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Constantina Pappas

Oct 12, 2023

My Student Experience: How Teachers Inspired Constantina Pappas to Publish a Fantasy Novel at 16, Choose Education

Constantina Pappas loves losing herself in the fantasy worlds of her favorite books. But she never expected she would publish a novel of her own at the age of 16. Now, an elementary education major at NC State, she is at work on her second novel and will also be part of the ensemble when NC State's University Theatre debuts Peter and the Starcatcher on Oct. 19. 

Sep 25, 2023

My Student Experience: Holmes Scholars Program Creates Opportunities for Mentorship, Collaboration

The Holmes Scholars Program, which recruits, prepares and sustains scholar-leader students who reflect and understand the implications of diverse perspectives in the nation’s learning communities, is creating mentorship and collaboration opportunities for doctoral students in the NC State College of Education. 

Sep 5, 2023

My Student Experience: Leadership Institute for Future Teachers Sets Foundation for Aspiring Educators

About 20 rising high school seniors from across North Carolina gathered at NC State's College of Education this summer to take part in the Leadership Institute for Future Teachers (LIFT), a five-day residential program for students interested in leadership development and exploring a career in education. 

Jun 27, 2023

My Student Experience: Elementary Education Majors Complete Student Teaching in South Africa

A group of NC State College of Education students completed their student teaching in Stellenbosch, South Africa, where they had an opportunity to gain a global perspective on the field of education. 

A group of Mission Makers students who attended a trip to Washington D.C. posing for a photo.

May 25, 2023

My Student Experience: Mission Makers Explore Equity-related Issues in Education

A group of first-year NC State College of Education students had the opportunity to travel to Savannah and Washington, D.C., last semester through Mission Makers, a program designed to better prepare them to be educators who address the needs of all learners. 

Apr 26, 2023

My Student Experience: We Teach for NC Spring Break Trip Opens Window Into Education in Eastern North Carolina

A group of NC State College of Education students visited schools in three eastern North Carolina counties as part of the We Teach for NC Spring Break Trip. 

Mar 29, 2023

My Student Experience: Sarah Salahat Unlocks Potential as Entrepreneurship Ambassador

Sarah Salahat's desire to discover solutions drew her to the NC State Entrepreneurship Ambassadors, an organization that complements the skills she is developing in the College of Education's technology, engineering and design education program. 

MYEN at tabling event

Feb 26, 2023

My Student Experience: Multicultural Youth Educators Network Provides Community for Future Educators of Color

The Multicultural Youth Educators Network in the NC State College of Education has been working to provide a community for future educators of color. 

Syna Sharma with quote graphic: Advocacy is important to me because I went into education wanting to improve the education system

Jan 13, 2023

My Student Experience: Syna Sharma Advocates for Teacher Pay Through NC State’s Oaks Leadership Scholars Program

Syna Sharma, a middle grades English language arts and social studies education major in the NC State College of Education, is advocating for teacher pay as a member of NC State University's Oaks Leadership Scholars Program. 

Dec 7, 2022

My Student Experience: Technology, Engineering, and Design Education Students Take Home Top Prizes in Regional Competition

Students in the NC State College of Education's Technology and Engineering Education Collegiate Association traveled up to Rehoboth Beach last month to attend the TEECA Eastern Regional Conference, where they took home awards in a number of education- and technology-related competitions.