Our Alumni Make Us Proud

 

You are our nation’s creators, problem solvers, policy leaders, counselors, concerned and involved citizens, thinkers and do-ers. You understand the power of your degree and you live out its promises with purpose. We are so proud to number you among our alumni. Please connect with us, keep in touch and share your news with us.

Tony Caravano and Vansana Nolintha
Sandra Harding
Noel Crook
Kevin Pelphrey
Tuyen Truong

Distinguished Alumni Award Winners

Since 1990, the college has recognized distinguished alumni who are celebrated for their career achievements, community engagement and service to NC State. These individuals are representative of our highly accomplished  graduates: individuals who serve their communities through diverse paths.


Distinguished Alumni Award Winners

Vivian Howard
Bob Geolas
Susan Rabon
Nora Shepard
Susan Carter

Past recipients of this honor include:

  • 2014   Bob Geolas, B.A. Multidisciplinary Studies, 1987
  • 2012   Susan Rabon, B.A. Political Science, 1982
  • 2011   Nora Shepard, MFA Creative Writing, 2005 
  • 2010   Susan Carter, B.A. Political Science, 1981
  • 2009   Jack L. Cozort, B.A. Liberal Arts, 1972
  • 2008   Dick Carr, B. A. English, 1970
  • 2007   Perry Safran, B.A. Political Science, 1972
  • 2006   Ralph E. (Benny) Suggs, B.S. Psychology, 1969
  • 2005   Barbara Goodmon, M.A. Liberal Studies, 2000
  • 2004   Terry Gannon, B.A. History, 1985
  • 2003   Sandra Harding, Ph.D. Sociology, 1994
  • 2002   Julia T. Wood, B. A. Communication, 1972
  • 2001   Gordon Smith, III, M.A. Rural Sociology, 1974
  • 2000   Ann B. Goodnight, B.A. Political Science, 1968
  • 1999   Sylvia A. Adcock, B.A. English, 1981
  • 1998   Ronald E. Spivey, Jr., B.A. Political Science, 1982
  • 1997   Larry D. Barbour, B.A. Political Science, 1971
  • 1996   Pamela Denning, BA. Social Work, 1982
  • 1995   Michael Pedneau, B.A. Political Science, 1973, M.P.A. 1975
  • 1994   Philander D. Chase, B.A. History, 1965
  • 1993   Peaches Gunter Blank, B.A. Political Science, 1973, M.P.A, 1974
  • 1992   A. Leslie Cox, Jr., B.A. English, 1972
  • 1991   William T. Kretzer, B.A. History, 1986
  • 1990   Burley B. Mitchell, Jr., B.A. Political Science, 1966