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Author: Patrick Smith

A camera crew records Chancellor Randy Woodson's remarks in Reynolds Coliseum, where Convocation normally takes place.

Aug 4, 2020

New Student Convocation Going Virtual

The 2020 rendition of New Student Convocation is going virtual due to COVID-19, but it promises to be just as engaging and fun as years past. 

The front of the new Kappa Alpha Theta house

Jul 31, 2020

New Chapter Houses Near Completion in Greek Village

The transformation of NC State’s Greek Village continues, and when students return this fall new chapter houses will be completed and ready for their first occupants. 

A new student and family carry their belongings towards a residence hall

Jul 27, 2020

A Wolfpack Welcome Week Like No Other

This year's Wolfpack Welcome Week will feature more than 220 virtual and in-person activities. 

Hakima Harris (left) and her daughter at an NC State football game a month before her cancer surgery

Jul 23, 2020

Persevering Through a Non-Traditional NC State Experience

Despite her diagnosis of breast cancer and mastectomy surgery during the last year, Hakima Harris earned her undergraduate degree, completed extensive research on Castilian language, and maintained a high GPA while also juggling personal responsibilities as a wife and mother. 

Esmira Poladova in graduation robes making a wolfie sign

Jun 9, 2020

Howling Success: Esmira Poladova Forges Her Own Path, Inspires Others as First-Generation College Student

Esmira Poladova spent much of her time at NC State advocating for education and volunteering around the globe. Now she is using that same passion—and her engineering skills—in a new career. 

A rendering of the inside of the new Academic Success Center

Jun 2, 2020

University Tutorial Center to be Relocated and Renamed this Fall

This fall, the University Tutorial Center will become the Academic Success Center and move its offices and student spaces from Park Shops to a newly renovated space on the second floor of D.H. Hill, Jr. Library. 

Students work and study in the James B. Hunt Jr. library.

Jun 2, 2020

Advising Technology Staff Use GPS to Help Students Navigate Online Learning Transition

Nikki Glenos and Advising Technology staff led a special effort to keep students connected with their professors and advisors following the university's transition to online classes this spring. They also developed a survey to identify and reach out to students who needed help obtaining reliable computer and internet access. 

Melanie Flowers

May 27, 2020

Melanie Flowers Elected Chair of Council of Student Body Presidents

Melanie Flowers, president of Student Government at NC State, has been elected by her peers to serve as chair of the Council of Student Body Presidents for the UNC System. She also discussed what it's been like to serve in both capacities during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Jacob Sebastian

May 14, 2020

Scoville Fellowship Allows NC State Alumnus to Work on Nonproliferation and Nuclear Security in the Middle East

Jacob Sebastian is one of just three recent college graduates in the nation to earn a spring 2020 Scoville Fellowship, and he will work for the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) in Washington, D.C. 

May 13, 2020

Division of Academic and Student Affairs Announces 2020 Awards for Excellence

The Division of Academic and Student Affairs recognized exemplary employees in several categories, including the 2020 Awards for Excellence.