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Mohhid Kidwai working with a professor in Islamabad, Pakistan

Dec 5, 2022

Mohhid Kidwai in Islamabad, Pakistan: An Enrichment Grant Blog

In this first-person account, Goodnight Scholar Mohhid Kidwai shares how an enrichment grant supported his summer 2022 internship experience in Pakistan. 

Ally Dolinshek, left, and Caitlyn Frazier, right are both elementary education students at the NC State College of Education.

Nov 28, 2022

My Student Experience: Dual Enrollment Programs Put Transfer Students on Path to Teaching

Through dual enrollment programs like NC State’s Community College Collaboration program, the College of Education’s partnership with Johnston Community College and Johnston County Schools, and pathways like the Goodnight Scholars Transfer program, Wolfpack transfer students such as Ally Dolinshek and Caitlyn Frazier are provided with the support they need to become teachers upon graduation. 

Miguel Antonio Ruiz

Nov 21, 2022

Goodnight Transfer Spotlight: Miguel Antonio Ruiz

Miguel Antonio Ruiz, member of the Goodnight Scholars Transfer class of 2025, found his passion for engineering through his experience in the U.S. Marine Corps. 

Minh-Thu-Dinh

Nov 14, 2022

Minh-Thu Dinh is NC State’s 2022 Leader of the Pack

Electrical engineering major and Goodnight Scholar Minh-Thu Dinh received the award during NC State’s homecoming football game. Chemistry/science education major and Park Scholar Zachary VanHekken was also recognized for having the highest GPA among the finalists. 

Mariana de Andrea Pereira

Oct 31, 2022

Mariana de Andrea Pereira: A Goodnight Spotlight

Goodnight Transfer Scholar Mariana de Andrea Pereira has found a sense of connection within the Goodnight Scholars program and the Brazilian community at NC State as she continues to develop her passion for medicine. 

Krystyn Hewett

Oct 31, 2022

Goodnight Spotlight: Krystyn Hewett

First-generation college student Krystyn Hewett is forging connections and finding her path as a materials science and engineering major and member of the Goodnight Scholars transfer class of 2024. 

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Oct 25, 2022

Exploring the Social, Ethical Sides of Microbiome Engineering

NC State will play a key role in the National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center for Precision Microbiome Engineering (PreMiEr)’s work by examining the societal, ethical and policy implications of microbiome engineering advancements. Jennifer Kuzma, the Goodnight-NCGSK Foundation Distinguished Professor in the School of Public and International Affairs and co-director of the Genetic Engineering and Society Center, serves as associate director of PreMiEr and will head efforts to explore and consider public attitudes, risks and multidisciplinary perspectives related to the research. 

Gaige Cogswell

Oct 18, 2022

Goodnight Spotlight: Welcoming Gaige Cogswell

Once a transfer student himself, Gaige Cogswell has joined the Goodnight Scholarships office to develop programming opportunities for transfer scholars. 

Michael Nuñez

Oct 11, 2022

Paving the Way — Juntos

Meet Goodnight Transfer Scholar Michael Nuñez, a Juntos program alumnus turned student worker and mentor who is paving the way for other young Latino students dreaming of higher education. 

Gaige Cogswell

Oct 4, 2022

Goodnight Spotlight: Welcoming Gaige Cogswell

Once a transfer student himself, Gaige Cogswell has joined the Goodnight Scholarships office to develop programming opportunities for transfer scholars.