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Tom Stafford directs a crowd's attention to the Belltower from the lawn of Holladay Hall

Aug 15, 2023

A Thousand Tours… And Counting

Tom Stafford, vice chancellor for student affairs emeritus, will give his 1,000th tour of NC State’s Memorial Belltower on Aug. 29. 

Michael Brennan stands in front of a large screen that displays a graphic about the 2023 hurricane season.

Aug 2, 2023

NC State Alumni Lead Nation’s Hurricane Preparedness Efforts

Two NC State alumni are leaders in the National Hurricane Center, using meteorology and behavioral science to protect people in North Carolina and across the nation. 

Dick Sheridan stands at the front of a group of uniformed NC State football players

Jul 19, 2023

Sheridan Remembered as ‘Football Father-Figure’

Dick Sheridan, 2020 College Football Hall of Fame inductee and one of NC State’s winningest coaches, has passed at 81. 

Laurie Henes wearing a black sweatshirt with the Wolfpack logo on it

Jun 22, 2023

Coaching Her Way to the Top

Former NC State champion runner and current women’s cross-country and track and field head coach Laurie Henes will become the Wolfpack’s director of track and field and cross-country programs, the school announced Wednesday. 

College of Veterinary Medicine professor Matthew Breen addresses the audience at the 30th anniversary celebration of the V Foundation.

Jun 8, 2023

30 Years of Funding Young Researchers

When Matthew Breen was growing up in Yorkshire, England, in the 1970s, his first experience with the loss of a pet was when the family dog, Penny, became very ill. The attending veterinarian indicated the most likely cause was cancer and suggested the most humane treatment would be to put the dog to sleep. Breen… 

Jun 5, 2023

Another Day in the White House

Andrew Bates was willing and ready to drop out of NC State so he could live the dream of anyone who has ever volunteered for a political campaign: a full-time job in the White House. Before Bates could drop out, however, he received a crucial piece of advice from White House Chief Communications Officer Dan Pfeiffer,… 

The name John C.S. Lumsden Jr., inscribed in granite

May 23, 2023

Redemption Lives in Belltower

Raleigh-born and NC State-educated John C.S. Lumsden Jr. lived a remarkable life of invention, passion, adventure — and murder. The veteran of two wars is one of the 35 names listed in NC State's Memorial Belltower that honors students and alumni killed in World War I. 

Tol Avery is hooded as part of his graduation ceremony

May 17, 2023

Calling Dr. Quarterback

Because of their successes in the NFL, NC State football quarterbacks have helped the school’s athletics department market the Wolfpack program as “QBU.” Coley McDonough, Roman Gabriel, Erik Kramer, Philip Rivers, Russell Wilson, Mike Glennon, Jacoby Brissett and Ryan Finley all became NFL starting quarterbacks after playing for the Wolfpack — but none of them ever… 

Frankie and Debbie Antonelli

May 11, 2023

A Mother’s Love in Free Throws

Debbie Antonelli’s family is off the hook this year. Her husband and three sons won’t have to take her to a fork-and-cloth-napkin restaurant to celebrate Mother’s Day — the only thing the accomplished television analyst and former NC State women’s basketball player ever really wants her all-male tribe to give her on that day. She’ll be… 

Katelyn Tuohy has already won national championships in three sports, set two nationals collegiate records

Apr 20, 2023

NC State’s Most Accomplished Athlete in Three … Tuohy … One

Katelyn Tuohy remembers the exact moment she decided to bring her running talents to NC State. It was a cold and windy New York morning and she was trying to finish off an indoor workout on, of all things, the treadmill in her family’s basement. The idea of warm Southern breezes and mild falls that stretched… 

Apr 13, 2023

Former Player Palmateer Tapped To Lead Yow Cancer Fund

Among those at the side of Hall of Famer and NC State basketball coach Kay Yow when her final battle ended in the winter of 2009 was Wolfpack assistant coach Jenny Palmateer, a former State player who had spent much of her playing and coaching career learning from her life-long mentor. A two-time Wolfpack captain during… 

New National Hurricane Center director Michael Brennan earned his bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees at NC State.

Apr 13, 2023

Three-Time Grad Named Director of Hurricane Center

Mike Brennan first became interested in studying hurricanes when he was 8 years old. That’s when a catastrophic flood caused by the remnants of Hurricane Juan blew through his hometown of Roanoke, Virginia, causing 62 deaths and some $1.4 billion in damage . Among the damage was the total destruction of his grandmother’s house in… 

Apr 6, 2023

Valvano Elected to Hoop HOF

When former NC State basketball player Vinny Del Negro was a little-used junior guard for the Wolfpack in the fall of 1986, head coach Jim Valvano took him home to Springfield, Massachusetts, to play in college basketball’s best-known early season game: the Peach Basket Tip-Off Classic. That’s where Del Negro grew up, going down the street… 

The flight crew of Artemis II: Mission specialist Christina Koch, pilot Victor Glover, commander Reid Wiseman and mission specialist Jeremy Hansen.

Apr 4, 2023

‘We’re Headed for the Moon’

Just after Christina Koch learned last month that she had been selected for NASA’s Artemis II project — becoming the first woman to travel around the moon and back as part of a four-member crew — the pioneering NASA astronaut and three-time NC State graduate was told to limit sharing the news to only a few… 

female firefighter walking in forest

Mar 16, 2023

Into the (Prescribed) Fire

The 2023 Women-In-Fire Prescribed Fire Training Exchange, a 12-day training course designed for women in fire management, offered the opportunity to participate in planned live-fire training at public lands in Eastern North Carolina. It was organized and facilitated by a committee that included NC State Extension associate Jennifer Fawcett.