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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 […]

Aug 23, 2021  |  News & Features

Goodnight Scholars Program Annual Report 2020-2021

Celebrating the people and places that made 2020-2021 a year of growth, learning, and adaptability in the Goodnight Scholars community.

Jul 23, 2021  |  Goodnight Scholars Presents

Goodnight STEM Coaches Pay It Forward

A part of the mission of the Goodnight Scholars Program is to “…invest in students from low- and middle-income families in North Carolina studying in STEM or STEM education disciplines”. While this investment is most notable with the current scholars […]

Jul 23, 2021  |  News & Features

Goodnight Explorers take on Raleigh!

The Goodnight Scholars Program prides itself on being more than just a scholarship. In addition to investing in students financially, the program remains committed to the students’ development by hosting travel, community service, professional, and social programming opportunities. Due to […]

Jun 15, 2021

Enrichment Grant Story: From STEM to the Senate

Ray Villalobos (T’23) utilized a Goodnight Enrichment Grant to assist him while he interns at the Senate in Washington D.C. Continue reading to learn more about his passion for politics, engineering, and being a force of positive change in the […]

Jun 3, 2021  |  News & Features

Fisheries, Wildlife, Conservation Biology, and Courtney Smith

Goodnight Scholar Courtney Smith 22′  is currently conducting research in the  Forest Health Lab.  Continue reading to learn more about who she is, how she was introduced to research, and the work that she is doing over the summer. Tell […]

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 […]

Apr 2, 2021  |  Goodnight Spotlight

Goodnight Alumni Spotlight: Durant Mangum

From providing surgical assistance in Argentina, to teaching English in Spain, there isn’t a corner of the world that Goodnight Scholars Program alumnus Durant Mangum ’17 doesn’t plan to reach. His current stop in the world is Denmark, where Mangum […]

Feb 26, 2021  |  Scholars Blog

Goodbye Stress, Hello Wellness

On February 9th, students at NC State experienced the first of four Wellness Days scheduled during the Spring 2021 semester. Goodnight Scholar and Materials Science and Engineering Major Nadia Chapple ’24 certainly took advantage of the Wellness Day by sleeping […]