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Fred Yelverton accepting an award on stage at a trade association event in Orlando, Florida.

Feb 9, 2023

Golf Group Honors Prof for Efforts to Support Industry

Fred Yelverton is known for getting into the weeds — literally — to help the nation's golf industry thrive. His efforts were recognized at an industry trade event this week. 

Chester Grant is honored during a halftime event in 1970.

Feb 2, 2023

Enduring Legacy

Chester Grant, NC State athletics' first and, for the longest time, only Black employee, inspired generations of student-athletes as a trainer, friend and mentor. 

Christina Koch at astronomy days event.

Jan 31, 2023

_pace, the Final Frontier

In a triumphant return to Astronomy Days at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, astronaut Christina Koch spells out how even a simple game of Scrabble can take an unexpected turn when you're floating in zero gravity. 

Coach Don Easterling in his NC State office in the early 1970s.

Jan 18, 2023

Easterling Remembered as a ‘Master Motivator’

Don Easterling coached some of NC State's best swimmers, including 40 All-Americans and seven future Olympians, while leading Wolfpack teams to 17 ACC titles in 24 years. The legendary coach died at his Virginia home at the age of 90. 

Forrest Hentz at the blackboard in an archival, black-and-white photo.

Jan 11, 2023

Hentz Made Chemistry Make Sense

Longtime chemistry professor Forrest C. Hentz, inaugural recipient of the Holladay Medal, died in December at the age of 89 (the atomic number of actinium). 

Reshunda Mahone gives the Wolfpack sign next to a bronze wolf statue on campus.

Nov 3, 2022

5 Questions With Reshunda Mahone

The new leader of the Alumni Association and Annual Giving at NC State shares her thoughts on technology, donor engagement and Howling Cow ice cream. 

Artist's rendering of Wolfspeed plant.

Oct 19, 2022

Wolfspeed Ahead: An NC State Spinoff Powers the Future

The company that pioneered LED lighting now looks to improve the efficiency and performance of electric vehicles and other high-power applications. Meet the people building the world's largest silicon carbide manufacturing facility in Chatham County. 

Running back Matthew Dayes looks up field during ACC football action against Clemson in Carter-Finley Stadium.

Sep 29, 2022

Textile Bowl in National Spotlight

When No. 10 NC State and No. 5 Clemson play Saturday evening, it will be the Wolfpack's first time playing in a game with two top-10 teams, shining a light on the innovations both schools have made in textile research, manufacturing and education. 

Richard Sykes standing next to a golf cart.

Sep 26, 2022

Richard Sykes Remembered for Storied Coaching Career

Longtime golf coach Richard Sykes, a five-time ACC Coach of the Year and member of the Golf Coaches Hall of Fame, died Sunday. 

Benny Suggs, left, listens as Chancellor Randy Woodson addresses alumni at a reception on board the USS North Carolina in 2010.

Sep 21, 2022

Benny Suggs Sets Course for Retirement

NC State salutes the many accomplishments — and careers — of Benny Suggs as he retires from active duty with the Alumni Association. 

New York's World Trade Center Towers in the 1970s. Photo by History in HD on Unsplash.

Sep 9, 2022

Born on 9/11

Sept. 11 marks a tragic day in the nation's history. For some NC State students and their families, it's deeply personal. 

Jonathan Keane and Jim Rice at one-year reunion after near-fatal accident.

Sep 7, 2022

Alum Recounts How Near-Fatal Accident at Ballpark Changed His Life

Forty years ago, 4-year-old Jonathan Keane was struck by a foul ball at a Boston Red Sox game. Today, the Poole College alumnus and CEO of a Raleigh call-center company recounts how the line drive that fractured his skull impacted his life in profound ways, inspiring his people-centered business model. 

The Wolfpack, led by preseason ACC Offensive Player of the Year Devin Leary, meets the Pirates this weekend in Greenville.

Sep 1, 2022

Rivalry Endures; Erstwhile Trophy Sidelined

Student leaders at NC State and ECU came up with a fun way to dramatize their schools' rivalry on the football field. But the Victory Barrel never really scored with fans. You probably won't see it at this weekend's game at ECU’s Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. 

Sep 1, 2022

The Legend of the Victory Barrel

Student leaders share a story that's been passed around for years. Discover the lore behind the Victory Barrel tradition. 

Aug 25, 2022

Life Coaching in Life Sciences

Kim Allen believes her winding path into academia and her life-coaching skills add value to one of NC State's foundational fields of study.