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Danielle Herman

Jack Bolton poses for a photo wearing a dark blue sweatshirt. The ruins of Stonehenge are in the background.

Aug 24, 2023

An already creative problem-solver, first-year Jack Bolton is excited for more

Bolton, who is an incoming first-year student and Park Scholar from Davidson, North Carolina, wants to apply his problem-solving mindset in engineering, but also in entrepreneurship. 

Raven Cummings poses seated on ground outdoors beneath tree. Green shrubbery and grey concrete garden bench are in the background.

Aug 23, 2023

Meet Raven Cummings, incoming first-year student from Pembroke

As a rising high school senior in 2022, Raven Cummings spent a weekend at NC State University that helped put her on the path she’s on today. 

Jenni Mangala wearing a grey NC State t-shirt stands in front of a Rwandan secondary school.

Aug 18, 2023

Student project aims to install solar panels at a primary school in Rwanda

From more than 7,000 miles away, NC State University student Jenni Mangala, a rising senior majoring in electrical engineering, is coordinating the installation of solar panels at a primary school on an island in Rwanda. 

An aerial photo of Centenial campus, highlighting the Hunt Library.

May 15, 2023

Six COE students win 2022-23 Graduate Programs Awards

Six outstanding NC State engineering graduate students were recognized for their academic achievements, research, leadership and service through the 2022-23 College of Engineering (COE) Graduate Programs Awards. 

Graduates in regalia watch fireworks at Carter-Finley Stadium.

May 2, 2023

Where and when is your departmental graduation ceremony?

College of Engineering departments are hosting and streaming their 2023 ceremonies. 

Rahul Chakraborty

Apr 28, 2023

Rahul Chakraborty finds community at NC State by embracing opportunities

When Rahul Chakraborty defended his thesis in February, more than 100 of his friends came to celebrate over a potluck dinner. He’s expecting to see just as many friends when he returns to Raleigh for NC State University’s commencement ceremony on May 6. 

Kye Nielsen, right, poses with his family in front of a large aquarium designed for oceanic life.

Apr 21, 2023

From aviation ordnance Marine to mechanical engineer

Kyle Nielsen will be working on the same aircraft he did when he was a Marine after graduating with a BSE from NC State’s site-based Havelock program 

Students celebrate their fall 2022 graduation during commencement exercises on December 17 at PNC Arena. All are dressed in NC State red caps and gowns.

Apr 21, 2023

Soon-to-be class of 2023 grads ready for their futures

Graduating COE students reflect on their time at NC State and share what’s next. 

Timothy Holder

Dec 21, 2022

Timothy Holder finds a field that pulls together many — but not all — of his interests

Timothy Holder has always felt pulled toward varying interests — medicine, wearable devices, racquetball, exploring new places and philosophy, to name a few.