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Trent Kingery, shown with a T-38N supersonic jet, which NASA uses to flight-train astronauts.

Aug 12, 2022

Astronaut Scholar and Alumnus Honored for Aviation Career

Growing up in Spartanburg, SC, and then Forest City, NC, Trent Kingery knew two things: that he wanted to serve in the military like his father and grandfathers and that he would love to study in Raleigh. 

Reshunda Mahone, NC State associate vice chancellor for alumni engagement and annual giving

Jun 30, 2022

Reshunda Mahone to Lead NC State Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving

An advancement professional with a track record of success, innovation and inclusion joins NC State as the new associate vice chancellor for alumni engagement and annual giving. 

Abby Lampe holding a wheel of cheese over her head.

Jun 6, 2022

Alumna Is England’s Reigning Cheese-Rolling Champion

Abby Lampe, a fourth-generation Wolfpack alum, tumbles her way to fame in the 2022 Cooper’s Hill Cheese-Rolling and Wake near Gloucester, England. 

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.