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NC State Belltower lit from below with red lighting.

May 7, 2020

Hard Work Pays Off for Class of 2020

Graduates persevere to earn their NC State degrees 

NC State cross country runner Elly Henes hugging her coach

May 7, 2020

Running Toward the Finish Line

The Heneses are a big part of the familial legacy of NC State cross country and track and field. All-American and ACC champion Elly Henes will graduate with a degree in psychology this spring. 

May 7, 2020

Growing on the Mats

As he prepares to graduate with a degree in business administration, All-American and ACC champion wrestler Hayden Hidlay reflects on his personal growth on the mats and in the classroom. 

A graduate student takes a cell phone photo at the commencement ceremony

Dec 18, 2019

NC State to Hold Fall Commencement Ceremony on Thursday

It's tassel turning time for more than 3,500 graduates. 

A gathering of graduates in cap and gown

Dec 16, 2019

Forging Ahead, Their Way

No two paths to graduation look the same. Meet a handful of extraordinary fall graduates who forged ahead to make it happen. 

Students celebrate commencement.

Nov 22, 2019

Roper to Give NC State Winter Commencement Speech

Graduates will hear from the interim president of the UNC System during commencement on Dec. 19. 

A graduating student takes a cell phone picture during commencement.

May 8, 2019

NC State to Hold Commencement Ceremony May 11

It's tassel-turning time for 6,125 NC State graduates. 

Tea Blumer holding her award onstage at the Lulu eGames. Kathy Hengen, COO of Lulu is at left, and Tom Miller, senior vice provost for academic outreach and entrepreneurship, is at right.

May 7, 2019

Success by Design

May 2019 graduate Téa Blumer reflects on her time at NC State and how it's equipped her for success as an entrepreneur. 

Dec 18, 2018

NC State to Hold Fall Commencement Ceremony on Wednesday

It's time to celebrate with 3,400 new fall graduates in PNC Arena. 

Smiling graduates

Nov 27, 2018

NASA Engineer, Leader to Give NC State Fall Commencement Speech

NC State grads will draw inspiration from commencement speaker Christine Mann Darden, an internationally recognized researcher whose work is fueling the development of supersonic jets. 

Members of #NCState18 talk about wearing their cap and gown.

May 11, 2018

Wearing the Red Robes

We asked members of #NCState18 to try on their cap and gown and look in the mirror. Then we asked them how it felt. These are their answers, unfiltered. 

Three NC State graduates pose for a picture

May 8, 2018

NC State to Hold Commencement Ceremony May 12

It's tassel-turning time for 5,915 NC State graduates. 

Apr 23, 2018

Edelman to Give NC State Spring Commencement Speech

NC State graduates will hear inspiring words from Marian Wright Edelman, an advocate for disadvantaged Americans, and recognize the work of Temple Grandin, a pioneer in improving animal welfare, during spring graduation ceremonies May 12. 

Dec 5, 2017

NC State To Hold Fall Commencement Ceremony Dec. 15

It's tassel-turning time. Nearly 3,500 NC State students are graduating this fall. 

May 11, 2017

Heavy Traffic Expected During Commencement Weekend

Many visitors, some of whom have never been to campus before, will be circling the parking lots and wandering the roads looking for the perfect place to park for commencement exercises and other graduation weekend events. Be patient, be helpful, be kind.