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May 2, 2024

Online Grad Pursues Passion for Statistics

Former Southeast Raleigh High School math teacher and NC State alumnus David Grant decided that the fall of 2023 was the time to actively begin the process of aligning his career with his passion. When he discovered that the Applied Statistics and Data Management Graduate Certificate Program offered by NC State Online was a perfect fit, he immediately enrolled in the program and will graduate in May of 2024. 

Apr 7, 2023

Online Grad Appreciates His Journey Spanning Three Decades

NC State Online graduate Daniel Lussier finishes his degree in December of 2022 from Master of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sports Management program while also earning a Graduate Certificate in Sports and Entertainment Venue Management. He shares his story of discovering his career path spanning three decades. 

Apr 7, 2023

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 7, 2023

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

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. 

Keith and Ermina hold LPS border signs. Keith and Dr. Waters pose for a selfie.

May 2, 2022

Retired Veteran’s College Dream Becomes A Reality Online

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

Jennifer Seaver and community members sit at an art table working on a stencil project.

Apr 26, 2022

Online Grad “Tailors” Coursework to Enhance Her Life

Jennifer Seaver, a May 2022 graduate of the online 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 a student. 

Wordcloud project in the Graduate Certificate in Learning Analytics.

Mar 9, 2022

Online Graduate Appreciates Authentic Course Content

Soraya Campbell is grateful for the real-world experiences learned in the online Graduate Certificate in Learning Analytics program. Her degree is beneficial in her role as a presenter at national and international conferences as well as her career with Duke University. 

Dec 22, 2021

Erin McHugh Proves You Can Come Home Again

After leaving NC State as an undergraduate in 2013, Erin McHugh comes full circle to complete her online Leadership in the Public Sector (LPS) bachelor's degree in 2021. 

Dec 16, 2021

Passion for Helping Families Inspires Online Grad to Cross the Finish Line

Rhonda Peters overcame health obstacles to earn her degree with her passion for helping others as a guiding force throughout her educational journey. 

"Being in the YFCS program gave me the opportunity to bounce around a little bit to discover what my career could potentially look like." -- Andrea Garber Master of Youth, Family, and Community Sciences (YFCS) '21

Dec 15, 2021

Finding a Passion for Family Science

Andrea Garber found her passion for working as a licensing family caseworker in the foster care system while earning her master's degree in the online Youth, Family and Community Sciences program.