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Wearing caps and gowns, students hold up the "Wolfie" sign

Nov 27, 2023

Celebrating our Graduating Student Ambassador

My name is Madeline Bain, and I am graduating this December with a degree in criminology, as well as minors in forensic science and psychology. These past four years at NC State have been nothing but incredibly exciting and rewarding. The experiences I have gained during my time here have shaped me into the person I… 

A student walks up the stairs of the 1911 Building

Nov 27, 2023

New Opportunities for Department of Sociology and Anthropology Student Ambassadors

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology Student Ambassador program began in February of 2020. Founded by Stephanie Jares, Director of Advising for the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, the program has continued to grow across the past several semesters– sponsoring events such as the ‘Howlentines Hangout’ and the Alumni Panels– along with connecting students… 

Nov 27, 2023

Wolfpack CHASS  Student  Highlight: Esports, Sociology, and Lilibet Lopez

As a fast-growing recreational and competitive activity, Esports are always being talked about nationally and globally, and the people who are part of it are very passionate about what they do. This form of entertainment and competition consists of individuals playing their favorite video games, in which they are highly skilled, and going against other… 

Photograph of Jenn Archer

Nov 27, 2023

An Interview with College of Humanities and Social Sciences counselor, Jenn Archer.

The term “resources” mean different things for different people. Resources can be food, shelter, and access to basic necessities. Resources can also be the writing center, counseling center, career development, financial wellness, and other resources that better someone’s educational reach. NC State offers all of these resources and more to its students, however access to these… 

student examines bone in lab

Oct 25, 2023

Class Recommendations for Upcoming Spring Registration From Our Students

Department of Sociology and Anthropology students give class recommendations for their peers. 

The 1911 building on the Court of North Carolina.

Oct 25, 2023

CHASS New Student Welcome Week – Meet Our New Students!

New students share their thoughts about why they chose NC State and the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. 

Oct 25, 2023

Career Paths and Experiences of Sociology Majors

There is a wide array of careers for sociology majors. Assistant teaching professor of sociology Jim Yocom and sociology and anthropology student Alex Soto share their thoughts. 

Students stroll through the Court of North Carolina on a warm spring afternoon with pollen falling in the foreground and Poe Hall in the background. Photo by Becky Kirkland.

Oct 23, 2023

Looking Ahead: Alternative Service Break

The Alternative Service Break program allows students to travel abroad or domestically to engage with different cultures and communities in need. 

graduate poses for photos on Court of NC

Apr 27, 2023

Celebrating Our Student Ambassadors

Seniors Samantha Aiken, Kilye Hucks and Soliyana Zemenfes reflect on their time in the Student Ambassador Program as well as their post-graduation plans. 

NC State's Court of North Carolina

Apr 26, 2023

Inside NC State’s Mental Health Resources

Director of prevention services Angel Bowers sat down with sociology student Alan Ramirez for a discussion about the mental health resources available to students.