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.
D.H. Hill Jr. Library Renovations Take Shape
Construction at D.H. Hill Jr. Library means more than just an aesthetic update — changes will also support the overall success of the campus community. The most noticeable change will be the new Academic Success Center.
Six NC State students — and one industrious staff member — lead a new program that expands access to education for Latino communities.
June 2019 Provost’s Corner
Welcome to summer! Graduation may be over, but there’s still plenty going on across campus. From summer sessions and camps to New Student Orientation and more, faculty, staff and students stay busy even outside the academic year.
Investing in NC State
As director of investments at NC State, Libby George has dedicated a large portion of her professional career to the university and to the Poole College of Management in particular. She has excelled in not only overseeing the investment practices for the endowment funds but also in helping students achieve their goals and become well-rounded individuals.
May 2019 Provost’s Corner
The extent to which faculty and staff Think and Do, year in and year out, is simply amazing. The same goes for those who will be newly-minted graduates this Saturday. Each person in the NC State community, through the contribution of time, talents and service, makes the university truly great.
Taking a Different Path
More than 6,000 students will turn their tassels at NC State’s spring commencement on May 11. Many of these new graduates have followed a non-traditional option to earning their degree. Meet three spring 2019 graduates who have found various pathways to academic success.
Five Questions with Eli Whitley
New Student Orientation welcomes thousands of first-year and transfer students to NC State each summer. Orientation student coordinator Eli Whitley, a rising junior in communication, talks about his involvement in orientation and how he makes new students feel at home.
Pack Hacks for Faculty: Engaging Students in Online Learning
In this month's Pack Hacks, Kim Allen, director of graduate programs, associate professor and extension specialist in the Department of Youth, Family and Community Sciences, and Angela Smith, teaching associate professor and coordinator of college counseling and the student development program in the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy and Human Development, give insight into keeping students engaged in online learning.