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Dec 16, 2012

Fall 2012 Graduates Celebrate on Social Media

More than 3,500 transformational NC State students became transformational alumni on Saturday, Dec. 15. See how they celebrated their achievement on social media. 

May 17, 2012

Rivers Returns

Philip Rivers left NC State in 2003 as one of the school's all-time great athletes. He returned May 12 as the keynote speaker at the spring 2012 commencement ceremony. 

May 12, 2012

Tassels Turned

NC State's alumni population grew by more than 5,200 people on Saturday, as the university conferred degrees on spring graduates. 

Dec 19, 2011

NC State mints 3,400 new graduates

More than 3,400 new graduates received their degrees Saturday during fall commencement activities. The new alumni heard from keynote speaker Dr. Rajendra Pachauri, a Nobel Prize-winning climate scientist and NC State alumnus. 

May 10, 2011

Hats Off To The Class of 2011

The RBC Center became a sea of red Saturday morning as more than 4,500 students became the next wave of NC State alumni. 

Mar 9, 2011

Wanted: Interesting Graduates, Student Speaker

Registration and Records needs your help to find a student commencement speaker and interesting graduates to be recognized on May 14. 

May 19, 2010

Master of Ceremonies

At NC State‚Äôs largest-ever graduation, there was no man behind the curtain. Instead, beside the stage was a dynamo of a woman in electric blue. Go behind the scenes at commencement with Martha O'Donnell, who still savors every moment, even after 20 years. 

May 12, 2010

Stand and Deliver

Each semester, one NC State student is selected to speak on behalf of the entire graduating class. Before the 2010 spring commencement ceremony, we sat down with biological sciences and international studies double major Lianne Gonsalves, who reflected on everything from the Krispy Kreme Challenge to anthropological research in Guatemala. 

May 3, 2010

Promising Future

Political science major Ericka Aiken will graduate with no debt, armed with a slew of offers from some of the nation's top law schools. She, along with 84 of her fellow graduates, is part of the inaugural class of NC State's Pack Promise program, which guarantees qualifying students 100 percent of financial aid requirements. 

Dec 16, 2009

Turning the Tassel

On Saturday, Dec. 19, NC State sent its next group of talented, high-acheiving graduates into the world - students who have created lifelong memories and bonds on our campus while gaining the toolsand education they need to further pursue service, dreams and ambitions. Senior Emma Norton, who addressed her fellow graduates at commencement, spoke to us about what the time she's spent at NC State has meant to her as she prepares to take the next step in life.