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Feb 25, 2011

Off the Hook: Lead, Serve, and Find a Great Deal! (2.24.11)

Deadlines are fast approaching to apply for elected student leadership positions, and our part of the NCSSM-led, Guinness world-record-breaking canned food drive is right around the corner! And, did I mention that NC State has – once again – been named one of the nation's best college values? 

Feb 22, 2011

Together We Can

Wolfpack fans can help a statewide residential magnet school shatter a Guinness world record by donating canned food during Saturday's NC State-Georgia Tech men's hoops matchup at the RBC Center. 

Feb 21, 2011

All-Around Champions

Atlantic Coast Conference commissioner John Swofford announced Friday that three NC State student-athletes, including senior gymnast Brittany Vontz, have been selected to receive the Weaver-James-Corrigan Award, given to student-athletes who have performed with distinction in competition, in the classroom and in the community. 

Feb 17, 2011

The French Connection

Like many prospective engineers, Quentin Vermont is here in part to broaden his job prospects. But unlike most other engineers on campus, Vermont is pursuing a degree from the France-based SKEMA Business School, which opened its first U.S. campus at NC State last month. 

Feb 15, 2011

Off the Hook: Where is Your Tuition Going? (2.15.11)

With all the recent budget cuts, NC State's Strategic Plan will help determine where your money is going to be spent. Learn more about the Undergraduate Student Success Task Force and how its initiatives will affect you. 

Feb 14, 2011

All In

On the first day prospective NC State students could commit to making our campus their future home, Reeves Thompson wasted no time in saying yes - becoming one of the first members of the Class of 2015 to officially join the Wolfpack family. 

Feb 10, 2011

We’ve Got Wheels

Frustrated with rising gas prices and the grind of the daily commute? A slew of new and improved transportation options offer NC State students, faculty and staff the opportunity to get around town in eco-friendly style and, in some cases, even eliminate the need for wheels of their own. 

Feb 7, 2011

Carb-Loaded Champs

A cold rain couldn't dampen the spirits of the 7,500 Krispy Kreme Challenge participants, who raised $100,000 for the N.C. Childrens Hospital during Saturday's four-mile, doughnut-fueled dash. Take a look back through the eyes of NC State photojournalist Becky Kirkland, who captured everything down to the last glaze-covered bite. 

Jan 28, 2011

All Hail the King

On Jan. 21, eleven of the College of Engineering's most talented students sang, danced and unicycled their way across the Stewart Theatre stage in a quest to become 'Mr. Engineer,' all while raising money for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. 

Jan 25, 2011

At Your Service

Senior engineering major Justin Boucher (right) didn't spend Spring Break 2010 toting beach chairs and downing frosty beverages. Instead, he joined a group of classmates on an Alternative Spring Break trip to Nicaragua, where he transformed cinderblocks, bags of mortar and wheelbarrows of dirt into sinks, showers and washing stations for needy local residents.