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Author: Patrick Smith

Jacob Weinberg and Kassidy DeMaio

May 4, 2020

DeMaio, Weinberg receive Boren Scholarships

NC State students Kassidy DeMaio and Jacob Weinberg have been awarded David L. Boren Scholarships. The awards are sponsored by the National Security Education Program (NSEP), a federal initiative designed to build a broader and more qualified pool of U.S. citizens with foreign language and international skills. 

May 4, 2020

Meet the SI Leaders Who Have Redefined Tutoring at NC State this Spring

Student tutors and supplemental instructors from the University Tutorial Center have been forced to get creative with virtual sessions during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Jayna Lennon working an event for Feed the Pack

Apr 28, 2020

Honoring the Class of 2020: Jayna Lennon

Leading up to what would have been the Class of 2020’s graduation ceremony, the Division of Academic and Student Affairs is highlighting some of its seniors in Leadership and Civic Engagement. Jayna Lennon served as executive director for Feed the Pack Food Pantry. 

Talley Student Union from the air

Apr 22, 2020

Women of Welch Living and Learning Village Residents Present at Gender and Equity Symposium

Four students from the Women of Welch (WOW) Living and Learning Village presented about current issues in society at the NC State Women’s Center’s annual Gender and Equity Symposium, held virtually on April 9. 

Anna Poston makes a Wolfie sign by a stream

Apr 22, 2020

Poston Named a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Hollings Scholar

Sophomore Anna Poston has been admitted into the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings scholarship program. For the program, Poston has been awarded academic assistance for two years of full-time study and a 10-week, full-time paid internship at a NOAA facility next summer. 

Lauren White makes a Wolfie sign with her hand in front of a building on campus

Apr 20, 2020

Howling Success: Lauren White Seeks to Change the Stigma in STEM

As a sophomore, Lauren White knows how difficult it can be adjusting to college life and academics. As a member of the LGBTQ community from out of state, and as a female in the traditionally male-dominated STEM field, the task of fitting in on campus seemed extra daunting when she first arrived at NC State. Fortunately, she had several mentors who helped her get acclimated and involved, and now she’s paying it forward to others like her. 

A lone student uses a computer in a computer lab

Apr 20, 2020

Faculty and Staff Develop New Website to Help Ease the Shift to Online Education

The Division of Academic and Student Affairs partnered with several other departments across the university to develop the Keep Learning website, which provides resources and support for students acclimating to remote learning during the COVID-19 crisis. 

NCSU Belltower.

Apr 14, 2020

Three NC State Students Earn Nation’s Most Prestigious STEM Scholarship

Jon Palmer, Daniel Haller, and Noah Wolfe have each received the Goldwater Scholarship—the most prestigious and competitive undergraduate award for STEM students in the country. 

Wolf statue behind Park Alumni Center on Centennial Campus.

Apr 6, 2020

NC State Students Receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Awards

Eighteen NC State students have earned awards that will help support their graduate school pursuits, thanks to the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program. 

Poster for Take Back the Night event

Apr 2, 2020

Women’s Center to Host Virtual Programs for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Despite the cancellation of in-person events, NC State Women’s Center plans to spread important messages through virtual activities as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.