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Welcome, Class of 2025!

We're dedicated to starting all incoming students off on the right foot when they enter NC State. Make sure you are ready for New Student Orientation and all the adventures that await.

The Division of Academic and Student Affairs has a human-first perspective. They let students put themselves first, lead themselves and be themselves.

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Shelsey Hall

B.A. in political science and philosophy, 2019

Today we're waving hi to our new and transfer students arriving for Summer Start! ๐Ÿ‘‹ ๐Ÿ‘‹  We're also excited to welcome back some of our second-year students for Summer Restart, where they will have the opportunity to participate in some of the activities they missed out on due to COVID-19 last year. Use the link in our bio to learn more.
Today we are proud to celebrate #Juneteenth and to recognize the extraordinary achievements of our Black alumni, students, faculty and staff. We encourage everyone to click the link in our bio to learn more about this new federal holiday and its significance, and to participate in local Juneteenth events. ๐Ÿ—“๏ธ
Around here, red and white are always in season ๐ŸŒน
Virtual orientation sessions start TODAY ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽˆ 

Welcome to all of our newest members of the Wolfpack!
Our orientation leaders are excited to start virtual orientation next week ๐Ÿ™Œ .
Check out the full schedule for virtual and in-person orientation sessions for first-years and transfer students on the @ncstatensp website. See the link in our bio!
Dance like no one's watching โ€” it's #NationalBestFriendDay! Tag your best friend @ncstate in the comments ๐Ÿ‘‡
What kept you motivated through the last school year? ๐Ÿ“† ๐Ÿ˜ท .
Sophie Ippolito found inspiration through her work with @ncstatewellrec. "Fitness is very important to me. The two people in this photo grew to be my closest friends and coworkers. At the gym, I was there to work on myself and also to make friends."

Click the link in our bio to watch a video about Sophie and several other students' responses to the Picturing Resilience initiative between NC State, NC Central University and UNC Chapel Hill this spring.
Looking for undergraduate research opportunities? ๐Ÿ”ฌ๐Ÿ‘€ On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays throughout the next month you can stop by the Office of Undergraduate Research (@ncstateour) in Hill Library to meet with student ambassadors who will answer questions about getting started, communicating with faculty, what undergraduate research looks like and more. Use the link in our bio to learn more and see the full schedule!
You can still get your COVID-19 vaccine on campus ๐Ÿ’‰ The PackVax vaccine clinic is open all summer and in the fall at the Student Health Center (@ncstate_healthypack), and appointments are available for anyone 12 years and older. This includes incoming and returning students, employees and families. Use our link in bio to schedule an appointment!
Day 1๏ธโƒฃ of summer session 1๏ธโƒฃ is in the books ๐Ÿ“š.
Our Keep Learning website is a one-stop shop for all things academic and provides students with links to helpful services and strategies for success. Use the link in our bio to check it out!
Congratulations, #NCState21! Even a pandemic couldn't stop you from turning that tassel ๐ŸŽ“๐Ÿบ
After Kali Fillhart earns her undergraduate degree in general anthropology this weekend, she plans to move to Boston where she will pursue a job in the nonprofit sector or as a political organizer. She also plans to continue playing music and writing, and says she aspires to be a singer/songwriter/drummer/poet/freelance writer who changes the world.

At NC State, Fillhart has been involved with the @ncsuwomenscenter, @windhover_ literary and art magazine, @park_scholarships Program and @ncstateuhsp.

โ€œThe Scholars Program really broadened my horizons my freshman and sophomore years,โ€ Fillhart said. โ€œOne of the events inspired me to take a gap year and travel the country, which foundationally changed who I am as a person. Iโ€™m a glutton for experiences, and the scholars program truly supported my desire to learn throughout my entire college career.โ€
Congrats to Sasha Pereira, Matthews Medal winner and soon a 2021 graduate! ๐ŸŽ“ ๐Ÿ…. 
This weekend, Sasha is earning an undergraduate degree in zoology. After graduation, she plans to enter the workforce for a year or two before enrolling in graduate school, and this fall she will work as a research technician for the Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit in Jackson, Wyoming, next to the Grand Tetons. In that role, she will assist in a project studying the role that ground-fed streams play in the reproduction of Snake River cutthroat trout.

At NC State, Sasha has been in @ncstateuhsp and has conducted extensive undergraduate research in topics like aquatic ecology, environmental justice and equity in environmental education. She has held leadership roles with the Student Fisheries Society, Environmental Student Association and Service Raleigh Planning Committee. She is also in the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program, a two-year scholarship program for underrepresented students with an interest in environmental conservation and diversity, equity and inclusivity.

โ€œAs a STEM major, having the opportunity to learn about the human dimensions side of conservation through Honors seminars like โ€˜Nature Writing in North Carolina and Beyondโ€™ has been an invaluable experience that will benefit me in graduate school and beyond,โ€ Sasha said. โ€œMy participation in the UHP has taught me the value of incorporating interdisciplinarity into all components of the research process, from brainstorming ideas to drawing conclusions from collected data. It has also facilitated my personal and professional development as an agent of change and furthered my commitment to making education more accessible through the formation of authentic, collaborative partnerships with community organizations.โ€

Howling Success: Sade Proctor is Making Career Moves

Sade Proctor is a Career Ambassador, a teaching assistant for the Career Explorations course and the editor of the Wolfpack Career Chats podcast.

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