Spring Semester Sees New Students at NC State
More than 300 new first-year students are enrolled at NC State for the spring semester through the Spring Connect program. We spoke with a few of these students and learned about how New Student Programs welcomes them to campus life.
January 2020 Provost’s Corner
Welcome to 2020! I am excited to start a new year with such an amazing and accomplished group of faculty, staff and students.
Pack Hacks for Faculty: Connecting with First-Year Students
This month, Kimberly Bush, director of undergraduate programs and teaching associate professor; and Michael Kanters, interim department head and professor in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, give advice on how to help Spring Connect students make a successful transition to NC State.
December 2019 Provost’s Corner
Winter commencement is only a week away — time has certainly flown by this year! On December 19 at PNC Arena, thousands of students will become proud NC State graduates. That includes associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees.
Making Their Way
Regardless of their journey, they will come together on December 19 to celebrate their achievements at the university’s fall commencement. Meet three fall 2019 graduates who are ready to Think and Do beyond the brick pathways at NC State.
Pack Hacks for Faculty: Quantitative Literacy on Discussion Boards
This month, Justin Post, teaching associate professor and director of online programs in the Department of Statistics, gives advice on using discussion boards (like Moodle) to facilitate engagement on quantitative data.
Investing in Students: a Q&A with Krista Ringler
Krista Ringler, associate vice provost and director of scholarships and financial aid at NC State, shares how the Campaign has strengthened the university’s ability to meet student need and importance to continuing to invest in opportunity and access.
Pack Hacks for Faculty: Taking Travel Lessons to the Classroom
This month, Gary Blank, associate and Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor and director of undergraduate programs in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, gives advice on taking travel lessons back to your classroom.
NC State Receives Funding to Expand Community College Collaboration
A new grant from the N.C. GlaxoSmithKline Foundation will support NC State’s C3 program for community college transfers.
Sweet Success for Howling Cow
Take a heaping helping of Think and Do, mix in a little 'moo' and what do you get? NC State's famous Howling Cow Ice Cream, of course!