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Bob Jordan shakes hand of another trustee with Chancellor Woodson looking on.

Feb 18, 2020

In Memoriam: Bob Jordan

Alumnus Bob Jordan, who served North Carolina as a public official and business leader, died at his home Sunday, surrounded by family. Jordan is remembered for his unwavering support of NC State for more than 60 years. 

headshot of Karami with black background.

Jan 10, 2020

Mideast Tragedy Claims Alumna

An NC State alumna returning home after visiting family in Tehran is among the 176 passengers and crew killed in the crash of a Ukrainian airliner. 

NC State alumna and astronaut Christina Koch

Aug 22, 2019

Astronaut and Alumna to Hold Live Video Q&A From Space

Christina Koch will talk with students through a live video downlink on Friday, Aug. 30. Catch all the action at Talley Student Union. 

A man pats an ostrich behind a fence

Aug 12, 2019

Creature Care: Veterinary Medicine at the N.C. Zoo

NC State graduate Jb Minter cares for more than 400 species of animals at the world's largest natural-habitat zoo. 

Phil Freelon with scale model of an architectural project.

Jul 9, 2019

Acclaimed Architect Phil Freelon Dies

The NC State alumnus led the team that designed the Smithsonian Institution’s $540 million National Museum of African American History and Culture in the nation's capital. 

Image of entrance to veterinary medicine college

Jun 19, 2019

Business Icon Wordsworth Supports NC State Veterinary Medicine

Alumnus Jerry Wordsworth supports the Think and Do the Extraordinary campaign with a gift to the College of Veterinary Medicine. 

Statue of Gen. William Lee in front of his family home.

Jun 5, 2019

Rendezvous With History

NC State alum William Carey Lee, 'Father of the U.S. Airborne,' trained the elite paratroopers dropped behind German lines during the Allied invasion of Europe on D-Day. A museum in Dunn, North Carolina, honors his life, service and athletic accomplishments at NC State. 

View of sunrise from near the summit of Mount Everest.

May 30, 2019

Breathtaking

NC State alum Roxanne Vogel trained and worked in a low-oxygen chamber for three months before scaling the world's highest peak in record time. Next up: Antarctica's Mount Vinson. 

Park Alumni Center, with sign in the foreground.

May 21, 2019

Survey: Alumni Thriving in Work, Life

In a systemwide survey by Gallup, alumni of North Carolina's public universities say they highly value their undergraduate education. 

NC State Belltower lit from below with red lighting.

Mar 26, 2019

4 Alumni Named to BOT

A former student body president joins the NC State Board of Trustees, and three current members are reappointed. 

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.