Aug 23, 2011

Meet Linda Watson, the ‘Cook for Good Lady’

Linda Watson (English ’79) has had an extraordinary career that spans the corporate, political, dot com, and environmental worlds. She is currently putting her communication and writing skills to use […]

Aug 22, 2011

Meet Dan Neil, Pulitzer Prize Winning Automotive Critic

Dan Neil (MA, English '86) says he was a "singularly unpromising candidate" when he arrived at NC State. Neil went on to write automotive columns for the News and Observer,The L.A. Times, and the Wall Street Journal. In the process, he earned a Pulitzer Prize.

Jun 10, 2011

CHASS Alumni — Doc Hendley

As founder of Wine to Water, an international aid organization that provides clean drinking water in impoverished countries, Doc Hendley (Communication, ’04) has used his understanding of communication theory to […]

Aug 31, 2010

CHASS Alumni — Anita Watkins

Anita Watkins (Political Science and Spanish, ’94) always envisioned herself at law school after graduating. An internship helped her realize she had a special interest in public policy. Watkins, who now serves as the Vice President for Government Affairs for the University of North Carolina system, credits study within the humanities as a unique and essential part of education.

Aug 26, 2010

CHASS Alumni — Lianne Gonsalves

When pre-medical student Lianne Gonsalves (International Studies and Biological Sciences, ’10) ventured into CHASS her freshman year, she fell in love and decided to stay.  In CHASS, Gonsalves saw innumerable […]

Aug 23, 2010

CHASS Alumni — Benny Suggs

Ralph “Benny” E. Suggs (Psy ’69), Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy (ret.) and general manager of the Harley Owners Group (HOG) and Rider Services at Harley-Davidson Motor Co., is now executive […]

Aug 23, 2010

CHASS Alumni — Burley Mitchell

Burley Mitchell (Political Science, ’66), a former Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court, has used what he learned in CHASS throughout his illustrious  career.  But in Mitchell’s opinion, […]

Aug 23, 2010

CHASS Alumni — John Cooper Elias

John Cooper Elias (Communication, 2009) served as Agromeck editor and as president of the Student Wolfpack Club when he was a student at NC State. He went on to work […]

Aug 20, 2010

CHASS Alumni — Maria Kingery

Some business professionals cite interpersonal communication as the most challenging part of their jobs, Maria Kingery (English, ’99) finds it exhilarating. “For some, the people part is the most difficult […]

Aug 17, 2010

CHASS Alumni — Tony Caravano

As Deputy State Director for US Senator Kay Hagan, Tony Caravano (Criminology ‘04) called on the skills he honed as a CHASS major. “The ability to communicate today is probably […]