Stories From May 2018

May 24, 2018

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. 

May 24, 2018

Extra Innings: Former Player Returns Home, Earns Degree Online

NC State Online and Distance Education provides flexible access to students like Joey Devine so that they can balance earning a degree with a busy career.

May 23, 2018

How Mapping, Satellite Technologies Can Help Pick Ideal Sites for Solar

As more companies consider adding solar installations on their campuses, NC State graduate student Missy Catlow wanted to explore how new technology might help evaluate potential sites.

May 11, 2018

Outstanding Seniors Awarded NC State’s Highest Non-Academic Distinction

Three NC State graduating seniors received the 2018 Mathews Medal, the highest non-academic distinction awarded to NC State students. Two are students in Humanities and Social Sciences. The award, administered by the Alumni Association Student Ambassador Program, recognizes seniors who have made significant contributions to the university and created a lasting legacy.

May 9, 2018

Veteran Earns Degree While Continuing to Fight Fires in Charlotte

Chad Hunning wanted to earn a degree while continuing to work as a full-time firefighter. NC State’s Online and Distance Education program in Leadership in the Public Sector was the right fit for him.

May 3, 2018

Meet Some of Our Outstanding 2018 Graduates

Our community of nearly 40,000 alumni will grow even larger this spring, as nearly 1,000 Humanities and Social Sciences undergraduate and graduate students earn NC State diplomas for their hard work.