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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. 

Melissa Franch

Jan 8, 2020

Melissa Franch ’12: ‘Skills I Developed During Teaching Have Transferred Naturally to the Research Environment and Continue to Help Me Become a Successful Scientist’

After earning a double major in science education and biological sciences from NC State and teaching high school biology for three years, Melissa Franch ’12 is pursuing a Ph.D. in neuroscience and conducting research on the neural correlates of social behavior such as cooperation. Her older brother, who has nonverbal autism, and her father, an environmental scientist, inspired her interest in science. 

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. 

Dean Mary Ann Danowitz

Jan 22, 2019

Empowering a Global Perspective

Mary Ann Danowitz, dean of NC State’s College of Education, has established a study abroad award fund to benefit future education professionals – and their students. The scholarship’s first awardee, Chantal Warfield, fulfilled her study abroad goals by traveling to the United Kingdom for a five-week STEM and liberal studies program. 

The college had a record year of giving in 2018.

Jul 23, 2018

With 1K+ Donors, NC State College of Education Has Record Year of Giving in 2017-18

The NC State College of Education received gifts totaling $4,680,964 from 1,047 donors during fiscal year 2017-18. The number of donors is the highest total the college has had in a single year in its 90-year history, and the dollar amount in gifts is the most since at least 2003. 

Jenny and Steve Oliver

Apr 27, 2017

New Scholarship Supports Education Students

A scholarship honoring the memory of the late Dr. Jenny Penney Oliver will give recipients a chance to follow in the footsteps of the award’s namesake.