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A principal with students at a public school in North Carolina.

Jan 14, 2022

Assistant Professors Michael Little and Timothy Drake Aim to Enhance Pre-K Through 3rd Grade Principal Practice with Grant-funded Project

Assistant Professors Michael Little and Timothy Drake are laying the groundwork to improve Pre-K through third grade principal practice through a one-year, $75,000 grant from the Belk Foundation. 

NC State College of Education Associate Professor Anna Egalite on her EduScholar ranking

Jan 12, 2022

Associate Professor Anna Egalite Ranked Among Education Week’s Top 200 Scholars Who had the Biggest Influence on Educational Practice and Policy for 3rd Consecutive Year

NC State College of Education Associate Professor Anna Egalite has been ranked by Education Week’s 2022 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings as one of the Top 200 education scholars who had the biggest influence on educational practice and policy in 2021. This is the third year in a row that Egalite has been ranked. 

Jan 12, 2022

Associate Professor Christy Byrd Will Help Develop Tool To Measure STEM Identities of African American Students Through Work on Grant-funded Project

To address the underrepresentation of African American students in STEM disciplines, Associate Professor Christy Byrd believes it is essential that universities and researchers understand how to support those students in developing an interest in STEM and maintaining that interest through their career selection. To help advance this understanding, Byrd will serve as a co-principal investigator on a three-year, $349,893 grant in collaboration with NC A&T University. 

NC State College of Education Associate Professor Chad Hoggan alongside his book

Jan 3, 2022

Book Edited by Associate Professor Chad Hoggan Explores the Role of Adult Education in Migration Societies

During an academic meeting to discuss research around migration, Associate Professor Chad Hoggan and more than a dozen other researchers noted that some of the most difficult learning challenges related to migration existed within the receiving society, rather than with migrants themselves. As a result of those conversations came Adult Learning in a Migration Society, a book co-edited by Hoggan in which scholars reflect on lessons learned from research on migration. 

Graduation cap with message that every child deserves a champion

Dec 22, 2021

2021: Our Year in Review

Record enrollment. Record giving. Record grants awarded. In 2021, our college continued to make a transformative impact on society through the extraordinary educators we prepare, the knowledge we generate and the educational problems we solve. 

NC State College of Education Associate Professor Meghan Manfra

Nov 10, 2021

Associate Professor Meghan Manfra Will Use Library of Congress Grant to Develop Skills Ladders to Help Teachers Use Primary Sources in Classrooms

Associate Professor Meghan Manfra is addressing the need to support students as they engage in historical inquiry with primary sources through a new grant from the Library of Congress. 

NC State College of Education Professor Joy Gaston Gayles delivers her presidential speech at the 2021 ASHE conference

Nov 10, 2021

‘As a Scholarly Community, We Have an Opportunity to Learn from the Atrocities That Have Occurred:’ Professor Joy Gaston Gayles Discusses Her New Role as ASHE President

Professor and Senior Advisor for Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Joy Gaston Gayles talks about her goals as the newest president of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, what changes she hopes to see in the field and how her new role ties in with her work at the College of Education. 

Two students work in Hunt Library

Nov 10, 2021

Multidisciplinary Equity Research Symposium Opens Call for Proposals

The inaugural Equity Research Symposium will bring together researchers from across NC State’s campus to share and catalyze new cutting-edge, equity-focused and equity-relevant research. 

Researchers test the ScaleVR project in virtual reality

Nov 8, 2021

Seeing stars — and atoms, and everything in between

Every day, we are surrounded by things we can’t see — our individual cells, their molecules, the atoms making up those molecules. Then there are planets and stars, which are… 

High school student and iScholar participant Mikal Ali works on a project at his computer

Nov 4, 2021

‘Being Part of This Helped Me Know That You Can Do Big Things:’ Students, Teachers Grow Through Associate Professor DeLeon Gray’s iScholar Project

Every Monday evening, Mikal Ali, a student in the International Baccalaureate program at Hillside High School in Durham, has a standing phone call with Associate Professor DeLeon Gray. He is one of many students who has been impacted by Gray and his ongoing iScholar project.