Stories From 2016

Dec 19, 2016

A Passion for Service, Activism

Fall 2016 graduate Jonique Lyles said a degree in political science was the perfect avenue to explore her passion for service, activism and helping communities grow and develop.

Dec 6, 2016

For Nonprofits, Even Non-Finance ‘Capacity Grants’ Stimulate Financial Growth

NC State research finds that so-called "capacity grants" lead to long-term financial growth for nonprofit organizations — regardless of what the grants are for.

Dec 1, 2016

The Year in Pictures: Humanities and Social Sciences in 2016

Take a look back at some of our favorite stories (and photos) of the year.

Nov 21, 2016

Curiosity, Commitment Define Couple’s Marriage — and Their Philanthropy

Enthusiastic to share what they’ve learned with others, Charlie and Marty Coe have thrived as educators. — Charlie as a public administration professor at NC State and Marty as a high school world history instructor. Now retired, the couple wants to ensure that other scholars have the appropriate resources to continue creating and sharing knowledge.

Nov 10, 2016

SPIA Celebrates MIS Exchange Students for International Education Month

November is International Education Month, a time to celebrate the value of international students, student exchange programs, and study abroad programs.  NC State’s Master of International Studies (MIS) program welcomes a number of students annually from all over the globe, […]

Oct 27, 2016

Moms More Likely Than Dads to Favor Diverse, Neighborhood Schools

In the first empirical study on gender and school assignment, NC State researchers find that mothers are more likely than fathers to favor both school diversity and so-called neighborhood schools. The study also finds that mothers are more likely to be concerned about challenges, dangers and uncertainty related to school assignments.

Oct 20, 2016

NC State Hosts the Southeastern Conference for Public Administration 2016

On October 13-16, 2016, NC State University hosted the Southeastern Conference for Public Administration 2016 (SECoPA) at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel in Raleigh, NC. The theme of this conference was “Reexamining Key Relationships in American Governance”. Dr. Jerrell D. Coggburn, […]

Oct 7, 2016

Political Science Professor Researches Russia and Globalization

Dr. Lada V. Kochtcheeva, a political science associate professor, met with 12 faculty members to discuss her research about Russia and globalization after conducting interviews in Moscow, Russia.

Sep 29, 2016

MIS Students Explore Washington, D.C.

A group of nine students in the Master of International Studies program visited Washington, D.C. to meet with representatives from various intelligence agencies. The trip was funded through the Intelligence Community Centers for Academic Excellence (IC-CAE) grant.

Sep 22, 2016

Political Science Student Participates in College Debate 2016

Harrison Preddy, a political science major at NC State, recently participated in College Debate 2016. The program identifies youth issues and inspires young voters to engage in the presidential election. After months of debates, College Debate 2016 achieved its goal of developing questions for moderators to ask at the presidential debates.