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STEM Education

May 27, 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:… 

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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. 

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 

Megan Morrin

Apr 27, 2022

Megan Patberg Morin ’16MED, ’22PHD: ‘I Try to Provide as Many Opportunities as Possible for Female Students and Others Who Have Felt Like Underdogs in the Field of Engineering’

When she was younger, Megan Patberg Morin ’16MED, ’22PHD said she felt like engineering was not for her. So, when she stepped into the classroom, she made it her mission… 

Martia Williams

Apr 27, 2022

Martia Williams ’22: ‘I Chose Education and Will Continue to Choose Education Every Day Because of the Students’

At the NC State College of Education, Martia Williams was able to gain first-hand mathematics education research experience. Now, as she prepares to graduate, she is looking forward to continuing her journey as an educational researcher. 

Maggie Lally

Apr 27, 2022

Maggie Lally ’22: ‘I Chose Education to be a Positive Female Role Model in the World of Technology, Engineering, and Design Education’

Maggie Lally '22 decided she wanted to be a positive influence in creating inclusive spaces for students in technology, design and engineering classes. Now, she hopes to further her goals by earning her master's degree. 

Jessica Richardson

Apr 27, 2022

Jessica Richardson ’15, ’22MSA: ‘I Chose Education Because I Believe That Each Student Deserves an Exceptional Education from Champion Teachers Who Advocate for Them’

When Jessica Richardson ’15, ’22MSA decided she wanted to grow more as an educator, she enrolled in the NC State College of Education's School Administration program. Now, as she graduates, she feels she prepared her for the next step in her career, where she will serve as an assistant principal. 

Jessica Terrones

Apr 27, 2022

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘I Want My Classroom to Feel Representative of My Students and a Space Where They Can Be Themselves’ Says Jessica Terrones ’22

Jessica Terrones came to NC State looking for a supportive community. In the College of Education, she found ways to build that community for others and developed leadership skills that will carry over as she steps into the classroom. 

Mar 31, 2022

Doctoral Dissertation Katie Johnston

Katie Johnston, Undergraduates’ Attitudes toward Mathematics and Perceptions of Community of Inquiry in the Fully Online Mathematics Classroom: An Explanatory, Sequential Mixed-Methods Study. Karen Hollebrands, March 31, 8:00 am –… 

Hollylynne Lee in front of Poe Hall

Jan 27, 2022

NC State College of Education Distinguished Professor Hollylynne S. Lee Receives Cherry Award for Great Teaching

Hollylynne S. Lee, Distinguished Professor of Mathematics and Statistics Education at NC State's College of Education, has been named the 2022 recipient of Baylor University’s Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching. The biennial award, which comes with a $250,000 prize, honors professors with exceptional teaching skills who have a record of having a positive, inspiring and long-lasting impact on students.