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Students in red caps and gown at NC State's commencement ceremony.

Apr 28, 2022

Pushing the Limits: Students Find Purpose, Belonging at NC State

Diego Garza Guajardo and Ednah Sangaka grew up across the world from each other, but they both found a home at NC State. Now, they're looking ahead to graduation and beyond. 

Mya McDowell

Mar 29, 2022

Goodnight Spotlight: Mya McDowell

Goodnight Scholar and microbiology major Mya McDowell discusses her involvement with Black student-led organizations and her plans to pursue optometry school. 

Hailey Hammonds

Nov 24, 2021

Goodnight Spotlight: Hailey Hammonds

Chemistry major and Goodnight Scholar Hailey Hammonds discusses her experience at NC State. 

Copper Wolf on Central Campus in the fall

Nov 16, 2021

Goodnight Scholars Program Spotlight: Briany Santos-Villalobos

Briany Santos-Villalobos, a transfer Goodnight Scholar majoring in biological sciences, found a unique way to learn about NC State's campus and traditions. 

Distinguished Goodnight awardees Christian Kennedy and LouLou Batta

May 13, 2021

Chemistry Senior Wins Distinguished Goodnight Award

Senior LouLou Batta ’21 is one of two recipients of this year's Distinguished Goodnight Award. 

Photo of NC State Goodnight Scholar Jordan Paldino of the class of 2021.

Sep 30, 2020

A Changing Passion for Mathematics

Goodnight Scholar and math major Jordan Paldino writes about keeping his passion for math alive. 

Photograph of Goodnight Scholar Ednah Sangaka from the transfer class of 2022 in front of Hunt Library on NC State Centennial Campus.

Sep 29, 2020

Meet Goodnight Scholar Ednah Sangaka

For math major Ednah Sangaka, “pay it forward” is a mantra that guides her every choice and action. 

Alex Rojas holding a door for another student

Apr 21, 2020

No Limits

Alex Rojas is applying his leadership skills to an internship at BioMedomics, where he leads a team assembling and shipping out boxes of rapid COVID-19 tests. 

Loulou Batta

Nov 19, 2019

Goodnight Spotlight: Loulou Batta

College has been a challenging journey for chemistry major Loulou Batta, but she wouldn't trade it for anything else. 

Portrait of Aalia Shariff

May 9, 2019

Biological Sciences Student Aalia Shariff Earns Distinguished Goodnight Award

The May 2019 graduate, who excelled in scholastic achievement and advocacy for underserved communities, was recognized for embodying the core values and mission of the Goodnight Scholars Program.