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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. 

Reid Harris stands in front of Talley student center

Dec 6, 2019

Transfer Student Finds Success, Leads Others at NC State University

Recognized as a Howling Success, NC State senior Reid Harris offers advice to his fellow transfer students coming to NC State University. 

Green Cloak Guy

Oct 21, 2019

Howling Success Launches with Green Cloak

We’re excited to announce a new initiative aimed at telling the extraordinary stories of our students at NC State: Howling Success. We’re asking faculty and staff to help us find students with unique stories by nominating them for this recognition. Your nominees don’t have to be the top of the class or have a 4.0 GPA—…