The First Freshmen
Seventy-two students made up the first class of the North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts in 1889. Some were just boys and some were men, but they all were a part of the land-grant college experiment that unfolded at NC State 125 years ago.
Running on Full
Each runner in the Krispy Kreme Challenge races for his own reasons. David Spencer, a 2002 alumnus, runs in gratitude for his son's health.
There are nearly 450 buildings on the NC State campus, but only nine hallowed places. Learn about the Wolfpack's most revered sites.
NC State Hosts ‘KidsCan’ Camp for Children of Cancer Patients
North Carolina State University will host its first KidsCan Camp for children whose parents, guardians or relatives have cancer. The camp is a family support program that teaches children more about cancer and its effects, and provides children support and […]
Holt Brothers Bring Cancer Support Program to Campus
As football players, Terrence and Torry Holt made a lasting impact on NC State. Now, their foundation is coming back to campus to help the children of cancer patients cope.
Leaders From the Pack
Few universities can match NC State's record for producing military leaders. From a second-year Navy lieutenant to a retired Army general, meet some of transformational military alumni.
Hartman to Lead Public Relations
Alumnus Fred Hartman has been named the university’s director of public relations, overseeing media relations and constituent communications.
Alum is Egypt’s New Prime Minister
Dr. Hesham Kandil, a water and irrigation minister who received his Ph.D. in biological and agricultural engineering with a minor in water resources from NC State in 1993, was named prime minister by Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi on Tuesday.
NC State Alumnus Named Egyptian Prime Minister
Dr. Hesham Kandil, a water and irrigation minister who received his Ph.D. in biological and agricultural engineering with a minor in water resources from NC State in 1993, was named prime minister by Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi Tuesday, July 24. […]
Father of the Airborne
Maj. Gen. William C. Lee, an NC State graduate, transformed modern warfare by championing the use of paratroopers.