Stories From 2020

Dec 22, 2020

SPIA Hosts Virtual Commencement for 2020 Graduates

The School of Public and International Affairs held two virtual commencement ceremonies to celebrate the graduation of spring, summer, and fall 2020 graduates.

Dec 19, 2020

Energy Expert Jackie Kempfer (’17) Speaks at 2020 MIS Commencement

Jackie returned to NC State, albeit virtually, and speak to the MIS graduates about her own experience in the program, the impact it has had on her career, and share advice on how they can forge ahead with their career goals, even in these unusual and challenging times.

Dec 18, 2020

Nina Worth is the 2020 Recipient of the William J. Block Award for Service

Nina Worth received the 2020 William J. Block Award for service to NC State and the broader community.

Dec 11, 2020

Wyatt Russell is the 2020 Recipient of the Erika Fairchild Award for Best Paper

Wyatt Russell is the 2020 recipient of the Erika Fairchild Award for Best Paper.

Dec 10, 2020

Helen Hofelt, SPIA’s Commencement Speaker, Challenges 2020 Graduates to Use Skills to Help Others

Helen Hofelt addressed her fellow 2020 graduates at the School of Public and International Affairs Commencement Ceremony on December 4, 2020.

Dec 7, 2020

Former Student Body President Establishes Scholarship for Student Leaders

Andy Walsh ’13 has pledged $10,000 to establish the Robert A. Walsh Student Leadership Fund, which will benefit undergraduate students serving in leadership roles for campus organizations.

Nov 23, 2020

MIS Alum Rinat Kapev: Mobilizing Aid for the United Nations

MIS alum, Rinat Kapev, offers current students interested in international development work some advice, as he discusses how NC State and the Fulbright Program prepared him for his current position with the United Nations.

Nov 19, 2020

Leadership in the Public Sector Graduates Forge New Career Paths

Hear how three Leadership in the Public Sector graduates are using their degrees to turn their passions into successful careers.

Oct 28, 2020

2020 Post-Election Analysis: What Happened and Why

Join us for a post-election analysis with Professors Steven Greene and Andrew Taylor at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 4, 2020. The event, which will take place over Zoom this year, has become an election year tradition for the two […]

Oct 28, 2020

Leadership Fellows Academy: Equipping Leaders for North Carolina

The Leadership Fellows Academy is a transformational, cohort learning experience for executive directors, owners, and board chairs of consumer operated nonprofit organizations in North Carolina. Since 2017, the program has facilitated over 50 Fellows through a 26-week program, which entails […]