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May 6, 2019

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. 

Mar 17, 2017

NC State’s Online MBA Ranked as a Top-20 Program Worldwide

NC State’s Jenkins Professional Online MBA program in the Poole College of Management is ranked 18th worldwide by Financial Times. 

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Jan 12, 2017

NC State’s Engineering Online Rises in National Ranking

NC State's Engineering Online, which offers 16 graduate engineering degrees, is now ranked among the top 10 online engineering programs nationally, according to U.S. News & World Report. College of Engineering News 

Grasso and John Alexander talking

May 25, 2016

Dean’s Scene: Making Sure NC Meets the Demand for Advanced Degrees

Dean Maureen Grasso writes for The News & Observer on the value and importance of graduate education, with nearly 2.4 million new jobs expected to require a graduate degree by 2022. 

Grasso, Carter, Arden

Apr 12, 2016

Dr. Mike Carter Recognized by Provost’s Office

Dr. Mike Carter, associate dean for program evaluation at the Graduate School, was recently recognized by the Office of the Provost as a University Award of Excellence nominee. He was nominated under the category of "Efficiency and Innovative Service." 

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Oct 1, 2015

Graduate School Greets New Faculty

New faculty from NC State colleges met for coffee Oct. 1 with Graduate School administrators. 

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Jun 5, 2015

Peter Harries to Join NC State’s Graduate School

Dr. Peter J. Harries, assistant dean of graduate studies at the University of South Florida, will oversee academic affairs as senior associate dean of the Graduate School at NC State. 

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Jun 4, 2015

Workshop Boosts Dissertation Writing and Completion

Doctoral students jump-started their dissertations in May with the help of expert advice and professional coaching at the Graduate School’s third Dissertation Institute.