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Apr 7, 2017

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. 

Mar 15, 2017

Alumna Barbara Goodmon Honored With Watauga Medal

Humanities and Social Sciences alumna Barbara Goodmon is one of four 2017 recipients of the Watauga Medal, NC State’s highest nonacademic honor, given during the annual Founders’ Day celebration. 

Feb 22, 2017

Celebrating the Extraordinary: Honoring Our Scholarship Recipients, Donors

Humanities and Social Sciences scholarship recipients got to meet the donors who make their awards possible at the college's annual luncheon honoring both groups on Feb. 16. 

Feb 1, 2017

Alumna’s Bee Downtown Goes to Ghana

Leigh-Kathryn Bonner is bringing her "beesness" to Ghana to empower women and promote sustainability. 

Jan 30, 2017

Alumni Association Leader Honored

Benny Suggs, executive director of the NC State Alumni Association and a 1969 psychology alumnus, received North Carolina’s prestigious Order of the Long Leaf Pine. 

Dec 1, 2016

The Year in Pictures: Humanities and Social Sciences in 2016

Take a look back at some of our favorite stories (and photos) of the year. 

Nov 29, 2016

Alumna Joy Raintree Retains History at South Carolina’s Redcliffe Plantation

Alumna Joy Raintree (M.A. public history) is in her 12th year as park manager at Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site in Beech Island, South Carolina. Overseeing the site’s 400 acres of grounds, Raintree leads preservation projects, manages retail merchandise and provides input for historical programs she and her staff put on each year. 

Nov 23, 2016

Alumna’s Cookbook Celebrates Food of Eastern North Carolina

Before she built a hugely successful farm-to-table restaurant in Kinston, N.C., and became the star of a PBS documentary series on her life in the kitchen and as the mother of two young children, alumna Vivian Howard dreamed of becoming a food writer. 

Nov 14, 2016

Alumni Achievements, Service Honored at 2016 Evening of Stars

The NC State Alumni Association recently recognized three Humanities and Social Sciences graduates for outstanding achievements and service in their careers, communities and beyond. 

Oct 25, 2016

Alum Jason Spells Has The Scoop on Sports in Indianapolis

For the past seven years, communication alumnus Jason Spells has been a television sports reporter in Indianapolis — first for WRTV, the city’s ABC affiliate. Now he is sports anchor and reporter for NBC affiliate WTHR, where he also hosts the sports magazine show, “The Sports Jam,” on Sunday nights.