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Jun 14, 2018

Fokes, Jackson Named NC State University Award for Excellence Recipients

Every day, Division of Academic and Student Affairs faculty and staff do amazing things. Each year the NC State University Awards for Excellence provides a public platform to recognize the accomplishments of some of our most deserving colleagues. 

Samantha Jones Exhibition

Jan 30, 2018

Everything We’ve Ever Known: A Performance Installation

Led by Samantha Johns (the Arts Village’s first ever guest Artist-in-Residence), NC State students have worked quickly, opened their minds to each other, and built a record of everything they have ever known. Honestly, every last thing. Students have explored the complexity of everything. They have walked around our relationships with things, people, and nothing. They have built clear narratives… 

Make-A-Thon 2018

Jan 28, 2018

During Make-a-thon, Students Create Sustainability Solutions

In this unique NC State innovation competition, students design and prototype solutions to sustainability challenges. Imagine a future where the power of your footsteps can generate electricity. That’s the student idea that took home top honors in NC State’s third annual Make-a-thon, a sustainability innovation competition. Students Alberto Carrillo, Priyanka Kallem, Mariam Shah and Gabrielle Tonsay designed a… 

Trashr Team

Jan 22, 2018

NC State Students Launch Company To Modernize Dumpsters

At the 2016 NC State Make-a-thon, Trashr was developed. In addition to winning the waste category, the project caught the attention of NC State’s Waste Reduction and Recycling Office, which offered the student team the opportunity to finalize and test their concept on campus. 

AEV Students in Chicago

Jan 4, 2018

Albright Entrepreneurs Village Students Take the Windy City by Storm

Haley Huie, Director Albright Entrepreneurs Village hehuie@ncsu.edu Chicago-style hot dogs are delicious. There, I said it. With that incredibly important lesson out of the way, it’s equally important to highlight what a trip with the Albright Entrepreneurs Village (AEV) can do for students who are interested in building a network, learning about startups and small… 

Dec 8, 2017

Public Health Notice: Confirmed Cases of Norovirus

Since Tuesday, Dec. 5, several students have reported experiencing gastrointestinal illness. Late yesterday, the Wake County Human Services Department confirmed the cause as norovirus. Norovirus is a very contagious virus that causes stomach pain, nausea and diarrhea. More information about norovirus, and tips to prevent it from spreading, are available from the Centers for Disease… 

EcoVillage evasive species

Oct 19, 2017

Learning by Doing

Before coming to NC State, student Joe Endrws had never touched a power saw. Now, the wooden birdhouse he built during his first few weeks on campus is helping attract birds and deter insects at a university farm. Not bad for your first woodworking project. Endrws is among 89 students who participated in the first-year course… 

RAs

Sep 27, 2017

Lead your community, become a Resident Advisor

Through their prominent leadership role on campus, resident advisors (RAs) have the unique opportunity to develop their leadership skills while creating fun and vibrant communities. The RA role enables you to learn valuable skills that employers are looking for including problem-solving, adaptability, teamwork, and interpersonal communication. An RA’s primary responsibilities are getting to know their… 

September 2017

Sep 13, 2017

Where Learning is a Way of Life

NC State’s Living and Learning Villages provide students with an experiential education outside the classroom. The 16 villages also help create a sense of community in a campus with more than 35,000 students. 

Jul 10, 2017

Four Years In, EcoVillage Impact Builds

Four years ago when NC State student Austin Bowman moved into EcoVillage, a sustainability-focused living and learning community on campus, he didn’t know much about sustainability or that it would change the direction of his career.