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Tag: College of Humanities and Social Sciences

NC State Philanthropy Podcast lock-up

Jun 28, 2022

Podcast: Distinguished Professorships With Walt Wolfram

On the Season 1 finale of the NC State Philanthropy Podcast, we’re joined by sociolinguist and William C. Friday Distinguished Professor Walt Wolfram to hear how private support has benefited his work on campus and beyond. 

Starr Gibens doing the wolfie in a graduation cap

May 17, 2022

Rising Starr

Starr Gibens is an expert at putting thought into action. The first-generation college graduate came to NC State with a list of what she wanted to accomplish, and she has done so much more as a leader, community member, scholarship recipient and advocate for her fellow students. 

Lara Rabinowitz in her graduation cap and gown in front of the Memorial Belltower at Henry Square.

May 10, 2022

Weaving a Bright Future

Private support enabled Lara Rabinowitz ’22 to study on campus and abroad during her time at NC State, all while combining seemingly different majors in seamless ways. Now, as one of the university’s most recent graduates, she’s taking her (very) unique skillset out West for an exciting new career opportunity. 

Dylan Inman '22 holds up wolfies.

May 3, 2022

Leaving a Legacy: Dylan Inman ’22 Makes a Lasting Impression

The political science and sociology double major is graduating this weekend and then off to Indianapolis to work for his fraternity, Theta Chi, as a growth specialist. But as an enthusiastic member of the Wolfpack, Inman says his long-term goal is to find a road that leads back to NC State. 

Morgan Weinberg

Apr 12, 2022

One Sweet Career

Morgan Weinberg is an NC State senior double majoring in food science and history. The Chicago native and president of the Thomas Jefferson Scholars has dreams of working in research and development for sugary treats. Last summer, Weinberg had the opportunity to explore this passion with an internship at a company called Glanbia Nutritionals. 

Students in the Court of North Carolina

Mar 22, 2022

Thank You for Doing the Extraordinary

Deanna P. Dannels, dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, celebrates the success of the Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign. The college surpassed its ambitious $35 million goal, raising $41,089,185 with the support of 7,408 donors. 

Dewayne and Adama Washington

Mar 8, 2022

Extraordinary Difference: Dewayne and Adama Washington

For Adama and Dewayne Washington, it was never a question of if they would give back to NC State but how. These Wolfpack alumni were instrumental leaders in the university’s Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign, working to help others follow in their dynamic footsteps on campus and beyond. 

James Sorrell

Mar 1, 2022

To History and Beyond

Alumnus James Sorrell spent his 38-year career documenting North Carolina’s history through photographs, audiovisual materials, military papers, maps and more before retiring from the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources in 2014. Now, he’s giving back to the place where he got his start with a bequest to the Department of History that will support the next generation of curators and chroniclers. 

Victoria Gallagher

Feb 22, 2022

Extraordinary Difference: Dr. Victoria Gallagher

Dr. Victoria Gallagher’s work in virtual reality technology is enabling NC State students — and many others — to experience a speech Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave firsthand. Support from NC State’s Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign enables our faculty to work across disciplines and with cutting-edge tools to further research and immerse people in history like never before. 

Alisa Andrews at the Bodie Island Lighthouse

Feb 22, 2022

Jefferson Scholar Alisa Andrews is Making Sustainable Differences

In addition to being a Caldwell Fellow, University Ambassador and member of the University Honors and Scholars Program, Alisa Andrews is a Thomas Jefferson Scholar, a program that provides advising support, scholarships and community to students double majoring in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Learn about the experiences that inspired her to pursue a career dedicated to sustainable solutions.