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May 3, 2024

No Fear

Samantha Steffanus is about to graduate from NC State with two degrees and five years of incredible experiences under her belt. What keeps her reaching for such great heights? 

Maggie Thompson in her graduation cap and gown, standing in front of Holladay Hall

May 2, 2024

Learning on the Job

Maggie Thompson, the chancellor’s communication specialist, will receive her Master of Science degree in technical communication at commencement this weekend. 

Olivia Ball sitting on a bench among flowering plants in her graduation gown holding her cap.

Apr 30, 2024

Defining the Moments

Olivia Ball is graduating from NC State feeling like a much different person from who she was when she started. This transformation isn’t the result of one big change but a series of opportunities — including support from professors and donors — that have helped her grow along the way. 

An NC State medallion hangs on an NC State graduate at Carter Finley stadium.

May 2, 2023

Celebrating Our Spring 2023 Graduates

Meet 10 Humanities and Social Sciences graduates who will leave NC State with fond memories and bright futures. 

A still image of Dean Deanna Dannels

Dec 14, 2022

Celebrating Our Fall 2022 Graduates

Nearly 500 Humanities and Social Sciences students will turn their tassels this week as they celebrate amazing accomplishments at NC State. 

Loujain Al Samara in front of the Belltower in her cap and gown

May 10, 2022

A Perfect Circle

Park Scholar Loujain Al Samara ’22 pursued a broad range of experiences during her four years at NC State, and she graduates this May with a new understanding of what she has learned, how she has grown and what comes next — thanks to private support. 

Dean Dannels stands next to flowers on the Court of North Carolina

May 3, 2022

Celebrating Our 2022 Graduates

More than 1,100 Humanities and Social Sciences students will turn their tassels this week as they celebrate amazing accomplishments at NC State. 

Anna Jump, wearing her red graduation cap and gown, stands with her husband outside of Talley Student Union.

May 3, 2022

‘Dare to Dream,’ Student Speaker Tells Fellow Graduates

As the 2022 student commencement speaker, Anna Jump will encourage others to strive toward their goals and reach their dreams. 

Dylan Inman '22 holds up wolfies.

May 3, 2022

Leaving a Legacy: Dylan Inman ’22 Makes a Lasting Impression

The political science and sociology double major says his long-term goal is to find a road that leads back to NC State. 

student standing in red graduation regalia

Dec 6, 2021

Student Commencement Speaker’s Message: Keep Moving Forward

Leadership in the public sector student Shannon Fuller will deliver the commencement address at PNC Arena on Dec. 14.