Interviewees discuss the mentoring process and favorite professors, advisers, colleagues, family, administrators, and chancellors who provide guidance and influence.
Abraham Holtzman and Political Activism
Governor James Baxter Hunt, Jr. reflects on the development of his personal and political philosophies, including his opposition to segregation, many of which developed in classes with Dr. Abraham Holtzman.
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.
CSLEPS and Student Leaders
Mike Gaincola discusses the characteristics that make good students leaders--such as compassion, thinking big, and thinking about the connectivity of individuals--and the ways in which the CSLEPS program fosters those characteristics.
Dr. Thomas Stafford: A Student Advocate
Kelly Hook recalls her experiences working with Dr. Stafford and shares an anecdote about his artistic ties.
Dr. Thomas Stafford
Brigadier General Jennings remembers the leadership of his mentor, Dr. Thomas Stafford.
Getting Involved in Student Government
Brian Nixon describes his camaraderie with Student Body President Kevin Howell and how he was recruited in the 1980s to run for student body treasurer, his first position in student government.
Leadership: Compassion for Community
Toni Thorpe reflects on the compassion of NC State Students and why they consistently make good leaders.
During the year Jackson was editor-in-chief, a faculty member guided Technician staff on seeking news and writing articles.
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.
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.
Mentoring in an Expanded Definition of Leadership
MIke Giancola explains the importance of mentoring in an expanded definition of leadership that includes an emphasis on diversity.
John Coggin discusses various university employees that served as mentors to him throughout his education including Ed Funkhouser, Sandy Stallings, and University Scholars staff.
Gus Gusler reflects on his experiences with Chancellor Caldwell and shares the advice former Student Body President Cathy Sterling (1970-1971) passed along to him before his first liaison meeting.
Chandler Thompson talks about the numerous mentors who had an impact on her while at student leader at NC State.
NC State Students: 'Amazing Spirits'
Toni Thorpe reflects on the spirit of the NC State students she mentors.
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.
Opposition to Student Fees
Evelyn Reiman discusses how her proposals for fee increases, which she believed necessary to support staffing, buildings, and infrastructure, led to intense relationships with student leaders because of general student opposition.
Serving as a Student Government Adviser
Former Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Evelyn Reiman describes some of the responsibilities associated with serving as the adviser to the NC State student body president.
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.
Snack Bar Hours
Judge Ronald E. Spivey remembers the assistance given by Banks Talley, Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs, in assuring a snack bar in central campus would remain open and available to students.
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.
Winning the Clinton Hunger Leadership Award
John Coggin recalls his winning the Clinton Hunger Leadership Award and his opportunity to attend the Clinton Global Initiative University.