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Nov 3, 2021

Two Alums, One Goal: Making a Difference in International Relations

NC State Master of International Studies grads Elmas Hasanovikj and Daniel Mayeda delve into defense on a global stage. 

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Oct 5, 2021

Museum Exhibits Technician Jill Brown Marries Sociology Background with Science, Nature

NC State alumna Jill Brown discusses studying sociology, displaying science and nature through interactive exhibits, caring for native NC wildlife and more. 

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Sep 29, 2021

Behind The Voice

Alumnus Donovan Corneetz is a professional voice actor who lends his expertise to some of the world's most popular brands and products. He’s voiced TV and radio commercials, video game characters and story narrations. 

Meredith Evans standing with Jimmy Carter and wife, Rosalynn

Sep 29, 2021

Archiving U.S. History

For Meredith Evans, archivist, historian and director of the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum, preserving history and serving the public interest is a social responsibility. 

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Sep 7, 2021

Software Engineer Jason Suttles Applies His Philosophy Background to Healthcare, Technology

NC State alumnus Jason Suttles discusses earning degrees in philosophy and computer science, solving puzzles, working at the intersection of healthcare and technology, and more. 

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Jul 6, 2021

Entrepreneur Kaitlin Fritz Reimagines How Children Experience Arts, Culture

NC State alumna Kaitlin Fritz discusses starting a business, creating virtual reality educational games, being named to Forbes’ 30 under 30 Europe and more. 

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Jun 8, 2021

White House Deputy Press Secretary Andrew Bates Helps Shape President’s Messages to the Public

NC State political science alumnus Andrew Bates discusses navigating the world of political communication and joining President Joe Biden’s White House press staff. 

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May 17, 2021

Retired CIA Intelligence Officer Patrick Weninger Charts His Career Path

NC State alumnus Patrick Weninger shares how he parlayed his political science major into a career with the CIA. 

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Apr 1, 2021

Multimedia Journalist Arielle Chambers Amplifies Voices of Female Athletes

NC State communication alumna Arielle Chambers discusses spearheading one of the fastest-growing women’s online sports platforms, being named to Forbes’ 30 under 30 and more in a recent interview. 

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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.