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May 11, 2021

Doctoral Dissertation: Vance Kite

Doctoral Dissertation: Vance Kite, Learning and Teaching in STEM, “Pulling The Plug On Computational Thinking: Preparing In-service Science Teachers To Bring Computational Thinking To Their Students,” May 11, 2021, 1:00 p.m. Major Professor: Dr. Soonhye Park. Zoom link: https://ncsu.zoom.us/j/91799757841

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.

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.

Apr 29, 2021

An Exponential Impact: Jasmine Frantz ’13 and Sara Scanlon ’12 Share Their Love of Teaching

Jasmine Frantz ’13 and Sara Taormina Scanlon ’12 both had teachers in high school who made such a positive impact on their lives, they were inspired to pursue teaching careers.

Apr 23, 2021

Education Council Honors 17 Undergraduate Students During the NC State College of Education’s 11th Annual Education Council Spotlight Awards Ceremony

The NC State College of Education recognized 17 undergraduate students with awards for their leadership, achievements and dedication to the field of education during its 11th Annual Education Council Spotlight Awards Ceremony on Friday, April 16.

Apr 21, 2021

Passport to Success Celebration Highlights Impact Scholars Will Make in Classroom

NC State College of Education Passport to Success scholars must complete activities that fall into four separate categories — global knowledge, cross-cultural skills, community engagement and professional development. At the program’s culminating celebration, eight undergraduate students presented on the work they have accomplished over the past few years.

Mar 29, 2021

Engineering and Technology Education Doctoral Student Justin Egresitz ‘23PHD Selected to Participate in ITEEA 21st Century Leadership Academy

Graduate Teaching Assistant and engineering and technology education Ph.D. student Justin Egresitz ‘23PHD is one of six doctoral students selected to participate in the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) 21st Century Leadership Academy.

Mar 17, 2021

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘I Have Always Felt that a Degree in Education Led to a Multitude of Employment Options Even if I Did Not Become a Teacher,’ Says Engineering and Technology Education Doctoral Student Tangie Fleming ‘98, ‘24PHD

The knowledge and skills Tangie Fleming ‘98, ‘24PHD gained from the technology, engineering, and design education program led her to start her own digital and print media consulting company, TGF Consulting, where she has thrived as an education consultant. Now, she is pursuing her Ph.D. in Learning and Teaching in STEM in the engineering and technology education program area of study.

Feb 22, 2021

My Student Experience: Five NC State College of Education Students Share Their Experiences as Virtual Orientation Leaders During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic forced orientation leaders to transition New Student Orientation from an in-person event to an online experience. Five College of Education students share their experiences as virtual orientation leaders during COVID-19.

Jan 14, 2021

Scholarship Honors Legacy of an NC State Pioneer

The family of beloved former NC State administrator Jack Stewart has established a scholarship to help a new generation of passionate future STEM educators. Teaching Fellow Breanna Goins '21, who is double majoring in mathematics and mathematics education is the first recipient of the scholarship.