Stories From 2019

Jun 17, 2019  |  About NC State

She Finds Her Calling in Student Government

After a year in NC State's student government, Meredith Spence Beaulieu found that her calling was more aligned with policy than with lab-based science.

Jun 11, 2019  |  Enhancing Student Success

Accelerate to Industry Hosts Partner Universities

This week, 15 North American universities are attending the Graduate School's A2i Summer Institute to learn how to introduce graduate students to industry careers on their own campuses.

Jun 10, 2019  |  Innovative Research

Breathing New Life Into Old Bridges

Bridges across our state are in rough shape, but NC State alumnus Brad McCoy has developed a solution to give them new life — and keep us safely on the road.

Jun 3, 2019  |  About NC State

PhD Student Organizes Third Race to Fight Dementia

Ph.D. student Suzanne Crifo started a 5K run two years ago to raise awareness about Lewy body dementia and to remember her father who died from the disease.

Jun 3, 2019  |  About NC State

Student Documents Green Book Sites in North Carolina

In this post, public history doctoral student Lisa Withers reflects on her work with the North Carolina Green Book Project, an effort to document Green Book sites across the state.

May 24, 2019

After Commencement, Graduate Students Continue to Learn

With spring semester behind them, graduate students and postdocs participated in two Graduate School workshops designed to help them with major writing projects and to prepare them for careers in academia.

May 17, 2019  |  About NC State

May 2019 Online MBA Graduate Secures Promotion With Degree

Jill Scullion began the NC State Jenkins Professional Online MBA in 2016 to further her professional career — and she did just that by embodying the Think and Do mentality. Upon graduation from the program, Scullion was rewarded for her hard work and promoted to vice president. Read her story.

May 17, 2019  |  About NC State

A Chemical Chain Reaction

Scholarship support gave senior chemistry major Kaylie Kirkwood more time to work in the lab of David Muddiman, which has led to the publication of her first paper, attendance at national conferences and her next adventure: pursuing a Ph.D. at NC State.

May 17, 2019  |  About NC State

An Educator Right Where She Needed to Be

When LaTeisha Jeannis graduates with her doctorate in educational administration and supervision this month, it won’t be her first degree from NC State. Innovative professors and support including the Augustus Witherspoon Graduate Fellowship ensured that the College of Education was the right place for her – four times over.

May 17, 2019  |  Events

Legislators Hear About Value of Graduate Education

More than 70 graduate students and administrators were on hand at the N.C. General Assembly May 15 to celebrate Graduate Education Day in North Carolina.