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.
We spoke with student coordinator Eli Whitley, a rising junior in communication, about his involvement in orientation and how he makes new students feel at home.
Mark your Calendars for 2019 Summer Orientation! Orientation sessions for first-year and transfer students are college/program specific, so students need to attend the appropriate session for the major/college in which they are accepted and enrolled.