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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.