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Justin Richardson

Dec 15, 2022

From Small-Town Student to Campus Leader

Justin Richardson, a proud member of the Haliwa-Saponi tribe, is dedicated to supporting Native American students and advancing equity on NC State’s campus and beyond. 

Tomeko Brown with a copy of her book at a bookstore

Dec 15, 2022

The Power of Perseverance

NC State staffer Tomeko Brown shares the story of how she became an award-winning author during a time of great transition — and transformation — in her life. 

Memorial Belltower

Dec 7, 2022

Dana Harris Named Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance and University Treasurer

Harris will lead five departments within the Finance Division responsible for providing financial services and business operations across the university. 

NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson and his wife Susan Woodson at the front doors of their residence, The Point

Nov 30, 2022

Chancellor’s Holiday Open House Is Dec. 14

Chancellor Randy Woodson and his wife, Susan, invite all NC State faculty and staff to The Point for their annual Holiday Open House. 

Anne Lesky headshot against backdrop of bright pink azaleas

Nov 21, 2022

The Gift of Music

In her own words, Anne Lesky shares the story of how carrying on a beloved workplace tradition has reawakened her passion for singing. 

downtown Raleigh skyline

Nov 18, 2022

NC State Helps Drive Economic Development
in Raleigh, Across North Carolina

Following a year of record-breaking economic development successes, business and community leaders came together at the Raleigh Chamber’s annual meeting in downtown Raleigh. 

plush wolf with NC State bandana around its neck

Nov 10, 2022

Where’s the Wolf? Enjoying Class Outside

A Wolfpack newcomer makes the correct guess in the latest installment of our contest for NC State employees. 

A portrait of Jimmy Wright outside of Talley Student Union

Oct 27, 2022

Jimmy Wright Receives Governor’s Award for Founding First Recovery High School in the Triangle

NC State staff member Jimmy Wright and his wife Leah wanted to help other families struggling with addiction. Now they are running a recovery high school, building bridges to continued education and life free of substance use. 

Exterior of Park Shops in the fall

Oct 5, 2022

“One Is Too Many”: Discussing Student Need with Mike Giancola

Mike Giancola, student ombudsperson and assistant vice provost, discusses Pack Essentials services, student needs at NC State and how private support empowers our students. 

Sarah Ash leaning against a tree

Oct 4, 2022

Giving Back to Her Pack

Professor Emerita Sarah Ash supports students and fellow faculty through gifts to the university. 

graphite furnace

Sep 27, 2022

$2.25M Awarded to Develop Sustainable Energy Products from Waste Streams

NC State researchers were awarded a $2.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop aviation fuel and battery-grade graphite using seaweed and wood waste. 

a woman standing in a greenhouse

Sep 22, 2022

After 25 Years, Ag Institute’s Alease Hancock Says Goodbye

Alease Hancock spent decades helping and mentoring students at NC State’s Agricultural Institute. Upon her retirement at the end of May, a scholarship was created to honor her spirit and dedication to AGI. 

plush wolf with NC State bandana around its neck

Sep 8, 2022

Where’s the Wolf? Enjoying Bucolic Life at the Edge of Campus

Research specialist — and former Wolfpack football player — Kent Passingham makes the correct guess in the latest installment of our contest for NC State employees. 

Aug 25, 2022

Life Coaching in Life Sciences

Kim Allen believes her winding path into academia and her life-coaching skills add value to one of NC State's foundational fields of study. 

Aug 17, 2022

FAQ: What You Need To Know About Personal Observance Leave

Eligible NC State employees can now take a paid day off to observe a personal day of significance.