STEM Education

May 18, 2020

NC State College of Education Students Share the Impact of Scholarships on Their Educational Journey, How Financial Support Has Changed Their Lives

Scholarships to the NC State College of Education make it possible for students to pursue their dreams and become extraordinary educators. Scholarship recipients Eric Wylie, Juan Cortes and Elyse Smith share how financial support has impacted their academic experience.

May 15, 2020

Ask the Expert: How Can Teachers Use Technology in the Classroom? As a Tool to Enhance Instruction and Motivate Students, Says Professor Karen Hollebrands

Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Karen Hollebrands, Ph.D., says that technology can be an important classroom tool to enhance mathematics instruction, but teachers must make sure they are choosing appropriate technological resources.

May 15, 2020

Stepping Up to Serve: Teaching Fellows Caroline Alexander ’20 and Devin Byrne ’20 Discuss Careers in Service-Related Fields

Caroline Alexander '20 and Devin Byrne '20 are two of the many members of the Class of 2020 who will pursue careers in service-related fields, where they are needed now more than ever. They talk about an unexpected finale to their NC State journey, and how the university prepared them for this moment.

May 8, 2020

NC State College of Education Graduates 1st Group of Teaching Fellows Since the Return

This May, three students from the first class of Teaching Fellows since North Carolina state legislators re-established the North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program in 2018 will graduate with their bachelor’s degrees.

May 6, 2020

Technology, Engineering, and Design Education Graduating Student Malcolm Smith ‘20: ‘Over the Past Four Years, My Experience Within the College of Education Has Been a Journey of Working with Genuine People’

Malcolm Smith ‘20, a technology, engineering, and design education graduating student, credits his study abroad trip to Australia and his experience in the NC State College of Education for making him the man and professional he has become.

Apr 22, 2020

Education Council Honors 14 Students at NC State College of Education 2020 Spotlight Awards Ceremony

The NC State College of Education recognized 14 students with awards for their leadership, achievements and dedication to the field of education during its 10th Annual Spotlight Awards ceremony Thursday, April 16. The ceremony was held virtually.

Apr 17, 2020

Why I Give: ‘I Am Always Moved by Student Stories, Which are Firsthand Accounts of the Importance of Scholarships in Opening Their Dreams of Becoming Teachers,’ Says Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education Erin Krupa ‘11PHD

Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education Erin Krupa ‘11PHD gives to the NC State College of Education because she’s experienced firsthand the impact a scholarship can have on achieving your dreams. And she wants to help others accomplish their dreams.

Apr 16, 2020

Professor Hollylynne Lee Receives 2020 UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching

Professor Hollylynne Lee, Ph.D., fell in love with teaching math as an undergraduate and ultimately decided she could have the biggest impact on education by helping to prepare future teachers. Now, her efforts are being recognized with the 2020 UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Apr 16, 2020

Assistant Professor K.C. Busch Receives 2019-20 Outstanding Teacher Award

Assistant Professor K.C. Busch initially thought she would one day become a lawyer, but decided she could have a greater impact as an educator. She was able to see the impact she has had on College of Education students as the winner of the Outstanding Teacher Award.

Apr 10, 2020

Virtual Dinners Bring Teaching Fellows Together for Learning, Community

When the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic hit, Teaching Fellows Coordinator Crystal Espey ‘11, ‘18MSA knew she needed to maintain the Teaching Fellows’ sense of community. So, she moved their Monday forum sessions online and transformed them into virtual dinners.