NC State's alumni population grew by more than 5,200 people on Saturday, as the university conferred degrees on spring graduates.
It takes a big party to fittingly celebrate 125 years of tradition and transformation. More than 4,500 people turned out for NC State's birthday celebration April 2 at Reynolds Coliseum.
Tradition and Transformation
NC State is celebrating 125 years of tradition and transformation.
54 Things, But Only One NC State
The "54 Things To Do At NC State" list gives students a new way to learn about and participate in campus traditions.
NC State mints 3,400 new graduates
More than 3,400 new graduates received their degrees Saturday during fall commencement activities. The new alumni heard from keynote speaker Dr. Rajendra Pachauri, a Nobel Prize-winning climate scientist and NC State alumnus.
54 Things To Do At NC State
Student Government’s “54 Things To Do at NC State” captures the spirit of NC State. Learn more about the activities that shape the campus culture, from the Krispy Kreme Challenge and football tailgates, to the university arts scene and student volunteer projects.
Inside the Belltower
No building evokes the feel of NC State like the Memorial Belltower. Since its completion in 1937, the 115-foot monument to alumni killed in World War I has been the university’s most recognizable symbol and likely the least-explored building on campus. Students, alumni and supporters know it well, but few have been inside the granite belfry. Lately, though, the club of Belltower insiders has grown, thanks to Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Tom Stafford.
NC State in Asia
NC State's growing presence in Asia is opening professional, academic and personal opportunities to the university's students, faculty and alumni.
NC State honors military, first responders
A desire to honor those lost in combat inspired the construction of NC State’s Memorial Belltower in the 1920s. In that same spirit, the NC State community gathered at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, at the Belltower to honor first responders and soldiers, especially those lost in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and the wars they sparked.
How people learn of good or bad news tends to be etched forever in the minds of each individual, and every generation has a touchstone tragic event that transcends most other memories. The assassination of President John Kennedy. The space shuttle Challenger explosion. The terrorist attacks of 9/11. Each of these events links the masses in answering the commonly asked question: "Where were you?"