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Trisha Mackey

Four Transformational Scholars complete an ice breaker at new student orientation.

Jul 26, 2022

Transformational Scholarships Program Announces Inaugural Cohort of Scholars

Sixteen students from across Eastern North Carolina have been selected to join the inaugural cohort of the NC State College of Education's Transformational Scholarships Program. 

Teacher with Student

Mar 31, 2022

The Libraries Partners with the Transformational Scholarships Program to Support Students in Need

NC State has had a long history of graduating North Carolina’s leaders. A new College of Education scholarship program, supported by a partnership with the NC State University Libraries, helps keep some of them in Eastern NC. 

Trisha Mackey

Feb 10, 2022

Technician: NC State’s Trisha Mackey Heads New Scholarship Program for Future Eastern NC teachers

Trisha Mackey began her new role as the director of the Transformational Scholarship Program on Dec. 1. Through the program, students from eastern North Carolina who plan to major in education, have demonstrated financial need and meet other requirements are provided with $10,000 per year, as well as hands-on experience opportunities and guidance throughout their four years to support them through college so they can return to teach in their home region. 

Feb 4, 2022

Transformational Scholarships Program Director Trisha Mackey ‘18MED Recognized with NACADA New Advisor Certificate of Merit Award

Trisha Mackey ‘18MED, the inaugural director of the NC State College of Education’s Transformational Scholarships Program, has been awarded the New Advisor Certificate of Merit for Region 3 by the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA). 

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.