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Feb 29, 2012

Philip Rivers to Give NC State Spring Commencement Speech

Philip Rivers, a record-setting passer for North Carolina State University and currently the starting quarterback for the NFL’s San Diego Chargers, will give NC State’s commencement speech during its spring commencement exercise, scheduled for Saturday, May 12. The 2003 Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year, Rivers started all 51 games at quarterback for the Wolfpack… 

Feb 2, 2012

Creativity in Motion

M.B.A. grads are paying tribute to an artist who inspired them with her Creativity in Business classes. Sign up for the M.B.A. Wolfpack Run on March 3 in honor of the late Lynn Ennis. 

Dec 6, 2011

Freelon to Fine Arts Commission

President Obama has appointed architect Phil Freelon, an NC State alumnus and member of the Board of Trustees, to the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts. 

Nov 17, 2011

NC State Homecoming Parade, Pep Rally Slated for Friday, Nov. 18

North Carolina State University will welcome back alumni and celebrate Homecoming with a parade on Hillsborough Street from 6 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18, followed by a pep rally and comedy show at Reynolds Coliseum from 7 to 11 p.m. Media coverage of both events is invited. The parade begins at Hillsborough Street… 

Nov 16, 2011

Raising Kane

Sports broadcaster and former Wolfpack basketball player Tommy Kane returns for a homecoming gig with his award-winning show, "ACC Road Trip." Watch for his high-energy antics in classrooms and at the game. 

Nov 13, 2011

54 Things To Do At NC State

Student Government’s “54 Things To Do at NC State” captures the spirit of NC State. Learn more about the activities that shape the campus culture, from the Krispy Kreme Challenge and football tailgates, to the university arts scene and student volunteer projects. 

Nov 13, 2011

Inside the Belltower

No building evokes the feel of NC State like the Memorial Belltower. Since its completion in 1937, the 115-foot monument to alumni killed in World War I has been the university’s most recognizable symbol and likely the least-explored building on campus. Students, alumni and supporters know it well, but few have been inside the granite belfry. Lately, though, the club of Belltower insiders has grown, thanks to Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Tom Stafford. 

Nov 3, 2011

Prof Says Libyan Leader Was Model Student

Professor John Grainger recalls Libya's new prime minister as a mature and soft-spoken Ph.D. student. 

Oct 17, 2011

NC State in Asia

NC State's growing presence in Asia is opening professional, academic and personal opportunities to the university's students, faculty and alumni. 

Sep 8, 2011

NC State honors military, first responders

A desire to honor those lost in combat inspired the construction of NC State’s Memorial Belltower in the 1920s. In that same spirit, the NC State community gathered at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, at the Belltower to honor first responders and soldiers, especially those lost in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and the wars they sparked. 

Sep 7, 2011

Remembering 9/11

How people learn of good or bad news tends to be etched forever in the minds of each individual, and every generation has a touchstone tragic event that transcends most other memories. The assassination of President John Kennedy. The space shuttle Challenger explosion. The terrorist attacks of 9/11. Each of these events links the masses in answering the commonly asked question: "Where were you?" 

Sep 7, 2011

NC State to Hold Sept. 11 Memorial Service

North Carolina State University will hold a memorial service to recognize and honor all those who perished during the tragic events on Sept. 11, 2001, as well as those members of the Wolfpack family who have honorably served the United States since the university’s founding in 1887. The service will take place at 2 p.m.… 

Aug 3, 2011

Ratcliff NSPE’s First Female ‘Engineer of Year’

Dr. Terri Helmlinger Ratcliff, the first woman to receive an “Engineer of the Year” award from the National Society of Professional Engineers, is an NC State alumna and former leader. 

Jul 20, 2011

Big Boost in Donor Giving

Donor giving jumped 19 percent in 2011, providing some much needed good news in tough economic times.