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Author: Patrick Smith

A female student holds a COVID-19 test bag in front of a Mr. Wuf head sign that reads "Mask the Pack Up"

Mar 29, 2021

Protectors of the Pack

More than 220 students have volunteered to assist with NC State’s robust COVID-19 testing and surveillance program this spring. Hear from a few of them about how they’ve stepped up to Protect the Pack. 

Masked students dance on stage as part of the Against the Railing project last April

Mar 29, 2021

Dance Program to Highlight Immigration Stories from Students, Faculty and Staff

This Wednesday, March 31, the NC State Dance Program will debut the latest edition of its Against the Railing Project, in which NC State students, faculty and staff share stories about how their families immigrated to the United States. 

Talley Student Union and the Wellness and Recreation Center at night

Mar 25, 2021

Division of Academic and Student Affairs Receives Most Gifts University-Wide on Day of Giving

The division received more gifts than any other NC State college or unit. In addition to their gifts, alumni, faculty and staff, parents and students also helped the division win seven hourly social media challenges on the day. 

Justine Hollingshead making a wolfie sign on the field at an NC State football game

Mar 24, 2021

Leading by Example

Justine Hollingshead, assistant vice chancellor for the Division of Academic and Student Affairs, and her wife, Debbie Dean, are bequesting $250,000 to the division and to the College of Veterinary Medicine on Day of Giving. 

The copper wolves at Wolf Plaza near the Free Expression tunnel. Photo by Becky Kirkland.

Mar 23, 2021

Support for Students Affected by the Fire at Village Green Apartments

Students who were displaced or lost property due to Monday’s fire at Village Green Apartments are encouraged to submit a brief application to the Pack Essentials Program for assistance. 

Deanna Dannels, associate dean of academic affairs for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and a professor in the Department of Communication

Mar 17, 2021

Applying Oral Communication Skills in Your Career and Everyday Life

Deanna Dannels, associate dean of academic affairs in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and a professor in the Department of Communications, discusses the importance of oral communication skills for NC State students and graduates. 

Masked student Gillian Torr in the gym of the new Wellness and Recreation Center

Mar 16, 2021

Howling Success: Gillian Torr Helps Keep the Pack Moving

The Division of Academic and Student Affairs’ newest Howling Success award recipient has played a key role in keeping the Pack active and safe at the new Wellness and Recreation Center during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Student Health Services building

Mar 12, 2021

Castelloe Family Foundation Establishes Endowed Fund to Support NC State Counseling Center

An NC State alumna has established a new endowed fund to support the Counseling Center’s mental health initiatives and training. 

Mar 9, 2021

On Day of Giving, Participation Pays Off

For NC State’s 2021 Day of Giving, the Division of Academic and Student Affairs’ Board for Student Success will award additional funding to the division’s units based on the number of gifts they receive. 

Alice Lee

Mar 3, 2021

Applying Written Communication Skills in Biological Sciences

Alice Lee, a professor in the College of Sciences, explains the importance of writing skills for students in biological sciences.