Meet the Newest Dean’s Scholars in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences
The college awarded the merit-based scholarship to six outstanding incoming freshmen, who use the funds to offset tuition and for hands-on learning such as study abroad, internships or undergraduate research. Funding comes from donor gifts to the college’s Excellence Fund, in addition to the William T. Kretzer Family Scholarship fund.
Flying High After Study Abroad
Political science major Marquan Hamilton's eye-opening study abroad experience in Cuba, made possible by multiple scholarships, is a testament to the power of philanthropy. The first-generation college student from Shelby also received scholarships and Pack Promise funding that helped get him to NC State's College of Humanities and Social Sciences in the first place.
Language Diversity Ambassadors Examine Identity in Dialects
NC State's Language Diversity Ambassadors host to educate people about and celebrate language diversity. Graduate student Jessica Hatcher, whose passion for linguistics was fueled by privately supported undergraduate research, serves as president for the group, which received a mini-grant from the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity. Walt Wolfram, William C. Friday Distinguished University Professor, is among the group's founders.
A Desire to Help Others
After a meaningful student experience at NC State, Ghazale Johnston is now a leading advocate for the university, giving of both her time and resources.
Helping Students Dream Big, Together
NC State alumni Bryan Hum and Laura Wilkinson, who work in the government sector in Washington, D.C., became great friends as students in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. They recently teamed up to create the Wilkinson-Hum Government Scholarship, a merit-based tuition award that will support juniors and seniors interested in careers in the federal government, national security, the intelligence community, international affairs, public policy and law.
NC State Digital Humanities Projects Headed to Smithsonian
Two NC State digital humanities projects will be on display next month at the Smithsonian as part of a new festival highlighting innovative research, including work from the Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies.
Extraordinary Game Day Experiences: Olivia Kane
Olivia Kane, a junior majoring in communication, is a partial scholarship recipient as a marching band featured twirler.
Extraordinary Game Day Experiences: Jacob Malone
Cadet Jacob Malone, a senior double majoring in economics and political science, is a four-year national Army ROTC Scholarship recipient and a regular color guard member.
Extraordinary Game Day Experiences: Chandler Marr
Chandler Marr, a sophomore majoring in communication, is a Caldwell Fellow and mellophonist in the marching band.
Smoothing the Bumps in the Road
Donor support for NC State students reaches beyond scholarship funding. A new Student Emergency Fund administered by the Division of Academic and Student Affairs will help meet essential needs and ease unexpected burdens — keeping students like John Dunn on the track to success.