4 Receive Watauga Medals at Founders’ Day
At Friday's Founders' Day celebration, Steve Zelnak, Gayle Lanier, Barbara Goodmon and Steve Warren were awarded the Watauga Medal, NC State's highest non-academic award, in recognition of their notable and distinguished contributions and commitment to the advancement of the university.
NC State's Entrepreneurship Initiative helps students turn their business ideas into reality. Meet some of the entrepreneurs who have graduated from the EI and gone on to success in the business world.
Alum Robertson Finalist for ‘MythBusters’ Host
Alumna Tamara Robertson is one of 10 finalists to be a host on the Discovery Channel's new version of "MythBusters." The 2009 graduate with a degree in chemical and biomolecular engineering was one of 10,000 applicants to appear on the reality show "MythBusters: The Search," which concludes with winners being announced Saturday in the search finale.
Suggs Awarded Order of Long Leaf Pine
Alumni Association executive director Benny Suggs, a 1969 graduate of NC State and native of Columbus County, was presented with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, one of the most prestigious awards given to a citizen of the state.
Design Grads to Pitch Housing Solution at SXSW
Two NC State grads are finalists in the upcoming SXSW Accelerator competition in Austin, Texas. Their ideas for incremental housing are based on a post-graduation trip to South America, funded by a 2014 Duda Travel Fellowship.
Generous gifts from Randy and Tiffany Ramsey bolstered the university's programs for men's basketball and equine sports medicine.
Howl Back with Alumni Association
Join Chancellor Randy Woodson and Mr. and Ms. Wuf on Wednesday at Howl Back With Your Pack in celebration of the NC State Alumni Association's new branding efforts. The party will be from 6-8 p.m. at the Park Alumni Center.
To the Stars
Since childhood, Christina Hammock Koch has wanted to be an astronaut. After following her own path, the NC State alumna has done it.
Awaiting the Opening
In August 2016, the Alumni Association caught up with Phil Freelon, who graduated from the College of Design in 1975, to see how he was feeling ahead of the grand opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Pack2Pack Connects Those in Need With Household Goods
On Aug. 14, more than 100 students were connected with lightly used furniture and household items through the Pack2Pack program, which was organized by Pack Promise intern Taylor Spoon through a grant from the NC State Sustainability Fund.