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A basket of fresh fruits and vegetables on a table with boxes of food in the background of the Feed the Pack Food Pantry.

Sep 5, 2023

New Pack Essentials Hub Ready to Serve Students, Build Community

NC State’s Pack Essentials program has been setting students up for success since 2017 by helping them meet their basic needs such as food, housing and more.  

Two students hold signs for #GivingPack

Mar 14, 2023

Help Our Students by #GivingPack and Giving Forward

This Day of Giving, your gift to the Feed the Pack food pantry and the new Department of Performing Arts and Technology can go even further through special giving match challenges. 

Mar 6, 2023

Help Feed the Pack Move Forward this Day of Giving

When the Feed the Pack Food Pantry Fund receives 250 gifts, Steve ’79 and Gladys Deaton will give $25,000 to support the Pack Essentials program and the new Pack Essentials Hub. 

Aerial view of the Belltower and main campus

Feb 14, 2023

Pack Essentials Application Moves to MyPack Portal

Students who need support will be directed to MyPack Portal from the Pack Essentials website. 

A man packs a crate of donated items into the trunk of a car.

Jan 20, 2023

Packing the Pantry

The inaugural Year of Feeding the Pack challenge united the university community to collect 23,542 pounds of food for NC State’s food pantry. 

Image of students dining together at NC State

Jan 11, 2023

Pack Meal Share Program Receives 1,500 Donated Meals for Spring 2023

The Pack Meal Share drive met the goal of adding 1500 meals to the program thanks to students with a Flex meal plan donating unused… 

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. 

Two people sit at a table in the food court in Talley Student Union

Dec 8, 2022

Students Help Students Through Pack Meal Share Program

Pack Essentials is reaching out to the student body for support in their annual drive for Pack Meal Share donations. The Pack Meal Share program… 

People walking appear blurred in this picture, taken in Talley Student Union. Students wear backpacks, and informational booths line the union's lobby.

Nov 28, 2022

NC State Is Here to Help

NC State offers several resources to help you succeed academically while also helping you take care of your mental, emotional and physical well-being. 

A hand pulls a tampon from a dispenser on a restroom wall

Nov 22, 2022

Equity, Period.

As part of NC State’s Menstrual Equity Initiative, free menstrual product dispensers have been installed in restrooms across campus this fall.