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Tag: University Honors and Scholars Programs

Yasmin Durmaz in front of a white brick wall

Aug 5, 2021

Yasmin Durmaz Receives Alex Miller Outstanding University Scholar Award

Durmaz, who earned a degree in computer engineering earlier this year, served as a work-study student for the University Scholars Program and was a Scholars Forum assistant. 

Noah Jabusch in front of a grey background

Jul 27, 2021

Noah Jabusch Receives Richard L. Blanton Outstanding Capstone Award

Jabusch received undergraduate degrees in physics and mathematics this May and will begin working towards a Ph.D. in physics at the University of Minnesota this fall. 

Savannah Collins in front of a brick wall

Jul 20, 2021

Savannah Collins Receives Alex Miller Outstanding University Scholar Award

By Chester Brewer Each year the staff of the University Scholars Program is honored to select a student to receive the Alex Miller Outstanding University Scholar award. The award is named after the former director of the University Scholars Program, Alex Miller, who led the program from its inception until his retirement in 2014. The… 

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. 

Sean Deardorff and Tejas Kakade wearing masks, holding flowers in an outdoor setting

May 10, 2021

The Power of the Flower

Students in the Honors and Scholars Programs handed out flowers to raise their fellow students’ spirits on NC State’s last Wellness Day and during finals week. 

Mathews Medal Recipients 2021

May 3, 2021

Meet the 2021 Mathews Medal Recipients

The Mathews Medal recognizes graduating seniors who have made NC State a better place. Meet this year's recipients. 

Massey Stichter wearing a teal helmet and making a thumbs up sign while rock climbing

Apr 27, 2021

Learning from Nature

Facing Zoom fatigue, Massey Stichter, a third-year student in the University Scholars Program, embarked on a 50-day backcountry skills course this spring through Outward Bound. 

Goldwater Scholar Andrew Mistele in front of an airplane near the Engineering buildings on Centennial Campus

Apr 21, 2021

Winging His Way to Success

Andrew Mistele, an aerospace engineering student — and now Goldwater Scholar — is conducting research that could lead to improvements in fields such as energy efficiency and drone design. 

Mitchell Moravec and Jackie Gonzalez by the ocean

Apr 20, 2021

New Scholarship Established in Honor of First Latinx Student Body President

Alumnus Mitchell Moravec has established a new scholarship in honor of his friend and former student body president, Jackie Gonzalez. The new scholarship will benefit NC State students who have demonstrated a commitment to the Latinx community and live in a rural North Carolina community. 

NC State Goldwater Scholar Jack Featherstone leans against a railing.

Apr 16, 2021

From Landslides to Asteroids, Scholar Wants to Understand It All

2021 Goldwater Scholar Jack Featherstone conducts research into the physics of phenomena on Earth and in outer space.