Tag: Student Profiles

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.

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.

Jayna Lennon working an event for Feed the Pack
April 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.

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.

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.

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.