class of 2021

May 11, 2022  |  Goodnight Spotlight

Goodnight Alumni Spotlight: Sreeram Venkat ’21

Goodnight Scholars Alumnus Sreeram Venkat ’21 has a question for you…have you heard of the “Stone Soup” fable? At least that’s his response when people ask him why he decided on a major in Mathematics. As Sreeram explains in his […]

Feb 21, 2022

Goodnight Spotlight: Kerrington Shade

Amid her many accomplishments at NC State, Kerrington Shade ’21 holds “overcoming the challenges of and uncertainties of switching [majors] to an unfamiliar field of study” among the highest. Originally an Applied Mathematics major, Kerrington switched into the Mechanical Engineering […]

Sep 17, 2021  |  Goodnight Spotlight

Goodnight Alumni Spotlight: Olivia Merritt

Changing majors at NC State can seem like a daunting task. But, for Goodnight Scholar and NC State Alum Olivia Merritt ’21, changing majors sophomore year from Wildlife Biology to Natural Resources Policy and Administration was the key stepping stone […]

May 13, 2021

Distinguished Goodnight Award Recipients for 2021 Announced

Seniors Christian Kennedy ‘T21 and LouLou Batta ’21 are the 10th and 11th recipients of this prestigious community award. The Distinguished Goodnight Award is presented at the end of the academic year to a graduating  Goodnight Scholar from each cohort […]

May 10, 2021  |  News & Features

Goodnight Scholars Program Celebrates the Graduating Class of 2021

The Goodnight Scholars Program is excited to celebrate the achievements, tenaciousness, and drive of the graduating class of 2021.  As the state continues to ease pandemic restrictions, the Goodnight Scholars Program was able to host an outdoor, socially-distanced graduation ceremony […]

Feb 25, 2021  |  Goodnight Spotlight

Goodnight Spotlight: Carmen Bollman

From giving speeches for the Chancellor to writing code in a NC State research lab, Goodnight Scholar Carmen Bollman ’21 is never afraid to try something new and challenging.

Oct 26, 2020  |  Goodnight Spotlight

Goodnight Spotlight: Kody Jefferson

“Busy” is often the word of the day for Belhaven native and Goodnight Scholar Kody Jefferson ’21. However, those busy days are spent enriching himself in what he loves: mechanical engineering, robotics, and the Goodnight Scholars Program.

Sep 30, 2020  |  Scholars Blog

Changing Passion

When I first came to NC State, perhaps one of my most defining features was my obsession with mathematics.

May 4, 2020  |  News & Features

Spring 2020 Semester-in-Review

This was a semester that no one could have imagined.

Mar 25, 2020  |  Goodnight Spotlight

Goodnight Spotlight: Kaleb Lee

Kaleb Lee ’21 needs to see the world. After three years at NC State and in the Goodnight Scholars Program, he’s off to a good start.