Internship Involves Lying in a Hammock … and Much More
Briana Ullman spent a good part of her summer in and around hammocks, working hard and enjoying it thoroughly. The communication major found the internship of her dreams with ENO, makers of packable hammocks and other outdoors accessories. She blogged for them, managed their social media, made contacts with media ... and reaffirmed that she's on the right path to her career. Read the Q & A.
Student of the Month: Mackie Raymond
Mackie Raymond is a Communication Media sophomore who is actively involved with campus music and theater activities. An Arts Village resident, she has minors in arts entrepreneurship and music performance. She held a marketing internship this past summer, and volunteers with the Women's Center and Student Government. Meet our Student of the Month.
Undergrad’s Research Focus: Mental Illness and Crime
Psychology major Elizabeth Burris is concerned about the nation's mental health care crisis. She's taking a Think and Do approach as she conducts research in NC State’s Forensic Psychology in the Public Interest Lab.
In the Spotlight: Susan Navey-Davis, 2014-2015 Faculty Advisor Award Winner
Foreign Languages and Literatures’ Director of Undergraduate Advising Susan Navey-Davis was among five NC State academic advisers who were recently recognized by the Office of Academic Advising Services with the 2014-2015 Undergraduate Advising Awards. Born in North Carolina, Susan has […]
As Go the Tropics …
Alumna Sandra Harding (Ph.D., Sociology ’94) asks a deceptively simple question: “Is life in the Tropics getting better?” But don’t be fooled by the simplicity of that question: her quest for the answer, and her leadership as an economic sociologist, stand to change the world. Harding, vice chancellor and president of Australia’s James Cook University, chairs the State of the Tropics, a first-of-its-kind partnership with 12 research institutions around the globe.
Spotlight on Graduation: Chelsea Creech
Communication major and scholarship student Chelsea Creech says, "NC State has made me who I am today, and I could not be more thankful for the role it has played in my life. NC State will always be my home.
Spotlight on Graduation Tiffany Johnson
Despite many challenges – including the death of her father – Tiffany Johnson completed two majors in four years. She is grateful to the scholarship donors who helped make it possible for her to reach her goal.
Suicide Prevention at the NC State University Department of Social Work: May, 2015 Program Updates
When a suicide occurs, it impacts multiple individuals including family members, friends, coworkers, and others in a community. Because colleges or universities are usually close-knit communities, a suicide in this environment can be devastating. Suicide is the second leading cause […]
Digital Humanities: Get Certified
A brand-new graduate certificate in digital humanities will support a growing interdisciplinary community of thinkers and do-ers. Now accepting applications.
Creating a Buzz on and off Campus
Senior Leigh-Kathryn Bonner created quite a buzz with the nonprofit she founded - literally. Bonner’s organization Bee Downtown has over 120,000 bees in various observation hives and has recently partnered with Burt’s Bees to open the state’s largest observation hive at Durham's American Tobacco Campus.