Alumni

May 12, 2016

Positive Perspective, Reinforced

Want to see positivity personified? Meet recent graduate Tiffany Johnson. Nothing stops her.

Jan 26, 2016

Tar Heel: Sharita Whitaker has forged a legal career for other minorities to follow

NC State University Department of Communication Alum Sharita Whitaker is featured in this News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) feature.

Apr 24, 2013

Internships Lead to White House

On a whim, Jessica Green (Communication '12) researched White House Internships during her final semester at NC State. Now, just months after graduation, she finds herself working in the Office of Correspondence for the First Lady.

Feb 11, 2013

Alum helps produce winning Super Bowl commercial

On Super Bowl Sunday, more than 108 million Americans crowded around their televisions. Some were in it solely for the game, and others were interested in the commercials. Chris Crutchfield (Communication '06) was one watching the commercials closely. He had worked on a commercial for a Doritos-sponsored contest. But no one knew whether the commercial would be one of the top two contest entries and earn airtime. The commercial Crutchfield produced did air during the Super Bowl. Although he and his team didn't win any monetary awards, their efforts continue to win them recognition.

Jan 7, 2013

Sitting Pretty with Simply Sitting

CHASS alumna Ginny Hager (Communication '08) started babysitting when she was 13. She has continued to hear from parents who struggle to find trustworthy, dependable sitters. So this entrepreneur created Simply Sitting, a service that connects families to the best babysitters in their area.

Sep 7, 2012

Film Buff Gives New Life to Old Films

Skip Elsheimer '91 has been collecting educational films for 20 years. He has amassed 100 miles of film -- roughly 240 hours of material. Read how the self-proclaimed "AV Geek" has transformed his passion for film into both a hobby and a career.

Sep 5, 2012

Dissertation on Visual Thinking Earns Recognition

All too often, doctoral candidates toil in obscurity over their dissertations. But CHASS alum Kelly Martin has earned high recognition for hers. NC State University nominated “Thinking Visually: A Guide to Research Methodologies and Contexts” for the nation’s most prestigious honor for doctoral dissertations, the Council of Graduate Schools /UMI Distinguished Dissertation Award in Social Sciences.

Jul 22, 2012

50 Days, 50 Meals

Two NC State students are traveling the world this summer. Austin Simmons and Andrew Vanover have organized their adventure around food: through "50 Days, 50 Meals," they want to share a meal with a different stranger every day, and in so doing, "hear their stories, hear their perspectives on various topics, and learn from different cultures."

Apr 26, 2012

Durham Bulls Serve as Inspiration for Alum’s Novel

James Bailey (Communication ’93) grew up in Seattle loving baseball. When his mom moved to North Carolina in 1990, Bailey followed and landed a job with the Durham Bulls. His passion for minor league baseball — and his love of […]

Mar 2, 2012

As NY Giants Assistant Coach, CHASS Alum Helps Win Super Bowl

CHASS alum David Merritt (Poli Sci '94), was a linebacker at NC State. As an assistant coach for the New York Giants, he played a critical role in helping his team win in the last few minutes of the Super Bowl. Merritt recently took time to chat with an NC State writer about the Super Bowl and his career in coaching.