From Our Alums

See how Humanities and Social Sciences alumni think and do.

Nov 1, 2017 | Owner, DonCo Productions

Donovan Corneetz (Communication ’05)

Voice actor and NC State communication alum Donovan Corneetz shares how he first learned about his career and some of the companies he's given a voice to.

Nov 1, 2017 | Archaeological Field Technician, William and Mary Center for Archaeological Research

CJ Idol (History, Religious Studies ’12)

Alumnus CJ Idol says his NC State Humanities and Social Sciences degree gave him the confidence to explore the multidisciplinary field of archaeogaming.

Sep 28, 2017 | English Instructor, IUPUC, Ivy Tech Community College, and Lower Columbia College

Elisabeth Hegmann (MFA ’09)

MFA alumna Elisabeth Hegmann reflects on how her time at NC State ignited her passion for teaching and helping students.

Sep 28, 2017 | Director, CNN International

Benjamin Canady (Communication ’96)

Communication alum Benjamin Canady reflects on his path to CNN International, where he works as a director.

Sep 28, 2017 | Owner, Eagle Video Productions, Inc.

Bruce Wittman (Communication ’78)

Alumnus and video production pro Bruce Wittman says he's still using the knowledge he acquired at NC State.

Aug 7, 2017 | Assistant Professor of Health Promotion, University of Oklahoma

Sarah Maness (Spanish Language and Literature ’09)

Alumna Sarah Maness says a Spanish class at NC State helped her discover her passion for public health, a field she now researches as an assistant professor at the University of Oklahoma.

Aug 7, 2017 | Regional Producer, Great Lakes Region, NBC News

Dagny McDonald (Communication ’89)

NC State alumna and NBC News producer Dagny McDonald shares how she's put her communication degree to good use.

Aug 7, 2017 | Director, NC State University Sustainability Office

Tracy Dixon (MPA ’04, MNR ’04)

Alumna Tracy Dixon discusses how her dual-degree exploration allowed her to weave sustainability into the fabric of NC State.

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.