student success

Apr 27, 2022

U.S. Marine Earns Online Degree After Serving Abroad

Active U.S. Marine succeeds in NC State’s Leadership in the Public Sector online degree-completion program after serving abroad overcoming many obstacles. He will graduate in May of 2022 at the in-person commencement ceremony.

Apr 26, 2022

Redesigning FOR 339: Name That Plant!

Learning to identify 170 different plant species is no easy task, and students in FOR 339: Dendrology have to do just that. A team of DELTA staff and an NC State instructor redesigned the course and created a new tool to help students along the way.

Apr 26, 2022

911 Communications Manager Overcomes Fear of Returning to School by Earning Online Degree

Online Leadership in the Public Sector (LPS) bachelor’s degree-completion program graduate highly recommends the program to people over the age of 60 who are seeking a B.A. degree.

Apr 25, 2022

Online MAC Student One Step Closer to Reaching Her Goal

Balancing parenthood, working full time and pursuing a degree is difficult for anyone to manage. But for Melissa Fischer, a Jenkins Online Master’s of Accounting (MAC) student, the challenge is worth it.

Apr 21, 2022

War Refugee Plans to Use Online Degree in Foreign Policy Career

Online graduate of B.A. Leadership in the Public Sector (LPS) program credits her educational experience with NC State for preparing her for graduate school and a career in foreign policy work.

Apr 21, 2022

Retired Veteran’s College Dream Becomes A Reality Online

Veteran finds ideal online Leadership in the Public Sector (LPS) program with needed support to help him succeed in completing his B.A. degree.

Apr 20, 2022

Online Grad “Tailors” Coursework to Enhance Her Life

Online graduate of B.A. Leadership in the Public Sector (LPS) program finds success in her career while also creating a non-profit organization called “Art for All — N.C.” during her time as an enrolled student.

Apr 11, 2022

How a Wolf Became a Titan

Samantha "Sam" Fischer, the stadium experience manager for the Tennesee Titans NFL team reflects on her experiences as a master's student at NC State and how they have impacted her success.

Mar 28, 2022

Emergency Response Course Offers Aid

Updated hybrid course provides needed emergency procedures geared towards education professionals. Impactful podcasts from local first responders and experts enhance the student experience.

Mar 21, 2022

Master of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport Management Graduate is Knocking It Out of the Park

A recent graduate of NC State University’s online Master of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport Management program (MPRTSM), Chasity McCurdy was named to the National Recreation and Parks Association 30 Under 30 Young Professionals list in February.  “[It] has been […]