Student Impact

Aug 15, 2017

Online and Distance Education Virtual Orientation Refresh

Equipped with interactive lessons, quizzes and a range of NC State resources, the revised Virtual Orientation gives students an impressive toolkit for success in their online courses. The updated orientation was completed in May 2017 to create a more interactive experience.

Jul 19, 2017

SARA Streamlines Education for Out-of-State Students

The State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) allows NC State to offer its online and distance education courses to out-of-state students. NC State was approved in October 2016 to participate in SARA-North Carolina as one of the first few institutions in the state to join.

May 31, 2017

Robinson Recognized as Finalist for Enterprise Video Awards

DELTA’s Mobile Media Producer Jeff Robinson was recently recognized as a finalist in the 2017 Enterprise Video Awards hosted by the Sonic Foundry Mediasite Conference titled Unleash17. Robinson worked with Mediasite Video Platform to show three different views of the interferometer used in labs at NC State.

Apr 19, 2017

Top Reasons Veterans Select NC State Online

Former student veterans list four key factors in their decision to continue their education through NC State Online and Distance Education.

Jan 13, 2017  |  Online Education

Distracted: 10 Tips to Help the Online Learner Stay Focused

From flashing calendar reminders to buzzing social media notifications, our lives are full of various distractions caused by the way we arrange our digital platforms. For the online learner, making class a priority can be difficult. These tips will help you stay focused.

Dec 20, 2016

Online MGIST Program Gives Veteran a Chance to Focus on Real-World Applications

Greg White wanted to focus on the theoretical aspects of Geospatial Information Science and Technology in order to solve real-world problems. He chose NC State Online to help him achieve his educational aspirations.

Dec 4, 2016

Unfinished Business: Former Basketball Player Looks to Complete Degree Online

Former NC State basketball player Javier Gonzalez wants to complete a degree in Science, Technology and Society in December.

Nov 14, 2016

Student Turns to NC State Online After Moving Overseas

MacKenzie Welch, once a traditional student on campus, turned to NC State Online and Distance Education once her husband, who is active duty military, was stationed overseas in Italy

Nov 7, 2016

NC State Online Allows Army Sergeant to Complete Bachelor’s Degree

Sgt. First Class Jason Davidson attended NC State before joining the army. He didn’t finish his degree while at NC State, but says his wife encouraged him to complete his education.

Oct 3, 2016

Online Student Uses Textiles Degree to Enhance Microsoft Products

Paul Sandoval works full-time as a model maker for Microsoft in Seattle, Wash. Before he decided to continue his education part-time at NC State, he traveled to the University in the spring of 2015.