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Jun 21, 2016

Exploring Science Phenomena: Excellence in Laboratory Teaching

Shana McAlexander is a doctoral student in science education within the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education (STEM Ed) Department who recently received an Excellence in Laboratory Teaching Award from the Graduate… 

Jun 16, 2016

Student Giving Profile: Sharod Fenner

Student Sharod Fenner shares the importance of giving back. 

Jun 10, 2016

Spotlight On National Science Foundation Research Fellow Megan Ennes

Megan Ennes, doctoral student in science education, started her career in marine biology. She has spent the last decade as a marine science educator in aquariums. It was there she discovered her interest in researching informal science educators, and that path led her to NC State. 

May 17, 2016

Spotlight on Gail Jones

Gail Jones, an Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor in the College of Education’s Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education (STEM Ed.), prepares science teachers to help students excel in a variety of sociocultural contexts. Her work showcases the impact of experiential education on STEM learning success. NC State recently recognized Jones’ efforts with an appointment to the university’s Research Leadership Academy, which promotes the development and implementation of research best practices among faculty members. 

May 12, 2016

Tomorrow’s Learning Leaders – It All Adds Up

Our next installment in “Tomorrow’s Learning Leaders” highlights the experience of Jennifer Nickell Lovett. This teacher educator received her doctorate in mathematics and statistics education at NC State’s spring commencement on May 7. 

May 9, 2016

Tomorrow’s Learning Leaders – Forging a New Path

The next installment in our “Tomorrow’s Learning Leaders” series focuses on one of our outstanding science education graduates. Courtney Like-Matthews came to NC State in 2012 to follow in the footsteps of her older sister, and has since forged her own path to success. 


May 6, 2016

Tomorrow’s Learning Leaders – A Proud Pack Grad

Our latest installment in our “Tomorrow’s Learning Leaders” series introduces Julianne Britt, a soon-to-be middle school teacher. Britt felt the pull of the Pack early on, thanks to a teacher who was also an NC State graduate. 

Mar 11, 2016

Preventing an Achievement Gap in Mathematics Starts Early

A long-term NC State research project on how to provide students with a firm foundation in mathematics, starting in kindergarten, sheds light on ways to lessen the likelihood of an academic achievement gap in later grades. The study, funded by the National Science Foundation, provided in-depth professional development for elementary teachers. 

Julianne Britt

Mar 9, 2016

5 Questions with a CED Ambassador

College of Education ambassadors are leaders and serve as professional liaisons for the college with regards to recruitment, campus events and service. With information sessions this week and the application deadline right… 

The Kennedys

Mar 3, 2016

Student Legacy Spotlight: The Kennedys

Each year, the College of Education welcomes freshman students continuing a family tradition of attending NC State. In this new series, we profile our freshman legacy students and their parent(s) who are…