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.

Justin Hammond, Comm Directory for DASA

DASA Director for Marketing & Communications

Welcome Justin Hammond to the Division of Academic & Student Affairs as the Director for Marketing & Communications.

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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Recognition for Advising Excellence

Five NC State academic advisors have have received recognition for their outstanding work in advising for 2013-2014. The National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) awards participative members for achievements at their respective home institutions. We are proud to announce that among this year’s recipients, 5 NC State advisors were recognized with a Certificate of Merit, and one advisor won in her category. We are proud of each of our nominees and will continue to exemplify characteristics of great advising at our
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Student Government in Action

It’s student elections season once again, as evidenced by this year’s crop of colorful campaign signs dotting the campus at every turn.   Candidates for the four highest-profile leadership roles (Student Body President, Treasurer, Senate President, and Senior Class President) as well senate seats for all the colleges have begun to showcase their creative talents for not only campaign signs but Facebook groups as well. Some candidates have exceeded over 200 likes on their pages in the opening week for
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Packapalooza Thank You!

Just one week ago we were ready to head into another amazing NC State event called #Packapalooza. In it’s third year as the newest annual event, Packapalooza has grown exponentially in participation with an estimated 55,000 attending throughout the day and 10,000 for the end of the night. Three new zones were added this year, all well received. Our Senior Class and Young Alumni now have places to network and socialize as a formal part of the event. This was
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NC State Promotes College-Going Culture to Rural NC

If you had only 20 minutes each year to spend with your guidance counselor, how would you prioritize that time? Would you talk about the difficulties you’re having at home? Would you share your worries about being the only new kid in your class? Or would you spend those few minutes planning for a future that sometimes seems impossibly far away? In a nation with an average student to guidance counselor ratio of 450:1 (which equates to just 20 minutes
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High Impact Practices Website Launches; Student Video Contest Announced

The Division of Academic and Student Affairs and the Office of International Affairs announce the launch of the new website, The site is focused on educating students about high impact opportunities at NC State.

13th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium

On July 30, the Talley Student Union ballroom was a showcase for the talents of 305 undergraduate students. Students from as far as China and Brazil presented the findings of their research to the public during the 13th Annual NC State Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium. Any undergraduate student who is a student at NC State, or who worked with an NC State mentor, was eligible to design a poster. Topics from a variety of disciplines were represented and ranged from
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Parents’ Fund Impacting Student Life

College is often described as an “experience,” and for good reason. There are so many important lessons to be learned, both in and out of the classroom. NC State provides the academic, cultural, and recreational opportunities that play a role in shaping students into the well-rounded and engaged individuals that they will remain, long after their time on campus is complete. Each year, we request proposals for Parents’ Fund funding from the units and programs that directly support the student
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