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College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Caroline Funkhouser and Ed Funkhouser

Mar 13, 2023

New Endowment Honors Communication Professor Emeritus Ed Funkhouser

In honor of the veteran professor’s legacy, his family created the Dr. Edward T. Funkhouser Excellence in Communication Endowment to support the Department of Communication’s students, faculty and programs. 

Wolf Plaza in the fall

Mar 7, 2023

Emi Boldor ’25 Traveled to Qatar for a Once-in-a-lifetime Research Opportunity

Park Enrichment Grants, initiated in 1998, provide support for Park Scholars to engage in professional and personal enrichment experiences in the United States and abroad. Emi Boldor ’25 recently traveled to Doha, Qatar, using her Park Enrichment Grant funding to learn how Qatar’s infrastructure has been impacted by the 2022 World Cup. 

The Memorial Belltower

Feb 27, 2023

2 Alumni Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Jim Goodnight and Greg Washington are recognized for their outstanding contributions to engineering. The NC State alumni will be inducted into the prestigious organization Oct. 1. 

John Coggin

Feb 27, 2023

Bridging the Divide

Park Scholar John Coggin's passion for solving real-world problems while reconciling differing worldviews took him from NC State to Harvard and back again. Could his doctoral studies in England help us heal divisions in the United States? 

Kathy Harris Cooper, Phyllis Brown Harris and Kacey Cooper on the Court of the Carolinas in front of the 1911 Building

Feb 14, 2023

A New Chapter in a Family Story

Kacey Cooper ’23 grew up hearing stories of NC State from family members who worked at the university. With support from the Nell Family Extraordinary Opportunity Scholarship, she’s continuing their legacy as a first-generation college graduate. 

Brady Farlow

Feb 14, 2023

Finding Opportunities for Growth

Brady Farlow knows about the importance of scholarships — financial assistance has connected the second-year horticulture and Spanish student to study abroad, a passion for his future career, and close-knit communities at NC State that welcomed him with open arms. 

From left: Ghazale Johnston, Chancellor Randy Woodson, Adama Washington, Libby Godwin and Dewayne Washington

Jan 3, 2023

NC State University Foundation Honors 2022 Godwin, Menscer Winners

Two couples were recently recognized for their generosity, commitment and service to the Wolfpack — Dewayne and Adama Washington with the Godwin Award and Fred and Barbara Wilson with the Menscer Cup. 

Billy Johnson

Jan 3, 2023

Billy Johnson Named 2022 Distinguished Alumnus

Billy Johnson is a champion of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences who actively engages in its growth and impact and gives back to his beloved Wolfpack. Because of his accomplishments and engagement, NC State recently named Johnson the 2022 Humanities and Social Sciences Distinguished Alumnus at the annual Alumni Association Evening of Stars Gala. 

Aisha Mahmood in Amman, Jordan

Dec 5, 2022

One Place, Three Perspectives

Aisha Mahmood, a Park Scholar majoring in genetics and international studies, is one of three members of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences to have recently visited Amman, Jordan. She did so by receiving a grant to participate in a Counseling and Humanitarian Action study-abroad program. 

Brock Derrow

Nov 28, 2022

Howling Success: Brock Derrow

The fall 2022 graduate and recipient of the Daniel C. Gunter Jr. Scholarship has championed accessibility on NC State’s campus through her leadership of the Wolfpack Pick Up Program.