Tag: Student Life

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.

April 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
April 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
April 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
March 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.

Luke Dillard studying
March 9, 2020

Luke Dillard Preaches Patience for Those Trying to Fit In

When he first arrived at NC State, Luke Dillard struggled to make friends and find his place on campus. But as he became more involved in student organizations and leadership programs, he established many close friendships—and confidence in himself.

Students walk down stairs in Talley Student Union during DASA orientation
March 3, 2020

Student Emergency Fund Continues to Help Students Thrive

Since its establishment in 2018, the Student Emergency Fund has made over 150 grants, totaling about $70,000. With donor support, the fund will continue to ensure that no student has to choose between addressing an unexpected hardship and staying enrolled in school.