11 Students Recognized for Prestigious National Awards
Eleven Humanities and Social Sciences students recently received or were named finalists for prestigious national awards. Recipients of the various scholarships and grants will teach and/or study critical languages abroad during the coming months. The award winners and finalists were honored by several different programs.
Professor Talks about US Media Ecosystem in the Trump Era during the IV Ryszard Kapuscinski International Seminar in Spain
Recently, the city of Elche, Spain, hosted the IV International Seminar Ryszard Kapuscinski, part of the XIII International Conference of Journalism at the University Miguel Hernández. During the event, NC State professor Jordi Marí talked about the US media ecosystem since the coming to power of the current administration of President Trump last January.
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.
Professor Brings The Mexican Crack Writers to Life in New Book
One of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures own has recently become a third-time published author. Héctor Jaimes, a professor of Latin American Literature and Culture and the Spanish Language, has been a member of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at North Carolina State University for the past twenty years. Jaimes recently published the anthology, The Mexican Crack Writers: History and Criticism, which stands alone as the first scholarly book about a literary group that defined a whole generation of Latin American writers.
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 […]
Student of the Month: Jesse Young
Meet Jesse Young, a transfer student who's double majoring in Religious Studies and in Spanish and who is our student of the month.
Catalonia 1-O Spain?
Our guest author, Foreign Languages and Literatures professor and native Catalonian Jordi Marí explores in this article the possible outcomes of the Catalan Independence Referendum to be held October 1st, 2017.
Foreign Languages & Literatures Majors Among Students Receiving Prestigious Study Abroad Scholarships
Seven Humanities and Social Sciences students recently earned prestigous scholarships to study overseas.
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.