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Miranda Liu, left, and Hannah Lavasque.

Jan 19, 2024

Meet the embedded counselors on Centennial Campus

As embedded counselors, Liu and Lavasque provide intentional support for the COE community on top of the services provided by the NC State Counseling Center. 

Abigail Wucherer headshot

Oct 30, 2023

Beyond extraordinary

Park Scholar Abigail Wucherer ’24 is using the leadership skills she developed on campus and through her internships to help address the student mental health crisis. 

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. 

Afternoon sunlight streams through the fall foliage at Wolf Plaza. Photo by Becky Kirkland.

Sep 7, 2023

Lighten your pack with these mental health tools

At NC State, several Division of Academic and Student Affairs departments, including the Counseling Center, Wellness and Recreation and Prevention Services are working to provide students with as many free, accessible and easy-to-use resources as possible to “lighten your pack,” improve mental health and relieve stress.  

Colorful illustration of two stylized figures hugging symbolizing support for mental health.

Jun 6, 2023

Culture of care

University and College place an emphasis on wellness and mental health. 

Miranda Liu, left, and Hannah Lavasque.

Apr 24, 2023

Q&A with College of Engineering embedded counselors

In everything they do, the new counselors work closely with students and staff and faculty members to challenge mental health stigma and provide counseling services specific to the College of Engineering community. We spoke to Miranda Liu and Hannah Lavasque to learn exactly what an embedded counselor is and where we can catch up with them in the future. 

A student holds a painted purple rock with the message "sending major good vibes your way :)" on it. Each letter is in a different color. This photo is a close-up of the rock and the student's hand.

Apr 4, 2023

Finding your Wolfpack: Drop-in spaces

NC State’s Prevention Services offers a dozen drop-in spaces for students to connect with one another over shared experiences. 

Mar 24, 2023

Wellness days update and reminders

Chancellor Randy Woodson shares wellness days have been added to NC State’s three-year calendar and encourages the Wolfpack to use the available campus resources as we near the end of the semester.