Therese Fowler Named 2017 Distinguished Alumna
Novelist Therese Fowler (MFA '05) has earned the top award for alumni of NC State's College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
French Club Offers Students Unique Learning Environment
With hundreds of clubs at NC State, there’s an organization out there for everyone. For those enthralled by the French language, looking to make new friends, or wanting to brush up on their speaking skills in a relaxed environment outside of class, consider Le Cercle Français or the French Club.
ESL Symposium 2017 Gets Rave Reviews
Chaired by Toby Brody, Senior Lecturer Emerita and former ESL Program Director, the NC State ESL Symposium 2017 was a smashing success.
Constructing Identity Among Italians at NC State
Each year, NC State is home to about 2,000 international students from more than 100 countries around the world. Cecilia Tomasatti is one of them.
In the Spotlight: Japanese Lecturer Keiko Ueda
Faculty at the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures represent a wide array of teaching philosophies. A diversity that contributes to the enriching education our students experience. Lecturer of Japanese, Keiko Ueda, constructs a collaborative and familial learning environment in her classrooms. As the winner of the 2013 Outstanding CHASS Lecturer Award, Ueda’s efforts have not gone unnoticed by her colleagues.
Opening Doors for Minorities in the NC Legal Community
Drawing from her own past, alumna Sharita Whitaker (B.A. Communication, summa cum laude 2007) works to open doors for minorities in North Carolina’s legal community. She also chairs the NC Bar Association’s Minorities in the Profession Committee, through which she's introducing African American, Latino, Asian and other minority students to the legal profession and showing them how they can make a difference.
Alumna Forges Path for Future Foreign Language Students
At NC State, hardworking students are one of our biggest assets. Mechanical Engineering and German alumna, Maria Withrow, put her more than 10 years of German to the test twice in college, first by studying abroad at the University of Berlin and working in Dusseldorf, and the second time in 2016 while working in Munich. Withrow graduated from NC State in May 2015 and expects to complete her Masters in Industrial Manufacturing and Systems Engineering in May 2017.
ESL Carolyn Quarterman among 2016-2017 DELTA Faculty Fellows
Foreign Languages and Literatures ESL professor Carolyn Quarterman is among this year's recipients of the prestigious DELTA Faculty Fellows Grants.
Meet Some of Our Outstanding 2017 Graduates
Our army of nearly 38,600 Humanities and Social Sciences alumni will grow even larger this spring, as nearly 1,000 of our undergraduate and graduate students earn NC State diplomas for their hard work. Meet a few of our outstanding graduates and see what's next for them after commencement.
NC State Humanities and Social Sciences Student of the Month: Simone Tucker
Simone Tucker is a freshman majoring in International Studies and Arabic. Recently elected Humanities and Social Sciences Student Senator for 2017-18, she is a member of the Mock Trial Team and multiple language clubs, resides in the Impact Leadership Village, and looks forward to a career in government or nonprofits.