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.

Nov 16, 2011

“ACC Road Trip” Host Comes to Town

An unpaid internship at Turner Sports evolved into a 14-year career doing on-air promotions for Tommy Kane (Comm '93). The former basketball player returned to campus to film "ACC Road Trip," his award-winning show that highlights campus football culture.

Nov 16, 2011

Paying it Forward

Christina LaCanfora (Comm and Sociology '07) was so grateful for the scholarship support she received from the Department of Communication that she’s replenished the fund twice. “It feels fantastic to know that you are making it a little easier for a student to finish a degree by reducing the stress of money,” says LaCanfora, 25. She received the Nancy and Melinda Snow Scholarship and has since donated to the scholarship, with her employer, ExxonMobil, matching her donation three to one.

Jul 12, 2011

Alum’s Tea Party Research Featured in New York Times

John Coggin (Communication and Interdisciplinary Studies‘09) recently graduated from Harvard University with a Master of Theological Studies in Religion, Ethics, and Politics. While at Harvard, Coggin co-authored a paper that has become the subject of a New York Times piece, […]

Jun 16, 2011

Doc Hendley: Humble Hero

In 2009, CNN named Doc Hendley (Communication ’04) one of its top ten heroes of the year for his work to bring clean water to some of the world’s poorest areas. Since he was in the nation’s spotlight, Doc has […]

Nov 3, 2010

CHASS alums recount NCSU’s basketball history

Carrie McGaha CHASS Communications Intern CHASS alums Tim Peeler (English ’87) and Roger Winstead (Communication ’87) vividly illustrate the many traditions and innovations that have shaped Wolfpack basketball as well as the history and customs of college basketball itself in […]

Aug 23, 2010

CHASS Alumni — John Cooper Elias

John Cooper Elias (Communication, 2009) served as Agromeck editor and as president of the Student Wolfpack Club when he was a student at NC State. He went on to work full-time as an intern with the Wolfpack Club, coordinating marketing […]