Vanessa Smith

Apr 27, 2015

Congratulations to Elizabeth Johnson-Young, PhD!

She successfully defended her dissertation, “‘What to Expect When You’re Expecting’: Communication, Body Image, and Breastfeeding Decisions.” Her committee included Andrew R. Binder (Chair), Kelly Albada, Huiling Ding, Kami Kosenko, and Melissa Johnson.

Apr 20, 2015

Congratulations to Keon Pettiway!

He received the 2015 A.M. Witherspoon Graduate Scholarship from the NC State Alumni Association’s Black Alumni Society. For more information about the scholarship, please click here.

Apr 20, 2015

Congratulations to the members of our college and CRDM

Members of CHASS and CRDM were recognized at the 2015 Chancellor’s Creating Community Awards! Keon Pettiway recieved the award for Outstanding Student! Elizabeth Nelson was nominated for Outstanding Faculty. Donise Benton was nominated for Outstanding staff. The College of Humanities and Social Sciences recieved the […]

Apr 16, 2015

Congratulations to James Kiwanuka-Tondo!

He was awarded the Outstanding Global Engagement award at the Office of International Affairs Global Engagement Exposition!

Apr 7, 2015

Congratulations to Jessica Handloff and Geoffrey Luurs!

They presented their multimedia project “The Ambient Sole” at PCA/ACA in New Orleans!

Mar 26, 2015

Congratulations to Johanne Laboy and Sarah Evans!

Congratulations to Johanne Laboy (1st place) and Sarah Evans (3rd place) for being winners of the Tenth Annual Graduate Research Symposium! This is the first time two CRDM students won in the Humanities category. To see their winning posters and […]

Mar 14, 2015

2015: 6th CRDM Research Symposium

Epistemology and Power Organized by: Jeremy Packer Website:

Mar 13, 2015

Congratulations to Melinda Leonardo, PhD!

She successfully defended her doctoral dissertation titled: Lost in transfer: How training participant narratives reveal training transfer experiences. Her committee consisted of Jessica Jameson (chair), Bill Kinsella, Susan Katz, Jason Swarts, and External Consultant Kathy Sturgis.

Mar 13, 2015

Calling all Dissertating PhD students!

If you are due to defend your dissertation, please consider applying for the Doctoral Dissertation Completion Grant which would cover the period of July 1, 2015-December 31, 2015. To apply or get more information click here.

Mar 13, 2015

Congratulations to Johanne Laboy, PhD!

She successfully defended her doctoral dissertation titled: Irrational Health Beliefs and Type 2 Diabetes: Their Source, Nature, and Impact in the Hispanic Community. Johanne’s committee included Ken Zagacki, James Kiwanuka-Tondo, Huiling Ding, Teresa Thompson (the University of Dayton), and Kami […]