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Author: Tim Peeler

Worker carries solar panel on the roof of the Murphy Center.

Jan 21, 2021

Here Comes the Sun

NC State is partnering with Mooresville-based Powerhome Solar to add an array of energy-saving panels on top of the Murphy Center. 

Billy Ray Vickers carries the ball down field in a Technician photo, circa 1979.

Jan 19, 2021

Major Player

Billy Ray Vickers learned the value of hard work growing up on a farm in the Blue Ridge foothills. The lessons he learned on and off the football field at NC State propelled him to a successful career in manufacturing. 

Draven Sneed competing at the American Cornhole League’s National College Cornhole Championships.

Jan 14, 2021

Army Vet Captures Cornhole Title

Practice makes perfect for business student Draven Sneed, who scores first in the college singles division at the American Cornhole League’s National College Cornhole Championships. 

Dec 18, 2020

Granting Gifts of Appreciation

NC State engineering professor Christine Grant gave handmade gifts to every member of the NC State Housekeeping staff and leaders. 

NASA astronaut Christina Koch is helped out of the Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft.

Nov 19, 2020

Launching the Next Generation

NASA astronaut Christina Koch, a three-time graduate of NC State, knows how to thrive working from home, which she did flawlessly during a record-breaking 328 days in space. She'll share her message of how NC State helped prepare her to become NASA's most accomplished female astronaut on Dec. 4 as the featured speaker at the university's first virtual commencement. 

Oct 29, 2020

Early Voting Enters Final Days

Early voting at Talley Student Union is available through Saturday, Oct. 31. 

voting sign on a brick wall

Oct 14, 2020

Pack The Polls, Starting Oct. 15

NC State's early voting site at Talley Student Union will be open daily from Oct. 15-31 in advance of the Nov. 3 general election. 

NC State and Wake Forest prepare to play Saturday at a mostly empty Carter-Finley Stadium.

Sep 24, 2020

Not the Same-Day Ops

Last weekend's NC State-Wake Forest football game was unlike any ever played at Carter-Finley Stadium, but the show went on — flawlessly, thanks to the athletics department's experienced game-day operations staff. 

Football rests in the end zone after a Wolfpack touchdown in Carter-Finley Stadium.

Sep 17, 2020

Taking the Field

NC State returns to Carter-Finley Stadium Saturday against longtime rival Wake Forest in the opening game of the 2020 football season. 

Bobby Purcell

Jul 8, 2020

‘Don of Donations’ Retires

After 31 years with the Wolfpack Club and 39 years at NC State, Bobby Purcell has retired from his position as executive director to become a special assistant to Athletics Director Boo Corrigan. 

Ben Broussard inside Carter-Finley Stadium.

Jul 8, 2020

5 Questions With Ben Broussard

The incoming executive director of the Wolfpack Club talks about building relationships and connecting with people as he reflects on his new position. 

May 14, 2020

Research of Particular Relevance

Park Scholar Daniel Haller's keen interest in stopping the spread of infectious diseases helped earn him a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship. 

NC State cross country runner Elly Henes hugging her coach

May 7, 2020

Running Toward the Finish Line

The Heneses are a big part of the familial legacy of NC State cross country and track and field. All-American and ACC champion Elly Henes will graduate with a degree in psychology this spring. 

May 7, 2020

Growing on the Mats

As he prepares to graduate with a degree in business administration, All-American and ACC champion wrestler Hayden Hidlay reflects on his personal growth on the mats and in the classroom. 

Apr 23, 2020

Making At-Home Learning Fun for All

NC State's Science House, a statewide STEM outreach program for K-12 students, has developed online learning resources for students who are staying home for school.