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Alumni Gateway near sunset.

May 20, 2019

Goodnight Scholars Program Announces Transfer Class of 2022

Twenty transfer students will join the Goodnight Scholars Program. 

NC State's Memorial Belltower and North Carolina state flag

May 6, 2019

Goodnight Scholars Program Announces Class of 2023

Fifty distinguished students announced as Class of 2023 Goodnight Scholars. 

NC State Gateway

May 14, 2018

Goodnight Scholars Program Announces Transfer Class of 2021

Fifteen transfer students receive Goodnight Scholarships. 

The Belltower at NC State.

Apr 30, 2018

NC State Names Class of 2022 Goodnight Scholars

NC State selects 50 Goodnight Scholars for its Class of 2022. 

Aug 31, 2017

Williams Wins Inspiring Leaders in STEM Award

A national magazine recognizes the director of NC-MSEN Pre-College Program for his lifework of encouraging students of color to pursue college and STEM careers. 

Apr 26, 2017

Silicon Valley Favors NC State Alumni

When the top technology firms in California go looking for high-skill workers, they often turn to recent NC State graduates, a new study has shown. 

Mar 9, 2017

MythBusters Finalist Inspired to Work With Kids

NC State alum Tamara Robertson won’t be the next MythBusters host, but she can still help youngsters break into the exciting world of science and technology. 

Two Catalyst program students work on soldering a circuit.

Feb 21, 2017

Learners, Leaders

One in every eight students in North Carolina public schools has a disability. That’s nearly 170,000 people who need the expert support of the state’s educators. But those students are also a potential wellspring of talent for the state’s STEM industries. 

Sep 13, 2016

Study Shows Unexpected Path for Women to Major in Science

Intriguing new research shows a pattern of women who migrated into science majors after being undecided about what to study when entering college. 

Assistant principal Larry Hodgkins walks the halls of Riverside Middle School.

Jun 27, 2016

Revitalizing Rural Schools

Closing the student achievement gap starts with training outstanding classroom leaders — and that's the goal of the Northeast Leadership Academy at NC State. 

Jun 16, 2015

Art, Engineering and Infinity: How Four College Students Ended Up Displaying Their Work With Escher and da Vinci

The concept of infinity and the desire to illustrate the creative process have given a team of NC State students the opportunity to showcase an electronic display they developed alongside the works of M.C. Escher and Leonardo da Vinci. 

Nov 4, 2014

Intersectionality: The Importance of Acknowledging Diverse Experiences to Make STEM More Inclusive

Fay Cobb Payton recently published a book on what can be done to make STEM more inclusive. We sat down to talk with Payton about the book, her work, and why STEM diversity matters for both the research community and the corporate world. 

Sep 17, 2013

NC State Lands $7.3M ‘Citizen Science’ Grant to Boost Research in Schools

North Carolina State University is taking the lead on a five-year, $7.3 million “citizen science” initiative funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The goal of the program is to give science teachers and students the opportunity to engage in meaningful scientific research while improving the educational success of both teachers and students. 

Aug 21, 2013

Education That Works

During their first week on campus, 4,200 new NC State freshmen will spend a lot of time finding classrooms, dining halls and new friends. Over the four years that follow, they’ll find the personal, professional and intellectual skills to change the world. And they’ll also most likely find their way into good careers and graduate programs where they’ll put those skills to work. 

Jul 17, 2013

A STEM Leader

NC State is feeding the economy's fastest-growing fields better than any other land-grant university. A recent US News & World Report study NC State produces a higher percentage of science, technology, engineering and math grads than any other land-grant.