Year in Review: Top Humanities and Social Sciences Stories of 2015
As another year comes to an end, take a look back at some of our favorite stories from 2015. This snapshot of the innovative and purposeful work that stems from our students, faculty, alumni and friends, underscores a fact that's clearer now than ever: the humanities and social sciences are not just relevant to solving the problems of the 21st Century, they are essential.
Where There’s A Will … Nontraditional Student Studies Abroad
Thomasina Williams is a nontraditional student who is willing to step outside the familiar. A social work major, wife and mother of two, she's the first member of her family to attend college. And this summer, she packed her bags and traveled to Italy, where she learned Italian and studied the history and culture of land far from home. She says she's a changed person, and glad for it. Read the Q & A.
BackTrackers Taking Two Steps Forward, Not One Back
An organization founded by BSW senior Lorrinda Janik for all non-traditional students. NC State and our students, making the university a more welcoming place for non-traditional students. There’s no wrong time to get your degree! Read the article here at the […]
2014-2015 Outstanding Faculty Achievements
NC State’s Humanities and Social Sciences faculty have a well-earned reputation for outstanding scholarship, research, teaching, advising and engagement. A number of faculty earned prestigious awards and other recognition in 2014-2015 from scholarly organizations, from NC State University, and from the college.
Sixteen(!) Tenure-Track Faculty Join Humanities and Social Sciences in Fall 2015
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomes 16 new tenure-track faculty to its ranks this fall. Their research interests range from public budgeting and finance to adolescent mental health, creative writing, and strategic management. Meet these stellar scholars, researchers and teachers.
Congratulations to 2015 – 2016 Merit Scholarship Winners!
The Department of Social Work would like to congratulate Social Work Students Glennetta Burrell (Junior) and Dana Saad (Junior) for being selected for 2015 – 2016 College Merit Scholarships! We thank Social Work Faculty members who took the time to […]
Department of Social Work at NC State: New Student Successes
New Student Successes! Sierra Stanford is a junior in the BSW program. A video she made for an assignment in her human behavior class was selected by The New Social Worker magazine’s Social Work Month Series and Talent Show. For […]
2014 – 2015 Department of Social Work Newsletter Staff and Letter From the Editor
Newsletter Readers, We are pleased to provide you all with our annual 2014 – 2015 Newsletter from the Department of Social Work at NC State University. We thank you for reading and taking interest in NC State and for your continued […]
SW 560 Students Speak with Legislators Regarding Population’s Concerns
As part of their class assignment, Master’s of Social Work students enrolled in the Department of Social Work’s SW 560 class attended the National Association of Social Workers – North Carolina (NASW – NC) Advocacy Day on March 25, 2015. […]
Welcome from Dr. Karen Bullock, Head, NC State Department of Social Work
This year, the Department of Social Work at NC State saw many accomplishments among our faculty, staff and students. As social workers, we are uniquely prepared to address issues of diversity, equity and social justice. Our online newsletter and our […]