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May 1, 2018

NC State Education to Recognize 336 During Graduation Ceremony May 11

Graduating students Taylor Sprague and Cristina Chase Lane will deliver the keynote addresses at the NC State College of Education's Spring 2018 Graduation Ceremony Friday, May 11, when the college will recognize 333 graduating students. 

Apr 30, 2018

Iris Wagstaff ’14 PHD Makes STEM Education Accessible for Underrepresented Groups

The chemist turned advocate recently received the Women of Color in STEM K-12 Promotion of Education Award. In this Q&A, she discusses the importance of being a mentor and how NC State College of Education provided her with a foundation in STEM Education that propelled her passion forward. 

Reading Buddies Tutoring Project

Apr 30, 2018

Through Reading Methods Course, Graduate Students “Giving Hope” to Hispanic Families Facing Language Barriers

Through Ann Harrington’s Reading Methods course and a partnership with the Hispanic Family Center, graduate students in the NC State College of Education are tutoring children who need extra reading support this semester. During the process, the graduate students are building their expertise in reading instruction while giving hope to families facing multiple challenges. 

Orthogonal Medal Winners

Apr 23, 2018

Clark, Matthews Honored with Orthogonal Medals for Distinguished Service

Aaron C. Clark and Brian Matthews, both members of the NC State College of Education faculty, have been honored with the Orthogonal Medal for Distinguished Service in Graphic Science. 

Wolf statue and the Park Alumni Center.

Apr 23, 2018

NC State Education Alumni, N.C. Community College Leaders Win Awards of Distinction

Randy Parker ’11 EDD and David Shockley ’05 EDD received Shirley B. Gordon Awards of Distinction at honor society Phi Theta Kappa’s international meeting in April. Both currently serve as community college presidents in North Carolina. 

Apr 17, 2018

The Hechinger Report: What Happens When Students See Themselves in Their Teachers

A New Jersey educator references Assistant Professor Anna Egalite's research on teacher match and students' attitudes in the classroom in this opinion piece for the Hechinger Report. 

NC State Belltower at dusk.

Apr 17, 2018

Zarifa Zakaria Earns Fellowship to Research STEM Mentorship Program for Girls

Zakaria, a doctoral student in educational psychology at the NC State College of Education, received the American Association of University Women Fellowship to study girls’ mindsets on STEM education in Bangladesh. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Apr 16, 2018

Associate Professor Margareta Thomson Receives 2018-2019 Fulbright Scholar Award

Margareta Thomson, an associate professor of educational psychology, has received the U.S. Core Fulbright Scholar Award. Her proposed Fulbright project “Fostering Academic Motivation and a STEM Growth Mindset in High Poverty Schools through Authentic Research Experiences” will take place in Romania. 

Apr 14, 2018

B.U.I.L.D. Summit Brings 100+ High School Male Students Together to Encourage “Building Community”

Designed around the theme “Building Community,” the third annual Brothers United in Leadership Development (B.U.I.L.D.) summit brought over 100 high school male students of color together on Saturday, April 14, to receive leadership training, participate in group discussions and workshops, and develop career and college readiness skills while building community with each other and with community and education leaders. 

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.