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Tag: STEM Education

Aug 4, 2021

2021 Math Summit: Chris Emdin, Ph.D., on “Where Equity and Technology Resides: Radical Reimagining in STEM”

Join us to hear two keynote speeches from globally recognized thought leaders on STEM education during the 2021 Math Summit: Looking Back . . . Moving Forward, which will be… 

Aug 3, 2021

2021 Math Summit: Jo Boaler, Ph.D., on “Limitless Mind: Learn, Lead and Live without Barriers”

Join us to hear two keynote speeches from globally recognized thought leaders on STEM education during the 2021 Math Summit: Looking Back . . . Moving Forward, which will be… 

Sarah Brown

Jul 16, 2021

Scholarship Support Helped Sarah Brown ’21 Find Her Passion for Education, Helped Prepare Her High School Science Classroom for Future Students

In high school, Sarah Brown ’21 spent most of her time working as a camp counselor and discovered how much she loved teaching and working with kids, but it wasn’t until the end of her first year of college when she realized she could make a career out of teaching. Scholarship support helped Brown find her passion for education and has helped prepare her for a career as a high school science teacher. 

Wolfpack Robotics Club

Jul 1, 2021

My Student Experience: Wolfpack Robotics VEXU Club Places in Top 5 at 1st Intercollegiate Competition, Finishes 4th at VEXU World Championships

The Wolfpack Robotics VEXU Club competed in their first intercollegiate competition in March, finishing fifth out of 13 teams from the United States and Canada, which earned them an invitation to the VEXU World Championships, where they placed fourth in the world. NC State College of Education student Annie Li ’22 is one of the founding members of the club. 

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. 

Peter Eley

May 17, 2021

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘I Am Motivated Daily by the Opportunity To Have An Impact. Everything is About Impacting and Inspiring People To Be the Best Version of Themselves, Whatever That Is,’ Says Peter Eley ’08MED, ’11PHD

While working at St. Augustine’s University as a webmaster and data manager, Peter Eley ’08MED, ’11PHD was inspired to pursue a career in education. With an interest in mathematics education, he was encouraged to attend the NC State College of Education and work under the guidance of Lee V. Stiff, Ph.D. And for the past 11 years, he’s been a professor of math education. 

May 17, 2021

7 College of Education Graduates Recognized With 2021 Ed Council Outstanding Senior Awards

Seven graduates, representing each undergraduate academic program, were recognized as recipients of the Education Council Outstanding Senior Awards for their distinguished service, academics and leadership, during the college’s May 2021 Virtual Graduation Ceremony. 

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. 

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.