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Author: Suzanne Stanard

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. 

man and woman wearing marathon medals after a race

Sep 1, 2020

‘The Unifier’

When the pandemic forced most NC State employees to work remotely, Shelly English found a way to bring her dispersed colleagues even closer together. 

NC State Chief of Staff and University Secretary Paula Gentius

Aug 6, 2020

Chiefly Remarkable

With a diverse background in higher ed administration, law, government and communications, Paula Gentius hits the ground running as the chancellor's new chief of staff. 

dog sleeping on bed

Jul 22, 2020

Meet the Menagerie

The latest installment of our work-from-home photo series spotlights some unusual "co-workers," including a baby goat and a donkey named Bernice. 

Jane Lubischer filming a segment of the Wicked Problems, Wolfpack Solutions online course

Jul 17, 2020

Wicked Awesome

A new online course — “Wicked Problems, Wolfpack Solutions” — gives incoming first-year students an extraordinary opportunity to learn and connect. 

fruits and vegetables on a table

Jul 2, 2020

It’s in the (Produce) Bag

COVID-19 may bruise North Carolina’s tourism economy this summer, but it’s not stopping the Vacationer Supported Agriculture program from connecting travelers to local foods 

NC State History Professor Akram Khater

Jun 23, 2020

We Are the Wolfpack: Meet Akram Khater

The distinguished professor of history spearheads a massive effort to preserve the history and culture of Lebanese Americans. 

NC State student Ryan Catalfu

Jun 8, 2020

Student Becomes Teacher

NC State junior Ryan Catalfu finds a creative way to support families struggling to homeschool during the pandemic. 

cat sitting on a desk by a computer

May 28, 2020

Wolfpack at Work — at Home

NC State faculty and staff working remotely share photos of inventive workspaces and new 'co-workers.' 

tractor with compost in front of hoop structure

Apr 21, 2020

Closing the Loop

NC State’s new Compost Facility and Research Cooperative diverts organic waste from the landfill, giving it new life in a number of beneficial ways on campus. 

woman in mask walking in food pantry

Apr 9, 2020

Feed the Pack Food Pantry Rallies to Stay Open

Thanks to a massive campuswide effort in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, NC State’s food pantry continues to serve the students, faculty and staff who need it most.