Student’s Art History Research Leads to Museums, Galleries Abroad
Kyle Canter has followed his growing interest in the history of photography to museums, galleries and archives in the United States and across Europe. Some of the NC State senior's research has been supported by a Supercurricular SEED Grant from the Fellowship Advising Office, based in the Division of Academic and Student Affairs. Funded by a gift from the late Marilyn D. Blanton, these grants enable students to pursue extraordinary academic opportunities in the summer.
When NC State offered then-high school student Erika Kemp an athletics scholarship, she had never run cross country. Now, she's a six-time All-America honoree, across both indoor and outdoor track and field and cross country competition. A student in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, she's also a five-time member of the ACC’s All-Academic team.
Social Entrepreneurs Tackling Food and Water Challenges
A new NC State initiative called the Social Innovation Fellows matches students with nonprofits and businesses that aim to solve social challenges in communities. The 30 fellows in this year’s cohort are tackling issues related to food and water insecurity; a Kenan Institute grant partially supports the program.
Eleven Humanities and Social Sciences Students Recognized with Prestigious National Awards
Eleven College of Humanities and Social Sciences students -- including Park and Goodnight Scholars and Caldwell Fellows -- recently received or were named finalists for prestigious national awards tied to the teaching or study of critical languages abroad.
Bain Receives Udall Scholarship
Meredith Bain, a Goodnight Scholar from Charlotte majoring in mathematics and German studies, was recently selected as a 2018 Udall Scholar. Selection criteria for the nationally awarded scholarship include leadership potential, a record of public service and academic achievement.
Meet Outstanding College of Humanities and Social Sciences Grads
The college's community of 40,000 alumni is growing this month, as nearly 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students earn NC State diplomas for their hard work. Meet a few, including scholarship recipients, and learn what’s next for them.
A Diplomatic Life
A study abroad experience, supported by a scholarship, helped shape Kensley Cox’s post-NC State plans to work in human resources.
A Continuing Buzz of Excitement
The buzz surrounding NC State alumna Leigh-Kathryn Bonner’s company isn’t dying down. Since her participation in several entrepreneurship programs that enjoy private support and her 2015 graduation, Bonner has grown Bee Downtown to $350,000 in annual revenue. She recently garnered an impressive new recognition, being selected as one of Inc.’s 30 Most Inspiring Young Entrepreneurs under 30.
Bringing Others Along. From his days as an RA and student body president, to his investment in the Caldwell Fellows, Tony Caravano has always believed in the NC State community.
Levin to Deliver John W. Pope Lecture
Yuval Levin, editor of National Affairs and author of The Fractured Republic, will give the 2018 John W. Pope Lecture, "In Search of Solidarity in the Age of Trump," later this month at NC State. The John W. Pope Lecture Series is hosted by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and Poole College of Management to encourage dialogue on topics of political and economic interest. It's supported by a grant from the John W. Pope Foundation.