North Carolina State University

First freshman class at North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts in 1889
Panoramic photo of campus taken around 1909
Holladay Hall, the first building built on NC State's campus in 1889, now houses the Chancellor's Office.
NC State's PULSTAR Reactor is a 1 MW pool-type nuclear research reactor.
College of Humanities and Social Science – NC State
The 1911 building on North Carolina State's Main Campus
Completed in 1937, the Memorial Bell Tower was built to honor thirty-four NC State alumni who died in World War I. It stands 115 ft tall.
D.H. Hill Library stands 11 stories tall and is named for former NC State chancellor and librarian Daniel Harvey Hill, Jr.
NCSU Technician Newspaper Stand
Jim Goodnight, founder of SAS Institute
Henry H. Shelton, former chairman of the U.S. Armed Forces Joint Chiefs of Staff
Philip Rivers, former NFL quarterback and Pro Bowler
Rajendra Kumar Pachauri, former chair of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Rhett and Link, two comedians who host the morning internet show Good Mythical Morning
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Public land-grant research university in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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NC State Wolfpack

Atlantic Coast Conference logo in NC State's colors

The NC State Wolfpack is the nickname of the athletic teams representing North Carolina State University.

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Public research university in Greensboro, North Carolina.

North Carolina State Normal and Industrial School, ca. 1906.
Julius I. Foust Building, built in 1891.
The Fountain in front of the Dining Halls.
The Bryan building, home of the business school, was completed in 1979.
The School of Education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
UNCG College of Visual and Performing Arts
Cornelia Strong College Arms
Paul Chelimo
Emmylou Harris
Danny Valencia
The Blue Crew at a soccer game.
The Blue Crew at a basketball game.
Blue Crew at a basketball game.
Blue Crew

The campus is in close proximity (within 1.5 hours drive) to many other universities — North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Duke, Elon, High Point University, NC State, UNC-Chapel Hill, UNC Charlotte, Wake Forest, and Winston-Salem State University.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Public research university in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Statue of Confederate soldier Silent Sam. The statue was toppled by a crowd in 2018, and the plinth (pedestal) was ordered removed by Chancellor Carol Folt in the same letter in which she resigned. As of October 2020 it is in storage.
Panoramic image of the main quad
Franklin Street forms the northern border of main campus and contains many popular restaurants and shops. In addition, it serves as a focal point for cultural events including Halloween festivities and major basketball victory rallies.
The Morehead Planetarium, designed by Eggers & Higgins, first opened in 1949.
A representation of the university seal, located in front of South Building and dedicated by the class of 1989.
Students walk past the Old Well, a symbol of UNC-Chapel Hill for years
The Morehead–Patterson Bell Tower was completed in 1931 and stands 172 feet tall.
South Building, administrative offices of the chancellor and College of Arts and Sciences
Students walking through campus between classes
The Davis Library
Louis Round Wilson Library opened in 1929 and serves as the special collections library.
The NCC is the largest collection of printed materials related to a single state.
Graham Memorial is adjacent to Franklin Street and houses the Office for Undergraduate Research and the Honors Study Abroad program.
Water tower featuring the official UNC athletics logo
Rameses at the 1957 Victory Bell football game
Celebration on Franklin Street after victory over Duke
The 2007 commencement ceremony in Kenan Memorial Stadium
The Dialectic and Philanthropic Societies of UNC were founded in 1795 and have debates each week in the New West building.
The Forest Theatre was first used for outdoor drama in 1916 to celebrate the tercentenary of Shakespeare's death.
Undergraduates on campus at UNC-Chapel Hill
At the end of each semester, students organize a flash mob dance party in the library.
Lenoir Hall
Old East Residence Hall, built in 1793
James K. Polk was President of the United States from 1845 to 1849.
Thomas Wolfe remains one of the most important writers in modern American literature, authoring works such as Look Homeward, Angel and Of Time and the River.
Andy Griffith was an active member of Chapel Hill's arts community while attending UNC, later starring in productions such as A Face in the Crowd and The Andy Griffith Show.
Michael Jordan (left) played basketball under Dean Smith (right) while attending the University of North Carolina. Jordan helped the Tar Heels win the 1982 NCAA Championship with a game-winning jump shot.

Despite initial skepticism from university President Frank Porter Graham, on March 27, 1931, legislation was passed to group the University of North Carolina with the State College of Agriculture and Engineering and Woman's College of the University of North Carolina to form the Consolidated University of North Carolina.

Blake R. Van Leer

Main entrance to the Van Leer Building on the campus of the Georgia Institute of Technology

Blake Ragsdale Van Leer (a.k.a. Blake Van Leer) (August 16, 1893 – January 23, 1956) was an orphan who became the fifth president of Georgia Institute of Technology, founder of Southern Polytechnic State University, former dean of University of Florida and North Carolina State University.

Bachelor's degree

Undergraduate academic degree awarded by colleges and universities upon completion of a course of study lasting three to six years (depending on institution and academic discipline).

In the case of some schools, such as Bates College, Carleton College, Colby College, Middlebury College, Guilford College, Franklin College Switzerland, and larger universities like the University of Virginia, Princeton University, North Carolina State University, University of Massachusetts Amherst, a senior thesis for degrees in the humanities or laboratory research for natural science (and sometimes social science) degrees is also required.

Research Triangle

A map of Research Triangle, North Carolina, featuring the locations of North Carolina State University, Duke University, and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Raleigh, the capital of North Carolina.
Downtown Durham, North Carolina.
2006 Stanley Cup ceremony at the RBC Center (now PNC Arena)
IBM Research Triangle Park facility, pictured in around 1982
North Carolina Memorial and Children's hospitals in Chapel Hill
Durham VA Medical Center in Durham
The Durham Freeway
Triangle Transit bus
Chapel Hill Transit bus
RDU welcome sign
American Airlines Boeing 777 touches down at RDU
Southwest Airlines jet landing at RDU
Lake Ridge Airport (8NC8) in Durham
NC92 helipad at Duke University Medical Center
Northgate Mall in Durham
A map of the Triangle from 2007.

The Research Triangle, or simply The Triangle, are both common nicknames for a metropolitan area in the Piedmont region of North Carolina in the United States, anchored by the cities of Raleigh and Durham and the town of Chapel Hill, home to three major research universities: North Carolina State University, Duke University, and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, respectively.

University of North Carolina

Multi-campus public university system for the state of North Carolina.

UNC Charlotte. The university expanded significantly in the 1960s and 1970s.

Over time, the state added a women's college (now known as the University of North Carolina at Greensboro), a land-grant university (North Carolina State University), five historically black institutions (North Carolina A&T State University, North Carolina Central University, Winston-Salem State University, Fayetteville State University, and Elizabeth City State University) and one to educate American Indians (the University of North Carolina at Pembroke).

Raleigh, North Carolina

Capital of the state of North Carolina and the seat of Wake County in the United States.

Clockwise from top left: NC State bell tower, Confederate monument at the North Carolina State Capitol (now removed), houses in Boylan Heights, houses in Historic Oakwood, statue of Sir Walter Raleigh, skyline of the downtown, Fayetteville Street, and the warehouse district
Clockwise from top left: NC State bell tower, Confederate monument at the North Carolina State Capitol (now removed), houses in Boylan Heights, houses in Historic Oakwood, statue of Sir Walter Raleigh, skyline of the downtown, Fayetteville Street, and the warehouse district
North Carolina State Capitol, c.1861; Governor David S. Reid is in the foreground
Clockwise from top left: NC State bell tower, Confederate monument at the North Carolina State Capitol (now removed), houses in Boylan Heights, houses in Historic Oakwood, statue of Sir Walter Raleigh, skyline of the downtown, Fayetteville Street, and the warehouse district
Raleigh, North Carolina in 1872
North Carolina State Treasurers Office in State Capitol, c.1890s
Fayetteville Street during the 1910s
The Raleigh skyline with crepe myrtle trees in bloom 2017
Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral in 2018
Fayetteville Street in Downtown Raleigh
Warehouses on Martin Street, Raleigh NC
The towers at North Hills, in Midtown Raleigh.
Dorton Arena in Raleigh, designed by Matthew Nowicki
Ducks swimming at Durant Nature Reserve in the Fall
Light snow in downtown Raleigh along Hillsborough street 2015
Map of racial distribution in Raleigh, 2010 U.S. Census. Each dot is 25 people:
The SECU Daily Planet, part of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences Nature Research Center
Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 2008
The Videri Chocolate Factory in the Warehouse District
The PNC Arena in Raleigh
A college student walks her dog at Lake Johnson in the Fall
Memorial Bell Tower at North Carolina State University
Students walk through the brickyard between classes at North Carolina State University.
Estey Hall on the campus of Shaw University
Main Building on the campus of William Peace University
Raleigh Charter High School main entrance
Raleigh–Durham International Airport
Amtrak's Carolinian, pulling into Raleigh's train station
CAT bus on Hillsborough Street in Downtown Raleigh
Triangle Transit bus

Raleigh is home to North Carolina State University (NC State) and is part of the Research Triangle together with Durham (home of Duke University and North Carolina Central University) and Chapel Hill (home of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill).

Atlantic Coast Conference

Collegiate athletic conference located in the eastern United States.

Commissioner John Swofford

Current members of the conference are Boston College, Clemson University, Duke University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Florida State University, North Carolina State University, Syracuse University, the University of Louisville, the University of Miami, the University of North Carolina, the University of Notre Dame, the University of Pittsburgh, the University of Virginia, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and Wake Forest University.

Reynolds Coliseum

The look of the court before renovation.
Reynolds Coliseum

William Neal Reynolds Coliseum is a multi-purpose arena located in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States, on the campus of North Carolina State University.