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Nov 30, 2020

Meet Mackenzie Hunt ‘20: My Goal is to Work with Students Experiencing Poverty to Help Them be Better Prepared for the Future

Without scholarship support, Mackenzie Hunt ‘20 wouldn’t have been able to attend the NC State College of Education. But as a STEM Education Research Fellow and recipient of the Dean’s Leadership and P.H. Cooper scholarships, she’s now earned her Bachelor of Science in Applied Education Studies. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

May 11, 2020

SAY Village Students Provide Virtual 1-on-1 Support to Mentees, Education Advisors Host Digital Programs During Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak

Though the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has made physical, face-to-face interaction difficult, students from the NC State College of Education’s Students Advocating for Youth (SAY) Village are finding ways to support their mentees and each other from a distance. 

Helena Boehling

Jan 24, 2020

Middle Grades Education Major Helena Boehling ’21: ‘I Knew I Wanted to be Like My Teachers and Pay Forward the Kindness I Was Gifted’

Singer. Songwriter. Guitarist. Artist. Volunteer. Aspiring teacher. These are just a few words to describe middle grades education major Helena Boehling ’21. As one of nine children, financial support has made it possible for Boehling to pursue her passions and prepare for a life serving youth. 

Sydney Reid

Oct 30, 2019

Elementary Education Major Sydney Reid ’22: ‘I Want My Students To Be Able to Say Their Teacher Cared About Them Without Hesitation’

Growing up, Sydney Reid ’22 watched her mother make a difference in young lives every day as a school nurse in a Title I elementary school. She plans to have the same impact as an elementary school teacher in Title I schools. 

SAY Village Fall Break Trip

Oct 28, 2019

SAY Students Serve Youth in Underserved Communities During Fall Break Trip to Charleston

Twelve first- and second-year students from the NC State College of Education’s Students Advocating for Youth (SAY) Village traveled to Charleston, S.C., to work with underserved youth in communities around the area during Fall Break. 

Dec 5, 2018

Living and Learning in SAY Village

Residents of NC State College of Education’s Students Advocating for Youth (SAY) Living and Learning Village help local elementary, middle and high schoolers tackle bullying, self-esteem and academic obstacles while building friendships and life skills of their own in historic Syme Hall.