In the News: First-Generation College Students Earn Less Than Grads Whose Parents Went to College
NC State sociologist Anna Manzoni and Duke sociologist Jessi Streib's research shows that first-generation college students earn substantially less 10 years after graduation than college graduates whose parents went to college.
Student Spotlight: Harrison Payne
Meet NC State student Harrison Payne, a senior triple majoring in philosophy, physics and mathematics. He's in the philosophy honors program, and has done research in the department for two years. He intends to pursue a doctoral degree in philosophy, specializing in the philosophy of physics.
My NC State Story: Katherine Aiello Bridges (Psychology, Interdisciplinary Studies ’11)
With degrees in psychology and interdisciplinary studies, therapist Katherine Bridges says she can meet her clients where they are, whether through traditional counseling, or by incorporating expressive art therapies.
Reporting for (Hurricane) Duty: Student Directs NC County’s Emergency Communications
For NC State student Brandy Osborne, the damaging effects of Hurricane Florence have posed challenges at work and at home.
My NC State Story: Lauren Pressley (Communication ’02; Philosophy ’03)
Lauren Pressley says her social sciences and humanities degrees gave her "an appreciation for nuance, logic and the complex systems of knowledge production" — and for using the library.
Study: Widely Used Nonprofit Efficiency Tool Doesn’t Work
Research from NC State public administration scholars finds that the tool most often used to assess the efficiency of nonprofit organizations isn’t just inaccurate – it can actually be negatively correlated with efficiency.
My NC State Story: Matt Starr (Communication ’16)
Matt Starr says that at NC State, he found a purpose, and found his voice. He published his first book in 2018.