The College of Humanities and Social Sciences encourages students to turn the world into their classroom, challenge what it means to be a scholar, and to Think and Do abroad.
Rodrick Alston Memorial Student Award
The Rodrick Alston Memorial Scholarship was created to honor the legacy and contributions made from Dr. Rodrick Alston, a NC State Alum and faculty member who was instrumental to part of the success and growth of Africana Studies here on NC State.
hris Hondros was an NC State alum (English) and an award-winning photo-journalist who was killed while on assignment in Libya in 2011. In honor of his legacy, friends of Hondros decided to start the Chris Hondros Scholarship Endowment for students that attend NC State who have the aspirations to study abroad. Additionally, it is geared to those who have the passion of story telling and capturing the moments of those who are enduring hardships and tough situations. To learn more about Chris Hondros, check out this article.
Bob Patterson Interdisciplinary Studies Fellow
One graduating senior at each IDS graduation ceremony will be honored as a Bob Patterson Fellow. Fellows are chosen for their generosity, empathy, humility, open-mindedness, creativity, altruism, and gratitude, all characteristics of Dr. Bob Patterson.
Growing Research on Women and girls of color (GROW) Initiative
This interdisciplinary, campus-wide effort seeks to engage and highlight the research of scholars of all disciplines who center women and girls of color, and whose primary goals include intersectional and culturally-diverse research.