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Jul 8, 2010

Music in His Method

A new licensing agreement with Discovery Education will bring the music and methods of Dr. Lodge McCammon within reach of a million teachers around the world. 

Jun 24, 2010

Grant Powers Electric Vehicle Projects

Staff members at NC State’s  Joyner Visitor Center and College of Education are getting charged up about electric vehicles. A grant from the North Carolina Solar Center will fund an outreach project. 

Jun 4, 2010

High-Speed Learning

Armed with big dreams for tiny, ladybug-inspired vehicles to those that recall the sleek lines of Japanese drift cars, middle- and high-school students from around the region raced their way through NC State's first Sustainable Transportation Education Program (STEP), held outside the McKimmon Center. 

May 21, 2010

Clark Chairs Engineering Graphics

Dr. Aaron C. Clark has been elected chair of the engineering design and graphics division of the American Society for Engineering Education. 

May 21, 2010

Gerler Wins Counselor Education Award

Dr. Edwin Gerler received Pennsylvania State University's Counselor Education Award for outstanding contributions to the profession. 

May 11, 2010

The Future is Fleener

If you’re looking to get inspired about the future of education, or the future in general, spend some time with Dr. M. Jayne Fleener, the new dean of the College of Education. The challenges confronting educators do little to dampen the enthusiasm of this former high school math teacher. 

Apr 21, 2010

Simmons Leads Science Teacher Association

Dr. Patricia Simmons, head of the mathematics, science and technology department, will lead the National Science Teacher Association. 

Mar 2, 2010

An Eye For Design

When NC State grad student Sean Coleman designed a concept car for a class project, little did he know his computer-generated sketches would roll off the screen and onto the track. The industrial design student's eco-friendly car will be built from the ground up and displayed trackside at the 2010 Shell Eco-Marathon Americas (SEMA) event in Houston in March. 

Jan 21, 2010

Friday Institute Spearheads Proposal

Dr. Glenn Kleiman and the team at the Friday Institute successfully coordinated the North Carolina Race to the Top proposal. 

Oct 8, 2009

Confrey Appointed to Committee

Dr. Jere Confrey, the Joseph D. Moore Distinguished Professor in Mathematics Education, will join 24 other experts on a national school standards committee. 

Jun 3, 2009

Spires Wins Cox Award

Dr. Hiller Spires won the Gertrude M. Cox Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching and Learning with Technology. 

Apr 23, 2009

Chapman Honored for Distance Learning

Dr. Diane Chapman of Adult and Higher Education received the 2009 Parks Todd Award for distinguished service to the field of distance learning. 

Apr 16, 2009

Moore Stepping Down

Dr. Kathryn M. Moore will step down as dean of the College of Education and return to teaching and research.