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NC State Music Department: Hitting all the Right Notes

Ninety years ago, the Music Department was an office of one. Walter Price came to NC State as an instructor in the College of Textiles, but an affinity for music led him to work with the ROTC band, and eventually, to form a concert band, orchestra, and glee club. Today, the Music Department has evolved to include 90 courses evenly divided between performance and lecture-based offerings.

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$1,000 travel grant reimbursements available for undergraduate and graduate students to attend research symposium

Travel Reimbursement Available for 15 Full-time Undergraduate and Graduate Students to Attend ASNT’s 24th Annual Research Symposium in Anaheim, California, 16-19 March 2015

Students walk past Alexander Hall. PHOTO BY ROGER WINSTEAD

University Housing Accommodates Students During Holiday Breaks

University Housing provides students with a home away from home, even during holiday breaks. For students planning to remain on campus during the Thanksgiving or Winter Breaks, when residence halls will be closed, alternate housing accommodations are available at Wolf Ridge, E.S. King Village, and the Avent Ferry Complex.

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Job Well Done! Awards for Excellence Nominees

Congratulations to all the individuals who have been nominated for the University Award for Excellence in the Division of Academic & Student Affairs.

DASA End of the Year Program

What a Year! Join us in celebrating the end of a successful year during DASA’s End of the Year Program on Monday, May 12th from 3:00-5:00pm in the Piedmont-Mountains Ballroom in the Talley Student Union. There will be a reception following the program. If you haven’t yet, please RSVP for the program and reception. Collection bins will be available for donations for the Feed the Pack Food Pantry which serves students, faculty, and staff in need. Located in 379 Harrelson Hall, the
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2015 Marian Drane Graham Scholars Program

The Marian Drane Graham Scholars Program is a six-week immersive and experiential summer program designed to provide students the opportunity to develop leadership skills and gain a better understanding of key issues facing public higher education. The program is open to rising juniors and seniors attending one of the sixteen constituent institutions of higher education in the University of North Carolina. Scholars will be mentored by UNC leadership, spend time in the UNC General Administration offices in Chapel Hill, NC,
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Letter from the Vice Chancellor and Dean: Justice and Equality

Welcome to the 2015 spring semester. We hope that you have returned to campus with renewed energy and excitement for the new challenges you will meet this year. And, during this time of renewal, it is also time to reflect on the historic work of Dr. Martin Luther King to move our society forward in the name of justice and equality. We started that reflection last night with the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Speaker, Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry.

Fuel Up for Finals a Success

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Students feeling the stress of exams were pleasantly surprised to find hot chocolate, coffee, and snacks waiting for them at Wolf Plaza during finals week. Campus Life’s Fuel Up for Finals table was a welcome refuge for students in need of a pick-me-up.

Friendship and Mobility Grant: Additional Funding for Study Abroad in France

The Study Abroad Office is proud to announce that NC State is one of four grant recipients of the Transatlantic Friendship and Mobility Initiative, a grant to double the number of U.S students going to France and French students coming to the U.S. by 2025.

NC State Music Department: Hitting all the Right Notes

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Ninety years ago, the Music Department was an office of one. Walter Price came to NC State as an instructor in the College of Textiles, but an affinity for music led him to work with the ROTC band, and eventually, to form a concert band, orchestra, and glee club. Today, the Music Department has evolved to include 90 courses evenly divided between performance and lecture-based offerings.