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Nov 29, 2021

“Traveling While First in The Pack” Empowers First-Generation To Study Abroad

As part of International Education Month, the Study Abroad Office held a panel discussion on traveling abroad as a first-generation college student.  The panel was led by Zakiya Covington who serves as the academic success coordinator for TRIO student support services. The panel consisted of three former study abroad students who shared their excitement, expectations,… 

The copper wolves at Wolf Plaza near the Free Expression tunnel. Photo by Becky Kirkland.

Nov 5, 2021

First in the Pack: Celebrate Our First-Generation College Students

NC State will participate in the National First-Generation College Celebration on Monday with an interactive event at the Free Expression Tunnel. 

The top of a graduate's hat that reads "Our hearts ever hold you, NC State"

Oct 6, 2021

TRIO Continues Talent Search Program, Secures Additional Grant for 500 Pre-College Students

The NC State University TRIO Pre-College Programs have successfully received a $2.2 million federal grant to continue assisting local students from underrepresented and underserved backgrounds to graduate from high school and succeed in higher education and an additional $1.3 million grant to serve students in Wayne County. 

A large group of high school students in red and white shirts sit on and in front of a brick wall on the Court o Carolina

Jul 27, 2021

NAF Program Takes Off at NC State

NC State TRIO Pre-College hosted a week-long STEM program for under-resourced high school students from across the state, which included flying drones on the Court of Carolina. 

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Jun 29, 2021

Howling Success: Caitlyn Sosbe Paves the Way for First-Generation Students Through Work with TRIO

Caitlyn Sosbe left an indelible mark on NC State and TRIO programs as a student. Find out what makes her, and the program, so special. 

The top of a graduate's hat that reads "Our hearts ever hold you, NC State"

May 11, 2021

Meet the Graduates

The Division of Academic and Student Affairs recognizes some standout spring 2021 graduates who have made their mark on the university through their involvement and leadership in the division's programs. 

Dhuru Patel portrait in graduation gown

May 3, 2021

A Healthy Pursuit

With scholarship support, College of Sciences senior Dhuru Patel embraced a range of academic, extracurricular and service opportunities that cemented his decision to pursue a medical career and his determination to give back. 

Gino Fernandes stands next to a tree with Talley Student Union in the background

Dec 1, 2020

Gino Fernandes: Microbiologist, Recording Artist, NC State Graduate

Exploratory Studies helped Gino Fernandes II find his major in microbiology, and he has been a strong advocate for TRIO and the Pack Essentials program. 

Katelynn Roark demonstrates a STEAM experiment for children

Aug 31, 2020

SECU Public Fellows Internships Allow Students to Give Back to Hometowns

A new grant from the State Employees Credit Union funded summer internships for eight students in their home communities. 

Aug 4, 2020

Three Students Awarded First Angela C. Caraway Scholarships

April Gonzalez, Starr Gibens, and Kendall Griffith are the first recipients of the newly established Angela C. Caraway and Family Scholarship.