Achieving Major Goals
Financial support has allowed first-generation student Thomas Peters to pursue his love for music as drum major for NC State’s marching band and his goal of a career in information technology.
Stepping Out Front
Kalysha Clark Wall is a proud two-time alumna of NC State who's now a high school teacher impacting the next generation. As the first member of her immediate family to attend college, she traveled a road that wasn't always smooth, but the journey helped her find her voice as an advocate for other students in need of support. The Lexington native wants you to understand their struggles.
An Opportunity Multiplied
Need-based scholarship support, as well as resources from TRIO and Pack Essentials, helped Indira Gutierrez ’19 develop into a scholar, researcher and advocate dedicated to helping others.
The Promise of Access
When we give first-generation students and students from low- to middle-income families the opportunity to succeed by removing financial barriers, the results are extraordinary. Just ask a few of our current students and alumni.
Busy Turning Dreams into Reality
From Europe to Mexico, and plenty of places in between, College of Humanities and Social Sciences student Toinette Powers is taking advantage of opportunities to lay the foundation for a wide-ranging future.
Ready to Put Science to Work
Research and other opportunities at NC State have helped Daniela Fontecha, a double major in physics and chemistry, discover a passion for using science to improve the environment.
Opportunities Adding Up
NC State senior Yussef Guerrab hopes to blend interests in math, statistics, education and public policy into a career helping others.
Accounting for Needs
Two-time alumnus Dominick Vaccaro, who is working toward becoming a CPA, is thankful for the leadership opportunities and resources he enjoyed at NC State.
Forecast: High Probability of Success
As a child, Clay Chaney loved watching meteorologists. Now, thanks to his opportunity to attend NC State, he is one himself.
A ‘Big Red Letter’ Changed Everything
Nutrition science major Dorcas Mabiala’s extraordinary experiences at NC State have included undergraduate research and involvement with the Albright Entrepreneurs Village, University Tutorial Center and TRIO Support Services.