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Mar 1, 2011

The Price of Education in Little Rock: A History Lesson in Integration

Dr. Minnijean Brown Trickey visited NC State University on Thursday, February 24. Her public lecture, “The Price of Education in Little Rock,” was hosted by NC State University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Minnijean Brown Trickey was 16 when she became involved in a pivotal act of the American civil rights movement. As one of the… 

Feb 25, 2011

Ins and Outs of Political Communications

With three decades of experience in North Carolina politics, CHASS alum Brad Crone (Poli Sci ’85) has seen his share of politicians at work. When it comes to political communications, Crone says two figures stand above the rest. “Jesse Helms and Jim Hunt.” he says. “Both of them were absolute experts at political communications.” Crone,… 

Feb 21, 2011

CHASS Writing Program Nationally Ranked in U.S. News & World Report

NC State is sharing the rankings spotlight with schools like Harvard, Princeton, Stanford, Cornell, and Duke for its campus writing and speaking program. U.S. News and World Reporthas once again ranked the CHASS program among the nation’s best colleges and universities with writing-across-the-curriculum programs. Special congratulations to those who lead the effort: Professors Chris Anson (English),… 

Feb 16, 2011

Communication Week

The job search and social media. Global public relations. Using your voice to change history. Political campaigning. All this and more, brought to you by Communication Week from February 21-25. Don’t miss these feature events: Monday February 21: “The Future of Political Campaigning”CHASS alum and founder of Campaign Connections Brad Crone will share his perspectives… 

Feb 8, 2011

Hangin’ Around with Zach Galifianakis

From Hillsborough Street to Hollywood, actor Zach Galifianakis has captivated audiences with his quirky comedic performances. In an interview with NC State University’s Dave Pond, Galifianakis reflected on his time as a Communication major. He shared memories of time spent on Hillsborough Street, class with his favorite professor— two-time Department of Communication Outstanding Teacher Jim Alchediak—and … 

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 their new book NC State Basketball: 100 Years of Innovation. Like NC State basketball, Peeler and Winstead’s… 

Nov 1, 2010

CHASS Student of the Month – November 2010

Demi Olubanwo, November 2010 CHASS Student of the Month 

Aug 24, 2010

No Laughing Matter

Maybe they should update “12 Angry Men.” The amount of laughter in the jury room during a capital murder trial was what struck Dr. Joann Keyton, a communication professor at NC State. “Laughter is something that occurs frequently, and not only because something is funny,” Keyton says. “Nobody in the jury was laughing at jokes.” However,… 

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 strategies for the Carolina Hurricanes, and overseeing the Hillsborough Street location of his family’s fair-trade store,… 

Oct 1, 2009

CHASS Student of the Month – October 2009

Crystal Clark, October 2009 Student of the Month