The overarching purpose of the School of Public and International Affairs is to fuse research with teaching. In the process, through internships and other experiential learning, we are preparing the next generation of problem solvers.
Experts Lend Insights During Election Season
Scholars from NC State’s School of Public and International Affairs are helping inform voters during election season. Local, national and international media outlets call upon them for their insights and expertise related to elections. We’ve captured some of the related news stories and other media featuring outstanding political scientists Michael Cobb, Steven Greene, Mark Nance and Andy Taylor.
Alum Makes His Mark in Sports, Fashion and Pop Culture Branding
During his days as a student at NC State, Patrick Joyce (Poli Sci '98) spent hours under the guidance of track coach Rollie Geiger, learning lessons on running, leadership and life. He continues to apply those lessons as director of licensing and brand development for IMG, which represents some of the world’s biggest sports figures, fashion icons, companies and events.
Building an Impressive Resume, Here and Abroad
Andriy Shymonyak built an impressive resume, both here and abroad, as an NC State political science and history double major. The Park Scholar and University Honors Program member earned awards and honors--including as a finalist for the prestigious Harry S. Truman Scholarship--as he explored Ukrainian politics, history, and how they relate to eastern and central Europe.
Moms More Likely Than Dads to Favor Diverse, Neighborhood Schools
In the first empirical study on gender and school assignment, NC State researchers find that mothers are more likely than fathers to favor both school diversity and so-called neighborhood schools. The study also finds that mothers are more likely to be concerned about challenges, dangers and uncertainty related to school assignments.
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Nov 10, 2016
SPIA Celebrates MIS Exchange Students for International Education Month
November is International Education Month, a time to celebrate the value of international students, student exchange programs, and study abroad programs. NC State's Master of International Studies (MIS) program welcomes […]
Oct 20, 2016
NC State Hosts the Southeastern Conference for Public Administration 2016
On October 13-16, 2016, NC State University hosted the Southeastern Conference for Public Administration 2016 (SECoPA) at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel in Raleigh, NC. The theme of this conference was […]