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Students throw their graduation caps in the air in Stafford Commons.

Apr 22, 2024

The Class of 2024, by the Numbers

Thousands of bright minds will earn the coveted status of NC State alumni during the university’s spring commencement ceremony on May 4. 

Spring 2024 commencement speaker Dr. David W.C. MacMillan

Apr 17, 2024

David MacMillan, Nobel Prize Winner in Chemistry, Will Address Spring 2024 Graduates

Nobel Prize-winning chemist David W. C. MacMillan will deliver the spring 2024 commencement address.  

Mr. and Ms. Wuf show their school spirit on main campus.

Feb 7, 2024

NC State Earns Top Honor in Collegiate Licensing

NC State's Office of Strategic Brand Management earns the 2023 Synergy Award — the highest honor in the collegiate trademark licensing industry. 

Jan 24, 2024

NC State Announces Transition for New Vice Chancellor for External Affairs, Partnerships and Economic Development

Kevin D. Howell, vice chancellor for external affairs, partnerships and economic development, is departing NC State. Julie Smith has accepted the vice chancellor role, contingent on the approval of the NC State Board of Trustees. 

Debbie Antonelli will deliver NC State's fall 2023 commencement address.

Nov 16, 2023

Debbie Antonelli, Women’s Basketball Hall of Famer and Alumna, Will Address 2023 Graduates

Debbie Antonelli, a two-time Emmy Award-winning basketball analyst and NC State alumna, will deliver the fall commencement address on Dec. 16. 

Three bottles of NC State licensed wine on a red tablecloth in Reynolds Coliseum.

Nov 15, 2023

NC State Announces Licensed Wine Celebrating Reynolds Coliseum

The third offering in the limited-edition Hallowed Places Collection features Reynolds Coliseum, one of the university’s 10 Hallowed Places. 

The NC State belltower with spring blooms.

Sep 18, 2023

NC State Continues To Rise in U.S. News Rankings 

For the second consecutive year, NC State made big moves in a national ranking of colleges and universities to rank 60th in the nation, an increase of 12 spots over 2022. Among public institutions, the university remains in the top 30 nationally, moving up one place to 28th. The Best Colleges list, published annually by U.S.… 

Concept rendering of the new 321 cafe on Centennial Campus

Aug 23, 2023

321 Coffee to Open Centennial Campus Location

Projected to open in early 2024, the cafe will be set in the Venture Place courtyard on Main Campus Drive. 

Wolf Plaza in the spring

Aug 21, 2023

NC State and New Belgium Agree On Last Call For Old Tuffy

NC State University and New Belgium Brewery have agreed to end their four-year co-branded beer collaboration. Old Tuffy Premium Lager and related merchandise will no longer be produced; it will be available on a limited basis until current supplies are sold. “We appreciate New Belgium and their support over the last several years,” said NC State Chief… 

Artist Larry Bell stands near the construction site as Reds and Whites is installed on Centennial Campus.

Aug 15, 2023

NC State begins construction of new art plaza on Centennial Campus 

Centennial Campus is now officially home to Reds and Whites, a public art display by world-renowned artist Larry Bell. The piece, commissioned by the Centennial Campus Public Art Committee, was recently installed at the bottom of The Oval, adjacent to Hunt Library. Construction on the surrounding plaza is expected to be complete later this fall. … 

Wolf Plaza in the spring

May 15, 2023

NC State Leadership, Alumni Recognized on ‘Power 100’ List

Chancellor Randy Woodson was named to Business North Carolina’s “Power List 2023,” which, according to the magazine, cites “the state’s most influential leaders who are making a significant impact in their industries and the broader community.” Chancellor Woodson has been featured among North Carolina’s top leaders annually since the magazine’s inaugural power list recognition. The… 

NC State Belltower view with flowers

May 1, 2023

Introducing the Pack, Class of 2023

Get to know NC State's spring 2023 graduating class, by the numbers. 

General Anthony J. Cotton

Apr 14, 2023

Anthony J. Cotton, Military Commander and Alumnus, Will Address 2023 Graduates

NC State will celebrate the class of 2023 during its spring commencement ceremony at PNC Arena on Saturday, May 6 at 9 a.m. Gen. Anthony J. Cotton, the commander at United States Strategic Command at Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska and an NC State alumnus, will deliver the commencement address.  During the ceremony, Chancellor Randy Woodson… 

Mr. and Ms. Wuf display the NC State x 321 branded coffee.

Mar 28, 2023

NC State Announces 321 Coffee Partnership

NC State University announces new partnership with alumni-owned and -operated 321 Coffee to produce the "Greater Good", an officially licensed co-branded coffee. 

Red fall leaves in focus with Talley Student Union in the distance.

Oct 31, 2022

NC State Announces Wolfpack Red and White Wines

Two new NC State wines officially join the university's licensed wine collection as part of an ongoing partnership with North Carolina wineries.