Student Success Study Abroad

May 21, 2018

Social Work Student Briana Garcia, her Prestigious Scholarships, and Women of Color Travel Blog

During August of 2017, rising social work senior Briana Garcia was awarded the prestigious Gilman and Travelers Scholarships to fund her fall 2017 study abroad experience to Chile. The Gilman Scholarship or “the U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman […]

Jan 12, 2018

And The Rest Is History: Three Social Work Undergraduates Experience the Italian Renaissance

During the summer of 2017, three social work students studied abroad in Florence, Italy. Undergraduates Joseph McNeill, Laura Tatlock, and Mary Lindsay West studied at Lorenzo de’ Medici for their Summer I term. Though the trip did not have a […]

Aug 25, 2017

Study Abroad Trip Confirms Social Work Passion for First Generation Student, Deijah Barnes

Deijah Barnes is a senior majoring in social work. Barnes studied abroad in Botswana during the summer of 2017. Read her interview about her study abroad experience in Botswana and how it confirmed her passion for social work. What sparked […]

Aug 16, 2017

7 Students Receive Prestigious Boren, Gilman Awards

Seven Humanities and Social Sciences students recently earned prestigous scholarships to study overseas. 

May 18, 2017

First-Generation BSW Graduate Uses Multi-Faceted Lens in Work With Older Adults

Grace Lee, a spring 2017 graduate of the NC State Department of Social Work’s BSW Program was interviewed for our 2017 annual newsletter. Read her interview below to learn more about her study abroad experience in South Korea, life as […]

May 10, 2017

Meet Some of Our Outstanding 2017 Graduates

Our army of nearly 38,600 Humanities and Social Sciences alumni will grow even larger this spring, as nearly 1,000 of our undergraduate and graduate students earn NC State diplomas for their hard work. Meet a few of our outstanding graduates and see what's next for them after commencement.

Apr 7, 2016

Social Work Student Shares Study Abroad Experience

Sabriya Dobbins shares experience from her India study abroad trip for NC State’s Think and Do competition. 1st Runner Up, Sabriya Dobbins is an Animal Science and Social Work major at NC State. She studied abroad in India on the Wildlife […]

Nov 17, 2015

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.