Student Impact

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.

Sep 7, 2016

Nike Employee Looks to Earn Textile Chemistry Masters Through NC State Online

Meet Mike Schaadt and learn more about an interesting textile design job opportunity that inspired him to study at NC State.

Jul 20, 2016

NC State Online Launches Social Media

NC State Online and Distance Education launched four social media channels July 18 on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

Jul 15, 2016

10 Tips for Establishing a Strong Social Presence in Your Online Class

For students and instructors, taking (or teaching) an online course can feel like an isolated activity.

May 21, 2016

Taming the Large Class Beast

How to Use Technology as a Means to Reach Students Individually — or Fake it Successfully
Large class instructors, I am one of you, and I feel your pain.

May 9, 2016

DELTA Grant Leads to Student Presentations at Symposium

Three posters at the symposium highlighted scholarship of teaching and learning projects funded by a DELTA Exploratory Grant.

Mar 10, 2016

2016-2017 DELTA Grants Proposal Submissions Accepted March 28-May 6

Are you a faculty member who has a great idea to engage your students with no assistance to get it done? Or are you seeking funding to develop or improve a course with the latest technologies or research-based best practices? […]