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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. 

Caleb Drum

Jun 24, 2020

Caleb Drum Receives Alex Miller Outstanding University Scholar Award

Caleb Drum, a 2020 graduate in chemical engineering, is the recipient of the Alex Miller Outstanding University Scholar Award from the University Scholars Program. 

May 19, 2020

University Housing Recognizes Kay Yow Spirit of the Village Award Winners

Named in honor of the late Coach Kay Yow, who coined the “Village” moniker, the Spirit of the Village Award was established in 2008 and recognizes outstanding residents in NC State's Living and Learning Villages. 

Housing staff pose for an aerial photo on campus

May 8, 2020

University Housing Announces 2019-20 Student Staff of the Year Awards

NC State University Housing has recognized some of its most outstanding student workers with 2019-20 Student Staff of the Year Awards. 

Pippin Payne

May 8, 2020

Payne Receives Udall Scholarship

NC State junior Pippin Payne is one of 55 students in the nation to receive a 2020 Udall Scholarship. Payne is a double major in mechanical engineering and religious studies and is minoring in business administration. 

Daniela Patiño and Alan “CHICO” Marines

May 5, 2020

Seniors Collaborate to Release Debut Single, ‘Miel’

Seniors Daniela Patiño and Alan “CHICO” Marines have released their long-awaited debut single, “Miel”—a Spanglish bolero that dropped in April. Both have been heavily involved in Juntos programming at NC State. 

Anna Poston makes a Wolfie sign by a stream

Apr 22, 2020

Poston Named a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Hollings Scholar

Sophomore Anna Poston has been admitted into the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings scholarship program. For the program, Poston has been awarded academic assistance for two years of full-time study and a 10-week, full-time paid internship at a NOAA facility next summer. 

NCSU Belltower.

Apr 14, 2020

Three NC State Students Earn Nation’s Most Prestigious STEM Scholarship

Jon Palmer, Daniel Haller, and Noah Wolfe have each received the Goldwater Scholarship—the most prestigious and competitive undergraduate award for STEM students in the country. 

Wolf statue behind Park Alumni Center on Centennial Campus.

Apr 6, 2020

NC State Students Receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Awards

Eighteen NC State students have earned awards that will help support their graduate school pursuits, thanks to the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program. 

Logo for SEAHO

Mar 4, 2020

University Housing Staff Members Honored at Southeastern Association of Housing Officers

Two members of NC State’s University Housing staff received special recognitions at the 2020 Southeastern Association of Housing Officers (SEAHO) Conference in Louisville, Ky.