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Nov 19, 2015

Two-Day Emergency Exercise

A emergency exercise called "Operation Red Rail II" will simulate a train derailment Tuesday on campus. Traffic, classes and university services will not be disrupted, but federal, state and local emergency personnel will be on campus during the event. 

Nov 19, 2015

Hollingshead Receives Governor’s Award for Excellence

DASA chief of staff Justine Hollingshead is honored for her efforts to help the campus and community come together in the aftermath of a tragedy. 

Nov 16, 2015

Community Partnership Links Education, Jobs

NC State collaborates with communities in the western foothills of North Carolina to improve educational programs and spark economic growth through innovation.  

Nov 5, 2015

Veterans Day Honored

NC State will celebrate Veterans Day next Wednesday with a trio of events in conjunction with Raleigh sister city Compiegne, France. 

Nov 5, 2015

Hassan’s Giving Takes Flight

Mechanical and aerospace engineering professor Hassan A. Hassan has spent most of his career at NC State and recently established the Hassan Family Fellowship to provide two-year stipends for master’s candidates and four-year stipends for Ph.D. candidates in the College of Engineering.  

Oct 29, 2015

‘Safety Is a Shared Responsibility’

Through training workshops from NC State’s Violence Prevention and Threat Management (VPTM) program and multiple ongoing exercises throughout the year, law enforcement and safety personnel are using education to minimize threats on campus by increasing awareness. 

Oct 15, 2015

White House Lauds Juntos Program

An NC State program to empower Hispanic youth was named a “Bright Spot in Hispanic Education” by the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. Since 2007, the North Carolina Cooperative Extension program called "Juntos" has helped close the achievement gap for Hispanic Youth in North Carolina and has been expanded into other states. 

Oct 15, 2015

Solar Tree Sprouts at Hunt Library

Charge your laptop, phone or other electronics on the 16-foot solar tree at the Hunt Library on Centennial Campus. The newly installed solar technology is a gift from the Park Scholars Class of 2015.  

Oct 14, 2015

Park Scholars Give $2 Million

The Park Scholars, who have organized the wildly popular Krispy Kreme Challenge race since 2004, have committed $2 million to UNC Children's Hospital for the Krispy Kreme Challenge Children's Specialty Clinic at Rex Hospital in Raleigh. 

Oct 8, 2015

Diversity Ed Week Begins Sunday

NC State's sixth-annual Diversity Education Week begins on Sunday, featuring more than 35 events over six days.