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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. 

Lauren Fels

Oct 2, 2020

Lauren Fels ’22: ‘My Program Offered Many Volunteer Programs Such as Teaching English to Elementary, High School or Adults, Volunteering with Service Projects Around the City and Giving Tours of Florence’

Lauren Fels '22, who is pursuing a degree in elementary education with an English as a second language add-on licensure, spent last fall in Florence, Italy as part of the NC State in Italy: Semester at Lorenzo de' Medici Institute study abroad program. She shares her experience and what she learned as a future educator. 

Hiller Spires, Ph.D., answers the question "How is Education Different Around the World?"

Jul 27, 2020

Ask the Expert: How is Education Different Around the World? Teaching Philosophies Differ But ‘We All Want What is Best for Our Students,’ Says Friday Institute Executive Director Hiller Spires

Throughout her career, Friday Institute Executive Director and College of Education Associate Dean Hiller Spires, Ph.D., has developed Project-Based Inquiry Global, led the New Literacies and Global Learning program and collaborated with educators across the globe. She uses this experience to share how education is different around the world. 

Malcolm Smith

May 6, 2020

Technology, Engineering, and Design Education Graduating Student Malcolm Smith ‘20: ‘Over the Past Four Years, My Experience Within the College of Education Has Been a Journey of Working with Genuine People’

Malcolm Smith ‘20, a technology, engineering, and design education graduating student, credits his study abroad trip to Australia and his experience in the NC State College of Education for making him the man and professional he has become. 

Belk Center posdoctoral scholar Melissa Whatley

Feb 6, 2020

Paper Co-authored by Belk Center Postdoctoral Scholar Melissa Whatley Explores Inclusivity in Study Abroad Opportunities at Community Colleges

Does the open access mission of community colleges extend to their study abroad opportunities? A paper co-authored by Belk Center Postdoctoral Scholar Melissa Whatley, Ph.D., explores the policies and practices that promote and hinder exclusivity in study abroad courses. 

Briana Barrett

Jan 29, 2020

Briana Barrett: ‘I Feel More Prepared for My Future Career Because I Have a Stronger Perspective of How Counseling and Mental Health is Viewed Outside of the United States’

Brianna Barrett, who is earning a Master of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, spent some time during the summer as part of NC State's Exploring Culture and Education study abroad program in China. She shares her experience and how it prepared her more for her future career. 

Caitlin Burke

Jan 29, 2020

Caitlin Burke ’21: ‘As a Future Teacher, It Was So Important for Me to Experience Education in a Different Country and Apply My Experience to My Future Classroom’

Elementary education major Caitlin Burke '21, spent the summer as part of NC State's History and Italian Studies study abroad program in Florence, Italy. She shares her experience and how she plans to apply what she learned to her future classroom. 

Teaching Assistant Professor Micha Jeffries

Nov 6, 2019

Teaching Assistant Professor Micha Jeffries Selected to Join 2019-20 Global Engagement Institute Cohort

Teaching Assistant Professor Micha Jeffries hopes her work with NC State’s 2019-20 Global Engagement Institute cohort will allow her to expand her international engagement and develop a new course for graduate students in the NC State College of Education. 

Dean Danowitz Visits NC State Prague

Oct 31, 2019

NC State College of Education, NC State European Center Collaborate to Provide More Opportunities for Education Students to Study Abroad

NC State College of Education Dean Mary Ann Danowitz, the College of Education Global Programs Office and the NC State European Center in Prague have partnered in an effort to provide more academic opportunities for education students to study abroad in Prague. Danowitz recently visited Prague to discuss further collaboration efforts. 

Students studying abroad in China

Oct 29, 2019

College of Education Launches New Global Initiatives to Support Study Abroad Opportunities and International Conference Participation for Students

The NC State College of Education Office of Global Programs has launched several new initiatives to support study abroad opportunities and international conference attendance for undergraduate and graduate students within the…