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Dion Harry

Feb 21, 2024

Grad Student Profile: Dion Harry

Dion Harry is a fourth-year doctoral candidate in Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development with a concentration in Higher Education Opportunity, Equity, and Justice. Dion's research agenda primarily focuses on the well-being of college students from historically excluded communities, with his dissertation topic focusing on the experiences of the well-being of Black queer and trans college students. 


Feb 20, 2024

Show Us Your Research, NC State!

NC State is calling on graduate students, undergraduate students, postdocs, faculty and staff to take part in Envisioning Research, the university’s annual research image contest. 

christopher gillespie

Feb 14, 2024

Envisioning a More Equitable Food System

Doctoral candidate Christopher Gillespie is dedicated to finding solutions that create stronger, more racially equitable food systems. 

Sidd Ekkad

Feb 8, 2024

Sidd Ekkad, Product Planner at Belk

Being part of the master of managment, marketing analytics (MMA) program has not only given Sidd Ekkad a greater understanding of modern marketing practices and the marketing applications of cutting-edge technologies – it also helped him determine his career path and connected him to his current role at Belk. 

Nigar Sultana

Feb 5, 2024

Grad Student Profile: Nigar Sultana

Nigar Sultana, a fifth-year Ph.D. student in the fiber and polymer science program, is currently developing nanomaterial-based biosensors for biomedical applications. These biosensors are envisioned as non-invasive tools for detecting underlying diseases. 

Sonja Salmon (left) and Siyan Wang (right) stand in the lab with lab coats and protective glasses. Salmon holds fabric samples and Wang holds two bottles of solution with some fabric fragments visible.

Jan 30, 2024

NC State Textile Waste Research Paves Way for Greener Textile Future

Ph.D. student Siyan Wang’s breakthrough research on cotton fiber fragments earned a prestigious spot on the front cover of Cellulose journal. See how her research is changing the game for textile recycling. 

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. 

courtny boldt

Jan 24, 2024

Courtny Boldt, Army Vet and Aspiring Organizational Change Manager

With nine years of experience in the U.S. Army under her belt, Boldt hopes to leverage her knowledge of organizational change in the civilian sector – and says the MRA program will give her the business acumen and analytical tools needed to maximize her impact. 

mariam elias

Jan 24, 2024

Doctoral Student Mariam Elias Selected to Join the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association’s 21st Century Leadership Academy Class of 2024-25

Elias was selected for her work toward creating effective learning environments across various educational settings, as well as her hands-on experience and understanding of STEM and graphics education. 

Dion T. Harry

Jan 24, 2024

Doctoral Student Dion T. Harry Receives 2023 Melvin C. Terrell Scholarship

Dion T. Harry, a doctoral student in the Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development higher education opportunity, equity, and justice concentration, has been named a recipient of the 2023 Melvin C. Terrell Scholarship.