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Oct 23, 2014 | Faculty and Staff

Pennell Lauded for Community Engagement

Social work professor Joan Pennell has been inducted into the Academy of Community Engagement Scholarship. 

Oct 23, 2014 | Faculty and Staff

Baker Named Top Educator

The North Carolina School Counselor Association selected NC State education professor Stanley Baker as 2014 Counselor Educator of the Year.  

Oct 20, 2014 | Faculty and Staff

DeSimone Elected to All Three Branches of the National Academies

Joseph DeSimone has been elected to the Institute of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine a U. S. scientist can receive. He was previously elected to the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Sciences. 

Oct 17, 2014 | Faculty and Staff

Narayan Earns N.C.’s Top Science Award

Jay Narayan is recognized by the state of North Carolina for his groundbreaking work in materials science. Find out how his research is leading to the development of high-efficiency LEDs that will save energy, reduce greenhouse emissions and contribute to the nation’s energy independence. 

Oct 2, 2014 | Campus Life

Yarbrough Plant Certified LEED Silver

One of NC State's oldest buildings has achieved a top rating for sustainability thanks to modern upgrades and a thoughtful renovation. 

Sep 24, 2014 | Faculty and Staff

NELA Scores $2 Million Grant

A program that trains principals for rural schools picked up two honors: a grant from the U.S. Department of Education and an award for effectiveness from the University Council for Educational Administration. 

Sep 18, 2014 | Campus Life

NC State Leads in Promoting Diversity

The nation's largest higher-ed diversity magazine has honored NC State for its commitment to diversity and inclusion.  

Sep 16, 2014 | Research and Innovation

NC State Receives Grant to Improve African Sweet Potatoes

NC State receives $12.4 million grant to improve sweet potatoes grown in sub-Saharan Africa. The project could help alleviate hunger in the region. 

Sep 9, 2014 | Faculty and Staff

NC State Moves Into Top 100

NC State advances six spots on a popular ranking of national colleges and universities, earning recognition as a top value and a welcoming school for veterans and B students. 

Sep 4, 2014 | Faculty and Staff

Jenkins Online MBA Breaks Into Top 20

NC State's online MBA cracks the top 20 on a prestigious list of programs offered at the nation's most respected business schools.