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Sade Proctor speaks to students at a table during a career workshop

May 25, 2021

Howling Success: Sade Proctor Making Career Moves

The Division of Academic and Student Affairs’ latest Howling Success Award recipient is a Career Ambassador, a teaching assistant for the Career Explorations course and the editor of the Wolfpack Career Chats podcast. 

Masked student Gillian Torr in the gym of the new Wellness and Recreation Center

Mar 16, 2021

Howling Success: Gillian Torr Helps Keep the Pack Moving

The Division of Academic and Student Affairs’ newest Howling Success award recipient has played a key role in keeping the Pack active and safe at the new Wellness and Recreation Center during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The copper wolves at Wolf Plaza near the Free Expression tunnel. Photo by Becky Kirkland.

Dec 7, 2020

A Year of Howling Success

The Division of Academic and Student Affairs has recognized nine students with its new award within the past year. 

Trista Acebo outside of Witherspoon Student Union

Oct 27, 2020

Howling Success: From the Marines to the Wolfpack

Trista Acebo is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and helps other student veterans at NC State navigate the transition to college through her work with Military and Veteran Services. 

Sep 22, 2020

Devon Waterman: DASA Superstar

The Division of Academic and Student Affairs' newest Howling Success serves on the Student Conduct Board, is a chancellor's aide, and is a career ambassador for the Career Development Center. 

Kailee Grable sews one of her handmade masks

Aug 18, 2020

Howling Success: Student’s Summer Project Turns into Impressive Charity Drive

Kailee Grable started making face masks for her family this summer, but has since expanded her production to provide masks and financial assistance to local non-profits and those in need. 

Hakima Harris (left) and her daughter at an NC State football game a month before her cancer surgery

Jul 23, 2020

Howling Success: Persevering Through a Non-Traditional NC State Experience

Despite her diagnosis of breast cancer and mastectomy surgery during the last year, Hakima Harris earned her undergraduate degree, completed extensive research on Castilian language, and maintained a high GPA while also juggling personal responsibilities as a wife and mother. 

Esmira Poladova in graduation robes making a wolfie sign

Jun 9, 2020

Howling Success: Esmira Poladova Forges Her Own Path, Inspires Others as First-Generation College Student

Esmira Poladova spent much of her time at NC State advocating for education and volunteering around the globe. Now she is using that same passion—and her engineering skills—in a new career. 

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

Apr 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. 

Luke Dillard studying

Mar 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.