Category: First-Year Programs

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

August 20, 2019

GPS Mobile: Student Success in the Palm of your Hand

This summer, incoming first-year students got their first look at what college life will be like. Students flocked to campus for orientation sessions in which many met their advisors, planned classes, learned about campus resources,

Burgess stands inside the doorway of the NC State Memorial Belltower
June 28, 2019

Alumni Spotlight: Breanne Burgess

Alumna Breanne Burgess reflects on her time at NC State, the programs that benefited her the most, and the memories she carries with her to this day.

March 23, 2018

2018 Common Reading Announced

$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America by Kathryn J. Edin and H. Luke Shaefer is NC State’s 2018 Common Reading Program selection.