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Photo of Maia Grace Solomon

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. 

Don Bui

Apr 27, 2022

Don Bui ’22: ‘Through the College of Education, I’ve Been Able to Become a Stronger and More Passionate Individual Who is Ready to Start Working in Both the Education and Digital Media Field’

Don Bui '22 has always had interest in STEM. Now, he's working on earning his teaching license and looking forward to a future career in digital media and education. 

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. 

Apr 11, 2022

My Student Experience: Brandon Hawkins ’21 Gained Global Perspective Through Study Abroad Experience in South Korea

Since he was 13, Brendon Hawkins wanted to study abroad. While the pandemic forced him to delay his dream, last summer he was finally able to make it happen and travel to South Korea. 

London

Apr 5, 2022

Forming Connections Through Spring Connect

NC State College of Education junior London Tolson provides an insider look at getting involved on campus as a Spring Connect student. 

Elizabeth Vanegas

Jan 20, 2022

Science Education Student Elizabeth Vanegas ’22 Gains Global Perspective Through Study Abroad Experience in Prague

After repeated attempts, Elizabeth Vanegas, a senior science education major and Goodnight Scholar, was finally able to travel to Prague and fulfill her dream of studying abroad. 

Oct 27, 2021

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘Regardless of Who is Educating Me or the Topic I’m Learning About, a Proper Education is Incredibly Powerful Long-term,’ Says Top Flight Computers Owner Chris Touchberry ‘13

When small business owners, videographers or PC gamers need custom computers to meet their computing needs, they often turn to Chris Touchberry ‘13. Touchberry utilized the skills and relationship building experience he gained in the NC State College of Education’s technology, engineering, and design education program to launch the custom PC business Top Flight Computers. 

NC State College of Education Lecturer Erik Schettig

Sep 15, 2021

Meet Lecturer Erik Schettig ’09 ’11MED: ‘I Hope My Students Learn From Me How to Utilize Resources and Problem-solving Strategies to Apply STEM Concepts’

Erik Schettig ’09 ’11MED will join the NC State College of Education as a lecturer during the 2021-22 academic year. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson, Ph.D.

Apr 5, 2021

Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson to Help Prepare Students with Autism for STEM Careers Through Work on $1.3M Grant-funded Project

To address the urgent need to create workforce development models for students with autism spectrum disorder, Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson, Ph.D., is collaborating on a grant-funded project that will help prepare high school students with autism to enter postsecondary training programs in the geospatial and data science sectors. 

NC State College of Education Professor Meg Blanchard, Ph.D.

Apr 1, 2021

Ask the Expert: How Can Educators Help Develop Student Interest in STEM Careers? ‘Students Need to Have Direct Experiences with Science and Other STEM Disciplines to Find Out What They Are Passionate About,’ Says Professor Meg Blanchard

There is a growing demand for qualified graduates to fill STEM positions as well as for a diversification of the field, but NC State College of Education Professor Meg Blanchard, Ph.D., said many students who are historically underrepresented, living in poverty or first-generation college students struggle to see themselves pursuing a STEM career.