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May 13, 2021

‘My Lifeline’: Meet #NCState21 Best Friends Marissa and Victoria

In a time of uncertainty, these 2020 grads leaned on one another as they transitioned to grad school. 

Head shot of Will Kornegay in a farm field

May 11, 2021

Adversity Meets Ingenuity for Food Entrepreneur

Food entrepreneur Will Kornegay used quick thinking and the support of others to turned bad timing with one business into a new venture and a chance to help others who can’t always afford nutritious food. 

Justin & Sara

May 7, 2021

‘Beyond, Beyond Thankful’: Meet #NCState21 Best Friends Sara and Justin

As part of our graduation video series, these two best friends tell us about their rivalry-turned-friendship — and the ice cream run that started it all. 

Jim Whitehurst wearing a hard hat at a construction site.

Apr 20, 2021

Supporting an Entryway to Knowledge

As a third-generation alumnus of NC State, Jim Whitehurst was a part of the Wolfpack community since he can remember, fondly recalling family trips from his hometown of Greenville, North Carolina, to Carter-Finley Stadium for Lou Holtz era football and Norm Sloan basketball games.  It’s that fondness, coupled with an interest in learning about business and… 

Online student Sheila Ogaye has made the most of her experience in the NC State MAC program.

Apr 12, 2021

Online Graduate Student Expands Her Skills in the MAC Program

As a student in the Jenkins Master of Accounting (MAC) online program, Sheila Ogaye has expanded her knowledge of accounting and beyond. Ogaye hopes to use her experience to inspire others to join an online masters program. 

Mar 22, 2021

How One Respected Instructor Created New Beginnings

Since 2010, Professor Tracy Freeman has been going above and beyond to prepare her students for life beyond the classroom. As she plans to soon begin a well-deserved retirement, she leaves behind a multitude of contributions worth revisiting. 

a university classroom

Mar 1, 2021

Helping Students Navigate Implicit Bias

The teaching tool helps students learn how to advocate for themselves and how to navigate their own biases. 

garment factory in India

Jan 25, 2021

Helping Consumers Change the World When They Shop

Can all of the fair labor programs be folded into one score for consumers? 

Jan 22, 2021

Jenkins MBA Alumnus Creates Opportunities for Collaboration

A partnership between Eaton and the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC), facilitated by an MBA alum, is providing exchangeable benefits of experience, connections and knowledge. 

Jan 22, 2021

Kate Lundy: An Alum Who Never Stops Learning

A partnership between Eaton and the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC), facilitated by an MBA alum, is providing exchangeable benefits of experience, connections and knowledge.