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Apr 12, 2021

PD 560 – METRC: STEM, Literacy, and Black History Month

Experience this PGU during Black History Month at your convenience; access the online resources anytime between February 5 and February 28. Complete a series of tasks, activities, and challenges exploring STEM contributions of African Americans and literature that serves as […]

Feb 25, 2021

Culturally Relevant and Affirming Pedagogy: Faculty Perspectives Panel

The College of Education’s Offices of Undergraduate and Graduate Student Success and Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force are sponsoring a faculty perspectives panel as part of activities around Celebrating Black History Month. Faculty and staff will share their […]

Feb 25, 2021

PD 572 – METRC: African-American Read-In — First Thirty Thursdays

Each year the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) sponsors a National African American Read-In encouraging “communities to read together, centering African American books and authors…to make literacy a significant part of Black History Month.” Join METRC on Thursdays […]

Feb 18, 2021

PD 572 – METRC: African-American Read-In — First Thirty Thursdays

Each year the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) sponsors a National African American Read-In encouraging “communities to read together, centering African American books and authors…to make literacy a significant part of Black History Month.” Join METRC on Thursdays […]

Feb 11, 2021

(Counter) Narrative: Black History Month Student Perspectives Panel

The College of Education’s Offices of Undergraduate and Graduate Student Success and Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force are sponsoring a student perspectives panel as part of activities around Celebrating Black History Month. Students will share their perspectives about […]

Feb 11, 2021

PD 572 – METRC: African-American Read-In — First Thirty Thursdays

Each year the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) sponsors a National African American Read-In encouraging “communities to read together, centering African American books and authors…to make literacy a significant part of Black History Month.” Join METRC on Thursdays […]

Dec 16, 2020

Why I Give: ‘I Hope Students, Especially Immigrants and Students from Minority Populations, Get the Opportunity to Become a Teacher,’ Says University Program Associate Kirsten Hoeflaken ‘18MED

Born and raised in the Netherlands, University Program Associate Kirsten Hoeflaken ‘18MED always wanted to be a teacher. She was inspired by her fifth grade teacher and went on to teach for over 20 years before moving to the United States. She gives to the NC State College of Education as a token of gratitude for helping and supporting her as an immigrant.

Nov 20, 2020

Why I Give: ‘As a Parent of a College Student and as Someone Who Employs Work Study Students, I Empathize with Students who are Struggling to Pay for College,’ Says NC-MSEN Pre-College Program Director Braska Williams

Braska Williams, director of the NC-MSEN Pre-College Program through the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, started his undergraduate career as a computer engineering major. That changed by his junior year when realized that as an African American male, he could be a role model to African American students and make a difference as a teacher.

Aug 11, 2020

Why I Give: ‘I Give in Memory of My Dad. Establishing the Scholarship in His Name Contributed to Healing and Overcoming the Grief of Losing Him,’ Says Administrative Assistant and Scholarship Manager Patty Fields

Patty Fields, administrative assistant and scholarship manager, was able to earn a degree because she received a scholarship. That financial support and her inherited desire to help others is what inspired her to establish a scholarship in memory of her father for students from New Jersey in the NC State College of Education.

Apr 17, 2020

Why I Give: ‘I Am Always Moved by Student Stories, Which are Firsthand Accounts of the Importance of Scholarships in Opening Their Dreams of Becoming Teachers,’ Says Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education Erin Krupa ‘11PHD

Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education Erin Krupa ‘11PHD gives to the NC State College of Education because she’s experienced firsthand the impact a scholarship can have on achieving your dreams. And she wants to help others accomplish their dreams.