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Photos of Career Conversations speakers

Jun 27, 2022

Career Conversations Series Inspires Students

Students in the Exploratory Studies and Inter-College Transfer programs got to ask 21 professionals and alumni from 14 different fields about their personal college experiences this spring as part of Academic Advising Programs and Services’ second Career Conversations series. Career Conversations helped prepare students for the requirements of USC 102, a career-exploration course that includes job shadowing and informational interview assignments. 

Emma Carter receives the Phillips Award from Dean Phillips, the namesake of the award

May 17, 2022

Emma Carter Wins Student Media’s Inaugural Phillips Award

Emma Carter, a fourth-year student studying graphic design and English, was recently awarded the inaugural Dean Phillips Award for General Excellence. The award comes with a monetary prize made possible by support for the Student Media Enhancement Fund. 

NC State Day of Giving wolf cutout at Court of North Carolina

Apr 26, 2022

DASA Raises $33,583,000 from Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign

Almost 19,000 donors contributed nearly $34 million to the Division of Academic and Student Affairs during the five-year campaign. 

The copper wolves of Wolf Plaza on a summer day.

Apr 19, 2022

A Community Effort

NC State Crowdfunding connects alumni, friends, family and community members with causes they are passionate about and helps our students, faculty and staff bring their ideas to life. 

NC State Army ROTC members on the Court of North Carolina

Apr 5, 2022

NC State Moves up in 2022-23 Military Friendly Rankings

NC State has earned a top 10 spot in Military Friendly’s national Military Friendly Schools rankings for 2022-23, rising from ninth place the previous year to sixth place. Jeffrey Wright Military and Veteran Services is a key part of a universitywide effort to recruit and support military-affiliated students. 

Students holding Day of Giving signs

Apr 5, 2022

Academic and Student Affairs Leads the Pack with Most Gifts on Day of Giving — Again

For the fourth consecutive year, the Wolfpack rallied to help the Division of Academic and Student Affairs earn the most gifts for NC State’s 2022 Day of Giving. On March 23, the division raised more than $1.5 million, almost tripling last year’s dollar amount, through 1,800-plus gifts. The division also received bonus funds by winning nine of the social media challenges for the day. 

Aerial view of Centennial Campus with downtown Raleigh in the background

Mar 15, 2022

Challenge Gift to Address Student Housing Insecurity

Steve Deaton ’79 has issued a special challenge gift to support housing scholarships through the Pack Essentials program on NC State’s 2022 Day of Giving. If 100 gifts are made on March 23, he will provide $25,000 to the fund. 

People walking by homelessness mural Photo by Mika Baumeister/

Feb 15, 2022

NC State Leads Raleigh Effort to Meet Students’ Basic Needs

NC State has focused on alleviating students’ food and housing insecurity in recent years through programs such as Feed the Pack and Pack Essentials. Now, the university is partnering with the city of Raleigh and other local schools to find ways to remove barriers to basic needs that often prevent college students from completing degrees or other credentials they need to gain access to rewarding careers. 

Students singing

Feb 8, 2022

Finding Their Voice

Establishing a new a cappella group is no small feat even in the best of times, but doing so in the middle of a pandemic is an entirely different challenge. That was the endeavor undertaken by the five co-founders of Chordination, the most recent of the student-run groups the Department of Music supports with help from annual donors. 

The Power Sound of the South

Dec 21, 2021

Our Musical Pack

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 musical stories.