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Jan 7, 2019

5 Questions With Torry Holt

We caught with the former All-Pro wide receiver and NC State All-American as he was became the sixth Wolfpack player to join the National Football Foundation's College Football Hall of Fame. 

Photo of Belltower lit red with fireworks.

Dec 29, 2018

NC State’s Social Media Year in Review

It’s been another extraordinary year for NC State! On the university side, 2018 brought us our largest and most academically qualified first-year class in school history. We conferred 9,364 degrees and welcomed a whole Pack of graduates to our alumni family. And did we mention athletics? This year saw the Wolfpack finish at 15th in the… 

Photo of five members of the Wilson family.

Nov 2, 2018

Transformative Gift to NC State Names the Wilson College of Textiles

A $28 million gift from Fred Wilson and family names the College of Textiles. 

Recent photo of Irwin Holmes in his letterman's jacket.

Oct 15, 2018

Holmes Hall Honors Groundbreaking Graduate, Athlete

Irwin Holmes, NC State's first black graduate and the first varsity athlete to compete at an Atlantic Coast Conference school, will be honored for his perseverance and dedication to the university when the University College Commons is renamed Holmes Hall. 

Jerry Hester, left, and Allen Boyette.

Aug 23, 2018

Alumni Visit Gravesites of WWI Fallen

As part of a worldwide commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the First World War, NC State alumni and military veterans Jerry Hester and Allen Boyette place commemorative military coins at the gravesites of two of NC State's fallen soldiers. 

Two business people walk past a stylized stock ticker in the foreground.

Jun 27, 2018

Alumni Investors Boost Wolfpack Businesses

The Wolfpack Investor Network connects alumni with businesses that got their start at NC State. For Pack-connected entrepreneurs, it's a win-win. 

Rodolphe Barrangou

May 2, 2018

NC State’s Rodolphe Barrangou Elected to National Academy of Sciences

CRISPR pioneer Rodolphe Barrangou has been elected to one of the world's most prestigious and influential scientific societies. 

Photo of NC State's Belltower

Apr 26, 2018

Poppies, Flyover to Mark WWI Centenary

Attend a ceremony at the Belltower on Tuesday to mark the one-hundredth anniversary of the end of World War I. The plaza will be decorated with thousands of real and artificial red poppies, the internationally recognized symbol of remembrance. 

Apr 19, 2018

Belltower Event Commemorates End of WWI

A May 1 event marking the centennial anniversary of the end of the First World War features a flyover of F-15 fighters, a 21-gun salute and a carpet of poppies. The Belltower ceremony is open to the public. 

Feb 22, 2018

NC State in Top 25 of Peace Corps Volunteers

NC State ranks No. 22 in the Peace Corps' latest rankings of Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities. 

Participant of the Krispy Kreme Challenge

Jan 26, 2018

2018 Krispy Kreme Challenge Offers Runners a Daring Delight

As the Krispy Kreme Challenge takes another lap around Raleigh this Saturday, we look back at some sugary stats racked up over the race's first 14 years. 

Jan 10, 2018

Owens Honored With Menscer Cup

Longtime NC State supporter Jim Owens, the retired chairman and CEO of Caterpillar Inc., is recognized for outstanding philanthropy, dedication and leadership. 

Nov 2, 2017

Pack Plaid: NC State’s Official Tartan

Check out the newly released Pack Plaid, an officially registered tartan pattern developed by College of Textiles graduate student and Raleigh native Kathleen Kelly. 

Mr. and Ms. Wuf celebrate at Belltower.

Oct 19, 2017

A Desire to Help Others

After a meaningful student experience at NC State, Ghazale Johnston is now a leading advocate for the university, giving of both her time and resources. 

Sep 7, 2017

Deans Help Students Design Their Lives

Deans from the the Poole College of Management, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Design will collaborate to help 30 students design their futures with a special program. Students can apply to participate in the free program by Sept. 22.