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Students participating in Summer Start sit in a circle on the lawn outside of Tucker Hall and socialize during a Summer Start event.

Jul 20, 2021

Off to a Great Start

From the Memorial Belltower to Bragaw Hall and beyond, NC State’s sprawling grounds and unique architecture beckon new students to make their home on campus. For first year and transfer students eager to start their undergraduate experience, Summer Start fulfills a longing to belong. 

Jeff Braden walking in door with his wife, Jill

Jul 1, 2021

How Do You Honor a Dean? With a CeleBraden

NC State’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences celebrated Dean Jeff Braden with a food drive. 

Psychology professor Mary Haskett, left

Jun 29, 2021

More Students Struggle With Basic Needs Due to Pandemic

After a 2017 study found an alarming rate of food insecurity and homelessness among NC State students, the university rallied to solve the problem, expanding and promoting assistance programs such as Pack Essentials. Donor support for these programs is critical as students confront the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Patrick Smith standing in an empty Carter-Finley Stadium

Jun 23, 2021

‘Far From Normal’

Employees who joined NC State during the COVID-19 pandemic reflect on their unique experiences and share what they most look forward to when the university resumes normal operations. 

the entrance to the GLBT center adorned with a rainbow flag

Jun 23, 2021

Finding Your Wolfpack: The GLBT Center

No matter where you are on the continuum, the NC State GLBT Center has something to offer. 

Mary Haskett talking with several students at NC State.

Jun 23, 2021

More Students Struggle With Basic Needs Due to Pandemic

The economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic has hit students hard, resulting in a marked increase in food insecurity and homelessness. The toll on their mental health has been striking. 

Dr. Phyllis Vogel teaching a music class

Jun 14, 2021

Honoring Our Piano Pioneers

When an anonymous donor made a generous gift to endow a new piano performance scholarship in the Department of Music, they left it up to the department to name the fund. Former department head Bob Petters, who has taught in the music department since 1976, recommended that the scholarship be named for two women who each played a pivotal role in developing the piano program at NC State — Phyllis Vogel and Marilyn Lynch. 

Graphic for the Wicked Problems, Wolfpack Solutions class

Jun 1, 2021

Incoming Students to Confront Global Change in Wicked Problems, Wolfpack Solutions

All incoming NC State students and their families are invited to explore the many dimensions of global change in Wicked Problems, Wolfpack Solutions (WPWS), a free online multidisciplinary course. Students will become part of the NC State community that is working to solve these wicked problems together. 

Coleman Simpson

May 24, 2021

A Leading Advocate: Master’s Student Coleman Simpson

In the midst of the pandemic, graduate student Coleman Simpson found a way to support fellow CALS students: He successfully applied for a $13,000 grant to offer counseling services. 

Sirena Rowe hugs a teammate at the NCAA championships in Greensboro.

May 7, 2021

Strong Finish

Sirena Rowe, who helped NC State win an NCAA swimming relay title, recounts the highs and lows of her time in college. She graduates with a passion to help others and an eye on the Tokyo Olympics.