Our 24,000+ undergraduate students do extraordinary things every day, excelling in the classroom while participating in extracurricular activities. They make a difference in the community and shape themselves into productive citizens. The Division of Academic and Student Affairs’ Howling Success initiative aims to recognize our truly exceptional and well-rounded undergraduate students who are showing how they Think and Do.
Students who are recognized for their Howling Success will be given a platform to tell their story and guide future students. The Division of Academic and Student Affairs will howl their success through a series of public-facing promotional content, such as digital articles, videos, and print material. They will also receive a certificate in recognition of their accomplishments.
Howling Success is accepting nominations from all NC State University faculty and staff.
A Howling Success Nominee Should:
- Be involved in leadership activities on campus
- Serve the NC State and wider communities
- Be involved in various Division of Academic and Student Affairs departments
- Have a unique story or experience that could inspire others.
- Be willing to have their story told on a large scale via photo, video, and written channels.
A Howling Success Nominee Must:
- GPA 2.8+
- In good student-conduct database standing
- Involved in at least one(1) Division of Academic and Student Affairs department or program
- Testimonial article to be hosted on dasa.ncsu.edu
- Testimonial video
- Professional photo shoot
- DASA social media takeover opportunity
- Howling Success Certificate of Recognition
- Become the face of DASA promotional material
Howling Success: Esmira Poladova Forges Her Own Path, Inspires Others as First-Generation College StudentJune 9, 2020
Esmira Poladova spent much of her time at NC State advocating for education and volunteering around the globe. Now she is using that same passion—and her engineering skills—in a new career.
Howling Success: Lauren White Seeks to Change the Stigma in STEMApril 20, 2020
As a sophomore, Lauren White knows how difficult it can be adjusting to college life and academics. As a member of the LGBTQ community from out of state, and as a female in the traditionally male-dominated STEM field, the task of fitting in on campus seemed extra daunting when she first arrived at NC State. Fortunately, she had several mentors who helped her get acclimated and involved, and now she’s paying it forward to others like her.
Luke Dillard Preaches Patience for Those Trying to Fit InMarch 9, 2020
When he first arrived at NC State, Luke Dillard struggled to make friends and find his place on campus. But as he became more involved in student organizations and leadership programs, he established many close friendships—and confidence in himself.
Transfer Student Finds Success, Leads Others at NC State UniversityDecember 6, 2019
Recognized as a Howling Success, NC State senior Reid Harris offers advice to his fellow transfer students coming to NC State University.
Howling Success Launches with Green CloakOctober 21, 2019
We’re excited to announce a new initiative aimed at telling the extraordinary stories of our students at NC State: Howling Success. We’re asking faculty and staff to help us find students with unique stories by