Alumni

Aug 7, 2017 | Retired Public Service Professional

James Whittaker (MPA ’85)

Alumnus James Whittaker explains how his Master of Public Administration degree allowed him to branch out to more challenging and satisfying endeavors.

Aug 7, 2017 | Copywriter and Digital Media Architect

Maryellen Smith (M.S. Technical Communication ’07)

Alumna Maryellen Smith explains how her degree in technical communication serves her well every day.

Jul 31, 2017

Dialects Aren’t ‘Bad English’ — They’re Patterns

Graduate student Jessica Hatcher discusses the importance of educating teachers and others about language variation.

Jul 13, 2017

Recent Alum Soumya Nadabar Begins Fulbright Assistantship in India

Recent alumna Soumya Nadabar (International Studies and Economics '16) discusses her Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in India and her plans for the future.

Jul 12, 2017 | Park Scholarships

Alumna Krystal Smith Fosters Unity Through Dialogue, Relationships

At the Veritas Forum, alumna Krystal Smith helps create opportunities for college students and faculty to engage in meaningful conversations.

Jul 12, 2017

Therese Fowler Named 2017 Distinguished Alumna

Novelist Therese Fowler (MFA '05) has earned the top award for alumni of NC State's College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Jun 20, 2017 | Giving News

Advisory Board Member Kathy Council Honored with Red Torch Award

NC State alumna and Humanities and Social Sciences advisory board member Kathy Council is the 2017 recipient of the Jerry and Elizabeth Godwin Red Torch Award.

May 31, 2017 | Accolades Magazine

Forging a Path to Follow

Drawing from her own past, alumna Sharita Whitaker (B.A. Communication, summa cum laude 2007) works to open doors for minorities in North Carolina’s legal community. She also chairs the NC Bar Association’s Minorities in the Profession Committee, through which she's introducing African American, Latino, Asian and other minority students to the legal profession and showing them how they can make a difference.

May 22, 2017 | Giving News

Building a Legacy

NC State alumna Clare Jordan founded the campus chapter of Habitat for Humanity more than 25 years ago. She now supports an endowment that will benefit students who are completing nonprofit internships.

May 10, 2017 | The Bitter Southerner

The Queen Bee of Downtown Durham

They belong to Bee Downtown, an urban beekeeping startup founded in 2015 by Leigh-Kathryn Bonner, right after she graduated from North Carolina State University.