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The front of the new Kappa Alpha Theta house

Jul 31, 2020

New Chapter Houses Near Completion in Greek Village

The transformation of NC State’s Greek Village continues, and when students return this fall new chapter houses will be completed and ready for their first occupants. 

Hakima Harris (left) and her daughter at an NC State football game a month before her cancer surgery

Jul 23, 2020

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. 

Melanie Flowers

May 27, 2020

Melanie Flowers Elected Chair of Council of Student Body Presidents

Melanie Flowers, president of Student Government at NC State, has been elected by her peers to serve as chair of the Council of Student Body Presidents for the UNC System. She also discussed what it's been like to serve in both capacities during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Tanner Compton's Minecraft character, dressed in red graduation robes, addresses an audience of other Minecraft players/NC State graduates in the Minecraft version of PNC Arena

May 11, 2020

Seniors Build Their Own Graduation on Minecraft

A group of seniors organized and created their own graduation ceremony within the virtual world of Minecraft. 

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. 

Sahaana Veeravalli with a plaque from Circle K

May 5, 2020

Honoring the Class of 2020: Sahaana Veeravalli

Sahaana Veeravalli will graduate with a degree in biochemistry. One of her biggest impacts at NC State is the Best Buddies program that she chartered with eight other students in 2018. 

Apr 23, 2020

Honoring The Class of 2020: Madison Teeter

Leading up to what would have been the Class of 2020's graduation ceremony, the Division of Academic and Student Affairs is highlighting some of its seniors in Leadership and Civic Engagement. For this article, we interviewedMadison Teeter, who is enrolled in the climate change and society graduate program. 

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. 

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. 

Photo of a laptop and a person writing on a piece of paper on a table. Photo is from Unsplash: jacqueline-kelly-PeUJyoylfe4

Mar 16, 2020

Tips for Students to Prepare for Online Learning

How are faculty and students preparing to be successful in the new online environment in which we find ourselves? With much work happening behind the scenes on the faculty side, we want to be sure that students are preparing on their side too. Check out these tips for students.