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.
Carter-Finley Still a Modernist Marvel
Charles Kahn, a two-time graduate of NC State and a former professor in the College of Design, is one of the three engineers and architects credited with the design of NC State's Carter-Finley Stadium. Take a new look at it through his eyes as the Wolfpack celebrates the 50th anniversary of the stadium's construction, beginning with Thursday night's opener against William & Mary.
Closing the Gap
Two NC State programs aim to close the achievement gap between rural and urban schools. One helps rural high schoolers get to college. The other helps school administrators build their networks and skill sets.
Students, Alumni Witness Failed Coup in Turkey
A group of NC State students and alumni participating in a service trip to Turkey is caught up in the unrest surrounding a coup attempt. Read a firsthand account.
Alum Takes Fight for Transgender Rights to Political Conventions
A public service spot urging legal protections for transgender Americans features NC State alumna Alaina Kupec. The TV ad airs during the upcoming national political conventions.
Here’s to Harrelson
For more than 50 years, Harrelson Hall has loomed over the Brickyard like a flying saucer on stilts. Now the campus says goodbye to NC State's best-known oddity.
This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State: Scott Vu
Scott Vu not only earned four degrees from NC State -- he also learned how to dance.
In 21 rural schools around North Carolina, recent NC State graduates are helping high school juniors and seniors make the leap to college. Meet the College Advising Corps.
Pack Impacts, Off the Track
NC State grads are a big part of the off-track machinery that drives NASCAR. From the marketing and public-relations departments of racing teams to the NASCAR Hall of Fame itself, they shape the way fans follow the sport today and will remember it tomorrow.
Durham architect Phil Freelon designs buildings that tell stories — and unite communities. Since graduating from the NC State College of Design in 1975, Freelon has emerged as a go-to architect for structures that honor history and inspire the public, without sacrificing functionality.