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Tag: High Impact Practices

Nov 9, 2015

Internship Involves Lying in a Hammock … and Much More

Briana Ullman spent a good part of her summer in and around hammocks, working hard and enjoying it thoroughly. The communication major found the internship of her dreams with ENO, makers of packable hammocks and other outdoors accessories. She blogged for them, managed their social media, made contacts with media ... and reaffirmed that she's on the right path to her career. Read the Q & A. 

Mackie Raymond

Nov 6, 2015

Student of the Month: Mackie Raymond

Mackie Raymond is a Communication Media sophomore who is actively involved with campus music and theater activities. An Arts Village resident, she has minors in arts entrepreneurship and music performance. She held a marketing internship this past summer, and volunteers with the Women's Center and Student Government. Meet our Student of the Month. 

Nov 3, 2015

Undergrad’s Research Focus: Mental Illness and Crime

Psychology major Elizabeth Burris is concerned about the nation's mental health care crisis. She's taking a Think and Do approach as she conducts research in NC State’s Forensic Psychology in the Public Interest Lab. 

VOLAR volunteer

Oct 16, 2015

VOLAR: Translating Needs into Action

NC State is addressing the Raleigh community's need for Spanish translators while giving students plenty of practice with their Spanish skills and exposure to our city's Hispanic culture. VOLAR is a win-win Think and Do program. 

Oct 5, 2015

Undergraduate Research Highlights Student’s Interest in Linguistic Diversity

Growing up in eastern North Carolina, Jessica Hatcher’s ear became attuned to a range of dialects. Once she discovered NC State's linguistics program, this stellar young researcher has made the most of her opportunities to study how people talk. 

Oct 2, 2015

Opening the door for underrepresented students to study abroad

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is launching a pilot program aimed at encouraging underrepresented student 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. 

Sep 10, 2015

Student of the Month: Hayden Russell

Hayden Russell is a graduating senior majoring in English and minoring in Classical Studies. A University Scholar, he has two ongoing research projects and an editorial internship, has studied abroad in the UK, and is a member of the Skateboarding and Game Design clubs. Hayden intends to continue his education in digital rhetoric and game studies at the graduate level. 

Belltower

Jul 1, 2015

“I am …” Humanities and Social Sciences at NC State

Students graduating with a degree from NC State's Humanities and Social Sciences become entrepreneurs, scholars, business leaders and thoughtful citizens. They forge careers that require intellectual flexibility, outstanding communication skills, broad knowledge of the world, and a sophisticated understanding of human beings and their challenges. 

May 20, 2015

May Student of the Month

Cody Davidson is a Communication junior minoring in Business and English. He has held a Communication internship with the Kay Yow Cancer Fund, studied abroad in the Netherlands, and been an Educational Psychology Research Assistant. He looks forward to a career in public relations or marketing.