Stories From 2017

Nov 16, 2017

Student of the Month: Kathleen Miller

Meet Kathleen Miller, our student of the month. She's a senior with a major in political science and minor in criminology. Her experience includes being a chancellor's liaison, National Pan-Hellenic Council vice president, CHASS-MAS president, Dance Visions president and treasurer, and an NC State orientation leader. Miller plans to attend law school.

Nov 9, 2017

Public Administration Alumni Society Hosts Luncheon and Discuss Nonprofits

The Public Administration Alumni Society hosted a luncheon discussing the changing nonprofit landscape, engaging faculty, students, and alumni from the triangle area.

Oct 8, 2017

Thank you, 9/11 Day of Service volunteers!

On Tuesday, September 19, 2017 several PS majors participated in the annual Activate Good 9/11 Evening Commemoration and Service Projects event in downtown Raleigh. Volunteers received a free tee shirt, transportation to the event, and the opportunity to serve the greater Raleigh community. Keep reading for details about the event and upcoming opportunities.

Oct 4, 2017

Interning with Paul Ryan on Capitol Hill

Jordan Kab, a junior in political science, spent spring of this year interning with Speaker of the House Paul Ryan in Washington, D.C. Read on to learn about his experience working on Capitol Hill and beyond.

Sep 27, 2017

Dr. Bruce McDonald Named Co-Editor-in-Chief of NASPAA’s Journal of Public Affairs Education

Dr. Bruce McDonald, associate professor of public budgeting and finance and director of the Masters of Public Administration program at NC State, is the new co-editor-in-chief of NASPAA's Journal of Public Affairs Education (JPAE).

Aug 28, 2017

Study: Reduced Performance Triggers Turnover for Nonprofit Executives

Nonprofit organizations that have declining expenditures — an indication of reduced operations — are more likely to seek new leadership, according to a new study by NC State researchers. 

Aug 16, 2017

7 Students Receive Prestigious Boren, Gilman Awards

Seven Humanities and Social Sciences students recently earned prestigous scholarships to study overseas. 

Aug 8, 2017

Meet Our New Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomes a dozen new tenured and tenure-track faculty to its ranks for the 2017-2018 year. Their scholarship and research interests range from race and immigration to organizational health psychology and urban food systems of the ancient world.

Aug 7, 2017

James Whittaker (MPA ’85)

Alumnus James Whittaker explains how his Master of Public Administration degree allowed him to branch out to more challenging and satisfying endeavors.

Aug 7, 2017

Tracy Dixon (MPA ’04, MNR ’04)

Alumna Tracy Dixon discusses how her dual-degree exploration allowed her to weave sustainability into the fabric of NC State.