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Michael Cento

Jun 14, 2024

Michael Cento, ‘17, Corporate Accounting Manager, Kymera International

Thanks to the Jenkins MAC program, Michael Cento developed the foundation he needed to change careers from education to accounting – and gained the skills he needed to contribute to the workforce on day one. 

jacori hayes

May 30, 2024

Nanoengineering Master’s Alum and NC Courage Midfielder Jacori Hayes Touts Distance MSE Graduate Program

In life, it’s natural to question if you’re truly where you’re meant to be. NC State MSE graduate alum and North Carolina FC midfielder Jacori Hayes was certain that in early May of 2024 that he was. 

Kim Garrett

Apr 11, 2024

Kim Garrett Is NC State’s 2024 Esri Innovation Program Student of the Year 

NC State joined a select group of universities worldwide when it became part of the Esri Innovation Program in 2017. Congratulations to our 2024 EIP Student of the Year. 

Cody Zane

Apr 8, 2024

From TECS Graduate to Project Engineer at UL Solutions: How A2i Helped Shape My Career

As a 2020 graduate of the Textile Engineering, Chemistry, and Science (TECS) program, Cody Zane’s journey from academia to industry has been both challenging and rewarding. Today, he works as… 

Yi Ding speaking to a group.

Mar 4, 2024

Textiles Alumna Built Community, Real-World Skills in 3+X Program

Wilson College of Textiles alumna Yi Ding is now an associate professor at Donghua University in Shanghai. Read how she got her start in the 3+X program.  

Brendan Madigan

Jan 30, 2024

Brendan Madigan, CFO, Limited Run Games

Choosing a MAC program with a strong alumni network and high-impact curriculum allowed Brendan Madigan, chief financial officer at Limited Run Games, to accelerate and create long-lasting value for his career. 

Logan Jones

Dec 19, 2023

Logan Jones Takes a Swing to Expand His Experience

Logan Jones recently completed an NC State Online degree program. Currently with the Chicago White Sox, Jones travels often and found the online format helpful as he continued his educational journey. Read more about Jones’ experiences with NC State Online! 

Minerva Bonilla is wearing a blue top while standing in front of green bushes.

Dec 13, 2023

Minerva Bonilla, Ph.D. ’23, is helping make our intersections safer

Bonilla, who graduated in August from NC State with her Ph.D. in construction and transportation engineering, likes to take on projects with tangible results, and especially those that make a positive impact on people’s lives. 

Tosheria Brown

Dec 7, 2023

Heart for Helping

Master of social work alumna Tosheria Brown helps people at risk of or experiencing homelessness find a new path. 

Zoe Newman stands in front of a knitting machine and smiles at the camera.

Sep 22, 2023

Wilson College Alumna Credits Hours in Knitting Lab as Key to Expertise, Career Success

Zoë Newman, Ph.D., now serves as a knit product developer, consulting with companies at Stoll by Karl Mayer.