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Beth Villena stands in the middle of the frame and speaks to a family member of a patient.

Feb 19, 2020

Health Care Leader Beth Villena Heads WakeMed Rehabilitation Hospital

What can you do with an NC State degree in social work? Ask Beth Villena (BSW '89), director of the WakeMed Rehabilitation Hospital in Raleigh. 

Fuquay-Varina Police Officer Brett Walsh smiles while talking to community members.

Jan 9, 2020

Lieutenant Brett Walsh Strengthens Police-Community Relations

What can you do with an NC State degree in criminology? Ask Lieutenant Brett Walsh of the Fuquay-Varina Police Department.  

Sitting on a bench, Cadwell Turnbull holds a stylus pen and writes on a tablet.

Dec 4, 2019

Storyteller Cadwell Turnbull Captures Readers with Debut Novel

Alumnus Cadwell Turnbull (M.A. in English; MFA ’15) is a science fiction and fantasy author. Learn more about his debut novel, "The Lesson," and hear what he values from his time at NC State. 

Abby Labar interviews two players from the Carolina Hurricanes

Oct 3, 2019

In-Game Host Abby Labar Spotlights Hurricanes Athletes, Fans

What can you do with an NC State degree in communication? Ask Abby Labar, in-game host for the Carolina Hurricanes.  

A videographer and an animal caretaker stand next to a rhino

Aug 13, 2019

Filmmaker David Hambridge Produces Award-Winning ‘Kifaru’ Documentary

What can you do with an NC State degree in film studies? Ask filmmaker David Hambridge, director and cinematographer of the documentary "Kifaru." 

Beekeepers tend to a hive

Aug 2, 2018

Social Innovator Leigh-Kathryn Bonner Helps Save Honey Bees

Alumna Leigh-Kathryn Bonner (International Studies, '15) is the founder of Bee Downtown, a company that partners with businesses to help save honey bee populations. Hear how she started her business at NC State and the boost she got from our Wolfpack across campus. 

Paul Ridgeway.

Aug 2, 2018

Public Servant Paul Ridgeway Tries Criminal, Civil Cases Across North Carolina

Alumnus and public servant Paul Ridgeway (Political Science '82, MPA '90) is the senior resident superior court judge for North Carolina's 10th judicial district. Learn more about Judge Ridgeway's job and how he applies his NC State degrees in his work. 

Stephanie Cogdell sitst at her computer

Aug 2, 2018

Global Leader Stephanie Cogdell Supports Healthcare Workers

Meet Stephanie Cogdell (Psychology '92), senior global human resources manager for Intrahealth International. Stephanie leads the company's human resources information systems, supporting healthcare workers who provide critical care in developing countries around the world.