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Mary Ann Danowitz holding Penn State College of Education's Alumni Excellence Award

Oct 20, 2021

Professor, Former Dean Mary Ann Danowitz Receives Penn State College of Education’s 2021 Alumni Excellence Award

The award recognizes alumni of Penn State's College of Education for their long-sustained excellence and contributions in their chosen profession. It’s the highest honor that the college bestows on alumni. 

Jerry and Diane Cunningham Mary Ann Danowitz

Oct 7, 2021

Endowed Scholarship Established to Honor Former Dean Mary Ann Danowitz

NC State’s College of Education has established the Mary Ann Danowitz Scholarship in honor of its former dean thanks to donations from two lead donors and other stakeholders throughout the College of Education community. When combined with matching funds from NC State’s Extraordinary Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (EOSI), this scholarship endowment has a projected value of over $200,000. It will provide need-based scholarships for undergraduate students in the college. 

Dean Mary Ann Danowitz

Sep 27, 2021

Outgoing Dean Mary Ann Danowitz: “My Hope is That We Will Never Waver from Being Deeply Connected to Our Land-grant Mission”

Mary Ann Danowitz, D.Ed., will step down as dean of NC State’s College of Education on Oct. 4 after leading the college through five-and-a-half years of unprecedented growth. Danowitz reflects on… 

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.