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Keya Pothireddy does the wolfie

Nov 23, 2021

Meet Feed the Pack Outreach Coordinator Keya Pothireddy

NC State is taking part in the Pantry Bowl — a friendly giving competition with UNC-Chapel Hill to raise funds for each campus’s food pantry. Keya Pothireddy ’23, economics major and outreach coordinator for the Feed the Pack food pantry, shares why supporting Feed the Pack and the Pantry Bowl is so important. 

Wolf Plaza copper wolf statues

Nov 2, 2021

Red and White Week Student Giving Challenge

During Red and White Week, student groups across campus faced off in a friendly competition to benefit this year’s featured fund: Feed the Pack, the food pantry at NC State. The groups raised just under $24,000. 

Dean Jeff Braden and his wife, Jill, walk into NC State's Feed the Pack Pantry on June 25

Jul 12, 2021

How Do You Honor a Dean? With a CeleBraden

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences took a cue from Dean Jeff Braden in deciding how to celebrate his 13-year legacy of leadership: make it fun, and make it matter. CeleBraden activities culminated in 695 pounds of food and $3,676 in donations to support one of the outgoing dean’s priorities, NC State’s Feed the Pack Pantry. 

Food and supplies for victims of the Village Green Apartments fire loaded in the back of a vehicle.

Apr 5, 2021

NC State Helps Students Displaced by Fire

The university is working to help 77 students find housing and other resources following a fire at the Village Greens Apartments. The donor-supported Student Emergency Fund and Feed the Pack Food Pantry are the best way for faculty, staff, alumni and community residents to help those displaced by the fire and all students in need. 

Jun 2, 2020

Stepping Up to Serve

Support from the Teaching Fellows Program, U.S. Military Academy and University Scholars Program have helped prepare an extraordinary group of NC State graduates for careers in education and service at a time when their skills are needed most. 

Jayna Lennon standing in front of a Feed the Pack sign

Jun 2, 2020

Honoring the Class of 2020: Jayna Lennon

While serving on Student Government as a first-year senator, Park Scholar and Mathews Medalist Jayna Lennon saw the need for addressing food insecurity. She has served as executive director of Feed the Pack, an organization that addresses food insecurity, and as a mental health ambassador in the campus Counseling Center, challenging mental health stigmas that include those surrounding eating disorders. 

grid photo of Kevin Hogan, Mary Kate Morgan, Malasia McClendon, and Jayna Lennon

Apr 28, 2020

Meet the 2020 Mathews Medal Winners

NC State's highest nonacademic distinction for students, the Mathews Medal, recognizes graduating seniors who will leave the university a better place because of their service, commitment and leadership. This year's medalists are Resident Adviser Council founder Kevin Hogan, Alumni Association Student Ambassador Program president Mary Kate Morgan, NC State's NAACP chapter president Malasia McClendon and Feed the Pack executive director Jayna Lennon. 

aerial shot of campus

Apr 28, 2020

COVID-19 Impacts First-Generation Students

Campus changes to mitigate the spread of coronavirus have impacted students everywhere, but many first-generation students face added obstacles. Joselyn Ramirez-Mendoza, a junior at NC State, is one such student adjusting to a new normal. She hopes others will take advantage of resources the university offers such as Feed the Pack food pantry, the Student Emergency Fund, the Libraries and the Counseling Center.  

a supervisor in a mask checks food pantry shelves

Apr 13, 2020

Feed the Pack Food Pantry Rallies to Stay Open

Thanks to a massive campuswide effort in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, NC State’s food pantry continues to serve the students, faculty and staff who need it most. 

Belltower and North Carolina flag.

Apr 7, 2020

Chancellor Woodson Thanks the NC State Community

In a video message, Chancellor Randy Woodson shares his appreciation and gratitude for Wolfpack students, faculty and staff for their commitment and strength in response to the impact of COVID-19. He also highlights the volunteers who have kept the Feed the Pack food pantry running and the hundreds of donors whose gifts to the Student Emergency Fund have helped students facing financial crises in the wake of the virus.