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May 10, 2011

Hats Off To The Class of 2011

The RBC Center became a sea of red Saturday morning as more than 4,500 students became the next wave of NC State alumni. 

Apr 19, 2011

Duke Energy CEO to Address Grads

Duke Energy CEO James E. Rogers will deliver NC State’s commencement address on Saturday, May 14, at the RBC Center in Raleigh. 

Mar 9, 2011

Wanted: Interesting Graduates, Student Speaker

Registration and Records needs your help to find a student commencement speaker and interesting graduates to be recognized on May 14. 

Oct 6, 2010

Student Nominations Needed

Even though it’s only October, commencement deadlines are approaching. You can help make the ceremony sparkle by nominating outstanding students for special recognition on Dec. 18. 

May 19, 2010

Master of Ceremonies

At NC State’s largest-ever graduation, there was no man behind the curtain. Instead, beside the stage was a dynamo of a woman in electric blue. Go behind the scenes at commencement with Martha O'Donnell, who still savors every moment, even after 20 years. 

May 12, 2010

Stand and Deliver

Each semester, one NC State student is selected to speak on behalf of the entire graduating class. Before the 2010 spring commencement ceremony, we sat down with biological sciences and international studies double major Lianne Gonsalves, who reflected on everything from the Krispy Kreme Challenge to anthropological research in Guatemala. 

Dec 16, 2009

Turning the Tassel

On Saturday, Dec. 19, NC State sent its next group of talented, high-acheiving graduates into the world - students who have created lifelong memories and bonds on our campus while gaining the toolsand education they need to further pursue service, dreams and ambitions. Senior Emma Norton, who addressed her fellow graduates at commencement, spoke to us about what the time she's spent at NC State has meant to her as she prepares to take the next step in life. 

May 4, 2009

Forever NC State

On the eve of NC State's spring graduation exercises, we sat down with former North Carolina governor – one of the newest members of the university's "Forever Club" – James B. Hunt ('59) to find out just what NC State means to him, and how being a part of the Wolfpack family has made a difference in his life for the last half century.