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Author: Suzanne Stanard

plush wolf with NC State bandana around its neck

Sep 8, 2022

Where’s the Wolf? Enjoying Bucolic Life at the Edge of Campus

Research specialist — and former Wolfpack football player — Kent Passingham makes the correct guess in the latest installment of our contest for NC State employees. 

NC State student Andrew Farkas plays the piano on Centennial Campus

Jul 6, 2022

Old Piano, New Purpose

Find out how a 100-year-old piano brought light to Centennial Campus during dark pandemic days, building community along the way. 

Adam Meade standing in a hallway

Jun 8, 2022

Blazing a New Trail

On the heels of inventing a game-changing personality test, Psychology Professor Adam Meade launched a startup company and recently won two national awards. 

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May 19, 2022

Where’s the Wolf? At NC State’s Global Courtyard

Graduate School staffer Katie Homar makes the correct guess in the latest installment of our contest for NC State employees. 

NC State compost facility operator Matt Ball standing at the facility

May 11, 2022

A Profitable Pivot

When COVID-19 nearly shut down NC State’s compost facility, Matt Ball made the best of the situation — to the tune of $35,000 in cost savings for the university. 

plush wolf with NC State bandana around its neck

Apr 13, 2022

Where’s the Wolf? In Ice Cream Paradise

In our contest for NC State employees, Titilayo Osho with University Housing makes the correct guess — and unlocks a special memory. 

plush wolf with NC State bandana around its neck

Mar 10, 2022

Where’s the Wolf? At ‘Centennial’s Hidden Gem’

In the latest installment of our “Where’s the Wolf?” contest for NC State employees, Paul Cash of the Crafts Center makes the lucky guess.  

people walking in the JC Raulston Arboretum

Mar 2, 2022

Thriving Together

NC State employees share their wellness strategies and tips for surviving — and thriving — during difficult times. 

plush wolf with NC State bandana

Jan 27, 2022

Where’s the Wolf? At NC State’s ‘Legend in Stone’

In the first installment of our Bulletin contest for NC State faculty and staff, winner Kelly Umstead of the College of Design hits the nail on the head. 

Oct 14, 2021

Support Your Favorite Charity Through SECC

This year's State Employees Combined Campaign aims to help charities overcome COVID-19 impacts. 

Hollylynne Lee poses outside the College of Education.

Sep 21, 2021

Q&A With Cherry Award Finalist Hollylynne Lee

Lee, a passionate and lifelong educator, reflects on the lessons she's learned — and taught — on her path to being recognized as one of the nation's most inspiring teachers. 

construction worker on lift at NC State's Plant Sciences Building

Aug 19, 2021

Coming Home

From new construction to major renovations, a refreshed NC State campus welcomes many Wolfpack employees back to in-person work. 

Dave Herpy at Lake Raleigh

Jul 23, 2021

‘Happiness Is a Journey’

Personal tragedy reframed Dave Herpy’s outlook on his life and career. Here, he shares his story — and the six principles that guide him every day. 

Patrick Smith standing in an empty Carter-Finley Stadium

Jun 23, 2021

‘Far From Normal’

Employees who joined NC State during the COVID-19 pandemic reflect on their unique experiences and share what they most look forward to when the university resumes normal operations. 

Natalie Cooke

May 18, 2021

A ‘Spark’ for Nutrition Science

Just as she discovered nutrition science as an undergraduate at NC State, Natalie Cooke helps ignite students' interest in the discipline.