September 2019 Provost’s Corner
In addition to classes being back in full swing, we’re in the midst of a month full of activity on and off campus. This includes a trip to West Africa, Parents and Families Weekend, showcasing Chancellor’s Innovation Fund grants and Envisioning Research winners and more.
NC State Staff Find Perfect Fit in MALS Program
In order to balance both academic and professional careers, staff members who are also students need a program that fits their unique needs. That’s what makes the College of Humanities and Social Sciences’ Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) a perfect fit for many of them.
Pack Hacks for Faculty: Making Student Work Public
This month, Steph Jeffries, a teaching associate professor in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, speaks to the benefits of making student work public.
August 2019 Provost’s Corner
Welcome to a new academic year! NC State didn’t slow down during the summer, but campus events are rapidly picking up speed as thousands of new students and faculty make their way to their new home.
Welcoming the New Academic Year
Welcome back to campus for the 2019-20 academic year! This is one of the most exciting times of the year as we welcome new and returning students, as well as a large number of new faculty, to NC State.
NC State Summer Fun
NC State faculty, staff and students spent their summer taking the Think and Do spirit across the country and around the world. Whether teaching, researching, serving or just having summer fun, the Wolfpack made the most of the past few months. Here are their stories.
Pack Hacks for Faculty: Quick Tips to Improve Forum Post Quality
This month, Julianne Treme, a teaching associate professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, gives advice on improving the quality of online forum posts to enhance classroom discussion and outcomes.
NC State Makes Admissions More Accessible
The NC State Office of Undergraduate Admissions has announced two significant changes to the 2020 admissions process that will provide greater access to future applicants. Starting with the upcoming 2020 application season, NC State’s early action deadline will be November 1 for first-year applicants. Self-reported test scores will also be accepted for all domestic applicants.
July 2019 Provost’s Corner
Campus stays busy this time of year with summer classes, New Student Orientation, campus, construction and more. Even though many faculty and students are off on summer adventures, the Office of New Student Programs will welcome more than 5,000 first-year and 1,300 transfer students through 28 orientation sessions.
In With the New
After the academic year ends, an activity-filled summer starts at NC State. That includes nearly 30 New Student Orientation sessions for first-time first-year and transfer students.