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Passport to Success

May 5, 2022

Passport to Success Scholars Honored at Culminating Ceremony

The NC State College of Education's Passport to Success scholars were honored for their accomplishments at the program's culminating ceremony last week 

Don Bui

Apr 27, 2022

Don Bui ’22: ‘Through the College of Education, I’ve Been Able to Become a Stronger and More Passionate Individual Who is Ready to Start Working in Both the Education and Digital Media Field’

Don Bui '22 has always had interest in STEM. Now, he's working on earning his teaching license and looking forward to a future career in digital media and education. 

kay sumpter

Apr 27, 2022

Kyanna “Kay” Sumpter ’22: ‘There is Nothing that Brings Me More Joy Than Being in Front of a Class and Teaching New Concepts That They Will Continue to Use Throughout Their Life’

When Kyanna "Kay" Sumpter came to NC State University as a Goodnight Scholar, she was looking for a community that would make her feel valued and a college that would prepare her to make an impact as a teacher. She found both during her time as a student in the NC State College of Education. 

Allyson and Jason Sarnowski

Apr 27, 2022

Father, Daughter With Passion for STEM Education Will Share Graduation Day

Allyson Sarnowski '22 and Jason Sarnowski '22MED will both graduate from the College of Education this May, after Allyson, who is earning her bachelor's degree in science education, inspired her father to earn his Master of Education in STEM Education. 

Jessica Terrones

Apr 27, 2022

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘I Want My Classroom to Feel Representative of My Students and a Space Where They Can Be Themselves’ Says Jessica Terrones ’22

Jessica Terrones came to NC State looking for a supportive community. In the College of Education, she found ways to build that community for others and developed leadership skills that will carry over as she steps into the classroom. 

Apr 11, 2022

My Student Experience: Brandon Hawkins ’21 Gained Global Perspective Through Study Abroad Experience in South Korea

Since he was 13, Brendon Hawkins wanted to study abroad. While the pandemic forced him to delay his dream, last summer he was finally able to make it happen and travel to South Korea. 

Dianne and Tommy Lawing

Mar 23, 2022

Why I Give: Dianne and Tommy Lawing Increase Scholarship Support to ‘Improve the World, One Teacher at a Time’

Education has been foundational to the lives of Dianne and Tommy Lawing. By providing the Dianne Carver Lawing Scholarship with additional funding on NC State's Day of Giving, they hope to support teachers who will provide that educational foundation for others. 

Mar 15, 2022

With Support From Education Excellence Fund and Teaching Fellows, Anyah Moore is Able to Attend NC State College of Education and Pursue Teaching Goals

Scholarship support from the Education Excellence Fund and Teaching Fellows led Anyah Moore '25 to choose the NC State College of Education. Now, she's taking advantage of the opportunities available to her to become a teacher who is a champion for students of color and those who struggle with their mental health. 

Mar 1, 2022

My Student Experience: Wellness Wednesdays Offer College of Education Students Opportunities to Center Mental Health and Well-being

Life as a college student can be challenging, which is why the Office of Student Success created Wellness Wednesdays, a weekly series of programming designed to offer students opportunities to center their mental health and well-being. 

Feb 24, 2022

Scholarship Support Helps Holly Small ’23 Pursue Goal of Providing Elementary School Students With STEM Experiences

Holly Small ’23 works full-time to help pay for her tuition, but scholarship support is helping provide her the financial assistance she needs to pursue her goal of becoming an elementary school teacher who gives students STEM experiences at an early age.