Graduation 2020

May 12, 2020

Through the Darkness to Shine a Light

To become the first in her family to earn a degree, Esmira Poladova persevered through tragedy and challenges and, as an NC State senior, even became an advocate for other underresourced students.

May 12, 2020

An Extraordinary Pathway to Success

After graduation, Goodnight Scholars Christian Williams and Oscar Molina are heading in different directions: vet school at the College of Veterinary Medicine and a role at Deutsche Bank. Both of these next steps were made possible through the Goodnight Scholars Program’s transfer pathway, created in 2017 to provide extraordinary opportunities for community college graduates across North Carolina.

May 12, 2020

NC State Alumni Share a Special Message to the Class of 2020

World Series champion Trea Turner, astronaut Christina Koch, Board of Trustees chair Tom Cabaniss, Super Bowl-winning coach Bill Cowher and the Wolfpack Women in Philanthropy are just a few of the alumni, staff, volunteers and donors who teamed up to share messages of support to the graduating class of 2020.

May 5, 2020

Graduating without Regrets

Being a Park Scholar has given Abby Scheper the opportunities and the confidence to lead and serve while excelling as a philosophy major with three minors.

May 5, 2020

Surrounded by Support at the CVM

Amanda Maxwell chose to attend the College of Veterinary Medicine not just for its reputation, but for its equally strong community. With support from faculty, classmates and donors, she is ready for the next step in her career as a laboratory animal veterinarian.

May 5, 2020

Commissioned for Success

Receiving the Textile Military Scholarship didn't just enhance Garrett Welsh's NC State experience – it served as a vote of a confidence in his abilities and confirmation that his work in the classroom and as a member of the Naval ROTC hadn't gone unnoticed. He'll soon be applying the skills he learned in college to a career in the Navy.

Apr 21, 2020

No Limits

Goodnight Scholar Alex Rojas ’20 is applying skills developed in the scholarship program to an internship at BioMedomics, where he leads a team assembling and shipping out boxes of rapid COVID-19 tests.