Category: Academic Success

Anna Poston makes a Wolfie sign by a stream
April 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.

Thomas Peters smiles and does the wolfie in his band uniform
April 14, 2020

Achieving Major Goals

Financial support has allowed first-generation student Thomas Peters to pursue his love for music as drum major for NC State’s marching band and his goal of a career in information technology.

Photo of a laptop and a person writing on a piece of paper on a table. Photo is from Unsplash: jacqueline-kelly-PeUJyoylfe4
March 16, 2020

Tips for Students to Prepare for Online Learning

How are faculty and students preparing to be successful in the new online environment in which we find ourselves? With much work happening behind the scenes on the faculty side, we want to be sure that students are preparing on their side too. Check out these tips for students.

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March 10, 2020

Geet Bazaar featured on WUNC ‘State of Things’

WKNC’s South Asian music program Geet Bazaar has brought the music of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and beyond to the Triangle for more than two decades. Hosts Afroz Taj and John Caldwell recently visited WUNC to speak with Frank Stasio on the program “The State of Things.”

Luke Dillard studying
March 9, 2020

Luke Dillard Preaches Patience for Those Trying to Fit In

When he first arrived at NC State, Luke Dillard struggled to make friends and find his place on campus. But as he became more involved in student organizations and leadership programs, he established many close friendships—and confidence in himself.