English Alumni

Sep 28, 2017

Elisabeth Hegmann (MFA ’09)

MFA alumna Elisabeth Hegmann reflects on how her time at NC State ignited her passion for teaching and helping students.

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.

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.

Jan 23, 2017

Alumna’s Novel Inspires Streaming Series on Zelda Fitzgerald

Alumna Therese Fowler is headed for the red carpet. The 2005 MFA in creative writing grad is in New York this week for the premiere of Z: The Beginning of Everything, a new TV series adapted from the pages of her 2013 novel about Zelda Fitzgerald.

Nov 23, 2016

Alumna’s Cookbook Celebrates Food of Eastern North Carolina

Before she built a hugely successful farm-to-table restaurant in Kinston, N.C., and became the star of a PBS documentary series on her life in the kitchen and as the mother of two young children, alumna Vivian Howard dreamed of becoming a food writer.

Aug 1, 2016

Writers Make Top Sci-Fi, Fantasy List

Five writers from NC State’s MFA in Creative Writing Program are receiving recognition for their work in science fiction and fantasy. Editors of the Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy series selected stories from one MFA student, three alumni and one faculty member to its latest list of notable stories.

Jul 14, 2016

Arielle DeLisle has Found Her Voice in Phoenix

English and psychology alumna Arielle DeLisle is a lot like most of the alumni featured in the Red and White for Life blog's Wolfpack Nation series in that she lives far away from North Carolina. But in a way, the voice-over specialist and voice actor still lives in Raleigh by way of Phoenix, Ariz.

Apr 4, 2016

Now Streaming: Alumna’s Novel Being Transformed into Amazon TV Series

Last summer, author and NC State alumna Therese Fowler added a new title to her resume: TV producer. After being invited to Savannah, Georgia, for the filming of a new Amazon Studios pilot, Fowler watched as Christina Ricci and a cast of supporting actors played out scenes inspired by Fowler’s latest book, “Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald.” Amazon has since ordered a full season of “Z: The Beginning of Everything,” a bio-series based on Fowler’s 2013 New York Times bestseller.

Feb 9, 2016

Alumni Panel on Career Paths in Education, February 26, 2016

Our graduate programs are proud to present an alumni panel on career paths in education on Friday, February 26, 2016, from 12-2 pm in Caldwell M-8.

Feb 2, 2016

Alumna Wires Rural Idaho Hospital

Darla Anglen-Whitley (English '86) is on the front lines of a health-care revolution. She manages health informatics at Syringa Hospital and Clinics in rural Idaho, where she oversees technology that gives patients electronic access to their doctors and medical records. The American Hospital Association named Syringa Idaho’s most wired hospital in 2014 and 2015 in recognition of its work to give patients and doctors a system for secure online communication and access to medical records.