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Nov 18, 2022

My Student Experience: Science Education Major Zach VanHekken Recognized as 2022 Leader of the Pack Finalist

Zach VanHekken, a senior double majoring in science education and chemistry, was named a Leaders of the Pack finalist for his contributions in leadership, scholarship and service. 

Nov 15, 2022

Doctoral Dissertation Mwenda Kudumu

Doctoral Dissertation Mwenda Kudumu “The Perceptions and Practices of Informal Science Educators regarding Culturally Relevant Education in Science Centers” Chaired by Dr. Kirstin C. Busch Wednesday, 11/30/2022 2:00 pm –… 

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Nov 9, 2022

Johnny Crow ’62, ’68MS, ’85 EDD Named NC State College of Education’s 2022 Distinguished Alumnus

Johnny Crow '62, '68MS, '85EDD has always believed that everyone is a teacher. "We're all teachers to someone," Crow said. "That's the very purpose for being at NC State. It doesn't matter whether you're majoring in biology, molecular science, horticulture, engineering — there's someone that's always looking to you as their hero." 

Nov 3, 2022

Teaching Fellow Lara Cate Wright Selected for North Carolina Space Grant Scholarship

Lara Cate Wright, a junior elementary education major and N.C. Teaching Fellow, has been selected as a recipient of the STEM Pre-Service Teacher Education Scholarship through the North Carolina Space Grant. 

Aug 26, 2022

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘I Really Like Working With In-service Teachers Because I Remember Being There,’ Says Vance Kite ’18MED, ’21PHD

The first time Vance Kite '18MED, '21PHD interacted with NC State University was as a Kenan Fellow. Now, after earning his doctoral degree through the College of Education, he will lead the Kenan Fellows as the program's new director. 

Jul 5, 2022

Doctoral Dissertation Joshua Mannix

Doctoral Dissertation Joshua Mannix “Exploring characteristics and experiences of secondary mathematics teachers with math anxiety.” August 4, 2022 10:00 am – 12:00 pm zoom link: 

Jun 20, 2022

Doctoral Dissertation Ren Rende

Doctoral Dissertation: K. Ren Rende June 23, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm “We Can Update our Own Stories:” Trans*-Informed Principles for LGBTQ+ Inclusive Science Teaching Under the direction of Dr.… 

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May 25, 2022

Teaching Fellow and Former LIFT Participant Maia Grace Solomon ’25 Named to Caldwell Fellows Class of 2025

Maia Solomon '25, a mathematics education major, has been selected as one of 28 first-year students who now make up the Caldwell Fellows class of 2025. 

May 23, 2022

Doctoral Dissertation Jerome Amedu

Doctoral Dissertation Jerome Amedu Title: Exploring Mathematics Teachers’ Perceptions of the Effects of Informal Learning on Teacher Knowledge and Technology Integration: A Mixed Methods Study. Chair: Dr. Karen Hollebrands Date:… 

Passport to Success

May 5, 2022

Passport to Success Scholars Honored at Culminating Ceremony

The NC State College of Education's Passport to Success scholars were honored for their accomplishments at the program's culminating ceremony last week