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Oct 29, 2018

Red and White Week

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff: It is that time of year again, Wolfpack. Red and White Week has arrived! From October 28th through November 3rd, our university’s students, staff, faculty, alumni and friends are celebrating the many events that take place during our traditional Homecoming week. Red and White Week is NC State’s largest annual celebration… 

Aug 27, 2018

Welcome Back

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff: Welcome to the new academic year! As we begin the new semester, the NC State community is building on tremendous momentum and success. Our students continue to impress with their strong intellect, tireless work ethic, and desire to make a positive impact on the world. Over the last year, NC State students… 

Jul 10, 2018

Strengthening International Partnerships

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff: I recently took a trip to South America with faculty and other colleagues from NC State where we worked to develop new relationships, strengthen existing partnerships, and support student development at home and abroad. Our NC State contingent visited a number of universities and institutions in Colombia and Chile to discuss future… 

Nov 22, 2016

Value of the Engineering Oval

Dear NC State Students, Faculty and Staff: This country and its economy are constantly moving forward, and I am proud to say that NC State has been a contributing member to that momentum. We have seen our university grow and prosper in recent years, and in turn, we have seen North Carolina’s economy make impressive strides. A… 

Sep 19, 2016

Value of Engineering Oval – September 2016

Dear NC State Students, Faculty and Staff: This country and its economy are constantly moving forward, and I am proud to say that NC State has been a contributing member to that momentum. We have seen our university grow and prosper in recent years, and in turn, we have seen North Carolina’s economy make impressive strides. A… 

Aug 10, 2016

Welcome to the New Academic Year – August 2016

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff: Welcome to what is sure to be another exciting year at NC State. I hope you have all enjoyed your summer and are excited to start the 2016-2017 academic year. I would like to offer a warm welcome to the 4,300 new members of the Wolfpack this year. NC State is an… 

Jun 13, 2016

Response to Orlando shooting

Dear NC State Community: Early Sunday morning’s hateful and horrible shooting at an Orlando nightclub – the worst mass shooting in U.S. history – is the latest tragedy that has deeply saddened our nation and had a significant impact on members of our NC State community. On behalf of the NC State family, our thoughts and prayers go… 

Apr 28, 2016

Free Speech — Alive and Well at NC State – April 28, 2016

One of the great benefits of a university campus is the free and open exchange of ideas. At NC State, we strive to foster free speech in an environment where members of our community can learn from one another and where all are treated with dignity and respect. Earlier this week, the Alliance Defending Freedom organization… 

Mar 25, 2016

North Carolina House Bill 2

Many members of our NC State community are understandably concerned about how House Bill 2, passed by the North Carolina Legislature and signed into law by the Governor Wednesday night, could impact individuals at NC State. There are also questions about how the new law affects our university’s strong nondiscrimination policy. The UNC System General Administration is… 

Aug 20, 2015

New Beginnings

To the Faculty, Students and Staff, Welcome to the 2015-2016 academic year at NC State. I hope you are ready for what is sure to be another exciting and memorable year, filled with academic challenges and opportunities. I especially want to offer a warm welcome to the 4,200+ new freshman and transfer students joining us, along…