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Gary Beckman

Jan 3, 2022

Shaping How We Train Arts Entrepreneurs

Gary Beckman, a teaching professor in the Department of Music and director of entrepreneurial studies in the arts, has written a textbook — The New Arts Entrepreneur — for arts students from all disciplines who want to learn the skills to build and sustain arts-related ventures. 

Students in graduation robes watch fireworks at Carter-Finley Stadium during the Spring 2021 Commencement

Dec 21, 2021

Academic and Student Affairs Year in Review

Look back on some of the biggest headlines, most inspiring stories and incredible gifts to enhance student life in 2021. 

Members of Chordination perform outside of Talley Student Union

Dec 3, 2021

Finding Their Voice

Students in the Department of Music formed a new a cappella group in the midst of the pandemic, focused on acceptance and inclusivity, sharing their love of music and winning competitions. 

A woman holding a child smiles as the marching band marches behind her

Dec 3, 2021

The Strength of the Pack is Our People

Music department alumni working in faculty and staff positions at NC State are shaping a new generation, including many of our student-musicians. Here are their music stories. 

Safiye Nygaard using a blow torch to create jewelry at the Crafts Center

Nov 30, 2021

The Crafts Center Hosts Social Media Influencer Safiya Nygaard

On Nov. 14, the NC State Crafts Center hosted Nygaard for the filming of a jewelry episode to be aired later this year. She has over 9.2 million followers and over 1.4 billion views on her YouTube channel. 

Image to show an empty dance studio

Nov 22, 2021

New Faces and New Spaces in the Department of Health and Exercise Studies

New Faces In Fall 2021, the Department of Health and Exercise Studies was fortunate to welcome three new full-time faculty members to the department. Read more about them below. Dr. Sarah Ball – Assistant Teaching Professor Education B.S. Exercise Science, University of Mississippi M.A. Parks and Recreation Management, University of Mississippi Ph.D. Health Behavior, University… 

Aerial view of the Honors and Scholars Village, also known as the Quad

Nov 9, 2021

It Takes a Village: Honors and Scholars Village

Learn what makes the Honors and Scholars Village a special place for students to live, learn and play.  

Lindsay Wrege

Oct 15, 2021

Alumni Spotlight: Lindsay Wrege, CEO of 321 Coffee

The NC State Honors and Scholars Program recently caught up with alumna Lindsay Wrege, CEO of 321 Coffee. 

Gen Anthony Cotton in his military uniform and standing with his arms crossed in his office

Oct 14, 2021

Commanding Respect

NC State alumnus Gen. Anthony Cotton recently became the first Black man to lead the U.S. Air Force’s Global Strike Command, which encompasses more than 33,000 service members as well as the branch’s arsenal of intercontinental ballistic missiles and bomber aircrafts. 

Oct 11, 2021

DASA Assessment Administers Quantitative Literacy Assessment through Health and Exercise Studies Partnership

This fall, DASA Assessment partnered with faculty in the Department of Health and Exercise Studies to administer a quantitative literacy assessment to first-year students enrolled in their courses. Read on to learn what they found.