2021 History Alum, Blake Grasso, Wins CHASS Thesis Award
Blake Grasso '21, is the latest History MA alum to win the CHASS Thesis Award
Meet our latest Public History PhD 2021 graduate, James Wils
Congratulations to our latest 2021 Public History PhD graduate, James Wils!
Meet Our Outstanding Spring 2021 Public History and History MA Graduates
Covid 19 did not stop another outstanding group of Public History and History MA students from graduating this Spring.
Dr. S. Thomas Parker Receives Michael Dickey Outstanding Research Mentor Award
Dr. S. Thomas Parker has received the Michael Dickey Outstanding Research Mentor Award.
Saying Goodbye to Assistant Teaching Professor Helen Perros
Assistant Professor Helen Perros began her career teaching history students about the Middle Ages at NC State in 1983. Thirty-eight years later she is saying goodbye.
Complicated Legacies: Race, Space, and White Supremacy in NC State History
In Spring of 2021, the HI 589: Interpretation in Historic Sites class developed a campus tour dedicated to the complicated legacies of different figures preserved in the landscape of N.C. State University.
Dr. Charles Ludington’s War on Christmas essay published in The American Scholar
Associate Teaching Professor, Dr. Charles Ludington publishes essay for The American Scholar.
History Department Receives Excellence in Assessment Award
We are proud to announce The Office of Assessment and Accreditation has named History as one of its honorees for NC State’s Excellence in Assessment awards
Graduate Students Unveil STEMinist Exhibit
Although there was the added challenge of a pandemic, HI 591 Museum Studies graduate students persevered and created an exhibit to showcase the achievements of women in STEM at NCSU.
Public History Students Spend Spring Break Working to Preserve a Culture That Could Soon Be Lost to Climate Change
They were brought to St Helena Island from West Africa as slaves to work the land and when they were finally freed, the Gullah Geechee bought the island. Now descendants of these former slaves, continue to live as their ancestors did – speaking the same Creole language and preserving their culture and traditions. But now their way of life is being threated by strengthening hurricanes, sea level rise and erosion caused by climate change. They risk losing their culture as the land disappears.