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.
For Annable Scholar, an Unforgettable Final Year
As she readies for the next chapter, Regan Stoneburner reflects on how much the Michele M. and Ross M. Annable Scholarship meant to her mother during her final year at the College of Veterinary Medicine.
Distinguished Goodnight Award Recipients for 2020 Announced
Seniors Oscar Molina ’T19 and Gracie Hornsby ’20 are the eighth and ninth recipients of the Distinguished Goodnight Award, which is presented at the end of the academic year to the undergraduate Goodnight Scholar who best embodied the core values and mission of the Goodnight Scholars Program during their time at NC State.
321 Coffee Presents at Entrepreneurship Conference in Palm Springs
Earlier this year, support from the NC State Entrepreneurship Fund helped Park Scholar Lindsay Wrege present her story about starting 321 Coffee at the Altitude Summit in Palm Springs.
Research of Particular Relevance
Park Scholar Daniel Haller's keen interest in stopping the spread of infectious diseases helped earn him a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship.
Carving Their Own Path
Scholarships, internships, studying abroad and a supportive community have prepared this spring's Wilson College of Textiles graduates for their extraordinary next steps.
Senior Prepared to Launch After Graduation
Joining the makerspace program in his first year led Nick Sischo to experience all that NC State Entrepreneurship offers, including Wolf Den, Make-A-Thon, LuLu eGames, Albright Entrepreneur Village and being an NC State Entrepreneurship Scholar. Because of these impactful opportunities, he's ready to launch his career at a Raleigh startup.
Big Plans, Bright Futures: Meet Some of Our 2020 Graduates
Park Scholars, Mathews medalists, NC State's first Payne USAID Fellow and a Global Change Fellow are just a few of the extraordinary May 2020 graduates from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Alums Encourage Using Stimulus Checks to Help Others
Recognizing that some people receiving federal stimulus checks don’t need that money to make ends meet, 2013 NC State graduate Kevin Miller wondered if there was a smart way to encourage people to give some of it to a worthy cause. So Miller teamed up with a handful of other alums, many of them Caldwell Fellows like him, to launch a website to make it easy for people to contribute to nonprofits helping those struggling as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Goodnight Scholars Program Announces Class of 2024 and Transfer Class of 2023
The Goodnight Scholars Program at NC State revealed the 70 students from 34 North Carolina counties selected as its next traditional and transfer scholars. The program will welcome 50 members of the class of 2024 cohort, selected from 850 high school candidates, and 20 members of the transfer class of 2023 cohort, selected from nearly 300 community college candidates.