Presentation Award for her work in studying the influence in-service teachers have on pre-service science teachers. 

Photo of Assistant Professor Brooks Bowden

Sep 19, 2018

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. 

Wolf statue and the Park Alumni Center.

May 7, 2018

Professor Audrey Jaeger Named North Carolina SMT Champion

NC State College of Education Professor Audrey Jaeger received the 2018 SMT Champion Award from the North Carolina Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education Center. The award recognizes an individual who provides extraordinary support of science, mathematics, and technology education in North Carolina. 

NC State Belltower at dusk.

Apr 13, 2018

Baker, Nassar Receive American Counseling Association Fellows Awards

NC State College of Education professors Stan Baker and Sylvia Nassar will be recognized for their professional contributions at the American Counseling Association's national meeting in April. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Dec 5, 2017

40 NC State Education Students Inducted into Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society

Selection as a member of Kappa Delta Pi, the international honor society for education, is based on high academic achievement, a commitment to education as a career, and a professional attitude that assures steady growth in the profession. 

Audrey Jaeger

Nov 29, 2017

Professor Audrey Jaeger Inducted into Academy of Community Engagement Scholarship

The professor of higher education is a 2017 inductee into the Academy of Community Engagement Scholarship, which recognizes exceptional leaders and scholars in the field of community engagement scholarship. 

Thomas Conway

Nov 22, 2017

ECSU Chancellor Thomas Conway ’94 PHD Named Distinguished Alumnus

Before becoming Elizabeth City State University’s chancellor, Thomas Conway ’94 worked at NC State for 32 years, including serving as dean of Undergraduate Academic Programs and a visiting lecturer in the NC State College of Education’s counselor education program, where he earned his doctorate in 1994.