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A doctoral graduate student in her cap and gown stands before an large oak tree.

May 3, 2024

Fueled To Thrive

Wizaso Munthali found her path from Zambia's environmental protection agency to a Ph.D. and research for a transition towards clean energy. 

2024 NC State graduate Shaun Deardorff poses in the Raleigh Founded location on Centennial Campus, with lightbulbs shining in the background.

May 2, 2024

Turning Obstacles Into Superpowers

A childhood spent aiming for the stars and four years as part of the Wolfpack are launching Shaun Deardorff into a future filled with sky-high possibilities. 

A close-up of the while and gold tassel on a graduating woman's commencement mortarboard.

May 2, 2024

5 Questions With 3 Graduating Seniors

After the COVID-19 pandemic transformed their high school graduations, members of the class of 2024 share what this year's commencement ceremony means to them. 

David MacMillan speaks with an interviewer in his office at Princeton University

May 1, 2024

MacMillan To Laud Graduates’ Resilience

Nobel laureate David MacMillan, who shared the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 2021, will address NC State’s spring graduating class of some 6,600 students Saturday at PNC Arena. 

Maggie Thompson in her graduation cap and gown, standing in front of Holladay Hall

May 1, 2024

Learning on the Job

Maggie Thompson, the chancellor’s communication specialist, will receive her Master of Science degree in technical communication at commencement this weekend. 

Students throw their graduation caps in the air in Stafford Commons.

Apr 22, 2024

The Class of 2024, by the Numbers

Thousands of bright minds will earn the coveted status of NC State alumni during the university’s spring commencement ceremony on May 4. 

Spring 2024 commencement speaker Dr. David W.C. MacMillan

Apr 17, 2024

David MacMillan, Nobel Prize Winner in Chemistry, Will Address Spring 2024 Graduates

Nobel Prize-winning chemist David W. C. MacMillan will deliver the spring 2024 commencement address.  

Kemmia and Hushang Ghodrat stand in front of the Memorial Belltower. Kemmia wears her red graduation robe and mortar board.

Dec 13, 2023

From Iran to Raleigh, a Family Legacy Continues at NC State

Hushang Ghodrat started a legacy at NC State after fleeing Iran. As his daughter becomes a Wolfpack alumna, she's continuing their family legacy. 

Thomas Rosemond, a fall 2023 graduate earning his degree in fashion and textile management, stands outside of Wilson College of Textiles.

Dec 13, 2023

Thomas Rosemond: Woven Into Wilson

Once Thomas Rosemond set his sights on NC State, there was no plan B. He reflects on the community — and real-world experience — he gained in Wilson College of Textiles. 

Student commencement speaker and transfer student Miracle Holder stands near a copper wolf statue.

Dec 13, 2023

Miracle Holder: No Brick Unturned

Student commencement speaker and transfer student Miracle Holder seized every opportunity when she joined the Wolfpack. 

Students celebrate fall 2022 commencement in their red robes.

Dec 12, 2023

NC State To Hold Commencement Ceremony Dec. 16

Thousands of members of the Wolfpack will earn the coveted status of NC State alumni during the university’s fall commencement ceremony on Dec. 16. 

Debbie Antonelli will deliver NC State's fall 2023 commencement address.

Nov 16, 2023

Debbie Antonelli, Women’s Basketball Hall of Famer and Alumna, Will Address 2023 Graduates

Debbie Antonelli, a two-time Emmy Award-winning basketball analyst and NC State alumna, will deliver the fall commencement address on Dec. 16. 

A student wearing a red graduation gown holds up her mortar board in front of her face.

May 3, 2023

The Class of 2023 Is Ready for Graduation

We talked with four members of the graduating class about the defining moments of their time at NC State — building everything from race cars to fashion empires — and their plans for the future. 

NC State Belltower view with flowers

May 1, 2023

Introducing the Pack, Class of 2023

Get to know NC State's spring 2023 graduating class, by the numbers. 

General Anthony J. Cotton

Apr 14, 2023

Anthony J. Cotton, Military Commander and Alumnus, Will Address 2023 Graduates

NC State will celebrate the class of 2023 during its spring commencement ceremony at PNC Arena on Saturday, May 6 at 9 a.m. Gen. Anthony J. Cotton, the commander at United States Strategic Command at Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska and an NC State alumnus, will deliver the commencement address.  During the ceremony, Chancellor Randy Woodson…