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Author: Suzanne Stanard

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. 

The Belltower at NC State.

Apr 15, 2021

NC State’s Julia Rudolph Wins Guggenheim Fellowship

The history professor is honored for her research into the history of gender, law and economics of early modern Europe. 

Two Facilities Division employees check the control panel of an HVAC system on campus

Mar 17, 2021

Top (Air) Quality

NC State employees work tirelessly during the COVID-19 pandemic to develop and implement an indoor air quality plan that helps keep students, faculty and staff safe. 

angela gay-audre

Feb 26, 2021

Leading With Intention

As the new director of NC State's African American Cultural Center, angela gay-audre sets out to carve a fresh path for its future. 

Feb 18, 2021

Volunteers Needed To Support COVID-19 Testing Efforts

The university's COVID-19 Resource Team needs faculty and staff volunteers to support testing centers and the quarantine and isolation program. 

interior of NC State's new Wellness and Recreation Center

Dec 17, 2020

Wide-Open Spaces

The university's massive new Wellness and Recreation Center offers the campus community a next-level experience — even during the pandemic. 

Bailey Knight sews patches onto the Wolfpack football team's uniforms

Nov 19, 2020

Culture of Collaboration

The Wilson College of Textiles joins forces with NC State Athletics to pull off a unique project in record time — for all the (sports) world to see. 

woman standing by Lake Raleigh

Oct 29, 2020

Surviving Breast Cancer

In an intimate first-person account of her experience with stage 3 breast cancer, NC State staffer Clarissa Spencer demonstrates an unbreakable spirit — and the power of faith and family. 

two men in Civil Air Patrol uniforms at a PPE distribution site in NC

Oct 7, 2020

Extraordinary Effort

NC State employee Scott Stevens goes above and beyond as a volunteer in the Civil Air Patrol, helping communities across North Carolina during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Chernelle Jones making wolf ears symbol with her hands

Oct 1, 2020

Spreading Joy Through Song

'Wolfpack's Got Talent' winner Chernelle Jones says she loves to sing, especially if it brings others 'a little hope and happiness' during difficult times. 

housekeeper cleaning door

Sep 17, 2020

Housekeeping (Super) Heroes

NC State’s housekeeping staff go above and beyond the call of duty every day to ensure a safe and healthy environment for the campus community.