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Jan 30, 2013

Hallowed Places

Visit some of NC State's hallowed places, from the Belltower to the Brickyard. 

Oct 4, 2012

Free Concert at the Belltower

Looking for something cultural to do next Saturday? Stop by for a free concert on the grounds of the Belltower. 

Sep 20, 2012

Belltower Marks Special Occasions

The start of a new semester and fall sports season means main campus will be awash in red more often as the Belltower is illuminated to recognize special occasions. 

Mar 30, 2012

Belltower Bells to be Unveiled

Come out to the Brickyard Monday afternoon for the unveiling of a set of bells destined for the Belltower. 

Feb 23, 2012

Putting Bells in the Tower

Alum Matthew Craig Robbins is leading efforts to bring the Belltower designers' vision to life, starting with real bells. 

Nov 13, 2011

Inside the Belltower

No building evokes the feel of NC State like the Memorial Belltower. Since its completion in 1937, the 115-foot monument to alumni killed in World War I has been the university’s most recognizable symbol and likely the least-explored building on campus. Students, alumni and supporters know it well, but few have been inside the granite belfry. Lately, though, the club of Belltower insiders has grown, thanks to Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Tom Stafford. 

Nov 11, 2011

NC State Honored for Guard, Reserve Support

Along with the iconic Belltower, a memorial to War War I soldiers, and a track record of producing generals, NC State is known for helping employees serve in the Guard and Reserve. 

Oct 12, 2011

Carillon Played First Time Since 1989

No, you're not losing your mind. That was the alma mater you heard ringing from the top of the Belltower this week. Find out why. 

Sep 8, 2011

NC State honors military, first responders

A desire to honor those lost in combat inspired the construction of NC State’s Memorial Belltower in the 1920s. In that same spirit, the NC State community gathered at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, at the Belltower to honor first responders and soldiers, especially those lost in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and the wars they sparked. 

Aug 23, 2011

Hotel on Hillsborough Street Planned

NC State has selected a local real estate development team to develop a mixed-use project that includes an upscale hotel on university-owned land across from the Belltower. 

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