Global Storyteller: Sinthia Shabnam
NC State's Office of Global Engagement recently caught up with Sinthia Shabnam, a junior double-majoring in sociology and political science. Learn more about Shabnam's experiences traveling abroad.
Student of the Month: Olivia Zalecki
Meet Olivia Zalecki, a junior double majoring in Chinese and International Politics and our student of the month. She is a Caldwell Fellow, founder and president of Adopted Students Union at NC State, and has studied abroad in China and England. She aspires to work in government in the area of international relations.
Alumna Maggie Kane Has Found Her ‘Place at the Table’
Alumna Maggie Kane (International Studies '13) is opening Raleigh's first pay-what-you-can cafe.
A Force for Good
Recent NC State grad Kay McMillan (Political Science '17) embraces entrepreneurship and leadership as forces for good, and actively seeks to instill these values in those around her.
Alum’s Documentary Shines Light on Real Lives of Teachers
Film studies alum Rob Phillips got to pursue his passion for documentaries in "Teacher of the Year," a film that explores the complexities of teaching in the 21st century.
NC State’s Outstanding Young Alumna: Jess Ekstrom
NC State's Alumni Association names and celebrates an outstanding young alumnus each year during the university's Evening of Stars gala. Jess Ekstrom (communication '13), founder of Headbands of Hope, earned the honor for 2017.
Philosophy Major Victor Eduardo Named Leader of the Pack
Get to know junior philosophy major Victor Eduardo, the 2017 recipient of NC State's Leader of the Pack Award.
Dialects Aren’t ‘Bad English’ — They’re Patterns
Graduate student Jessica Hatcher discusses the importance of educating teachers and others about language variation.
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.
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.