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Author: Mary Cole Pike

Reshunda Mahone, NC State associate vice chancellor for alumni engagement and annual giving

Jun 30, 2022

Reshunda Mahone to Lead NC State Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving

An advancement professional with a track record of success, innovation and inclusion joins NC State as the new associate vice chancellor for alumni engagement and annual giving. 

Copper wolf statues in Wolf Plaza at NC State

May 25, 2022

NC State Names 42 Students to Park Scholarships Program

Students in the university's 27th class of Park Scholars represent nine states and 20 North Carolina counties. 

Students sing the Alma Mater at commencement

May 4, 2022

NC State to hold Commencement Ceremony Saturday, May 7

North Carolina State University will confer degrees on more than 6,100 graduating students during its spring commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 7 at 9 a.m. in PNC Arena. Media coverage is invited. Credentialed media interested in attending should contact Mary Cole Pike at with any questions. NC State will confer 6,494 degrees during the ceremony,… 

Three bottles of NC State's second wine in its licensed wine series pictured at the Court of North Carolina.

Apr 29, 2022

NC State Announces Next in Series of NC Licensed Wines

The second wine in the NC State University Hallowed Places Collection features The Court of North Carolina on its label. The collection is part of the university’s ongoing partnership with North Carolina wineries.  

Mohamed L Mansour poses for a photo by a desk

Apr 22, 2022

Philanthropist and Entrepreneur Mohamed Mansour to Address Spring 2022 Graduates

An NC State alumnus, Mansour will deliver the commencement address to the class of 2022 on Saturday, May 7.  

woman discussing a research poster

Mar 22, 2022

Exploring What Equity Means in Research at NC State

NC State's inaugural Equity Research Symposium brought together faculty, staff and students to explore research that examines issues related to equity. 

The Belltower on a fall afternoon. Photo by Becky Kirkland.

Nov 23, 2021

Industry Leader Mark Templeton to Address Summer and Fall 2021 Graduates

The NC State alumnus and former CEO and director of Citrix Systems will speak to summer and fall 2021 graduates at the Dec. 14 ceremony. 

Nov 22, 2021

OIED Shares End-of-Semester Update

Sheri Schwab, Vice Provost for Institutional Equity and Diversity shares reflections and progress updates on the university’s vision to make NC State a more diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. Read the full message here. 

Nov 19, 2021

Chancellor Woodson Responds to State Budget

NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson shares an update with the community about the North Carolina General Assembly and Gov. Cooper’s strong support of the university in the state’s budget. Read the full message here. 

Nov 17, 2021

University Statement Regarding Dabney Hall

The university issued the following statement to members of the media on Nov. 17, 2021 regarding reports of chemical odors in Dabney Hall: The university has thoroughly investigated documented concerns around air quality and potential chemical odors in Dabney Hall.  Beginning in 2019, there were reports of chemical odor complaints to the NC State Environmental Health… 

Nov 11, 2021

Chancellor Woodson Responds to Ahmaud Arbery Verdict

NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson issued a statement to the university community following the conclusion of the Ahmaud Arbery murder trial. Read it here. 

Brickyard wine bottle

Oct 12, 2021

NC State Partners to Release Series of Licensed N.C. Wines

NC State will partner with Shelton Vineyards to produce the first in a series of limited-edition wines. 

Natasha Gaddy receives the first COVID-19 at NC State's on-campus vaccination clinic.

Mar 26, 2021

Big Shot

NC State staffer Natasha Gaddy makes history as the first employee to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at the university’s on-campus clinic. 

Students walk through the forest at the NC Art Museum park

Oct 16, 2019

A Hidden Struggle

National reports show that the number of college students experiencing mental health issues is on the rise. Here at home, a variety of counseling and wellness programs help support the Pack. 

Photo of a person's hand holding a plate of food

Feb 7, 2019

NC State Steps Up to Help Students in Need

The university's Pack Meal Share program — for students facing short-term food insecurity — is helping those affected by the recent federal government shutdown.