Interviewees discuss their academic careers.
Balancing Academics and Leadership
Adam Compton talks about balancing academic and leadership responsibilities.
Brooks Raiford discusses the challenges of balancing an academic course load with the responsibilities of Student Government.
Norris Tolson discusses how he balanced his responsibilities as student body president and his academic course load.
Board of Trustees
Judge Ronald E. Spivey reflects on his engagement with the NC State Board of Trustees and his excitement in meeting members like Roy H. Park.
Terry Carroll recalls transferring from aerospace engineering to science education and how his experiences serving in the military influenced his decision to change majors.
Choosing NC State
Governor James Baxter Hunt, Jr. discusses why he chose to attend NC State, as well as his decision to change his major.
Developing a Major
John Coggin describes what it was like to create his own major and how he became involved with the Department of Communication.
Adam Compton recalls his role in shortening the student government campaign season and the implementation of instant runoff voting.
Evaluating Faculty: Classroom Consumer Report
J. D. Hayworth describes implementation of the Classroom Consumer Report when he was student body president. The CCR was a student evaluation of faculty.
Exposure to Career Possibilities through Engineer's Council
John Earnhardt recalls growing up in a rural farm community and how Engineer's Council exposed him to new programs and career opportunities.
Favorite College Memories
Kelly Hook reflects on her favorite experiences as an NC State student, including studying at the library, tailgating, and working with Student Government
From Veterinarian to Lawyer
Haden Edward "Eddie" Knox discusses having to delay enrollment at NC State by one year. His original intention was to study veterinary science, but he later decided to take classes to prepare himself for law school.
Growing as a Park Scholar
John Coggin, a recipient of the Park Scholarship, discusses the many benefits of the Park program and how the Park Scholarship influenced his college career.
"In my case it's NC State"
John Atkins reflects on how NC State's College of Design helps foster creativity and critical thinking skills in its students, including himself.
Brigadier General Jennings reflects on the lesson of perseverance and its impact on his academic achievements at NC State.
Majoring in Student Government
Will Quick and Tony Caravano discuss how Student Government became like a second major because of the many responsibilities associated with the position.
Mechanical Engineering Mentors
Stephen Rea recalls the influences of his mentors in the mechanical engineering department at NC State, including Dr. Todd Pierce, Dr. Lloyd Griffith and Dr. Peter Corson.
School of Design in the 1960s
Wes McClure was a student in the College of Design in the 1960s, and he discusses the schools programs and philosophy.
State College School of Textiles
William Friday describes the School of Textiles in the 1940s and recalls what it was like to operate textile machines.
Student Government Handles Cheating
Ed Stack recalls the involvement of student leaders in the development of a student honor code in the early 1990s.
Student Leaders Panel Discussion
The Student Leader Panel Discussion was sponsored by the NCSU Libraries and held in the Talley Student Union on the NC State University Campus. In the discussion panelists talked about about their leadership roles at NC State and the impact those roles have had on their lives and careers. The panelists were Ron Spivey, Kate (Cathy) Sterling, Smedes York, Kelly Hook, Harold Pettigrew, and Molly Basdeo. Tony Caravano was moderator, and Will Quick introduced the event.
UNC System and HEW
J. D. Hayworth describes his experience, with other student leaders in the UNC System, of opposing the Department of Health, Education and Welfare's intervention in higher education in North Carolina during the 1970s.