May 12, 2016
Positive Perspective, Reinforced
Want to see positivity personified? Meet recent graduate Tiffany Johnson. Nothing stops her.
May 12, 2016
Recipe for Success
Chef, restaurateur and TV star Vivian Howard can now add Distinguished Alumna to her long list of achievements.
Apr 14, 2016 | Red and White for Life Alumni Blog
Communication Alumna Danielle Deabler Brings Next Generation of Listeners to NPR
Welcome to Generation Listen — a new old-fashioned way to enjoy National Public Radio and the brainchild of alumna Danielle Deabler (Communication '93).
Apr 4, 2016
Now Streaming: Alumna’s Novel Being Transformed into Amazon TV Series
Last summer, author and NC State alumna Therese Fowler added a new title to her resume: TV producer. After being invited to Savannah, Georgia, for the filming of a new Amazon Studios pilot, Fowler watched as Christina Ricci and a cast of supporting actors played out scenes inspired by Fowler’s latest book, “Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald.” Amazon has since ordered a full season of “Z: The Beginning of Everything,” a bio-series based on Fowler’s 2013 New York Times bestseller.
Mar 14, 2016 | Red and White for Life Alumni Blog
John D. Hall Sets the Stage for the Miami City Ballet
This month, the Miami City Ballet will perform the Shakespeare classic, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Communication alumnus John D. Hall won’t be on stage, but his work as the ballet’s production and lighting director will play a central role.
Mar 3, 2016 | Red and White for Life Alumni Blog
Yellowstone National Park is Home and Office for Psychology Alum
For psychology alumnus Larry Glickman, wildlife at the window is just one perk of living and working in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming. Glickman, who graduated from NC State in 1990, can also see the travertine terraces of Mammoth Hot Springs from his back window. A park ranger, Glickman handles camping reservations and back-country permits from May to September. In the off-season, he monitors commercial filming in the park and is a stay-at-home dad to 3- and 6-year-old sons.
Feb 26, 2016 | Red and White for Life Alumni Blog
Alum’s Career Path Leads to Federal Prison — As Warden
Tommy Scarantino (Poli Sci '95) runs the Federal Correctional Institution at El Reno, Okla., home to violent felons and white collar criminals. The day President Barack Obama paid El Reno a visit will serve as one of many memorable experiences in a career that started when Scarantino was an undergraduate at NC State.
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.