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Return to Raleigh Picnic

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Chancellor Randy Woodson speaks at the Return to Raleigh event.

NC State alumni, family and friends gather annually at the Return to Raleigh Picnic in Portland, Oregon, to enjoy North Carolina-style barbecue. One of the Alumni Association’s longest-running annual events, the picnic celebrated its 19th year in 2019. Alumni Association staff travel from Raleigh to provide campus updates and fun NC State giveaways.