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Jul 19, 2022  |  Student Impact

Learning Horticulture From 500 Miles Away

Mikayla Roth earned her Master of Horticultural Science degree and Geographic Information Systems certificate not only online, but from 500 miles away in Ithaca, New York. Roth offers tips for balancing a busy schedule and encourages jumping into distance education.

May 10, 2022

Online College Counseling Program Supports Educators Around the World

Ciandra Gaston taught in Haiti before pursuing her degree at NC State. Now, she is using her degree to expand her skills as an educator at the collegiate level.

Mar 1, 2022

Branching Out in the Online MAC Program

Online student Jenny McClamroch has jumped out of her comfort zone to pursue a career change to accounting in the NC State MAC program. As a full-time, stay-at-home parent and student, she continues to grow and defy all expectations.

Dec 21, 2021

Nutrition Program Satisfies Online Graduate’s Hunger for More

Terrie Brown graduated from the online Master of Nutrition program with goals to thrive in her career. As a mother and business analyst, Brown valued the flexibility of the online program that allowed her to achieve what she did not think was possible.

Dec 8, 2021

CEO of Boys & Girls Club Conquers Community College Leadership Program

Fall graduate Fallon Brewington has overcome challenges during her time in the Community College Leadership distance education program. Now a CEO of a Boys & Girls club, she reflects on her experience with pride and gratitude.

Nov 30, 2021

Incoming Students Have an Opportunity to Think and Do During Winter Break

NC State’s free two credit-hour course, Wicked Problems Wolfpack Solutions, is being offered over winter break from December 13, 2021 to January 7, 2022! Incoming first year and transfer students will have the opportunity to learn from a variety of NC State faculty from an array of disciplines about the implications of global climate change.

Jul 28, 2021

Master of Geospatial Information Science and Technology Student Pursues Higher Degree to Advance His Career

Peter Erlenbach has worked hard to achieve his master's degree while serving as a full time solution engineer. Learn more about his experience in the online Master of Geospatial Information Science and Technology (MGIST) program.

May 11, 2021

Driven Graduate Student Balances Her Career and Earning Advanced Degree

Molly Crum's passion for learning inspired her to achieve her master's degree while balancing her professional life. She shares her experiences in the Youth, Family, and Community Sciences program at NC State.

May 14, 2020

Site-Based Engineering Program Benefits Eastern North Carolina Workforce

NC State is committed to offering high-quality education no matter the delivery mode. Two students graduating from the Mechanical Engineering Systems (MES) site-based degree program in Havelock, North Carolina, are experiencing that first hand. Learn more about Daniel Colwell and Michael Crawford.

May 13, 2020

A Graduate Student and Online Teacher Reflects on 2020 Spring Semester

Master of Science in Technical Communication student Summer Walls, who taught online, shares how COVID-19 impacted her studies and her teaching.