Aug 15, 2023
Tom Stafford, vice chancellor for student affairs emeritus, will give his 1,000th tour of NC State’s Memorial Belltower on Aug. 29.
Sep 6, 2022
We kick-started the new academic year with more than a week of celebration, including the return of Packapalooza. See the highlights.
Jul 14, 2022
Abby Lampe is cutting short a post-graduation European trip to appear on the main stage at Packapalooza Aug. 27, along with a 9-pound cheese wheel she captured in a daring English competition that dates back to the Middle Ages.
Aug 26, 2019
Even a splash of rain couldn't dampen spirits at NC State's annual block party, which brings the Wolfpack together to celebrate the new school year.
Aug 15, 2019
Exciting, exhausting, bustling — and hot. The first week at NC State is packed with events to get students up to speed and make them feel at home.
Aug 16, 2018
NC State is welcoming first-year and transfer students to campus August 17-25 with a full slate of Wolfpack Welcome Week events.
Aug 16, 2017
For the sixth straight year, NC State will host Packapalooza, a free day-long block party and street festival for the community on Hillsborough Street. Events will begin at 2 p.m. and end with late-night concert by headliner the Spin Doctors.
Aug 9, 2017
During Wolfpack Welcome Week, nearly 6,500 new students will arrive at NC State and take that next step in their academic careers. Find out what awaits them.
Aug 23, 2016
Check out our social media roundup of Packapalooza 2016. You may even spot yourself among the event’s 75,000 participants.
Aug 18, 2016
Saturday's fifth-annual Packapalooza is expected to draw more than 60,000 students, staff, faculty and Raleigh citizens to the rain-or-shine block party and community festival on Hillsborough Street.
Jul 27, 2016
Packapalooza 2016 is just around the corner and, as always, the welcome-week community festival on Hillsborough Street needs hundreds of volunteers throughout the day. Sign up for a shift and enjoy celebrating all things Wolfpack on Aug. 20.
Aug 25, 2015
NC State and Habitat for Humanity of Wake County announced plans to build 11 townhomes off Lake Wheeler Road, in the largest partnership ever planned between a university and Habitat affiliate.
Aug 20, 2015
The fourth-annual Packapalooza community festival takes over Hillsborough Street on Saturday with a celebration of Wolfpack pride.
Jul 15, 2015
NC State's community festival on Hillsborough Street is slated for Aug. 22. Volunteer now to make sure the day goes off without a hitch.
Aug 25, 2014
Packapalooza brought 55,000 people to Hillsborough Street. See how NC State rocked in the new school year.