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Students participating in Summer Start sit in a circle on the lawn outside of Tucker Hall and socialize during a Summer Start event.

Jul 22, 2021

Summer Start Welcomes New Students to the Pack

Summer Start helps new students find their place at NC State. 

Jul 20, 2021

Off to a Great Start

From the Memorial Belltower to Bragaw Hall and beyond, NC State’s sprawling grounds and unique architecture beckon new students to make their home on campus. For first year and transfer students eager to start their undergraduate experience, Summer Start fulfills a longing to belong. 

Jeff Braden walking in door with his wife, Jill

Jul 1, 2021

How Do You Honor a Dean? With a CeleBraden

NC State’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences celebrated Dean Jeff Braden with a food drive. 

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. 

Patrick Smith standing in an empty Carter-Finley Stadium

Jun 23, 2021

‘Far From Normal’

Employees who joined NC State during the COVID-19 pandemic reflect on their unique experiences and share what they most look forward to when the university resumes normal operations. 

the entrance to the GLBT center adorned with a rainbow flag

Jun 23, 2021

Finding Your Wolfpack: The GLBT Center

No matter where you are on the continuum, the NC State GLBT Center has something to offer. 

Mary Haskett talking with several students at NC State.

Jun 23, 2021

More Students Struggle With Basic Needs Due to Pandemic

The economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic has hit students hard, resulting in a marked increase in food insecurity and homelessness. The toll on their mental health has been striking. 

A screenshot of a Zoom video call, with five students make a wolfie sign through their windows

Jun 15, 2021

(Re)Starting the Conversation

As part of National Week of Conversations, students in NC State’s Campus Conversations Project will facilitate a special dialogue on June 17 about how to bring communities closer together during isolating and polarizing times. 

Ben Strunk and Rebekah Dunstan

Jun 15, 2021

Dunstan, Strunk Earn Awards for Excellence at University Level

Rebekah Dunstan and Ben Strunk have received NC State’s highest honor for non-faculty employees. 

Dr. Phyllis Vogel teaching a music class

Jun 14, 2021

Honoring Our Piano Pioneers

When an anonymous donor made a generous gift to endow a new piano performance scholarship in the Department of Music, they left it up to the department to name the fund. Former department head Bob Petters, who has taught in the music department since 1976, recommended that the scholarship be named for two women who each played a pivotal role in developing the piano program at NC State — Phyllis Vogel and Marilyn Lynch.