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.
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.
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).
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.
7 Students Receive Prestigious Boren, Gilman Awards
Seven Humanities and Social Sciences students recently earned prestigous scholarships to study overseas.
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.
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.
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.
What Does Trump’s Climate Policy Mean for Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goals?
A new study from NC State researchers tackles a big question: how much of an impact could Trump's climate policies have?
Most State Pension Plans Paper Over Unfunded Liabilities
An analysis of state pension plans from across the country finds that the already troubling state of pension finances may be even worse than it first appears because many pension managers are making their plan's financial condition look better by perpetually putting off payments.