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A group of 14 people posing indoors in graduation regalia.

May 29, 2024

Get to Know NC State Online ‘24 Grads 

A firefighter hoping to get into nonprofit management. An engineering intern supporting the U.S. Marine Corps’ national defense mission. A design professor who uses knot-tying to illustrate basic design principles in his classes.  These are just some of the new NC State Online alumni who turned their tassels at commencement ceremonies across the university this month. … 

Two people standing in an atrium. The man is in graduation reglaia.

May 13, 2024

Discovering a Passion for Nonprofits: Meet Ryan Phillips, LPS ‘24

When Ryan Phillips decided to pursue his bachelor’s degree, he knew he would need a flexible program designed to meet his needs. A non-traditional student returning to college after serving in the U.S. Navy, Phillips is a Lieutenant for the Hillsborough/Orange Rural Fire Department in Hillsborough, North Carolina. While he had full support from his… 

Bond Lammey at Grand Canyon National Park

May 8, 2024

Bond Lammey Charts New Course with Online Master of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport Management 

Bond Lammey finds new direction with online Master of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport Management degree program. 

David Grant

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. 

Savannah Tabor and classmates in front of a military plane.

Apr 26, 2024

Engineering Solutions for Working North Carolinians

NC State’s Havelock Site-Based Mechanical Engineering Systems (MES) Bachelor of Science in Engineering program got its start in 2004 to meet the needs of non-degreed engineers in eastern North Carolina. Read Savannah Tabor's journey through the program. 

Apr 25, 2024

‘Knot’ Your Average Approach to Design Education

New D.Des graduate Jonathan Williams has spent the last few years practicing the art of tying knots — and exploring how knot tying can be used to teach foundational principles of design to beginning design students.  

Think and Do coffee mug and a Laptop with NC State Online sticker sit on a table at Hunt Library.

Dec 13, 2023

NC State Online Grads: Resilient, Dedicated, Inspired

NC State Online students Think and Do from anywhere. Whether they’re located across the state, the country, or the globe, they have one thing in common — NC State will always be home.  We caught up with a few fall 2023 graduates to learn more about their journeys up until this point and where the future may… 

Headshot of Vivian Slade

Dec 12, 2023

LPS Grad Credits C3 Program and Faculty Support for Degree Completion

Vivian Slade joined the Community College Collaboration (C3) program to transfer to NC State's online Leadership in the Public Sector degree-completion program. 

Kami Lanning poses with her beaded graduation cap.

Dec 12, 2023

Kami Lanning Completes Online Master’s Degree

Kami Lanning recently completed the NC State Online Master of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport Management degree. Lanning works for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians as the Recreation Manager on the Qualla Boundary in Cherokee, NC. Read more about her experiences with the MPRTSM program! 

Miranda Parks

Dec 12, 2023

Online Grad Finds Her Passion at NC State

Miranda Parks recently graduated from the NC State Online Master of Youth, Family and Community Sciences degree program. Parks was able to find her passion through the program’s faculty and courses. Read about how the online program was a game changer for Parks!