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Author: Lauren Kirkpatrick

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Feb 2, 2021

NC State’s Center for Family and Community Engagement Welcomes New Leadership

Kwesi Craig C. Brookins has been named director of NC State’s Center for Family and Community Engagement, effective Jan. 1, 2021. 

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Sep 10, 2020

Tom Birkland’s “After Disaster” Recognized for its Enduring Contributions

Birkland's book was honored for its remarkable and ongoing relevance — including during a global pandemic. 

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Jul 7, 2020

Welcome Our New Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomes 10 new tenured or tenure-track faculty to its ranks this year. Their scholarship and research interests range from judicial politics to media production, and from human factors to African American religion. 

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Jun 17, 2020

Troy Case Named Head, Sociology and Anthropology

NC State’s Department of Sociology and Anthropology will welcome Troy Case as head, effective July 1, 2020. 

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Jun 15, 2020

CFACE Names Acting Director

Craig (Kwesi) Brookins will lead NC State’s Center for Family and Community Engagement as acting director from July 1 - December 31, 2020. 

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Jun 8, 2020

Deferred Plans, Undeterred Spirits: Philanthropy Changes Students’ Trajectory

The coronavirus put a fast, hard stop to all our plans in mid-March, including the annual celebration of scholarship donors and the students who benefit from your generosity. But it can’t touch the resilience of our students, or your commitment to support them. 

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May 4, 2020

NC State’s School of Social Work: Same Excellent Program, New Name

NC State’s Department of Social Work has changed its name: effective April 28, 2020, it is the School of Social Work.  

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Feb 12, 2020

In Memoriam: Charlie Coe

Public administration professor emeritus Charlie Coe, “a leading light and a dear friend,” is fondly recalled for his expertise, mentorship and kindness. 

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Nov 26, 2019

$2.24M in Grants Will Equip Social Workers to Address Opioid Crisis

With support from two grants, NC State's Department of Social Work is preparing students to help those struggling with addiction. 

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Oct 22, 2019

Carol Rahmani: Giving Where Your Interests Lie

Carol Rahmani earned three degrees in psychology at NC State. She's made plans to give back to her department and to other areas at NC State that she and her late husband loved.