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Messiah Williams graduated from NC State at 18 years old in May.

Jun 3, 2024

A Historic Graduation

Eighteen-year-old Messiah Williams is one of the youngest African-American male graduates in NC State history. 

The historic brick smoke stack on central campus

May 22, 2024

NC State Leaders Recognized on ‘Power 100’ List

The chancellor, a dean, two directors and more than 40 alumni were featured on Business North Carolina’s annual list.  

Feb 13, 2024

Metcalf Meet-Cute: A Wolfpack Love Story

An inter-dorm flirtation brought together State Mates Diane and Elwood Becton. 

Anne Porter-Sasser and Neal Sasser

Jan 9, 2024

Celebrating Life, Love and Legacy Through Planned Giving

NC State made a powerful and lasting impact on Anne Porter-Sasser and Neal Sasser during their early years. Now, through several special estate gifts, this Wolfpack couple is planning to return the favor. 

A group of NC State leaders in hard hats "break ground" on the new Integrative Sciences Building.

Sep 21, 2023

NC State Hosts Groundbreaking for Integrative Sciences Building

The Integrative Sciences Initiative and Building will shape the way science is done at NC State. After the recent groundbreaking for the Integrative Sciences Building, the university moves one step closer to achieving that goal. 

Aug 14, 2023

Beyond the Story

As an art director and news editor at The Washington Post, NC State English alumnus Dwuan June leaves his imprint by visually presenting stories that are easy to understand and hard to forget. 

Locke Rosser holding crops

Jul 5, 2023

A World Full of (Plant) Opportunities

Horticultural Science alumnus Locke Rosser spent a year learning about plants internationally thanks to friendships he made at NC State. 

Caroline Vande Berg sits next to a food trough, where a row of heifers eat.

May 31, 2023

Students Churn Out Dairy Creations From Farm to Table

Howling Cow is more than NC State's brand of fresh milks and ice creams. It's a hands-on learning opportunity for our students, who partake in the process every step of the way. 

Katherine Drake Stowe with family at CALS Tailgate

Mar 13, 2023

Stowe Leads Soybean Research, WolfPack Alumni and Two Budding Farmers

An undergrad internship in plant breeding propelled Katherine Stowe to become the first director of a soybean consortium uniting farmers with government and private industry to yield better outcomes for the plant and its byproducts. 

Former student with her mentor

Mar 8, 2023

High Degree of Influence

Nannette Smith was the first Black woman to earn a Ph.D. from NC State in 1973. What happened before and after she earned her doctorate in plant pathology? We caught up with her to find out.