Feb 4, 2016 | Red and White for Life Alumni Blog

Alum Makes His Mark in Sports, Fashion and Pop Culture Branding

During his days as a student at NC State, Patrick Joyce (Poli Sci '98) spent hours under the guidance of track coach Rollie Geiger, learning lessons on running, leadership and life. He continues to apply those lessons as director of licensing and brand development for IMG, which represents some of the world’s biggest sports figures, fashion icons, companies and events.

Feb 2, 2016 | Red and White for Life Alumni Blog

Alumna Wires Rural Idaho Hospital

Darla Anglen-Whitley (English '86) is on the front lines of a health-care revolution. She manages health informatics at Syringa Hospital and Clinics in rural Idaho, where she oversees technology that gives patients electronic access to their doctors and medical records. The American Hospital Association named Syringa Idaho’s most wired hospital in 2014 and 2015 in recognition of its work to give patients and doctors a system for secure online communication and access to medical records.

Jan 22, 2016 | Red and White for Life Alumni Blog

Communication Alum Promotes Papa John’s Around the World

Edmond Heelan tries his best to resist, but the 1990 communication alum winds up eating pizza two or three times a week. It’s hard to fault him. As a Papa John’s executive, it’s part of his job.

Jan 4, 2016

Filmmaker Documents America’s First Forest

As a child, Paul Bonesteel relished opportunities to learn about the past. Today, the filmmaker and NC State communication alumnus is helping educate others by documenting important stories from the 20th century.

Dec 21, 2015

Year in Review: Top Humanities and Social Sciences Stories of 2015

As 2015 comes to an end, take a look back at some of our top stories of the year. This snapshot of the innovative and purposeful work that stems from our students, faculty, alumni and friends, underscores a fact that's clearer now than ever: the humanities and social sciences are not just relevant to solving the problems of the 21st century, they are essential.

Nov 13, 2015

The Scoop on Dog Poop: Grad Student’s Research Informs the Public

Clodagh Lyons-Bastian is well aware of the dog poop conversation in Raleigh. After noticing more and more of her neighbors lamenting about unpicked-up poop, she decided to research attitudes and behaviors around dog waste removal while earning her master’s degree in communication this year. Now the recent graduate and public speaking lecturer is sharing her findings, both with area residents and a municipal advisory board, to help create a cleaner city.

Oct 29, 2015

Alum Finds His Niche in Reality TV

Brian “B-Rob” Robinson is not your ordinary song-and-dance man. At 39, the Charlotte, N.C., native and NC State communication alumnus has built a successful career in Southern California producing reality TV shows — specializing in amateur singing and dancing competitions. His credits include FOX-TV's So You Think You Can Dance and 12 years with American Idol, the show that launched fellow Wolfpacker Clay Aiken.

Oct 26, 2015

Have curiosities, will travel: Fulbright Scholars expand research, learning overseas

Three recent Humanities and Social Sciences graduates received the prestigious Fulbright Scholar Award this year, a grant that's helping them fulfill their research and teaching goals around the world.

Oct 21, 2015

Crowdfunding For A Place At The Table

A Place At The Table, a planned pay-as-you-can cafe on Hillsborough Street, is the brainchild of Humanities and Social Sciences alumna Maggie Kane. The restaurant is looking to raise $100,000 to pay for startup costs before opening next summer.

Sep 25, 2015

Join us for a homecoming Porch Party

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is teaming up with the Poole College of Management to host a Homecoming Porch Party, and you're invited! Join fellow NC State alumni, their families, faculty, current students, staff and friends of the colleges on October 30, 4:00 - 7:00, to enjoy refreshments, play games and watch the 2015 homecoming parade. Go Pack!