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Group of Engineering Grand Challenges scholars pose for a group picture.

Feb 13, 2024

GCSP fundraiser aims to raise funds for incoming students

Currently, GCSP is raising funds to support five incoming and transfer undergraduate engineering students. The funds will cover costs for them to participate in the GCSP Undergraduate Research Experience, where they will focus on one of the four pillars of the program. They aim to raise $5,000 to enable this opportunity for five students. 

Katherine Traynelis speaks from behind a NC State University branded lecturn.

Feb 9, 2024

Chemical engineering student wins prestigious Astronaut Scholarship Foundation award

Space may be dark, but senior chemical engineering major Katherine Traynelis’ future is looking bright. 

Image shows a composite image of one of the original engineering buildings from the early twentieth-century juxtaposed next to the new Fitts-Woolard Hall with three students walking beside it.

Dec 21, 2023

2023: a year of reminiscing and forward thinking

It’s almost time for the new year, but the achievements of the College of Engineering community will be remembered long after 2023 draws to a close. We’re taking a look back at some of the biggest highlights of the year: 

Caleby Jolly dressed in a red short-sleeved shirt and khaki pants, flashes the Wolfpack sign while standing on catwalk at Talley Student Union.

Dec 19, 2023

ME grad is ready to make the world a greener place

Unlike so many college students, Caleb Jolley, mechanical engineering ‘23, always knew he wanted to go into engineering. He just wasn’t quite sure what that looked like. 

Sammi Easton, wearing a red graduation gown, flashes the NC State wolf sign in front of Fitts-Woolard Hall.

Dec 14, 2023

It’s a small world at NC State

When Sammi Eason started at the College of Engineering four and a half years ago, she knew she wanted to find a career path that combined industrial and systems engineering, her major, with theater, her minor. 

A drawing on paper from the HELIOS project displayed on dry erase board.

Oct 31, 2023

HELIOS 25th anniversary event was out of this world

The NC State alumni who worked on the HELIOS project have certainly landed among the stars. 

Purple BetterYou logo with the red white and black logo of NC State University College of Engineering, all on a white background. To the left of the logos there is a mobile phone showing a BetterYou app screen and company mascot next to the phone.

Oct 24, 2023

UNC System grant to focus on mental health and wellness for the COE

When Shannon DuPree saw that the University of North Carolina System’s annual funding program would focus on mental health and resilience for 2023, she immediately began to brainstorm what to focus on for the application. 

Oct 6, 2023

Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month with SHPE

Nationally, SHPE is the largest national organization dedicated to fostering Hispanic leadership in STEM. This year at the College of Engineering, senior Andrea Zamudio is the chapter president and she remains just as excited about building community as she was on day one. 

From left: Amanda Lietz,, Florian Laggner and Steve Shannon pose for group photo outside with green-leaved trees in background.

Oct 4, 2023

DOE grant brings renewed energy to NC State COE in more ways than one

An NC State team was awarded a $2.1 million Department Of Energy grant, which comes at an exciting time for fusion research. Several experimental facilities around the world have set new operations records recently, and the fusion effort has also benefited from an infusion of early-stage venture funding from the private sector.