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New N.C. State students in the class of 2027 pose arrange themselves for a photo on the Talley Student Union lawn.

Aug 30, 2023

Packapalooza™ Caps Off Wolfpack Welcome Week

Packapalooza returned to Hillsborough Street and wrapped up a very successful Wolfpack Welcome week to kick off N.C. State's 2023-24 school year. 

Cheerleaders with the marching band in the background under the Packapalooza street banner on Hillsborough Street.

Aug 2, 2023

Packapalooza™ Returns to Pack Hillsborough Street

Packapalooza™ returns on Saturday, Aug. 26, from 2 to 10 p.m. to cap off Wolfpack Welcome Week with a bang. 

The Memorial Belltower at night, illuminated in red with lots of students at the bottom

Aug 30, 2022

Packapalooza Returns to Cap Off Wolfpack Welcome Week

Packapalooza™ returned to Hillsborough Street for the first time since 2019 and for its 10th anniversary. 

Chancellor Woodson plays guitar on stage with a band at a previous Packapalooza

Aug 18, 2022

Get Ready for an Action PACKED Packapalooza

The full schedule and musical lineup are now live! Check out the event highlights, musical lineup and Wolfpack celebrities who will be there. 

Abby Lampe in an English pub holding up the cheese wheel she won.

Jul 14, 2022

Cheese-Rolling Champ Returns in Triumph to Packapalooza, Prize in Hand

Abby Lampe is cutting short a post-graduation European trip to appear on the main stage at Packapalooza Aug. 27, along with a 9-pound cheese wheel she captured in a daring English competition that dates back to the Middle Ages. 

Chancellor Woodson speaks with BJ Barham of American Aquarium

Jul 7, 2022

Chancellor Woodson Talks Wolfpack Fandom, Jams Out with American Aquarium

In episode three of Red Chair Chats, Chancellor Woodson interviews BJ Barham, an NC State alum and lead singer of the band American Aquarium. 

Looking down at the Belltower, which is illuminated red with a concert taking place on Hillsborough Street at night

Jun 27, 2022

Packapalooza Announces Return for Fall 2022

After being on hiatus since 2019, the popular street festival and concert is back and bigger than ever for its 10th anniversary this fall. 

Angela Caraway presents a laptop to a student as part of the Caraway Foundation's 2014 Back to School Bash

May 12, 2020

Angela C. Caraway Family Scholarship a Dream Come True

Alumna Angela Caraway has given her time and energy to many NC State Division of Academic and Student Affairs programs. Now, she is giving a new scholarship for first-generation students from rural areas of North Carolina. 

Jul 31, 2019

Travel the World at Packapalooza

This year’s Packapalooza is set for August 24, and the Office of Global Engagement is sponsoring the International Zone during the all-day street festival. NC State attracts students, faculty, and staff from every part of the world. In the International […]