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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… 

Dr. Hiller Spires took 11 NC State students to three cities in China as part of a study abroad course in May.

Jul 18, 2019

Professor Hiller Spires Helps Students Cultivate Relationships on 1st Study Abroad Trip to China

Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Hiller Spires, Ph.D., has been to China more than a dozen times, but a study abroad course this spring gave her a new perspective as students learned about education and cultivated relationships during the 3-city tour. 

Michelle Falter, Ph.D., surrounded by teachers in Kenya

Jun 28, 2019

On Second Trip to Kenya, Assistant Professor Michelle Falter Sees Teachers’ Skills Grow

For the past two summers, NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Michelle Falter, Ph.D., has traveled to Kenya to help provide professional development for teachers. She discusses how their skills have developed and her plans to bring students along for the trip next year. 

Dean Mary Ann Danowitz

Jan 22, 2019

Empowering a Global Perspective

Mary Ann Danowitz, dean of NC State’s College of Education, has established a study abroad award fund to benefit future education professionals – and their students. The scholarship’s first awardee, Chantal Warfield, fulfilled her study abroad goals by traveling to the United Kingdom for a five-week STEM and liberal studies program. 

May 4, 2018

Sarah Glova ‘18 PHD: Advocating for Individualized Instruction and Digital Learning

After graduating from the NC State College of Education, Sarah Glova ‘18 PHD will use her doctoral degree in Curriculum and Instruction to create innovative eLearning environments as founder and president of Reify Media. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Feb 6, 2018

Ajaya Jonas Joins NC State Education as Coordinator for Global Programs

Ajaya Jonas has joined the NC State College of Education as the coordinator for global programs, effective Feb. 1. She will be responsible for the integration and development of the college's global efforts with its teaching, research and innovation initiatives.