Alumni Visit Gravesites of WWI Fallen
As part of a worldwide commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the First World War, NC State alumni and military veterans Jerry Hester and Allen Boyette place commemorative military coins at the gravesites of two of NC State's fallen soldiers.
Poppies, Flyover to Mark WWI Centenary
Attend a ceremony at the Belltower on Tuesday to mark the one-hundredth anniversary of the end of World War I. The plaza will be decorated with thousands of real and artificial red poppies, the internationally recognized symbol of remembrance.
Belltower Event Commemorates End of WWI
A May 1 event marking the centennial anniversary of the end of the First World War features a flyover of F-15 fighters, a 21-gun salute and a carpet of poppies. The Belltower ceremony is open to the public.
Who Was Eliza Riddick?
During the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918, hundreds of students and staff were afflicted and more than a dozen died. Among them was Eliza Riddick, a volunteer nurse who served in the campus infirmary.
Military Lessons: Sustainment and Sustainability
Brig. Gen. Allen Boyette, a double graduate in engineering who serves as NC State's interim senior director for energy systems for facilities and maintenance, is active member of the North Carolina National Guard.
Helping Social Studies Teachers Engage Students in Learning About World War I
Associate professor Meghan Manfra is helping teachers and students better understand the impact of World War I on North Carolina through curriculum resources she helped develop for the N.C. Museum of History’s interactive multimedia World War I exhibit that opened in April.
Above the Battlefields of World War I
James Allen Higgs Jr., a Raleigh native and two-time engineering graduate of NC State, had a birds-eye view of the battlefields of France during the First World War.
4 Reasons Veterans Choose NC State Online
For many active-duty military members and veterans, NC State's Online and Distance Education offers flexibility in continuing their educations. Here are a few reasons that make NC State the perfect choice for earning a degree.
The Names in the Belltower
A total of 34 NC State students and alumni were killed in World War I. Here are the men listed in the chapel of the Belltower and how they died in service to the country.
World War I Transformed NC State
Few things changed the landscape of newly renamed North Carolina College of Agriculture and Engineering than the United States' entry into World War I, 100 years ago today.