In Caldwell Hall, next to the beautiful and hallowed Court of North Carolina, I met the dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Dr. Jeffery P. Braden. He welcomed me into his office and offered me a chair. I thanked him for his time and the invaluable opportunity for me to sit down with him and discuss the [...]
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An Interview with Dean Jeffery P. Braden: On the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Department of Social Work.
Dean Jeff Braden became a social work student for a day, handing over leadership of Humanities and Social Sciences to Caterina Schenck. Student Braden and Dean Schenck share their experiences -- that included an educational summit with UNC President Tom Ross, NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson, Governor McCrory and others -- and their insights in this post.
College Dean Jeff Braden will switch places with social work student Caterina Schenck on January 28. He'll take her classes and have lunch with her friends, while she runs the college. It's the annual Dean for a Day event.
NC State seeks out strategic partners around the globe. That quest took Dean Jeff Braden to Uganda recently, where he led a university delegation to explore the potential for partnerships between Makarere University, the Kingdom of Buganda, The Aids Support Organization (TASO), and the Maamma Watali Project. His goal was to assess the resources, capabilities and needs there in order to advise NC State's Office of International Affairs on whether or how to proceed in developing these international partnerships.
Now's your chance, undergrads: Lead the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, just for a day. Meanwhile, hand over your schedule to Dean Jeff Braden and give him a taste of student life. Our college's sixth annual Dean for a Day contest is underway.