Stories From 2017

Sep 8, 2017

Submit Your Stories to the NC State Fiction Contest

Drawing more than 300 entrants last year, this free literary contest is open to North Carolina residents and is one of the largest free-to-enter writing contests in the South.

Sep 3, 2017

Graduate Student Notes

Threa Almontaser published her poem “Sympathy for Foreign Mothers” in the Baltimore Review.

Sep 3, 2017

Faculty Notes for July/August

BELLE BOGGS Belle Boggs is a finalist, along with Margot Lee Shetterly and Annette Gordon-Reed, for the Library of Virginia Literary Award for Nonfiction. She taught at the Community of […]

Aug 8, 2017

Meet Our New Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomes a dozen new tenured and tenure-track faculty to its ranks for the 2017-2018 year. Their scholarship and research interests range from race and immigration to organizational health psychology and urban food systems of the ancient world.

Aug 7, 2017

Maryellen Smith (M.S. Technical Communication ’07)

Alumna Maryellen Smith explains how her degree in technical communication serves her well every day.

Jul 31, 2017

Dialects Aren’t ‘Bad English’ — They’re Patterns

Graduate student Jessica Hatcher discusses the importance of educating teachers and others about language variation.

Jul 12, 2017

Therese Fowler Named 2017 Distinguished Alumna

Therese Fowler, MFA 2005, has been named the College of Humanities and Social Sciences 2017 Distinguished Alumna. She is the author of the New York Times bestseller Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald, among other works. Z is available in multiple languages worldwide and has been adapted as an original television series for Amazon Studios, starring Christina Ricci.

Jul 1, 2017

Graduate Student Notes for May/June

Caroline Myrick presented “The Importance of Dialect Dictionaries in the Caribbean” at the Dictionary Society of North America (DSNA) 21st Biennial conference in Cave Hill, Barbados, on June 9. The […]

Jul 1, 2017

Faculty Notes for May/June

LINDSEY ANDREWS In May, Lindsey Andrews gave an invited lecture titled “Horizontal and Hysterical, or, The University Is Killing Me” in the departments of English and Women’s Studies at Grinnell […]

May 22, 2017

Building a Legacy

NC State alumna Clare Jordan founded the campus chapter of Habitat for Humanity more than 25 years ago. She now supports an endowment that will benefit students who are completing nonprofit internships.