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Your generous support makes you an invaluable partner. Together, we can make a profound and enduring impact on the world. You're helping to bring world-leading faculty to our college. To create scholarship opportunities. To support groundbreaking research and technology. To expose students to experiential learning. And to build bridges to our communities, nonprofits, universities, businesses and government. Your gifts provide momentum that enables our college to educate and serve the people of our state and nation.
We are grateful for your support and involvement. You are key to making our college a place where students learn and question and create; where faculty discover and share a wealth of knowledge; and where we all work together to address local and global challenges and to foster economic, societal and intellectual prosperity. Our future is bright because of you.
Your Gifts Matter
Honoring Scholarship Donors Who Make a Difference
Each year, Humanities and Social Sciences awards dozens of scholarships that help our students Think and Do. The college recently honored those top scholars and the donors who make their awards possible at its annual scholarship luncheon.
Opening the door for underrepresented students to study abroad
The college is launching a pilot program aimed at encouraging students from underrepresented groups to study abroad. Through information sessions and Travel Scholar grants, the college hopes to show students how study abroad can augment their education and expose any misconceptions that may be holding them back.
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences received the largest single gift in its history in 2014.Read More
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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.
Alum Pays it Forward
Following NC State's October launch of the Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign, with its goal of $1.6 billion in private support, alum Daniel Gunter (History and Spanish '00) enthusiastically signed on to serve as Campaign Cabinet Volunteer Chair for Annual Giving.
At the WHO, Alum Aims to Remove Barriers Across the Globe
After discovering a passion for international relations, diplomacy and development at NC State, alumna Lianne Gonsalves entered the real world looking for a way to put it all together. And she has. Working as a technical officer at the World Health Organization, Gonsalves studies how to better connect young people with information and services related to their sexual and reproductive health.