graduation

Nov 27, 2018

NASA Engineer, Leader to Give NC State Fall Commencement Speech

NC State grads will draw inspiration from commencement speaker Christine Mann Darden, an internationally recognized researcher whose work is fueling the development of supersonic jets.

May 11, 2018

Wearing the Red Robes

We asked members of #NCState18 to try on their cap and gown and look in the mirror. Then we asked them how it felt. These are their answers, unfiltered.

May 8, 2018  |  Campus Life

NC State to Hold Commencement Ceremony May 12

It's tassel-turning time for 5,915 NC State graduates.

Apr 23, 2018

Edelman to Give NC State Spring Commencement Speech

NC State graduates will hear inspiring words from Marian Wright Edelman, an advocate for disadvantaged Americans, and recognize the work of Temple Grandin, a pioneer in improving animal welfare, during spring graduation ceremonies May 12.

Dec 5, 2017  |  Campus Life

NC State To Hold Fall Commencement Ceremony Dec. 15

It's tassel-turning time. Nearly 3,500 NC State students are graduating this fall.

Apr 26, 2017  |  Campus Life

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.

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."

May 4, 2016

NC State to Hold Commencement Ceremony May 7

Nearly 5,600 students will graduate this week.

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.

Jan 29, 2016  |  Academics

Narrowing the Completion Gap

A new report from the nonprofit Education Trust shows that NC State is among the top schools in the nation shrinking the disparity in graduation rates between white and underrepresented minority students.

Dec 16, 2015

NC State to Hold Commencement Ceremony Dec. 18

Nearly 3,600 students will graduate this week.

Dec 2, 2015  |  Academics

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.

May 5, 2015  |  Campus Life

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.