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The Jacques-Cartier River runs between forested ridges in Jacques-Cartier National Park in Québec, Canada.

Jul 28, 2021

Climbing the Mountain of a Lifetime

NC State's George Elvin tells how a backpacking trip in his youth inspired him to seek a career designing green, climate-resilient housing. 

Dave Herpy at Lake Raleigh

Jul 23, 2021

‘Happiness Is a Journey’

Personal tragedy reframed Dave Herpy’s outlook on his life and career. Here, he shares his story — and the six principles that guide him every day. 

Patrick Smith standing in an empty Carter-Finley Stadium

Jun 23, 2021

‘Far From Normal’

Employees who joined NC State during the COVID-19 pandemic reflect on their unique experiences and share what they most look forward to when the university resumes normal operations. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Jun 23, 2021

Innovation Task Forces Explore Lessons Learned During the Pandemic

Four university task forces have been charged with identifying innovative initiatives that arose from NC State’s response to COVID-19 and that should continue after the pandemic. 

Veronica Catete

Jun 9, 2021

Computer Scientist Wins UNC System Award

Veronica Catete is the first NC State staff member to win the award that recognizes exemplary service to both campus and community. 

Natalie Cooke

May 18, 2021

A ‘Spark’ for Nutrition Science

Just as she discovered nutrition science as an undergraduate at NC State, Natalie Cooke helps ignite students' interest in the discipline. 

The Belltower at NC State.

Apr 15, 2021

NC State’s Julia Rudolph Wins Guggenheim Fellowship

The history professor is honored for her research into the history of gender, law and economics of early modern Europe. 

Doneka Scott

Mar 17, 2021

Defining the Student Experience at NC State: Meet Doneka Scott

Scott, the new vice chancellor and dean of the Division of Academic and Student Affairs, brings her vision for student success to NC State. 

Masked student Gillian Torr in the gym of the new Wellness and Recreation Center

Mar 16, 2021

Howling Success: Gillian Torr Helps Keep the Pack Moving

The Division of Academic and Student Affairs’ newest Howling Success award recipient has played a key role in keeping the Pack active and safe at the new Wellness and Recreation Center during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

angela gay-audre

Feb 26, 2021

Leading With Intention

As the new director of NC State's African American Cultural Center, angela gay-audre sets out to carve a fresh path for its future. 

Feb 18, 2021

Volunteers Needed To Support COVID-19 Testing Efforts

The university's COVID-19 Resource Team needs faculty and staff volunteers to support testing centers and the quarantine and isolation program. 

Jan 29, 2021

Kelly Hardy Takes the Reins to Produce the First Virtual Meet the Firms Event

Kelly Hardy, associate director of student programs and career services, took over the Meet the Firms event for the Jenkins MAC Program during the COVID pandemic. 

Percussion performance minor AnnE Ford attends her online drum lesson with Dr. Paul Garcia from a practice and recording space set up in Price Music Center for local students to use as needed during the fall 2020 semester of online courses. Photo by Erin Zanders.

Jan 29, 2021

Arts Programs Don’t Miss a Beat During COVID-19

Several performances will cap off an unprecedented year for NC State’s performing arts programs, during which students, faculty and staff have overcome unforeseen logistical challenges of COVID-19. 

Tom White

Dec 16, 2020

Job Creator, Community Builder

Tom White’s work in the Office of External Affairs, Partnerships and Economic Development is helping create opportunity across North Carolina. 

two women standing next to car packed with food donations

Dec 9, 2020

Standout Staff

NC State employees continue to go the extra mile during the COVID-19 pandemic, making a big difference for others along the way.