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Jan 5, 2011

Excellence and Affordability Equal One Red-Hot Deal

Despite an unsettled economy and rising costs in the world around us, NC State continues to offer an affordable, high-quality education to current and future students alike - a philosophy not lost on Kiplinger finance experts, who have named NC State the nation's 15th-best value out of more than 500 public universities. 

Jan 2, 2011

Student Media Makes Headlines

2010 was a banner year for NC State's newspaper, radio, yearbook and literary magazine student staffs, which racked up a bevy of national awards for their efforts. In addition, Windhover - NC State's literary and visual arts magazine - and the Agromeck yearbook have been named finalists for 2011 Crown Awards. 

Dec 24, 2010

Excelling Under a Watchful Eye

Russell Wilson's late father always told him that there is a king in every crowd, looking to make sure he did things properly. Few people have had more attention on them - and handled it with more poise - than Wilson, the 2010 Champs Sports Bowl MVP, honor student and star baseball player. 

Dec 21, 2010

Wolfpack in the… Toy Department?

The competition was fierce at a local retail store, where members of the NC State football team took time out from bowl preparations to stuff shopping carts in a quest to become the team's top shopper for the Marines' Toys for Tots program. In just 45 minutes, players snagged more than $24,000 in toys to give to children in need. 

Dec 9, 2010

Building Tradition, One Brick at a Time

If you had to take an exam focused on NC State's storied history and one-of-a-kind traditions - like the annual Krispy Kreme Challenge - would you pass? If not, leaf through The Brick, a student-run publication full of fun facts and information about our university. 

Dec 8, 2010

Figuring it Out

When sophomore Andie Mitchell heard about a late-breaking $750 tuition increase, she called financial aid for help. In two weeks, staff members recalculated grant, scholarship and loan information to help almost 8,000 Wolfpack students, including Mitchell, pay for school. 

Dec 3, 2010

Meet Your Guide to Good Health

The 125,000 members of the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) have a new national president and leader - NC State sophomore industrial engineering major Claire Lucas ('13), who aims to help better prepare students for careers in the booming health-care industry. 

Nov 29, 2010

Hitting the Road

For the next seven days, NC State alum and Raleigh-based graphic designer Will Langley, armed with only a $20 bill and a full tank of gas, is taking to the streets to raise the profile of the growing number of unsheltered homeless residents facing daily, harsh realities in our local community. 

Nov 23, 2010

Up to the Task

On Saturday, November 20, 39 members of NC State's Naval ROTC freshman class completed the "Wolfpack Challenge" - a six-hour test of their physical fitness ability, general military knowledge, knowledge of the major service components of the Navy and Marine Corps, and most importantly their ability to work as a team toward a common goal. 

Nov 19, 2010

Ready for Business

The Jenkins MBA program is reaching out to on-the-go business professionals, military members, international students and others who prefer distance education opportunities with the creation of a two-year, online MBA option scheduled to launch next fall. The program will begin receiving applications Jan. 3, 2011.