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AnnE Ford sits on the steps of Memorial Belltower, wearing her red graduation gown and holding her mortar board.

May 17, 2022

AnnE Ford’s Final Student Chronicle: Graduation

After chronicling the NC State student experience for two years, AnnE Ford graduated in spring. 

Alyssa McInnis and Emily Southard pose in their graduation caps and gowns

May 16, 2022

‘Whatever You Need, I’m There’ — Meet #NCState22 Best Friends Emily and Alyssa

Brought together by the saxophone section, best friends reminisce on their time in Carter-Finley Stadium. 

Niambé James and Kourtni Curry pose in their graduation caps and gowns

May 16, 2022

‘We’re Stuck’ — Meet #NCState22 Best Friends Niambé and Kourtni

Best friends say 'goodbye' to NC State in the field where they first said 'hello' and started a lifelong friendship. 

Parker Mitchell and Noah Weaver pose in their grad caps and gowns

May 16, 2022

‘I Feel So Blessed’ — Meet #NCState22 Best Friends Parker and Noah

As part of our graduation video series, these elementary school friends reflect on how NC State brought them closer together. 

Anna Jump, wearing her red graduation cap and gown, stands with her husband outside of Talley Student Union.

May 2, 2022

‘Dare to Dream,’ Student Speaker Tells Fellow Graduates

As the 2022 student commencement speaker, Anna Jump will encourage others to strive toward their goals and reach their dreams. 

A photo features three statues at the Global Courtyard on a sunny day.

Dec 13, 2021

Graduating With a Global Perspective

For many NC State students, graduation symbolizes their commitment to taking risks, understanding different cultures and expanding their horizons. 

A student in a red cap and gown makes the Wolfpack sign in front of the NC State Belltower.

Dec 13, 2021

Focused on the Future

Meet December 2021 graduates who have made the most of every opportunity at NC State and are ready to explore their next chapter. 

Victoria Gervasi gives Marissa Martin a piggyback ride at Governors Scott Courtyard on NC State's campus.

May 13, 2021

‘My Lifeline’: Meet #NCState21 Best Friends Marissa and Victoria

In a time of uncertainty, these 2020 grads leaned on one another as they transitioned to grad school. 

Michael Evans stands behind the counter of 321 Coffee for a portrait.

May 12, 2021

Coffee and Statistics To Go

The online Master of Statistics program allowed Michael Evans to pursue a degree while working at 321 Coffee. 

Jean Ferman and Gabriel Montague talk on a bench outside of Hunt Library.

May 11, 2021

‘That’s What Virgos Do’: Meet #NCState21 Best Friends Jean and Gabriel

As part of our graduation video series, meet two grads whose friendship was written in the stars. 

Sara Altman and Justin Mason share a hug while wearing their graduation caps and gowns.

May 7, 2021

‘Beyond, Beyond Thankful’: Meet #NCState21 Best Friends Sara and Justin

As part of our graduation video series, we caught up with two best friends whose strong bond has blossomed into a three-year relationship. 

Emily Barefoot and Mary Kathryn Kinley pose in their grad caps and gowns while holding up wolf ears at the Court of North Carolina.

May 3, 2021

‘Love You Forever’: Meet #NCState21 Best Friends Mary Kathryn and Emily

As part of our graduation video series, these two best friends tell us about their rivalry-turned-friendship — and the ice cream run that started it all. 

NC State Graduation Ceremonies. Photo by Becky Kirkland.

Dec 3, 2020

NC State to Hold Virtual Commencement Ceremony Dec. 4

NC State will confer degrees on more than 9,100 graduates from the spring, summer and fall semesters of 2020. 

Alyssa Cox sits on a balance ball inside the Wellness and Recreation Center for a portrait.

Nov 30, 2020

Design Meets Biomechanics

Biomechanics and design might seem like separate fields. But Alyssa Cox is mixing those two passions to find a career in athletic apparel and footwear innovation 

Michael Evans stands behind the counter of 321 Coffee for a portrait.

Nov 30, 2020

Coffee and Statistics To Go

Michael Evans is about to graduate with his bachelor's degree in Statistics. His next step is focusing on the nonprofit 321 Coffee.