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English alum's many hats: chef, TV star, commencement speaker
Chef, restaurateur, TV star and NC State English alum Vivian Howard served up a great speech during NC State's winter graduation ceremonies. [...]
Marrying Humanities with Science and Technology
Meet Bob Geolas (Multidisciplinary Studies '87), president and CEO of the Research Triangle Foundation. and the newest Humanities and Social Sciences Distinguished Alumnus. [...]
Alums Get in the Game (Shows)
Our alumni get in the game. Literally, in some cases. Tensie Taylor ('09 Communication) appears on Wheel of Fortune this week; Josh Hager pulled in prize money as a contestant on Jeopardy last week. [...]
Embracing Language Diversity at NC State
CHASS alum Stephany Dunstan's award-winning dissertation focused on how dialects influence the college experience. In typical NC State Think And Do fashion, now she's working with sociolinguist Walt Wolfram and others to apply her findings in ways that raise awareness and celebrate just how richly diverse we are at NC State, every which way we say it. Check out the video! [...]
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Recent Alumni & Friends News

5/14/15
Image for story Poet's First Book of Verse Wins Prize

Poet's First Book of Verse Wins Prize

NC State MFA alumna Noel Crook has achieved what felt like an unattainable dream: She is a poet, and a prize-winning one at that. Crook won the Crab Orchard Review First Book Award, a national prize providing up-and-coming poets with the opportunity to publish their first book. [...]

5/5/15
Image for story Students on a (Social) Mission

Students on a (Social) Mission

Traditionally, the measure of a business's success is its economic bottom line. But more companies and business leaders are looking for results beyond profit margins, and the next generation of students is taking note. [...]