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Aug 16, 2010

A Pack’s Eye View of the West Wing

Eighteen months into his stint as President Barack Obama's press secretary and confidante, former Wolfpack soccer goalie Robert Gibbs ('92) is one of the most recognizable faces in the administration. A lightning rod figure, Gibbs takes more shots today than he ever did at NC State - and is enjoying every minute of it. 

Jul 14, 2010

Keepin’ it Green

As the summer sun bears down on the lush grasses blanketing some of our nation's top athletic facilities, it's NC State graduates like John Turnour ('01) who are getting the call in hopes of keeping what's green from turning brown - saving their bosses considerable green of their own in the process. 

Jun 30, 2010

Secrets of the Yow Sisterhood

Wolfpack Athletics Director Debbie Yow shares vivid memories of basketball rivalries with her older sister, Kay, and younger sister, Susan. 

Jun 25, 2010

Coming Home

N.C. native Debbie Yow has been named director of athletics at NC State. Yow - sister of the late Kay Yow, who coached the university's women's basketball program for 34 years, and former Wolfpack All-American Susan Yow - joins NC State after 16 years as director of athletics at the University of Maryland, where the athletic program garnered 20 national championships under her leadership. 

Jun 25, 2010

What They’re Saying

Members of the athletic community share their thoughts on NC State's hire of Debbie Yow as the university's athletic director. 

Jun 25, 2010

Debbie Yow Named Athletics Director


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May 17, 2010

Search Firm Selected For NC State Athletics Director Position

North Carolina State University has selected Parker Executive Search from Atlanta, Ga., as the firm to assist in the search for the university’s new athletics director. The firm’s fee is $75,000. The university has a 13-person nomination committee to begin the work of finding the university’s next athletics director. Smedes York, a former chair of… 

May 12, 2010

Committee Selected For Athletics Director Search

Chancellor Randy Woodson has selected a 13-person nomination committee to begin the work of finding the university’s next athletics director 

May 8, 2010

Committee Selected For NC State Athletics Director Search

North Carolina State University Chancellor Randy Woodson has selected a 13-person nomination committee to begin the work of finding the university’s next athletics director.  Smedes York, a former chair of the NC State Board of Trustees, will be committee chair. “Selecting our next athletics director is an important decision for the future of the athletic program… 

May 4, 2010

Fowler to Step Down

Director of Athletics Lee Fowler will step down effective June 30. Chancellor Randy Woodson will name an interim director prior to Fowler’s departure and a national search will begin immediately for his replacement. 

Apr 29, 2010

Becoming Mr. Wuf

Zach Jones always wanted to be a hapless cartoon animal with a dangerous lifestyle and endless vitality. He was living the dream this weekend, on a quest to become the legendary Mr. Wuf. Is Zach mascot material? Follow along as the NC State freshman went under the mask, and see how his journey turned out. 

Apr 23, 2010

A Perfect Game

Lindsay Campana, one of the ACC's top pitchers and the ace of the Wolfpack, will spend Monday afternoon helping 20 local children with disabilities experience the joys of playing softball. But unlike other matchups to be played across the conference that day, everyone on NC State's Dail Stadium diamond will truly leave the game a winner. 

Nov 5, 2009

Voice of the Pack

Communications Professor Ed Funkhouser puts his training to good use during football season as the official public address announcer for the Wolfpack.