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Feb 9, 2021

Faculty and Staff Receive 2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Advising Awards

In addition to recognizing outstanding faculty and staff advisors, the Advising Administrator Award was renamed in honor of Carrie McLean, the recently retired assistant dean of University College and director of advising for the university. 

Emma Nussman playing a trombone

Feb 8, 2021

Emma Nussman Receives Masini Scholarship for Leadership in Marching Band and Beyond

The Department of Music’s prestigious Toni Christine Masini Memorial Music Scholarship was awarded this year to Emma Nussman, a senior majoring in genetics and minoring in music performance and psychology. The Masini scholarship — the largest music scholarship offered at NC State — is awarded each year to one student who exemplifies academic and musical excellence, as well as leadership in the marching band. 

Feb 4, 2021

From Undergrad Researcher to Mentor: How Brinnae Brent ’16 Made Research Her Career

The Office of Undergraduate Research recently caught up with Brinnae Brent ’16, who is now working towards a Ph.D. and works in the Big Ideas Lab at Duke University. 

Screenshot of a virtual tour at the Gregg Museum

Feb 1, 2021

Gregg Museum Earns 2021 Gold Award from CASE District III/Southeast

The Gregg Museum of Art & Design and the Division of Academic and Student Affairs’ Marketing and Communications office received special recognition from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. 

Caide Wooten examines a turtle

Jan 28, 2021

Spotlight on Our Alumni: Caide Wooten ’15

The University Honors and Scholars Program caught up with Caide Wooten ’15, who now works as an associate veterinarian at Pruyn Veterinary Hospital in Missoula, Montana. 

copper wolf statue

Jan 20, 2021

Making Wellness a Priority

NC State’s Wellness Days will be held February 9, March 5, March 24 and April 15. During these days, no classes will be held and faculty are asked to abstain from assigning any deadlines or tests on days immediately following Wellness Days. Due to the addition of these days, there will be no spring break. 

Assistant Teaching Professor Joan Nicholas-Walker teaches her HESD 264 Ballet I class remotely in Fall 2020.

Jan 14, 2021

HES Looks Ahead to the Spring Semester

Faculty in the Department of Health and Exercise Studies used creativity and lessons from the fall to plan spring 2021 classes that deliver the same experience of a semester on campus. 

A graduation cap that reads "My grandparents crossed oceans so I could cross the stage"

Jan 12, 2021

How Being a First-Gen Student Influenced My Advising

Annie Miya, an NC State graduate who now works for the NC State College Advising Corps, writes how her experiences as a first-generation college student inspired her to help others. 

Exterior of Thompson Theatre at night

Jan 5, 2021

University Theatre Earns Outstanding Arts Educator Award

University Theatre and several faculty and staff were recognized in Chatham Life & Style’s Best of the Year 2020 award show. 

Jan 4, 2021

Calling All Change-Makers for a Sustainability Challenge With Cash Prizes

We’re kicking off the New Year with an innovation challenge open to all NC State students – Make-a-Thon! Get ready to form a team to create the best solutions to environmental issues.