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Mohamed Mansour standing in front of his desk in his office.

May 4, 2022

The Hard Times and Good Life of Mohamed Mansour

As an undergraduate in the 1960s, Mohamed Mansour struggled academically and financially. With the help of family, friends and supportive faculty, the young man went on to build one of Egypt's most successful businesses. Mansour shares his story at NC State's spring commencement ceremony. 

woman standing in front of Tennessee Titans football stadium

Apr 12, 2022

How a Wolf Became a Titan

Samantha Fischer, the stadium experience manager for the Tennesee Titans NFL team, reflects on her experiences as a master's student at NC State. 

Memorial Belltower

Apr 7, 2022

MFA Poetry Alum Wins Prestigious Writing Prize

Poet Ina Cariño, who earned their Master of Fine Arts in creative writing from NC State, is one of 10 recipients of a 2022 Whiting Award. 

NC State Memorial Belltower

Mar 1, 2022

‘Everything Had to Have a Purpose’: Remembering Journalism Visionary Richard Curtis

NC State alumnus Richard Curtis revolutionized print journalism as the founding managing editor for design at USA Today. He died Sunday at 75. 

McKinlay and LaTeisha Jeannis stand for a portrait overlooking the Court of North Carolina wearing their wedding attire.

Feb 14, 2022

With Love, From the Wolfpack

NC State alumni share how their love stories were shaped by the Wolfpack. 

NC State Super Bowl billboard on I-75 near the stadium in downtown Cincinnati

Feb 10, 2022

‘Bengals Raised by Wolves’

Two former Wolfpack football teammates take the NFL's biggest stage Sunday when their Cincinnati Bengals step on the field for Super Bowl LVI. 

A burned U.S. Army Air Forces Boeing B-17C Flying Fortress rests near Hangar 5, Hickam Field, Oahu, Hawaii on Dec. 7, 1941. Photo: National Archives.

Dec 7, 2021

A Day of Infamy, a Time for Heroes

Army radio operator Robert Westbrook ran straight into enemy fire in the opening minutes of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The NC State alumnus lost his life at the airbase on Hickam Field 80 years ago in a courageous bid to protect U.S. bombers on the ground. 

Benny Suggs receiving the Order of the Long Leaf Pine in 2017

Nov 30, 2021

NC State Alumni Association Leader to Retire

After 11 years at the helm of NC State’s Alumni Association, Benny Suggs will retire in December 2022. 

Eddie Berlinski and Everette “Cowboy” Robinson on the field during a football game.

Nov 18, 2021

Field of Honor

Eddie Berlinski was a Wolfpack superstar for his exploits on the football field. But his daring escape from a Nazi POW camp during World War II is the stuff of legend. 

U.S. service members march toward a prisoner-of-war camp near Manila, Philippines.

Nov 11, 2021

Veterans March Into History

NC State alumni working or serving in the Pacific Theater during World War II faced the horrors of war and POW camps with extraordinary courage. 

Five Minutes with Kip Kroeger, Supervising Producer on Ted Lasso

Oct 7, 2021

The Wolfpack and the Ted Lasso Way

NC State Alumnus Kip Kroeger says lessons he learned as part of the NC State community influence his work as supervising producer on the hit TV show. 

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. 

Nikhil Milind sitting outside, holding his ukulele.

Jul 6, 2021

NC State’s 4th Churchill Scholar Prepares for Deep Dive Into Genetics

Nikhil Milind, who graduated this year, is going to Cambridge University to continue his studies into links between human genetics and diseases. 

people gather for the Belltower reopening and dedication of Henry Square

May 18, 2021

A Hundred Years and a Thousand Words

Photos of the Memorial Belltower’s reopening and the dedication of Henry Square help tell the story of this hallowed place on NC State’s campus. 

Russell Wilson scrambles during a football game.

May 12, 2021

Wilson Returns a Winner

At NC State, Russell Wilson honed the athletic skills and commitment to service that would define his extraordinary life. The NFL superstar returns to Carter-Finley this week to speak at commencement.