Edgington Named Park Scholarship Faculty Scholar
Cyndi Edgington, a teaching assistant professor of STEM education at the College of Education, has been selected as a Park Faculty Scholar for the Park Scholarships program. She will work with the incoming class of Park Scholars by guiding enrichment activities and advising students.
NC State Distinguished Professors Among Several Awarded in Eighth Annual Research Collaboration Fund
The University Global Partnership Network recently awarded the eighth round of the annual Research Collaboration Fund to nine projects between the consortium's universities. Several distinguished NC State professors are represented on six of the funded projects this year.
Spires Helps Students Cultivate Relationships on First Study Abroad Trip to China
Hiller Spires, Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor of Literacy Education at the NC State College of Education, led her first study abroad course this spring, taking 11 students to three cities in China to explore culture and education practices.
Meet the Award-Winning College of Education Alumni
From first-year teachers receiving accolades for their work in the classroom to veteran educators being honored for their exemplary careers, NC State College of Education alumni continue to demonstrate excellence in education. Private support helps the college continue to prepare even more extraordinary educators who will impact students across the state and beyond.
Ragland Foundation to Provide Scholarships to Teachers Seeking Advanced Degrees in K-12 Reading
A $25,000 gift from the W. Trent Ragland Jr. Foundation will allow the College of Education to support a fifth cohort of teachers seeking a master’s degree in new literacies and global learning with a specialization in K-12 reading. The foundation established the Teaching and Leading Literacy Scholarship Program in 2016 and has provided scholarships of $2,000 to nearly 60 teachers who are part of the NLGL’s literacy cohort.
SECU Helps Expand Online Teacher Licensure Program
An online teacher licensure program from NC State and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will help fulfill the state’s need for licensed elementary and special education teachers, thanks to generous support from the State Employees’ Credit Union Foundation.
NC State Honors Outstanding Faculty
NC State recognized more than 30 faculty members for their outstanding contributions to the university community in teaching, research and engagement during the 2019 Celebration of Faculty Excellence on May 1. Among those honored were Donald Bitzer, Distinguished University Professor, Department of Computer Science, and Youngsoo "Richard" Kim, Jimmy D. Clark Distinguished University Professor in Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, who received the Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence, NC State’s highest award recognizing faculty achievement.
An Educator Right Where She Needed to Be
When LaTeisha Jeannis graduates with her doctorate in educational administration and supervision this month, it won’t be her first degree from NC State. Innovative professors and support including the Augustus Witherspoon Graduate Fellowship ensured that the College of Education was the right place for her – four times over.
#GivingPack: Philanthropy at Work
Each day, across NC State, students, faculty, researchers and staff encounter extraordinary experiences and opportunities made possible by donor support. Learn more about how donors who join us in our Campaign change the future for NC State — and the world.
NC State Education Names 2019 ECMC Foundation Fellows for Postsecondary Career and Technical Education Research
Sixteen research fellows from institutions across the nation have been selected to participate in the Career and Technical Education Research Program at NC State, which is sponsored by ECMC Foundation. Known as ECMC Foundation Fellows, the selected researchers will participate in training institutes, webinars on research methods and a convening focusing on postsecondary CTE.