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Abdullah Zaben in his graduation cap and gown in front of the Memorial Belltower

Apr 29, 2024

Many Healthy Pursuits

For graduating senior Abdullah Zaben, attending NC State has been about much more than just classrooms and textbooks. The Caldwell Fellow’s extracurricular activities have helped his community in extraordinary ways while also preparing him for his next big step. 

Dr. Gerald Hawkins standing in front of a whiteboard that says authentic leadership

Oct 18, 2023

Thinking Big: Three Donors Honor Dr. Gerald Hawkins with Gifts to Caldwell Fellows Program

For more than half a century, participants in NC State’s Caldwell Fellows program have been encouraged to “think big” and use the power of experiential learning to develop as servant-leaders. Supported… 

Spring Hill House on Centennial Campus. PHOTO BY ROGER WINSTEAD

Sep 28, 2023

NC State Global Welcomes New NC Japan Center Director

Get to know Stephen Sumner, the new NCJC Director, and his vision for NC-Japan educational and business connections. 

Cathy Sigal, Tom Stafford and Mike Constantino — second, third and fourth from the left on the front row, respectively — pose for a photo with past Watauga Medal recipients, members of the NC State University Foundation’s Board of Trustees and other university leaders at the 2023 ceremony. Photo by Marc Hall

Sep 19, 2023

Three 2023 Watauga Medal Recipients Honored

NC State’s highest nonacademic honor, the Watauga Medal recognizes members of the Wolfpack who have made extraordinary contributions to the university’s advancement. The 2023 honorees — Mike Constantino, Cathy Sigal and Tom Stafford — certainly met the criteria. 

Recipes set up in the Dinah E. Gore Kitchen at NC State

Aug 15, 2023

Cooking with a Passion for Nutrition

This summer, CALS nutrition science student Tiffany Williams is creating recipe videos for a statewide culinary nutrition education program for young adults. 

Peyton Gardner with the internal communications team in front of a BASF logo

Aug 8, 2023

A Summer of Ag Communications

Through networking at a conference, Peyton Gardner, a senior studying horticultural science and communication, landed a dream summer internship at BASF. 

Rabiya Ansari

Jan 20, 2023


NC State’s Provost’s Professional Experience Program (PEP) funds on-campus work experiences for undergraduate students that supports their academic success and gives them greater access to research and professional development opportunities. Funded… 

Lucie Ciccone near a stream

Dec 20, 2022

Applying Ecology: CALS Graduate Lucie Ciccone

Lucie Ciccone, a fall 2022 graduate, reflects on studying zoology and ecology during a pandemic. 

2022 Awards Dinner Winners

Nov 3, 2022

College of Sciences Honors Outstanding Alumni and Student Achievements With 2022 Awards

The College of Sciences has recognized three alumni and two students with its annual awards for outstanding achievements and contributions. 

Maia Grace Solomon

Jun 13, 2022

Teaching Fellow and Former LIFT Participant Maia Grace Solomon ’25 Named to Caldwell Fellows Class of 2025

Maia Grace Solomon ’25 can now add “Caldwell Fellow” to her impressive résumé, which also includes LIFT participant, Teaching Fellow and College of Education Dean’s Excellence scholarship recipient.