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College of Education student from Eastern North Carolina

Dec 17, 2021

[Video] College of Education Students Share Why They Love Eastern North Carolina and Plan to Teach There

Students from Eastern North Carolina share what they they love about their hometowns and why they plan to return to the region to teach after they graduate from NC State's College of Education. 

Trisha Mackey

Dec 1, 2021

Meet New Transformational Scholars Director Trisha Mackey ’18MED: This Program Will Add to Our College’s Efforts to Transform the World Through Education

In the following Q&A, new Transformational Scholarship Program Director Trisha Mackey shares why she’s excited about the program, what future Transformational Scholars can expect from her and why she chose education.  

Trisha Mackey

Nov 18, 2021

Trisha Mackey ’18MED Named Inaugural Director of College of Education’s Transformational Scholarships Program

Trisha Mackey ’18MED will be the inaugural director of the NC State College of Education’s Transformational Scholarships Program, effective Dec. 1. Currently, she serves as the academic and research coordinator with NC State’s TRIO Program and recently received the New Advisor of the Year Award from NC State’s Division of Academic and Student Affairs (DASA). 

Oct 1, 2021

EdNC: How to Apply for a Transformational Scholarship from NC State

Students in eastern North Carolina who want to earn an undergraduate degree in education from North Carolina State University (N.C. State) and return to the region to teach are eligible for a $40,000 scholarship thanks to the Anonymous Trust. The first Transformational Scholarship cohort will include 20 students beginning fall 2022, but the application process opens Oct. 1. 

Jul 21, 2021

Educational Leaders Talk About Impact Transformational Scholarships Program Will Have on Building Teacher Pipeline in Eastern North Carolina

In Eastern North Carolina counties with fewer resources but greater needs, it can be difficult for educational leaders to attract and retain quality teachers. To address this challenge, the NC State… 

Transformational Scholars Grant

Jun 4, 2021

What People Are Saying About the NC State College of Education’s New Transformational Scholarships Program

On Tuesday, the NC State College of Education announced it received a $7.25 million charitable grant from the Anonymous Trust to establish the Transformational Scholarship Program. The response to the announcement of this grant has been overwhelming, with educators across the state chiming in on social media. 

A Map showing Tier 1 and Tier 2 counties in North Carolina

Jun 4, 2021

NC Policy Watch: Charitable Grant Seeks to Transform Eastern North Carolina Through Teachers

The NC State College of Education will use a $7.25 million charitable grant from Raleigh-based Anonymous Trust to create the Transformational Scholarships Program. 

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Jun 2, 2021

North Carolina Network of Grantmakers: With $7.25M Charitable Grant from Anonymous Trust, NC State’s College of Education to Launch Transformational Scholarships Program to Prepare 100 Teachers for Eastern NC

NC State’s College of Education has received a $7.25 million charitable grant from the Anonymous Trust to establish the Transformational Scholarships Program and prepare 100 teachers for counties in Eastern North Carolina with fewer resources but greater needs. 

Map of North Carolina

Jun 2, 2021

EdNC: More Than $7 Million Will Help NC State Prepare Teachers

The Anonymous Trust is giving $7.25 million to North Carolina State University’s College of Education for a scholarship program that the college will use to prepare teachers for Eastern North Carolina classrooms. 

NC State will prepare 100 teachers for Eastern North Carolina with a grant from the Anonymous Trust

Jun 1, 2021

With $7.25M Charitable Grant from Anonymous Trust, NC State’s College of Education to Launch Transformational Scholarships Program to Prepare 100 Teachers for Eastern NC

This is the largest gift the College of Education has received for student scholarships since records have been kept, and among the largest of its kind ever awarded to any college of education in North Carolina to prepare teachers.