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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. 

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. 

May 20, 2021

Pack IDEAs Student Spotlight: George Dou ’22MED

In the May 2021 edition of Pack IDEAs (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access), a newsletter released by the NC State College of Education Change Agent Task Force, we celebrated Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. George Duo ’22MED, an Asian American student, discussed the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion in 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. 

Ky-Lee Perry

May 10, 2021

Middle Grades English Language Arts and Social Studies Education Student and Wolfpack Swimmer Ky-Lee Perry ’21: ‘I Love Working With Children. I Want to Learn From Them Just as They Want to Learn From Me’

When the coronavirus pandemic hit in March 2020, spring and summer sports seasons, including the 2020 Olympic Games, were canceled or postponed. This forced Wolfpack swimmer and College of Education senior Ky-Lee Perry ’21 to make a decision -- retire from swimming or become a professional athlete. 

Cheyenne Quarless

May 6, 2021

Scholarship Support Made it Possible for Cheyenne Quarless ’21 to Attend the NC State College of Education and Earn Her Bachelor’s Degree in Middle Grades Education

As the recipient of the Paul and Geneva Jenkins Scholarship and the Dr. Estelle E. White Scholarship, Cheyenne Quarless ’21 was able to attend the NC State College of Education. She will graduate this May with a degree in middle grades English Language Arts and social studies education. 

2021 Spotlight Awards

Apr 23, 2021

Education Council Honors 17 Undergraduate Students During the NC State College of Education’s 11th Annual Education Council Spotlight Awards Ceremony

The NC State College of Education recognized 17 undergraduate students with awards for their leadership, achievements and dedication to the field of education during its 11th Annual Education Council Spotlight Awards Ceremony on Friday, April 16. 

Apr 21, 2021

Passport to Success Celebration Highlights Impact Scholars Will Make in Classroom

NC State College of Education Passport to Success scholars must complete activities that fall into four separate categories — global knowledge, cross-cultural skills, community engagement and professional development. At the program’s culminating celebration, eight undergraduate students presented on the work they have accomplished over the past few years. 

Sabrina Spencer

Apr 19, 2021

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘I Hope to Apply the Knowledge That I Am Learning to Help Young Adults With Their Career Exploration and Goals,’ Says College Counseling and Student Development Graduate Student Sabrina Spencer ’22MED

Growing up in a single parent household, Sabrina Spencer ’22MED witnessed her mother’s tenacity and grit to pursue a career as a middle school teacher. That experience inspired Spencer to want to help others. Pursuing a Master of Education in college counseling and student development, Spencer shares why she chose the NC State College of Education, how education has shaped her and how the college is preparing her for the future.