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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. 

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. 

Dec 16, 2012

Fall 2012 Graduates Celebrate on Social Media

More than 3,500 transformational NC State students became transformational alumni on Saturday, Dec. 15. See how they celebrated their achievement on social media. 

May 17, 2012

Rivers Returns

Philip Rivers left NC State in 2003 as one of the school's all-time great athletes. He returned May 12 as the keynote speaker at the spring 2012 commencement ceremony. 

May 12, 2012

Tassels Turned

NC State's alumni population grew by more than 5,200 people on Saturday, as the university conferred degrees on spring graduates. 

Dec 19, 2011

NC State mints 3,400 new graduates

More than 3,400 new graduates received their degrees Saturday during fall commencement activities. The new alumni heard from keynote speaker Dr. Rajendra Pachauri, a Nobel Prize-winning climate scientist and NC State alumnus. 

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. 

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. 

May 19, 2010

Master of Ceremonies

At NC State‚Äôs 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.