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Tag: Graduation

Lauren Kent on the mat

May 24, 2021

Setting the Bar(s) High

Scholarship support helped Lauren Kent ’21 excel in the classroom and in competition as a business administration major and four-time All-EAGL Scholastic Team gymnast. 

Sydney Floryanzia in a sunny garden

May 11, 2021

Home Is Where the Pack Is

Though Sydney Floryanzia ’21 originally wondered if NC State was too close to home, she found numerous opportunities to grow and expand her horizons as a chemical engineering major, thanks to private support. 

Giovanny Hernandez working on a project in a lab with an instructor.

May 10, 2021

The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Giovanny Hernandez was inspired to teach by his time spent tutoring friends in high school. Now, with the help of a special scholarship, this College of Education standout is preparing to graduate and become a full-time educator. 

Dhuru Patel portrait in graduation gown

May 3, 2021

A Healthy Pursuit

With scholarship support, College of Sciences senior Dhuru Patel embraced a range of academic, extracurricular and service opportunities that cemented his decision to pursue a medical career and his determination to give back. 

Matthew Byington posing on rock formations

Jul 28, 2020

Graduation to Vocation: Developing Testing Standards for Sustainable Materials

Matthew Byington, a College of Natural Resources scholarship recipient, plans to attack environmental issues at their source in order to protect the wild places he loves. 

The Solomon Scholars pose with Mr. and Ms. Wuf inside Reynolds Coliseum

Jun 16, 2020

College of Sciences Honors 2020 Solomon Scholar Graduates

Meet four outstanding members of the Daniel L. Solomon Scholars Program who completed their NC State degrees this spring. The program, which is currently made up of 19 named scholarships, honors the college’s inaugural dean who spent more than 30 years at NC State before retiring in 2015. Solomon Scholars are selected based on academic achievement, scientific leadership qualities and distinctive life experiences. 

Rachel Bland headshot

Jun 16, 2020

Meet May Graduate Rachel Bland

Experiences in the Goodnight Scholars Program and the College of Education have prepared elementary education major Rachel Bland '20 to apply her leadership and pedagogical skills in a rural community. 

Jeyashree standing in the street under a brilliant sun in front of mountains

Jun 16, 2020

Meet Jeyashree Haridoss – Student Ambassador, Entrepreneur and Miller Fellow

Jeyashree Haridoss was inspired to create Sol, an app that connects everyday travelers with an on-demand translator, while studying abroad. Thanks to support from the Miller Fellows program, she'll have the resources needed to continue to work full time on Sol as a recent NC State graduate. 

members of the Park class of 2020 at their first year retreat

Jun 9, 2020

Highlights from the Park Class of 2020

After four years of extraordinary accomplishments, the Park Scholarships class of 2020 has joined a thriving network of more than 950 alumni putting their Think and Do education to work addressing challenges around the world. 

collage of goodnight scholar headshots

Jun 9, 2020

An Unprecedented Class for an Unprecedented Time

The Goodnight Scholars Program’s class of 2020 and transfer class of 2019 leave a legacy of success at NC State and are graduating into a world that needs talented young engineers, scientists and educators.