Tradition and Transformation
Experience NC State's rich history of tradition and transformation with a selection of photos from 1887 to today.
NC State’s 125th Birthday Party
NC State celebrated 125 years of tradition and transformation with a big party April 2 at Reynolds Coliseum.
Student Government Pre-125th Birthday Bash
On March 15, Student Government provided entertainment and snacks as part of a day of fun leading up to NC State's official 125th birthday party on April 2.
A hundred and fifty years after the passage of the Morrill Act, NC State remains committed to the land-grant mission: providing world-class agricultural and mechanical education, and supporting the U.S. military.
Father of the Airborne
Maj. Gen. William C. Lee, an NC State graduate, transformed modern warfare by championing the use of paratroopers.
Ahead of Schedule
It's rare for an undergraduate to build a strong research record. 2012 alumnus Adam Keith did that and then some, earning a co-author's credit on a paper published in the prestigious journal Nature.
As student body president, Chandler Thompson worked tirelessly to reinforce a sense of tradition among students.
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.
Keeping Language Alive
English professor Walt Wolfram and his students help keep a dialect alive on the Outer Banks.
A Night in the Shrine Room
The senior class ring is a college rite. At NC State, class rings are also the only overnight tenants at the legendary Memorial Belltower.