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Crista Bain wearing a red jacket and a black NC State face mask makes a wolfie sign next to the wolf statue in Carter Finley Stadium

May 13, 2021

Crista Bain and Zane Mondschein Named Recipients of the Isaac Frank Ormond Scholarship

The Isaac Frank Ormond, III Memorial Scholarship Fund is awarded each year to students enrolled in a health and exercise studies minor who demonstrate a strong academic standing and consistent commitment to the health and exercise field. 

The main desk of the Academic Success Center

May 6, 2021

Get to Know the Academic Success Center

The Academic Success Center has been standing by during finals week to help students through academic peer mentoring, drop-in tutoring, writing consultations, Supplemental Instruction, and one-on-one and group tutoring appointments. 

Assistant Teaching Professor Joan Nicholas-Walker teaches her HESD 264 Ballet I class remotely in Fall 2020.

Jan 14, 2021

HES Looks Ahead to the Spring Semester

Faculty in the Department of Health and Exercise Studies used creativity and lessons from the fall to plan spring 2021 classes that deliver the same experience of a semester on campus. 

Crista Bain

Jul 6, 2020

Crista Bain Named Isaac Frank Ormond Scholarship Winner

The Isaac Frank Ormond, III Memorial Scholarship recognizes students who demonstrate a strong, consistent commitment to the Health and Exercise field through participation in extracurricular activities, internships, certifications and additional educational opportunities. 

Students participate in a high-stepping workout during a Health and Exercise Studies course

Jun 9, 2020

Health and Exercise Studies Department Sprints to Convert to All Online Classes

It was hard enough moving traditional classes online this spring. But Health and Exercise Studies faculty had to get extra creative to continue classes that are typically taught in the water, on a filed, in a gym, or on a bike. 

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

Mar 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. 

Courtney Hughes meets with a student

Feb 26, 2020

New Fellowships Office Serves All Students

The newly created University Fellowships Office, led by Courtney Hughes, will offer both graduate and undergraduate students support in pursuing prestigious external awards, like Fulbright Fellowships or Goldwater Scholarships. 

Students walk through Talley Student Union

Feb 18, 2020

“Pack Proficiencies”: NC State’s General Education Competencies

Learn more about the 'Pack Proficiencies'—skills that prepare NC State students for life after graduation. 

Aug 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, and began getting to know NC State just as every class of new students before them. However, this year students were… 

Mar 7, 2019

Scholarship Essays: One Student at a Time

By Jasmine Kamiab, College Adviser for James Kenan High in Duplin County They insist they will not attend college if they have to borrow student loans. Their fear of student debt is understandable, especially considering many of them come from low-income families; however, if students are so afraid to take out loans, why is it…