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Academic Success

NC State students make use of a communal study space in Hunt Library.

Dec 6, 2023

The Best Study Spots at NC State, 2023 Edition

Our friends at the Academic Success Center helped us determine the best study spots for NC State students this exam season. 

Rylee makes a wolfie sign with her hand

Mar 2, 2023

‘ASC’ a Graduate: Rylee Young

Former tutors and supplemental instructors (SIs) for NC State’s Academic Success Center share their experiences working within the program and how it helped prepare them for success after graduation. 

Autumn Belk stands with her arms outstretched, back to the camera, teaching students a yoga pose.

Sep 28, 2021

Eye on Academia: September 2021

See what University College faculty have been up to recently. 

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.