Beyond NC State
Interviewees share stories of their lives after NC State.
1970 Peace Retreat
Richard Gusler describes NC State's reaction to the Cambodian Campaign during the Vietnam War and the 1970 campus Peace Retreat.
1970 Peace Retreat
Cathy Sterling recalls the response of universities nationwide to the Kent State student shootings and discusses the development of the Peace Retreat on the NC State campus in May 1970.
2004 Tailgate Shooting
Tony Caravano and Will Quick recall student government's response the 2004 shooting death of two people at the NC State tailgating lot.
Alpha Phi Alpha: Serving the Community
James Hankins recalls the community service and mentoring opportunities he had as a brother in the Eta Omicron chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity during the early 2000s..
Answering the Call of Politics
Bob Jordan recalls getting to know Bill Friday, both as a student government representative and after graduation as Jordan began to get involved with state politics.
Campaigning for John Anderson, 1980
J. D. Hayworth remembers his first experiences assisting in a presidential campaign.
Career Impact of NC State
Stephen Rea reflects on is years at NC State and the impact playing sports and chairing the university's chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers had on his career.
Greatest Accomplishment at the Technician
Dwuan June recalls the satisfaction of the Technician being named All-American Newspaper, especially because some on campus doubted it could achieve that honor.
Brigadier General Jennings describes his involvement as the president of Greeks United, an organization that brought together under a shared mission and values all of the African American fraternities and sororities at NC State.
Hayworth Education Land Grant Act
J.D. Hayworth describes his work as a congressman on the Hayworth Education Land Grant Act of 2000 (HELGA) and it's national impact on K-12 education. He talks about the law continuing the land-grant mission in education.
Iranian Students on Campus, 1979
J. D. Hayworth recalls the 1979 hostage crisis in Tehran and the measures taken to ensure the safety of Iranian students attending NC State.
Lobbying the General Assembly Against $500 Tuition Surcharge
Rajesh Mirchandani recalls being a voice for students opposed to a proposed $500 tuition surcharge and lobbying against it.
Making an Impact in Togo
Brian Lamar Nixon discusses that as NC State student body president he developed a project to send school supplies to a university in the country of Togo.
Meeting Gov. Hunt
Judge Ronald E. Spivey recalls going to an election night watch near campus in 1978 and meeting Governor James. B. Hunt, Jr., for the first time.
NC State ROTC: Learning Duty
Bob Jordan recalls the important influence that military service had on his life.
NC State Students: North Carolina Leaders
James B. Hunt, Jr. discusses how student leaders at NC State differ from those at other universities and ultimately make great leaders for the state of North Carolina.
Problem-solving at NC State
Brigadier General Jennings talks about problem-solving skills--especially the importance of defining the problem--that he learned as an NC State student, and he reflects on how that affected his professional, personal and military careers.
Purchasing the Players' Retreat
Gus Gusler describes how he became the proprietor of Players' Retreat, a bar and restaurant on Oberlin Road, Raleigh, NC.
Serving on the Board of Trustees with Roy Park
The student body president serves as a member of the Board of Trustees. J. D. Hayworth talks about serving on the Board with Roy H. Park, and he recalls Park's work and accomplishments.
Student Body President: A Tremendous Impact
Judge Ronald E. Spivey recalls the influences that shaped his role in Student Government and the tremendous impact his time at NC State had on his judicial career.
Student Reactions to the Vietnam War
Woody Taylor talks about some of the NC State students who later served in the military during the Vietnam War. During the early 1960s, when they attended college, there wasn't any opposition to the war.
Studying Patent Law
Blas P. Arroyo describes his decision to attend law school at Washington and Lee University following graduation from NC State and how his engineering degree complimented his interests in patent law.
The Importance of Public Education
Governor James B. Hunt, Jr., discusses the importance of having public universities and colleges for everybody and making them excellent, and this he credits as the main source of progress in North Carolina.
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.
Eric Plow recalls what it was like to operate computers at his job at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Dentistry in the 1970s. He explains the capabilities of the computer and the cost associated with completing a "job," or project.