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Military and Veteran Services

A revamped student lounge with a television, sectional, comfortable chairs, refrigerator and microwave will be a key component of the the Jeffrey Wright Military and Veteran Services' newly-renovated space on the first floor of Witherspoon Student Center.

Sep 14, 2023

Military and Veteran Services Expanding Student Space with Renovations

The Jeffrey Wright Military and Veteran Services space on the first floor of Witherspoon Student Center is adding 220 square feet of additional space for military-affiliated students. 

Students gather at Stafford Commons to attend a convocation ceremony in 2021. Photo by Marc Hall

Aug 15, 2023

Plan Ahead for Wolfpack Welcome Week

Download the NC State Guides app and mark your calendar for this exhilarating lineup of activities to start the academic year. 

Amina Becirovic in uniform

May 5, 2023

Becirovic Reflects on Term as Region 3 Commander for Arnold Air Society

Air Force ROTC cadet Amina Becirovic (Mathematics ’23) oversaw the mission and objectives for 11 squadrons at schools across North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. 

Nick Drake holds a certificate in a hallway, next to two people

May 1, 2023

Drake Receives Seven Seals Award

The director of Jeffrey Wright Military and Veteran Services was recognized for “meritorious leadership and initiative in support of the men and women who serve America in the National Guard and Reserve.” 

Admiral Daryl Caudle speaks directly to a Naval ROTC midshipman while others look on in the background

Apr 13, 2023

Admiral Daryl Caudle Inspires NROTC Midshipmen During Visit to NC State

The commander of U.S. Fleet Forces who oversees naval operations spanning the entire East Coast and Atlantic Ocean bonded with NC State students over Chipotle and engaging conversation. 

Spencer Lee in an open field, with his mortar invention behind him

Feb 6, 2023

Rockets for Seeds

Spencer Lee, a student veteran from the U.S. Marine Corps., designed a biodegradable mortar system to help spread seeds and replant trees. 

An aerial photo of Carter-Finley Stadium during the marching band's halftime show, where the band spells out "state"

Dec 16, 2022

The Biggest Academic and Student Affairs News from 2022

Look back at student life and achievements, anniversaries and celebrations, and individual and departmental recognitions in the Division of Academic and Student Affairs this year. 

A group of people make wolfie signs with their hands in front of an American flag and the U.S. Army flag

Dec 5, 2022

New Need-Based Scholarship Supports Student Veterans

Alumnus Carroll “Scotty” Scott and his wife Shirley established the scholarship and met the first recipient, Jose Hernandez (Business Administration ’24) this fall. 

Nick Drake in front of a display case in the Military and Veteran Services office at NC State

Nov 14, 2022

Drake Takes Company Command of National Guard Unit

The director of Jeffrey Wright Military and Veteran Services will serve the state of North Carolina — and the nation — in a new capacity. 

Pat and Jerry ’67 Collier at the Freemason Abbey Restaurant in downtown Norfolk. The Colliers converted the 150-year-old former church building into a restaurant 34 years ago.

Nov 1, 2022

Planned Gift Will Provide Transformational Support to Military-Connected Students

A new planned gift from Jerry ’67 and Pat Collier represents the largest investment in military-connected students in NC State’s history.