Stories From May 2019

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.

May 8, 2019  |  About NC State

Congratulations to the Spring 2019 Graduates

On May 11, more than 1,900 graduate degrees will be awarded at NC State University’s spring commencement exercises, as the Graduate School and NC State celebrate 125 years since the first graduate degrees were awarded here.

May 6, 2019  |  About NC State

NC State Awards First Master’s Degree 125 Years Ago

This year, the Graduate School will recognize 125 years of graduate education at NC State University, marking the year the first master's degree was awarded to Frank Meacham.

May 2, 2019

14 Score NSF Fellowships for Graduate Research

The highly NSF Graduate Research Fellowships are competitive awards that go to students pursuing graduate degrees in the STEM disciplines.