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Mar 6, 2013

The First Freshmen

Seventy-two students made up the first class of the North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts in 1889. Some were just boys and some were men, but they all were a part of the land-grant college experiment that unfolded at NC State 125 years ago. 

Feb 5, 2013

Running on Full

Each runner in the Krispy Kreme Challenge races for his own reasons. David Spencer, a 2002 alumnus, runs in gratitude for his son's health. 

Jan 28, 2013

Hallowed

There are nearly 450 buildings on the NC State campus, but only nine hallowed places. Learn about the Wolfpack's most revered sites. 

Oct 18, 2012

Holt Brothers Bring Cancer Support Program to Campus

As football players, Terrence and Torry Holt made a lasting impact on NC State. Now, their foundation is coming back to campus to help the children of cancer patients cope. 

Oct 12, 2012

An Education Pioneer

William C. Friday, an NC State alumnus and towering figure in American higher education, has passed away at age 92. 

Sep 26, 2012

Leaders From the Pack

Few universities can match NC State's record for producing military leaders. From a second-year Navy lieutenant to a retired Army general, meet some of transformational military alumni. 

Sep 12, 2012

Taking Up Residence: The New Gregg Museum of Art & Design

Phil Freelon ’75 is back on campus. The College of Design graduate is again bringing his vision to NC State as his architectural firm begins to design the new Gregg Museum of Art & Design, slated to open in 2014 in the chancellor’s residence on Hillsborough Street. 

Jul 31, 2012

Olympic Pack

The Wolfpack is in the house at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Meet four Olympians with NC State connections. 

Jun 6, 2012

Father of the Airborne

Maj. Gen. William C. Lee, an NC State graduate, transformed modern warfare by championing the use of paratroopers. 

May 21, 2012

Tradition Keeper

As student body president, Chandler Thompson worked tirelessly to reinforce a sense of tradition among students.