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May 17, 2021

College of Education Dean Mary Ann Danowitz to Step Down in October

After leading NC State’s College of Education since 2016, Dean Mary Ann Danowitz has decided to step down as dean and will return to the college’s faculty in the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy and Human Development, effective Oct. 5, 2021. During her tenure, the college has experienced unprecedented growth. 

The College of Education's online master's programs was ranked No. 1 for veterans in N.C.

Jan 26, 2021

NC State College of Education’s Online Master’s Programs Ranked #1 for Veterans in N.C.

The NC State College of Education’s online master’s programs are ranked #1 in North Carolina for veterans in the 2021 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Graduate Education Programs Rankings. Across the nation, the college ranked #12 for veterans. 

Juneteenth Flag

Jun 18, 2020

Dean Mary Ann Danowitz on Recognizing Juneteenth and Related Resources

While this Juneteenth is not filled with celebration for the progress that has been made, it can be a time of hope for the monumental shift that has been ignited in the United States. It also can be a marker for our college’s next phase as we intensify our mission to advance racial equity and justice and work to eliminate racial biases in our daily lives, classrooms, schools, counseling centers and communities. 

Since the 2017 publication of the U.S. News' Best Graduate School Rankings, the NC State College of Education has improved 28 spots in the rankings.

Mar 17, 2020

U.S. News Ranks NC State College of Education #31 in Nation, 5 Programs in Specialty Categories

The NC State College of Education is tied at No. 31 in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Graduate School Rankings among 393 graduate colleges of education in the nation. That is an improvement of 14 spots over last year. U.S. News also ranked programs within the college in five education specialty categories: Educational Administration and Supervision, Curriculum and Instruction, Elementary Teacher Education, Higher Education Administration and Secondary Teacher Education. 

Wolf statue and the Park Alumni Center.

Jan 14, 2020

US News Ranks NC State College of Education’s Online Master’s Programs Among Best in Nation

In U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Online Master’s Education Programs released Jan. 14, the NC State College of Education's online master's programs ranked among the best in the country, at No. 31 overall, No. 8 for veterans, No. 10 for educational/instructional media design and No. 15 in curriculum and instruction. Among colleges of education in North Carolina, the NC State College of Education was the top-ranked for veterans and in educational/instructional media design and in curriculum and instruction. 

Attendees at the Belk Center opening

Dec 4, 2019

NC State College of Education Celebrates Grand Opening of Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research

The NC State College of Education held an opening reception for its Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, at the center’s new location at 706 Hillsborough Street in Raleigh. Nearly 100 guests, including many statewide and community college leaders, attended the grand opening that marked the physical establishment of the Belk Center. 

NC State was ranked No. 84 college for education majors in the world by the Times Higher Education's World University Rankings.

Nov 20, 2019

NC State College of Education Moves Up 8 Spots in World University Rankings, Ranked No. 84 Internationally 

NC State University has been ranked No. 84 in the world in the 2020 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings’ list of best colleges for education degrees. That is a jump of eight spots from last year when NC State debuted in the education category at No. 92 in the world.  

Dean Danowitz Visits NC State Prague

Oct 31, 2019

NC State College of Education, NC State European Center Collaborate to Provide More Opportunities for Education Students to Study Abroad

NC State College of Education Dean Mary Ann Danowitz, the College of Education Global Programs Office and the NC State European Center in Prague have partnered in an effort to provide more academic opportunities for education students to study abroad in Prague. Danowitz recently visited Prague to discuss further collaboration efforts. 

Teaching Fellows

Sep 26, 2019

NC State: Home to Largest Teaching Fellows Cohort in N.C.

The NC State College of Education welcomed 54 new students to its North Carolina Teaching Fellows program this fall -- the largest entering cohort in the state. These new fellows join 20 other NC State students who composed the first cohort of Teaching Fellows at NC State since state legislators re-established the program in 2018. With 74 total Teaching Fellows, NC State is home to the largest group of Teaching Fellows in North Carolina, which is more than double the size of the next school. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Aug 20, 2019

New Student Enrollment Up for 3rd Straight Year, New Graduate Student Enrollment Jumps 27%

The college will welcome an expected 601 new undergraduate and graduate students when the 2019-20 academic year begins Wednesday, Aug. 21. That is an increase of 20% in new student enrollment from last year.