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Apr 18, 2024

Assistant Professor of Learning, Design, and Technology Ela Castellanos-Reyes Wins May Kay Sommers Dissertation Award from Purdue University 

Ela Castellanos-Reyes, an assistant professor of learning, design, and technology in the NC State College of Education, has received the Mary Kay Sommers Dissertation Award from Purdue University, where she earned her doctoral degree. 

Apr 18, 2024

Wake County Middle and High School Students Combine Math, Entrepreneurship During First Annual Design & Pitch Competition

More than 50 students embraced their entrepreneurial spirit earlier this month during the first annual Wake County Public School System Design & Pitch Competition held at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and led by NC State College of Education Associate Professor of Mathematics Education Erin Krupa and Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education Robin Anderson. 

Apr 16, 2024

RTNN Wins 2024 Opal Mann Green Engagement and Scholarship Award

Editor’s note: Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor of Science Education Gail Jones is a partner on on this project. The Research Triangle Nanotechnology Network (RTNN) has been honored with the prestigious… 

Apr 15, 2024

Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Educational Equity Maria Coady Receives Leadership Through Research Award from AERA Second Language Research SIG

NC State College of Education Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Educational Equity Maria Coady has received the Leadership Through Research Award from the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Second Language Research Special Interest Group (SIG). 

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Apr 11, 2024

College of Education Awarded $4 Million in Grant Funding From October 2023 Through March 2024

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $4,090,192 to support 23 projects from Oct. 1, 2023, through March 31, 2024. 

Apr 11, 2024

Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Educational Equity Maria Coady, Assistant Teaching Professor Joanna Koch to Examine Dual-language Immersion Programs in Rural North Carolina Settings through Spencer Foundation Grant

A new study led by Goodnight Professor in Educational Equity Maria Coady, alongside Assistant Teaching Professor Joanna Koch and doctoral students Alejandro Amaya and Heysha Carrillo, will examine three rural, dual-language immersion programs to capture the challenges, nuances and linguistic strengths that exist in these communities and are used by educators. 

Apr 10, 2024

Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education Samantha Marshall to Partner with Teachers to Improve Translanguaging Pedagogy through NSF CAREER Grant

Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education Samantha Marshall is using a five-year, $926,102 National Science Foundation CAREER grant to partner with middle school teachers in order to co-design, analyze and improve teachers’ translanguaging pedagogies, or pedagogies that draw on students’ full linguistic repertoires as resources for learning. 

Apr 10, 2024

Department Head, Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor of Higher Education Joy Gaston Gayles Receives 2024 Alumni Association Outstanding Research Award, Induction into Research Leadership Academy

Joy Gaston Gayles, head of the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development and an Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor of higher education in the NC State College of Education, has been selected as a recipient of the 2024 Alumni Association Outstanding Research Award. 

Mar 13, 2024

Paper Co-authored by Assistant Professor of Learning, Design and Technology Ela Castellanos-Reyes Outlining Creation of Open Educational Resource Wins Best Research Paper Award from AERA Design and Technology SIG

When Ela Castellanos-Reyes, an assistant professor of learning, design and technology in the NC State College of Education, first came to the United States in 2017 as a graduate student at… 

Mar 8, 2024

Educators Can Help Foster Interpartisan Friendships on College Campuses

As American society continues to divide along political lines, higher education and educators have unique potential to help foster interpartisan friendships, according to a new study from North Carolina State University. The findings are based on data from the Interfaith Diversity Experiences and Attitudes Longitudinal Survey (IDEALS), a study that included 5,762 college students from…