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Randy Parker

Sep 16, 2022

Why I Give: Former Community College President Randy Parker ’11EDD to Provide Support for Next Generation of Community College Leaders

Editor’s Note: This is part of a “Why I Give” series in which NC State College of Education alumni, students, faculty and staff share why they support the college. When Randy… 

Kristen Frandock

Jun 29, 2022

Scholarship Support To Help Kristen Frandock ’23 Create an Inclusive Classroom for Her Students

Kristen Frandock was unsure if the classroom was right for her until a field experience transformed her perspective. Now, with scholarship support, she is looking forward to providing an inclusive classroom for her future students. 

May 20, 2022

NC State College of Education’s Excellence Fund Was Top Performing Fund on Day of Giving For Second Year in Row

For the second year in a row, the NC State College of Education's Excellence Fund was the top performing fund on NC State's Day of Giving, outperforming all other university funds in total number of gifts. 

Apr 28, 2022

Scholarship Support Will Help Mara Melendez Baker ’23MED Achieve Goals of Making an Impact as a Counselor, Helping the Military Community

Scholarship support will help Mara Melendez Baker '23MED earn her Master of Education in College Counseling and Student Development and achieve her goal of giving back to the military community. 

Poe Hall Day of Giving Graphic

Mar 29, 2022

Support for NC State College of Education On Day of Giving Leads to 808 Gifts, $860,000 Raised

NC State College of Education supporters showed their commitment to the college during the university's Day of Giving on March 24 by contributing 808 gifts, which raised more than $860,000 for the college. 

Dianne and Tommy Lawing

Mar 23, 2022

Why I Give: Dianne and Tommy Lawing Increase Scholarship Support to ‘Improve the World, One Teacher at a Time’

Education has been foundational to the lives of Dianne and Tommy Lawing. By providing the Dianne Carver Lawing Scholarship with additional funding on NC State's Day of Giving, they hope to support teachers who will provide that educational foundation for others. 

Mar 15, 2022

With Support From Education Excellence Fund and Teaching Fellows, Anyah Moore is Able to Attend NC State College of Education and Pursue Teaching Goals

Scholarship support from the Education Excellence Fund and Teaching Fellows led Anyah Moore '25 to choose the NC State College of Education. Now, she's taking advantage of the opportunities available to her to become a teacher who is a champion for students of color and those who struggle with their mental health. 

Feb 24, 2022

Scholarship Support Helps Holly Small ’23 Pursue Goal of Providing Elementary School Students With STEM Experiences

Holly Small ’23 works full-time to help pay for her tuition, but scholarship support is helping provide her the financial assistance she needs to pursue her goal of becoming an elementary school teacher who gives students STEM experiences at an early age. 

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. 

Sarah Schuetz

Jun 17, 2021

Scholarship Support Helped Sarah Schuetz ’21MED Prepare for School Counseling Career Through Hands-on Experiences, Earn Her Master’s Degree

Sarah Schuetz ’21MED always enjoyed working with children and adolescents. But it was her experience as a member of Camp Kesem while an undergraduate that changed her life and her career journey. Wanting to incorporate psychology and counseling within a school setting, Schuetz enrolled in the school counseling program, where scholarship support helped her earn her master’s degree and prepared her to become a successful school counselor.