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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

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. 

May 21, 2020

Cultivating Well-being

During his four years on campus, Jarred Taylor '20 helped spread and grow the message of well-being on campus. He was recognized for his efforts with Wellness and Recreation's John F. Miller Award this spring. 

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. 

May 4, 2020

Meet the SI Leaders Who Have Redefined Tutoring at NC State this Spring

Student tutors and supplemental instructors from the University Tutorial Center have been forced to get creative with virtual sessions during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Garrett Welsh in front of a Navy helicopter

May 1, 2020

Commissioned for Success

Receiving the Textile Military Scholarship didn't just enhance Garrett Welsh's NC State experience – it served as a vote of a confidence in his abilities and confirmation that his work in the classroom and as a member of the Naval ROTC hadn't gone unnoticed. He'll soon be applying the skills he learned in college to a career in the Navy. 

Jena Phillips performs with the color guard for the NC State marching band

Apr 30, 2020

Honoring the Class of 2020: Jena Phillips

Jena Phillips is double majoring in political science with a concentration in law and justice as well as Arabic language and literature. 

Jayna Lennon working an event for Feed the Pack

Apr 28, 2020

Honoring the Class of 2020: Jayna Lennon

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. Jayna Lennon served as executive director for Feed the Pack Food Pantry. 

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. 

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.