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Tag: Spring 2021 Graduation

Jun 24, 2021

Sherika Lee ’21MED: A Story of Resilience

Sherika Lee is living out her dreams of becoming a counselor thanks to NC State’s online Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program, a heart for service and pure determination. 

Junpai Dowdy

Jun 2, 2021

Technology, Engineering, and Design Education Student and Wolfpack Track and Field Athlete Junpai Dowdy ’21 Gained Hands-on Experience Through His Coursework and NC State Athletics Internship

With an interest in engineering, Wolfpack track and field student athlete Junpai Dowdy ’21 chose the technology, engineering, and design education program because he said it provided him with a more practical and hands-on experience that emphasized the use of technology. 

The wolf artwork inside of the Talley Student Union. Photo by Marc Hall

May 13, 2021

College Counseling and Student Development Student Pam Rose ’21MED Is Passionate About Helping Others

What does your perfect job look like? For Pam Rose '21MED, a spring 2021 M.Ed. in College Counseling and Student Development online grad, it's a role where she helps to improve the lives of others and serves as their cheerleader. And she's landed just that role. 

Ivy Briggs stands with the Wolfpack hand sign in a greenhouse full of flowers.

May 13, 2021

College of Education Alumna Ivy Briggs ’17, ’21MED Earns M.Ed. in STEM Education Online

Ivy Briggs '17, '21MED comes from a long line of Wolfpackers. When it became time for Briggs to consider graduate school, choosing NC State’s Master of Education in STEM Education online program was a no-brainer. 

Graduating student holding up wolf ears

May 10, 2021

NC State College of Education to Celebrate Graduation of 372 Students on May 14

The NC State College of Education will celebrate the academic achievements of 372 students across our undergraduate and graduate programs with a Virtual Graduation Ceremony on Friday, May 14 at 4:30 p.m. 

Ky-Lee Perry

May 10, 2021

Middle Grades English Language Arts and Social Studies Education Student and Wolfpack Swimmer Ky-Lee Perry ’21: ‘I Love Working With Children. I Want to Learn From Them Just as They Want to Learn From Me’

When the coronavirus pandemic hit in March 2020, spring and summer sports seasons, including the 2020 Olympic Games, were canceled or postponed. This forced Wolfpack swimmer and College of Education senior Ky-Lee Perry ’21 to make a decision -- retire from swimming or become a professional athlete. 

Cheyenne Quarless

May 6, 2021

Scholarship Support Made it Possible for Cheyenne Quarless ’21 to Attend the NC State College of Education and Earn Her Bachelor’s Degree in Middle Grades Education

As the recipient of the Paul and Geneva Jenkins Scholarship and the Dr. Estelle E. White Scholarship, Cheyenne Quarless ’21 was able to attend the NC State College of Education. She will graduate this May with a degree in middle grades English Language Arts and social studies education. 

Amber Smith

May 4, 2021

Meet Amber Smith ’21PHD: ‘I Was Raised to Believe Education Is Very Important and Can Open the Door to Many Opportunities’

Amber Smith ’21PHD has had a passion for math for as long as she can remember -- earning both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in applied mathematics. After discovering a love for teaching, Smith decided to pursue a Ph.D. in learning and teaching in STEM mathematics and statistics education program area of study from the NC State College of Education. 

Samuel Hammett

May 4, 2021

Meet Samuel Hammett ’21: ‘I Want to Reform Mathematics Education and Inspire Students to Love Mathematics’

In high school, Samuel Hammett ’21 hated math. But that changed when he got a teacher who made math more enjoyable. It was then that he realized the impact a teacher can have on a student’s life. In May, Hammett will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics education, hoping to make a similar impact on students as his favorite teachers had on him.