Two CHASS Alums Receive 2014 Watauga Medals
CHASS alumni Peaches Gunter Blank (BA, political science and MA, public administration) and Burley Mitchell (BA, political science) have received the Watauga Medal, the university's highest nonacademic award, for their extraordinary service and commitment to NC State.
October Student of the Month
Philip Barefoot is a senior majoring in History and Political Science. He is active in his departmental student clubs and honor societies, and has had government, legal and nonprofit internships. He is currently researching Southern politics, and he looks forward to attending law school after graduation.
September 2013 Student of the Month
Jaquelinne Murillo is a senior International Studies major. She has studied abroad in Argentina and interned at the Mexican Consulate in Raleigh. She is active on campus, including participation in Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Hispanic/Latino Symposium, and Mi Familia. Jaquelinne is a Chancellor's Leadership Scholarship recipient and intends to pursue a career in law.
Alum Aspires to be Principal Chief of Cherokee Tribe
Cory Blankenship (Political Science '07) is a third generation NC State alum. He's also a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, and hopes one day to serve his people as Principal Chief.
CHASS Alumnus Has a Heart for the Underdogs
Jon Powell never considered going to law school until his NC State communication professor, Dr. Ed Funkhouser, mentioned that one of his other communication students was taking that route. Today, Powell directs Campbell Law School's Juvenile Justice Project.
Alum Serves As One of Wake County’s Newest Assistant DAs
As a new assistant district attorney in North Carolina’s capital, Win Bassett ‘07 intends to serve the citizens of Wake County by administering justice fairly on their behalf. The Virginia native initially came to Raleigh as a Park Scholar to […]
Humanities and Social Sciences 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.