Scholars Blog

Dec 2, 2016  |  Scholars Blog

College Is Everything It’s Cracked Up To Be

In his debut senior blog, Stephen Carpenter ’17 cracks wise about the power of laughter in overcoming adversity and sorrow.

Nov 2, 2016  |  Scholars Blog

Pay It Forward: Deconstructed

The phrase “pay it forward” gets tossed around a lot in the Goodnight Scholars Program. Jeremy Park ’20 breaks down this popular expression in his first-year scholar blog debut.

Oct 3, 2016  |  Scholars Blog

Overcoming the “Sophomore Slump”

The sophomore slump is real. Very real. Kevin Hernandez ’19 shares how he plans to keep the positive momentum going from his first-year at NC State.

Sep 8, 2016  |  Scholars Blog

Limitless Options

Chemical engineer Catrina Rateb ’18 drops a little veteran wisdom regarding self-discovery in our new Third Year Scholar Blog. “What engineering discipline should I major in?” was probably the first question I asked myself upon my acceptance to NC State and […]

Aug 29, 2016

My Summer on Andros Island

When you think of the Bahamas, you think of pristine beaches and tropical cocktails. But for Tyler Eubanks ’17, his visit down to the Bahamas was all about gaining valuable research experience in environmental science. Goodnight Scholars Program: Tell us […]

Apr 13, 2016

Maze

Can you really have too much fun? This year, Jeffrey has been on a mission to answer that very question. This year has been a blast. I have learned and experienced so much throughout the year. I’ve had countless opportunities through Goodnight […]

Apr 6, 2016

P-O-L-E-N

Fun Fact: In the 5th grade, Liesl lost a spelling bee because of the word “pollen.” Fun Fact: In the 5th grade, I lost a spelling bee because of the word “pollen.” Picture a little four foot-something, 60 pound Liesl. […]

Mar 18, 2016

Motion

We, as people, just cannot stop moving. But what are we moving towards? Jeffrey has an idea. Chances are, if you are reading this, you are extraordinarily lucky. You are at a great university, getting a degree for whatever it […]

Mar 4, 2016

What time is it? Swinter time!

Bundle up for a cold Swinter. No, wait. Now it’s 70 degrees and sunny. Figure out who you want to be, Swinter! If you are unfamiliar with the reference to High School Musical in the title, I recommend you watch […]

Feb 19, 2016

Mental Snow

As Jeffrey continues to learn, it’s HARD to create something from nothing. I have nothing to write about. It always starts like that. There is nothing to say or anything important to share, but at least now there is something […]