Stories From 2016

Dec 14, 2016

Trading ‘Academese’ for Plain English

One scholar argues: If we don’t seek to baffle and bewilder our readers, it should be worth investing a bit of time and effort in putting our messages across clearly and concisely. Why bother otherwise?

Dec 13, 2016

Social Work Students Serve the Community

Each semester, Social Work students have the opportunity to serve their community in various ways. Dr. Fitzpatrick’s Hunger and Homelessness class  (SW 495) requires students to visit Healing Transitions, Oak City Outreach Center and CASA. This picture shows NC State […]

Dec 1, 2016

The Year in Pictures: Humanities and Social Sciences in 2016

Take a look back at some of our favorite stories (and photos) of the year.

Nov 14, 2016  |  New Vance DSS chief ready to 'continue the good work'

New Vance DSS chief ready to ‘continue the good work’

By Miles Bates mbates@hendersondispatch.com Read original article here Krystal Harris is the new director of Vance County Department of Social Services. Harris comes to the department with 11 years of service with the Durham County Department of Social Services.

Nov 9, 2016

The Department of Social Work Hosts First Annual Homecoming Celebration

On Friday, October 28th, Department of Social Work at NC State held its First Annual Homecoming Celebration and Open House. The free event, which was hosted in the Atrium of the historic 1911 building and co-sponsored by the Social Work […]

Sep 21, 2016

Social Work Alumna Presents Problems With Prison System

An NC State alumna presented in Talley Student Union on Monday evening “Why Prison is Personal and Political,” an event highlighting the impact of incarceration on women. The event was jointly hosted by the NC State Women’s Center and the […]

Aug 8, 2016

Fulbright Winner Headed to Mexico

One of seven NC State students to earn a competitive Fulbright grant this year, Emma Cathell will spend 9-10 months teaching English to students at a school or university in Mexico. Cathell's role will also include serving as a cultural ambassador for the United States.

Aug 3, 2016

College Welcomes A Dozen New Tenure-Track Faculty in Fall 2016

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomes 12 new tenure-track faculty to its ranks this fall. Their research interests range from the ethics of emerging science and technology to early identification and prevention services for emotional and behavioral health. Meet these stellar scholars, researchers and teachers.

Aug 1, 2016  |  Humanities and Social Sciences News

Drawing from His Own Past, Student Aims to Help Others Fight Addiction

More than four years after arriving in Raleigh homeless and addicted to heroin, Jesse Bennett is clean. He’s married. He’s a father. He’s a college student. Pursuing a bachelor of social work at NC State, Bennett says his quest toward a diploma isn’t only about continuing his recovery. It’s about helping others.

Aug 1, 2016

Drawing from His Own Past, Student Aims to Help Others Fight Addiction

More than four years after arriving in Raleigh homeless and addicted to heroin, Jesse Bennett is clean. He’s married. He’s a father. He’s a college student. Pursuing a bachelor of social work at NC State, Bennett says his quest toward a diploma isn’t only about continuing his recovery. It’s about helping others.