Meet Some of Our Outstanding 2018 Graduates
Lucia Planchon, M.A. in Foreign Languages and Literatures (Hispanic Linguistics Track) among nearly 1,000 Humanities and Social Sciences undergraduate and graduate students who earned NC State diplomas for their hard work.
Foreign Languages and Literatures Alum Brings Recognition to His Upbringing in Africa
What follows is an interview with NC State alum, writer, and educator Abdoul Salam Maiga in which he talks about his writing, his passion for literature and his appreciation for the quality of education he received at NC State.
Year in Review: Our Top Stories of 2017
It's been a busy year for the college. Take a look back at some of our top stories of 2017.
NC State’s Outstanding Young Alumna: Jess Ekstrom
NC State's Alumni Association names and celebrates an outstanding young alumnus each year during the university's Evening of Stars gala. Jess Ekstrom (communication '13), founder of Headbands of Hope, earned the honor for 2017.
A Desire to Help Others
After a meaningful student experience at NC State, alumna Ghazale Johnson is now a leading advocate for the university, giving of both her time and resources.
“Back to the Pack” Event Brings Veteran and Aspiring Teachers Together
Teacher appreciation and inspiration was the highlight of “Back to the Pack: Recruit and Retain,” an event recently hosted by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures. Students interested in a career teaching foreign languages had the chance to speak […]
Dialects Aren’t ‘Bad English’ — They’re Patterns
Graduate student Jessica Hatcher discusses the importance of educating teachers and others about language variation.
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.
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.
At the WHO, Alum Aims to Remove Barriers Across the Globe
After discovering a passion for international relations, diplomacy and development at NC State, alumna Lianne Gonsalves entered the real world looking for a way to put it all together. And she has. Working as a technical officer at the World Health Organization, Gonsalves studies how to better connect young people with information and services related to their sexual and reproductive health.