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Psychology professor Mary Haskett, left

Jun 29, 2021

More Students Struggle With Basic Needs Due to Pandemic

After a 2017 study found an alarming rate of food insecurity and homelessness among NC State students, the university rallied to solve the problem, expanding and promoting assistance programs such as Pack Essentials. Donor support for these programs is critical as students confront the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Ryan Unger standing by a fountain with his arms crossed

May 11, 2021

Paying it Forward

Ryan Unger received support from the Student Emergency Fund after losing his home and his job in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. This year, he was able to give $2,500 to help students facing similar struggles. 

Apr 20, 2021

New Scholarship Established in Honor of First Latinx Student Body President

Alumnus Mitchell Moravec has established a new scholarship in honor of his friend and former student body president, Jackie Gonzalez. The new scholarship will benefit NC State students who have demonstrated a commitment to the Latinx community and live in a rural North Carolina community. 

Students stand at tables and pack meals into boxes

Jan 25, 2021

A Helping Hand: Wolfpack Fights World Hunger

The student organizers of Leadership and Civic Engagement’s Rise Against Hunger event reflect on their experience and what volunteerism means to them. 

Andy Walsh giving a speech at a podium

Dec 7, 2020

Former Student Body President Establishes Scholarship for Student Leaders

Andy Walsh ’13 has pledged $10,000 to establish the Robert A. Walsh Student Leadership Fund, which will benefit undergraduate students serving in leadership roles for campus organizations. 

A display of pinwheels on the lawn in front of Talley Student Union in recognition of Suicide Prevention Month

Oct 13, 2020

Counseling the Pack

The Counseling Center and Prevention Services made a seamless transition to telehealth, and staff and mental health services have been more accessible than ever before during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

From left: April Gonzalez, Janiya "Starr" Gibens, and Kendall Griffith

Aug 4, 2020

Three Students Awarded First Angela C. Caraway Scholarships

April Gonzalez, Janiya “Starr” Gibens, and Kendall Griffith are the first recipients of the newly established Angela C. Caraway and Family Scholarship.