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Mr. and Ms. Wuf with spring 2024 graduates

May 8, 2024

Turning of the Tassels

Spring 2024 commencement took place this past Saturday at PNC Arena, with 6,667 students turning their tassels and becoming proud Wolfpack alumni. Their journey, started during the COVID-19 pandemic, took them many places throughout campus and around the world, and now they’re ready to start a new journey. Here, we survey some of their stories, how NC State shaped lives, and how they plan on taking Think and Do into the future. 

undergraduate students

Dec 13, 2023

The Pride of the Wolfpack

During the fall 2023 commencement ceremony, 3,283 students will turn their tassels at PNC Arena and leave as proud NC State graduates. These graduates have achieved 44 associate, 1,987 bachelor’s, 1,000 master’s and 380 doctoral degrees. Here, we take a look at some of their stories, the impact of NC State on their lives, and how they plan on taking the Wolfpack to the world. 

students at commencement

May 13, 2020

Stepping Up to Serve

The Class of 2020 includes many members who will pursue further education or careers in service-related fields where they are needed now more than ever. We spoke to some of those graduates about an unexpected finale to their NC State journey, and how the university prepared them for this moment. 

students at commencement

Dec 12, 2018

Remarkable Researchers

NC State sets the bar high for research in higher education — our students help make that happen. Meet four fall 2018 graduates who took full advantage of creating a well-rounded education through hands-on research. 

Winter commencement 2010

Dec 13, 2017

Entrepreneurial Students Excel at NC State

NC State students lead in and outside of the classroom through a variety of entrepreneurship initiatives on campus. Two of these students graduating this fall give insight into why they’re ready to tackle society’s grand challenges.