Capping Off an Extraordinary Year
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the university held its first virtual commencement on December 4. Even in the absence of the traditional setting of PNC Arena, NC State awarded 152 associate, 6,104 bachelor’s, 2,755 master’s and 532 doctorate degrees, along with 100 doctorates of veterinary medicine to the class of 2020.
Record-Setting Class of AAAS Fellows Named
The election of 10 faculty to the prestigious scientific society signals NC State’s rising reputation as a research powerhouse.
2020 Promoted and Tenured Faculty
Promotion and tenure mark major milestones in the academic lives of NC State faculty. Promoted faculty have met rigorous standards in their realms of responsibility, and tenured faculty have made a significant impact in their discipline.
NC State Holds 2020-21 University Teaching Awards Virtual Ceremony
NC State honored winners of the 2020-21 University Teaching Awards in a virtual ceremony on Nov. 10. The event was part of Red and White Week, the university’s annual homecoming celebration.
2019-20 Awards and Honors
NC State faculty, staff, students and alumni garnered significant recognition for their accomplishments over the past year. Here are a few highlights.
October 2020 Announcements
Find out the latest happenings related to NC State faculty and staff, including COVID-19 updates, professional development opportunities, campus happenings and more.
National Academy of Engineering Recognizes Ligler With Leadership Award
Dr. Frances S. Ligler, Ross Lampe Distinguished Professor in the UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been recognized by the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) with its Simon Ramo Founders Award.
NC State Celebrates Outstanding Faculty
The Celebration of Faculty Excellence is held each spring to recognize outstanding faculty who have received prestigious awards, accolades or other distinctions during the previous year. In 2020, NC State honored 25 faculty virtually since the annual event could not be held in person.
NC State Statistician Dickey Named Clarivate Citation Laureate
The award honors researchers whose work and influence “is comparable to that of past and future Nobel Prize recipients.”
Meet the 2020-2021 Provost’s Faculty Fellows
The Provost’s Faculty Fellows Program has selected a second cohort of talented faculty to explore academic leadership roles at the university’s highest levels. Four Fellows will embark on specific projects throughout the 2020-2021 academic year, with mentorship provided by senior administrative officials.