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fireworks around the Memorial Belltower

Jan 18, 2022

NC State Fundraising Campaign Comes to an Extraordinary End

After five incredible years, NC State’s Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign has come to a close. This historic fundraising effort saw 1,347 new scholarships endowed, 104 distinguished professorships created and more. All told, the university’s friends and alumni donated $2.1 billion toward its ongoing success. 

The Memorial Belltower with the Raleigh skyline in the background.

Dec 22, 2021

2021 in Review

Despite the obvious challenges, this was a year of triumphs for our Wolfpack. Look back on 21 of our biggest stories from 2021. 

A student in a red cap and gown makes the Wolfpack sign in front of the NC State Belltower.

Dec 13, 2021

Focused on the Future

Meet December 2021 graduates who have made the most of every opportunity at NC State and are ready to explore their next chapter. 

Richard Linton

Dec 3, 2021

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean Richard Linton to Step Down

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean Richard Linton has announced that he will step down from his position at NC State in mid-February 2022 to become the president of Kansas State. 

NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson and his wife Susan Woodson at the front doors of their residence, The Point

Dec 1, 2021

Chancellor’s Holiday Open House Is Dec. 10

Chancellor Randy Woodson and his wife Susan invite all NC State faculty and staff to The Point for their annual Holiday Open House. 

Cardiology coats of excellence

Nov 29, 2021

A New Coat of Excellence in Cardiology from a Close Friend of NC State

When Cindy Clark and Joe Hackley realized that they had never done anything to formally recognize Terri DeFrancesco, a coat of excellence seemed to be the perfect way to do it. 

Students work in a textile lab, writing on whiteboards and working in small groups at tables

Nov 1, 2021

Where Textiles Meets STEM

In the Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science, STEM majors can discover surprising opportunities and exceptional career preparation. 

The 2021 Watauga Medal winners (left to right) are Bob Mattocks, Suzanne Gordon and Glenn Futrell

Sep 14, 2021

3 NC State Alumni Receive Watauga Medal

The university awards its highest nonacademic honor to Glenn Futrell, Suzanne Gordon and Bob Mattocks. 

close-up image of 2020 graduate's mortarboard

Aug 31, 2021

Class of 2020 Celebrates In Person

An Aug. 28 ceremony at William Neal Reynolds Coliseum honors NC State's spring, summer and fall graduates of 2020. 

Mr. and Ms. Wuf pose in front of a sign reading "Welcome Class of 2025."

Aug 17, 2021

Meet the Incoming Class: By the Numbers

This fall, NC State welcomes its largest incoming class in university history. Get the facts and figures about this record-breaking class. 

pets waiting for owner

Aug 5, 2021

Adjusting Pets to Life After COVID-19 Quarantine

Margaret Gruen, assistant professor of behavioral medicine, talks about how post-quarantine scheduling shifts may impact pets — and how you can help ease them back into the routine they once knew so well. 

group of people standing in front of a building

Jul 30, 2021

N.C. First Lady, Commerce Secretary Visit Science House

North Carolina First Lady Kristin Cooper and Secretary of Commerce Machelle Baker Sanders visit The Science House at NC State to meet with students in the Catalyst program. 

Memorial Belltower

Jul 8, 2021

Trustees Welcome New and Returning Members, Elect Officers

NC State's Board of Trustees welcomes three new members and three returning members. 

Memorial Belltower

Jul 8, 2021

2 Advisors Recognized at Global Awards Ceremony

Michelle Garoutte and Chad Jordan are honored by the National Academic Advising Association. 

May 24, 2021

Goodnight Scholars Program Announces Class of 2025 and Transfer Class of 2024

The Goodnight Scholars Program at NC State revealed the 75 recipients from 34 North Carolina counties selected for its new traditional and transfer cohorts.