Lonnie Poole Golf Course Honored for Sustainability Efforts
The North Carolina Golf Course Operator’s Association’s Sustainability Award recognizes the ability to incorporate sustainability and environmental stewardship into operating practices. NC State's Lonnie Poole Golf Course, the 2019 honoree, is one of only two college golf courses designated as a Certified Silver Audubon International Signature Sanctuary. Not only does the course utilize environmental guidelines, it was built to meet them.
A Big Night for Holt
Former standout Wolfpack student-athlete Torry Holt will be honored at Thursday night's football game against Syracuse, in recognition of his upcoming induction into the National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame. The two-time all-America receiver will be the sixth NC State player to have his accomplishments memorialized in the hall, which is located in Atlanta.
Meet the First-Year Class for 2019
A golfer, a Park Scholar, an aspiring veterinarian and a member of the Goodnight Scholars transfer program: NC State welcomed 4,773 first-year students to campus in August, and here are a few of their stories.
Student-Athletes Lead Effort Against Sexual Violence
Wolfpack football will host the ACC’s first #SetTheExpectation game this Saturday, Sept. 21. Led by Brenda Tracy, #SetTheExpectation is a national campaign for activism against interpersonal violence that strives to raise awareness, educate and directly engage with collegiate athletic programs. There will be multiple related events on campus, and donors can support the Molly Hayes Glander Program Advocates Endowment Fund, which helps NC State assist survivors of interpersonal violence on an ongoing basis.
Donor Spotlight: Dewayne Washington
Dewayne Washington made his mark on the football field, both at NC State and in the NFL. Now, along with his wife Adama, he's making his mark on the university as a donor and volunteer.
Ceremony Dedicates Newly Redesigned and Renovated Albright Sports Medicine Center
The 6,000-square-foot Albright Sports Medicine Center, at the Wendell Murphy Football Center at Carter-Finley Stadium, features state-of-the-art amenities and equipment to ensure the health, safety and well-being of the NC State football squad. The center is named in honor of generous lead donors Andy and Jane Albright, and their family, and last week's ceremony recognized other contributors as well.
Wolfpack Earns 286 Spots on ACC Honor Roll
Supported in part by private donations, NC State's Athletics Department is committed to providing extraordinary opportunities to dynamic student-athletes. In the 2018-19 academic year, 286 Wolfpack student-athletes earned places on the Atlantic Coast Conference's Honor Roll, which is comprised of student-athletes who registered a grade-point average of 3.0 or better for the full year.
Graduation to Vocation: Bringing Sustainability to Business
Emerson Barnhill graduated in May from the College of Natural Resources with a degree in sustainable materials and technology. The four-year varsity swimmer stayed plenty busy while at NC State, and her experience led to a desire to shape the way big businesses approach sustainable practices.
NC State Announces 2020 Hall of Fame Class
Private support provides extraordinary opportunity for NC State student-athletes, and a special group of them will now be called Hall of Famers. An Olympic gold medalist, a No. 1 NFL Draft pick and four of the top performers in the first 50 years of the Atlantic Coast Conference highlight the 2020 class of the NC State Athletic Hall of Fame, along with a barrier-breaking athlete who changed the course of competition for both his school and conference.
A Message From NC State Athletic Director Boo Corrigan
New NC State Director of Athletics Boo Corrigan is ready to get to work helping student-athletes, and he says he's excited to build on the momentum the athletic department has enjoyed in recent years. Corrigan says NC State will focus on supporting student-athletes, coaches and staff, and creating a program alumni, supporters and fans can continue to take pride in.