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Students hike in a mountainous area of Nicaragua

Mar 10, 2020

A Spring Break That Inspires

Each year, hundreds of NC State students fan out across the the globe for unique service and cultural exchange experiences. 

White horse jumping a hurdle in competition

Oct 30, 2018

A ‘Bucket List’ Experience for CVM Faculty, Students

For NC State College of Veterinary Medicine students and faculty, volunteering at the World Equestrian Games was an unprecedented opportunity to provide large-animal care and oversight at the largest sporting event to be held in the U.S. this year. 

Participant of the Krispy Kreme Challenge

Jan 26, 2018

2018 Krispy Kreme Challenge Offers Runners a Daring Delight

As the Krispy Kreme Challenge takes another lap around Raleigh this Saturday, we look back at some sugary stats racked up over the race's first 14 years. 

Aug 31, 2017

Finding Purpose Through Service

Chemistry student and Goodnight Scholar Haley Newton discovered a passion for international service on a trip to the Dominican Republic. 

Jul 20, 2017

Sharing Sustainability In Senegal

A study abroad experience in Scotland and an Alternative Service Break trip to Belize are how NC State graduate Jack Alcorn ended up in Senegal on a two-year assignment with the Peace Corps. 

Mar 2, 2017

Boyette Named NCNG Brigadier General

NC State director of building and maintenance operations Allen Boyette has been promoted to the rank of brigadier general in the North Carolina National Guard. 

Feb 9, 2017

Remembering Our Three Winners

In remembrance of the three NC State alumni who were slain in a Chapel Hill shooting on Feb. 10, 2015, the NC State community is encouraged to volunteer or give to the organization of their choice. 

Nov 16, 2016

PowerAmerica Adds STEM Initiative for Scouts

PowerAmerica has established North Carolina’s first STEM Scouts program at the Science House on Centennial Campus in conjunction with the Occoneechee Council, Boy Scouts of America. 

Oct 19, 2016

Help With Hurricane Relief Efforts

There are multiple ways faculty, staff and students can help neighbors near and far who have been affected or displaced by the flooding of Hurricane Matthew. Check out all the resources available to the campus community, including what donations are needed for the Feed the Pack food pantry and the Food Banks of Central and Eastern North Carolina. 

Sep 28, 2016

Join the Staff Women’s Network

Talk about multitasking. The NC State Staff Women’s Network is ramping up its slate of social, service and professional development activities. Find out how to get involved. 

Jun 30, 2016

Pollinators Welcome Here

NC State students, staff and faculty are driving an effort to create food sources for bees, butterflies and other creatures who help propagate life through strategic plant selection on the university’s urban campus in gardens filled with pollinator-friendly plants. 

May 12, 2016

Woodson to Chair APLU Food Security Commission

NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson has been named chair of The Challenge of Change: Engaging Public Universities to Feed the World, a commission convened by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities. 

Feb 3, 2016

Doughnut Data

In 12 years, the Krispy Kreme Challenge has rolled up some impressive numbers: 60,000-plus runners, more than 724,000 doughnuts eaten and nearly $1 million raised for charity. 

Aug 4, 2015

Pack Pride Drives Rise in Rankings

Students sing NC State’s praises in an annual survey of top schools, touting the university as a high-impact institution with strong alumni support and popular athletic and student health programs. 

Jan 7, 2015

Carnegie Lauds NC State for Service

NC State is again recognized for its culture of student service and engagement. See how the university's work improves lives on campus and around the world.