Category: Service and Leadership

Sahaana Veeravalli with a plaque from Circle K
May 5, 2020

Honoring the Class of 2020: Sahaana Veeravalli

Sahaana Veeravalli will graduate with a degree in biochemistry. One of her biggest impacts at NC State is the Best Buddies program that she chartered with eight other students in 2018.

Jayna Lennon working an event for Feed the Pack
April 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.

April 23, 2020

Honoring The Class of 2020: Madison Teeter

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. For this article, we interviewedMadison Teeter, who is enrolled in the climate change and society graduate program.

Kennedy McCutchen
April 21, 2020

Honoring the Class of 2020: Kennedy McCutchen

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. For this article, we interviewed political science major Kennedy McCutchen.

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.

woman in mask walking in food pantry
April 9, 2020

Feed the Pack Food Pantry Rallies to Stay Open

Thanks to a massive campuswide effort in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, NC State’s food pantry continues to serve the students, faculty and staff who need it most.

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.