December 7, 2017
Applying Research to Practice: Helping Families and Communities
As a professor, NC State alumna Jamie Alexander learned the value of research and putting it to practice to help improve local communities.
November 6, 2017
Building Healthy Marriages as a Foundation for Families
NC State Youth, Family and Community Sciences alumna Rebekah Torres Tolson hopes to create a foundation for families by building strong and healthy marriages.
November 2, 2017
NC State Online Alumnus Impacting Youth on the Court
In the five years since Christian Gray founded DIVERSE Training, the NC State Online and Distance Education and CALS alum has trained NBA players like Brice Johnson of the Los Angeles Clippers.
October 3, 2017
Keeping Students Connected Results in a Richer Experience
Sarah Kirby, a professor in the Department of Youth, Family and Community Sciences, encourages her online students to connect with fellow classmates and professors to have a richer learning experience.
September 13, 2017
Alumnus Teaches Inclusive Practices at Non-Profit Organization
NC State alumnus Jeremy Crisp works at a non-profit organization in Washington D.C., where he creates training curriculum and teaches inclusive practices to professionals and organizations serving youth with disabilities.
August 17, 2017
Career Goals: Alumna Starts Family Education Consulting Business
Alumna Stephanie Jones started her own family education consulting business after earning her master’s degree from NC State and years of dedication and determination.
July 11, 2017
Reaching Higher Ground: Extending Aid to Flood Victims
NC State graduate student Shahnee Haire, who was a regional public health educator coordinator based in Robeson County during Hurricane Matthew, saw the human side of the disaster first hand while working in an emergency shelter in St. Pauls.
May 17, 2017
Alumna Knew NC State Online Master’s Program Would Be Top-Notch
NC State Alumna Liane Watson didn’t have plans to earn her master’s degree. Her mind changed after her research of parent education led her to enroll in a program through NC State Online and Distance Education.
December 7, 2016
Passion to Help Others Motivated YFCS Alumna to Complete Online Program
NC State Alumna Shonette Lewis says the courses taught in her online master’s degree program from the Department of Youth, Family, and Community Sciences prepared her to work with diverse families.
November 22, 2016
Online Alumna Promotes Change Through Work at El Pueblo
Martha "Iliana" Santillan-Carrillo, a 2015 graduate of NC State's Youth, Family, and Community Science Online Program, uses her master's degree to advocate for the rights of Latinos through the non-profit organization El Pueblo.