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May 10, 2017

NC State to Hold Commencement Ceremony May 13

On Saturday, 5,871 new NC State graduates will celebrate their new degrees. That's a lot of tassels to turn. 

Newly minted NC State graduates throw up their wolf signs at Spring Commencement 2016.

May 10, 2017

Extraordinary Futures

Thousands of new NC State graduates will head out into the world following Spring Commencement 2017, each of them in pursuit of their own extraordinary future. Meet four of the 5,871 students receiving degrees. 

Apr 26, 2017

Mayor to Give NC State Spring Commencement Speech

NC State graduates will hear from Raleigh Mayor Nancy Farlane and honor the work of architect Phil Freelon and historian David Christian during spring graduation ceremonies May 13. 

Dec 14, 2016

NC State to Hold Commencement Ceremony Dec. 16

More than 3,500 NC State students will graduate on Friday, bringing the total to nearly 9,000 degrees awarded in 2016. 

Nov 21, 2016

Spellings to Give NC State Fall Commencement Speech

NC State graduates will draw inspiration from Margaret Spellings, president of the University of North Carolina system, and Mildred Dresselhaus, a physicist and electrical engineer known as the "queen of carbon science." 

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May 4, 2016

Pack Rising

NC State’s annual spring commencement ceremony will take place at PNC Arena on Saturday, May 7, when Chancellor Randy Woodson will confer 64 associate’s, 3,779 bachelor’s, 1,467 master’s, 190 doctoral and 98 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees. Those 5,598 new graduates will swell the total number for the academic year to 9,074. 

May 4, 2016

NC State to Hold Commencement Ceremony May 7

Nearly 5,600 students will graduate this week. 

NC State commencement ceremony

Apr 13, 2016

Admiral to Give Spring Commencement Speech

NC State graduates will hear inspiring words from a four-star admiral who's achieved many firsts, and meet an anthropologist focused on global health and a museum director with vision. 

Dec 17, 2015

A Researcher’s Journey

Heba Al-Mohsin wanted one thing as she pursued her doctorate: the opportunity to do her own research in the laboratory. Follow her remarkable journey from Saudi Arabia to the University of Washington to NC State, which will conclude at Friday's commencement exercises. 

Dec 17, 2015

Hand-Me-Down Gowns? Kinda

Since 2011, NC State Bookstores has sold graduation gowns made in sustainable style from recycled plastic bottles. 

Dec 16, 2015

NC State to Hold Commencement Ceremony Dec. 18

Nearly 3,600 students will graduate this week. 

NC State commencement ceremony

Dec 2, 2015

Former Ambassador to Give NC State Fall Commencement Speech

Graduates will hear inspiring words from Karl Eikenberry, former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, and meet World Food Prize winner Pedro A. Sanchez during the Dec. 18 ceremony. 

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May 5, 2015

NC State to Hold Commencement Ceremony May 9

The PNC Center will be awash in red Saturday as NC State awards nearly 5,400 degrees. 

Apr 1, 2015

NSF Director to Speak at NC State Commencement

NC State graduates will hear inspiring words from astrophysicist France A. Cordova, director of the National Science Foundation, at spring commencement. 

Dec 19, 2014

Fall 2014 Commencement

More than 3,400 new NC State graduates got their degrees on Dec. 18. Keynote speaker Vivian Howard, 2000 alum and PBS TV star, offered words of wisdom.