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Oct 19, 2012

NC State Hosts ‘KidsCan’ Camp for Children of Cancer Patients

North Carolina State University will host its first KidsCan Camp for children whose parents, guardians or relatives have cancer. The camp is a family support program that teaches children more about cancer and its effects, and provides children support and strategies to help them deal with the difficulties that come with a cancer diagnosis. It… 

Oct 11, 2012

NC State to Hold Open House on Oct. 13

North Carolina State University will welcome thousands of prospective students and their families to campus during an annual Open House from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13. High school students, transfer students, families, school counselors and teachers can tour the campus and learn about academic programs and student life at the state’s… 

Sep 13, 2012

NC State Makes It Easy to Be Green: Recycled Rafts, Electric Vehicles, Zero-Waste Tailgate

What: Fill up with fun, free food and rechargeable cars at NC State. You won’t find a red Solo cup at the Wolfpack’s green tailgate, but you could win a reusable beverage container to take its place. A zero-waste tailgate demonstration will feature composting, cornhole games with a recycling theme and locally sourced food. During NC State’s… 

May 9, 2012

NC State to Hold Commencement Ceremony May 12

North Carolina State University will confer more than 5,200 degrees on graduating students during its spring commencement exercise, beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 12, in the PNC Arena in Raleigh. Media coverage is invited. Philip Rivers, quarterback for the San Diego Chargers and NC State alumnus, will deliver the commencement address. Chancellor Randy Woodson will confer… 

Apr 27, 2012

NC State Hosts Science Olympiad April 28

North Carolina State University will host more than 2,500 of the state’s best and brightest middle- and high-school students at the North Carolina Science Olympiad on Saturday, April 28. In competitive events, students will launch bottle rockets, fly rubber band-powered helicopters, race mousetrap and gravity vehicles, use catapults and investigate crime scenes. Media are invited… 

Apr 23, 2012

NC State Holds Art2Wear Fashion Show

Eighteen students from North Carolina State University will present their original designs during the Art2Wear fashion show at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 24 in Reynolds Coliseum. Art2Wear, which started at the College of Design in 2002 with a hundred spectators, now draws an audience of 4,000 to Reynolds Coliseum. The event is sponsored by the… 

Mar 30, 2012

College of Veterinary Medicine Open House Scheduled for March 31

North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine will host an open house on Saturday, March 31 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The annual event offers the public an insider’s view of transformative animal medicine at one of the nation’s top veterinary colleges. The open house features more than 40 exhibits, opportunities to get… 

Mar 15, 2012

NC State Hosts Lumberjack Competition

Tim-berrr! North Carolina State University will host a range of professional and collegiate lumberjacks for the Southern Qualifier of the Stihl Timbersports Series this week, with most events taking place Friday, March 16 and Saturday, March 17 on Centennial Campus and at the State Farmers Market. The Southern Forestry Conclave, involving students from 15 different… 

Feb 22, 2012

NC State Chancellor Woodson Will Visit Eastern North Carolina

North Carolina State University Chancellor Randy Woodson will tour eastern North Carolina on Thursday, Feb. 23 and Friday, Feb. 24 to discuss how NC State research, extension and economic development efforts make a difference in the lives of North Carolinians. On Thursday, Woodson will speak with community business leaders at Pamlico Jack’s Restaurant in Nags Head… 

Jan 24, 2012

U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce to Visit NC State Textiles Labs

U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Francisco Sánchez will visit North Carolina State University on Wednesday, Jan. 25, as part of a trip to meet with N.C. business and textile manufacturing leaders. Sánchez will tour NC State’s Nonwovens Institute Partners Lab, which aims to transform research and development in air, blood and water filtration… 

Dec 14, 2011

NC State To Hold Commencement Ceremonies Dec. 17

North Carolina State University will confer more than 3,400 degrees on graduating students during its fall commencement exercises, beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, in the RBC Center in Raleigh. Media coverage is welcomed. During the ceremony, Chancellor Randy Woodson will confer 3,437 degrees – 87 associate’s, 2,105 bachelor’s, 988 master’s, 254 doctoral and… 

Dec 5, 2011

NC State Holds Forensic Science Symposium for National and State Law Enforcement

North Carolina State University will hold its fourth annual forensic science symposium –including presentations of cutting-edge crime scene investigation technology and techniques – on Tuesday, Dec. 6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the College of Textiles. 

Nov 30, 2011

NC State Breaks Ground on First Centennial Campus Student Housing

North Carolina State University will break ground on its first student housing project on Centennial Campus. The groundbreaking ceremony takes place at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 1, at the Centennial Campus Oval, located near the cluster of engineering buildings near Partners Way and Oval Drive. Media coverage is invited. Parking is available in the… 

Nov 17, 2011

NC State Homecoming Parade, Pep Rally Slated for Friday, Nov. 18

North Carolina State University will welcome back alumni and celebrate Homecoming with a parade on Hillsborough Street from 6 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18, followed by a pep rally and comedy show at Reynolds Coliseum from 7 to 11 p.m. Media coverage of both events is invited. The parade begins at Hillsborough Street… 

Oct 17, 2011

NC State to Break Ground on First Privately Funded House In New Greek Village

North Carolina State University will break ground on the Kappa Delta sorority, the first privately funded house in its new Greek Village. The groundbreaking ceremony takes place at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18, at Lot 3 on Greek Village Drive. Media coverage is invited. To get to the event, turn onto Leadership Drive from…