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Author: Justin Hammond

Oct 22, 2020

Love is an (Outdoor) Adventure

NC State alumni Will Ericson and Keela Kennedy met in the Department of Health and Exercise Studies' Intro to Adventure Education course. The couple got engaged in September, so their next adventure together is marriage. 

A group of high school students

Oct 20, 2020

“I’m Not Sure If You’re Princeton Material”

Jordan Bingham, college adviser for Wallace-Rose Hill High School in Duplin County, N.C., writes about the importance of believing in students and their dreams. 

Oct 20, 2020

Virtual appointments and drive-through sessions: How college counselors are helping students complete the FAFSA

NC State College Advising Corps advisers are using technology to get high school students to complete important FAFSA information. 

CAC counselors at an outside table

Oct 14, 2020

NC State CAC Featured in the Washington Post

NC State's College Advising Corps was featured in a recent article about virtual appointments and drive-through sessions for college tours and FAFSA assistance. 

Two TikTok videos side by side commenting on college planning and FAFSA

Oct 13, 2020

Using TikTok/Social Media to Educate Students

Cindy Cortez, college adviser for East Duplin High School in Duplin County, N.C., writes about using TikTok to help students with college applications and FAFSA. 

Jakub Sciora

Oct 8, 2020

HES Student Raises the Bar for at-Home Fitness

During quarantine, Jakub Sciora combined the skills he learned in textiles engineering and health and exercise studies to create his own home workout equipment. 

Jamie Lynn Gilbert in a mask in front of the WKNC studio wall

Oct 7, 2020

College Radio: Great Hopes, Great Fears

Station managers and staffs grapple with the long-term impact of the pandemic. 

Paul Fyfe

Oct 6, 2020

Professor Paul Fyfe Brings a Humanistic Approach to Data

Professor Paul Fyfe discusses his course, Data and the Human, for students in the University Honors and Scholars Programs. 

Jamie Lynn Gilbert in a mask in front of the WKNC studio wall

Oct 5, 2020

WKNC Adviser Featured in Article on College Radio and COVID-19

Jamie Lynn Gilbert, associate director of Student Media, was one of four radio station advisers featured in an article by Radio World. 

Juntos students and staff at 2020 Convening

Sep 29, 2020

Juntos offers 20/20 vision to Latinx families’ educational journey

The Juntos program held its first national convening last week, where the theme was empowering Latinx youth and providing Latinx families with 20/20 vision throughout their quite often blurry journey navigating the higher education system in the United States.