College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Dec 3, 2019

Jane Rogers: Supporting Students’ Leadership Potential

Jane Rogers has been named the College of Humanities and Social Sciences 2019 Distinguished Alumna and was recognized at the annual NC State Alumni Association Evening of Stars Gala. She has more than 40 years of experience developing and leading nonprofit, educational, governmental and for-profit organizations. Rogers, a member of the Chancellor’s Circle and the R. Stanhope Pullen Society, also has established a planned gift to support students’ access to international study abroad opportunities and to provide leadership opportunities to students engaged with our state’s social innovation nonprofit sector.

Dec 3, 2019

Connecting Veterans with Community

NC State offers a variety of resources and services to support those who have served our country, and donors support many of those efforts.

Nov 19, 2019

Morris Named William T. Kretzer Distinguished Professor

Irwin Morris, executive director of NC State’s School of Public and International Affairs, has been named William T. Kretzer Distinguished Professor. Established in 1999, the professorship helps the College of Humanities and Social Sciences maintain a position of national excellence and successfully compete with other universities for outstanding scholars. It is made possible through the generosity of Jim and Ann Goodnight and the C.D. Spangler Foundation.

Nov 5, 2019

Busy Turning Dreams into Reality

From Europe to Mexico, and plenty of places in between, College of Humanities and Social Sciences student Toinette Powers is taking advantage of opportunities to lay the foundation for a wide-ranging future.

Nov 5, 2019

Partnering to Combat Student Housing Insecurity

Since Mary Haskett's 2017 study illustrated the need to address food and housing insecurity faced by NC State students, campus and community partners have worked on ways to respond. Grants from the NC State University Foundation are supporting development of a Host Homes Program, which will match students facing homelessness or housing insecurity with members of the community willing to open their homes. At the same time, an interdisciplinary partnership with Professor Tom Barrie in the College of Design is exploring what it might look like to provide housing on or near campus.

Oct 29, 2019

Carol Rahmani: Giving Where Your Interests Lie

Carol Rahmani and her husband, both alumni, lived and breathed NC State for decades and always planned on giving something back to the university as a couple. After Abdul Rahmani passed away, Carol was determined to see their plans through. She has established endowments from her estate that match both her interests and those of her late husband.

Sep 17, 2019

Students Take National Stage to End Hunger on College Campuses

Six NC State students took to the national stage this month to address a crisis impacting college campuses across the country: hunger and homelessness. The students, who attended the conference through the support of NC State donors, discussed increasing community resources, decreasing obstacles for those in need and confronting the stigma of seeking help in their workshop "Transforming a College Campus Hunger Initiative."

Sep 10, 2019

Teaching Public History: Interactive Program Paves The Way For Lebanese Teachers

A two-week program hosted by NC State’s Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies and funded in part by a grant from the NC State University Foundation is transforming the way Lebanese teachers educate students about their country’s history.

Sep 3, 2019

My NC State Story: Clare Jordan

Pullen Society member Clare Jordan looks back on her time at NC State and how she has used her College of Humanities and Social Sciences degree to help nonprofits for the last 25 years.

Aug 13, 2019

Welcome Our New Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is welcoming 10 tenured or tenure-track faculty to NC State for the fall semester, including Irwin Morris, who joins the School of Public and International Affairs as executive director and William T. Kretzer Distinguished Professor. Learn about their varied scholarship and research interests.