Interviewees discuss community and humanitarian service projects on campus and throughout the world, as well as ways they have tried to engage with other NC State students.
2010 Howl for Haiti
Kelly Hook describes an NC State fundraising campaign called Howl For Haiti, which collected donations for the victims of the 2010 Haitian earthquake, and her role in the organizing the program.
Alpha Phi Alpha Service
Brigadier General Jennings describes the Alpha Phi Alpha service requirements, and he talks about Dr. Augustus Witherspoon, one of his most important mentors.
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..
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Stephen Rea recalls his participation in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers at NC State and chairing the most active chapter in the Southeast.
Bringing Organizations Together
Will Quick remembers helping unite the NC State campus behind the common cause of contributing to Hurricane Katrina relief efforts.
Energizing Students to Get Involved
Brian Lamar Nixon discusses that he was most proud of energizing students to get involved with student government when he was NC State student body president.
Establishing the Wolfpack Student Initiative
Harold Pettigrew talks about creating the Wolfpack Student Initiative (later retitled Stafford Student Leadership Endowment) to honor NC State students with an annual scholarship based on demonstrated financial need and leadership in student organizations.
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.
Adam Compton discusses how NC State changed his life and how it inspired him to give back to the community and state.
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.
Leadership: Compassion for Community
Toni Thorpe reflects on the compassion of NC State Students and why they consistently make good leaders.
Leadership, Service and Ethics: The CSLEPS Philosophy
Mike Giancola discusses the importance of leadership and integrity in NC State students.
Lines of Communication with Students
Judge Ronald E. Spivey describes initiatives to make Student Government more accessible and visible and to foster two-way communication between it and students.
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.
Senior Class President: Engaging with Other Students
John Earnhardt discusses his duties as president of the Class of 1963. He primarily developed means for informing his classmates of where they needed to go on campus to get help.
Student Government: Influence, not Power
Kelly Hook elaborates on the influence of student government and why it is important for students to be engaged in order for student government to be effective.
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.
Eric Moore describes the influence of student groups, including the African American Coordinating Committee.
Mike Giancola talks about the legacy of student service and leadership at NC State, and how the university has been recognized for it.
Unity of Spirit
William Friday discusses the challenges of campus unity amongst schools in land grant colleges and recalls developing NC State's spirit of unity in the late 1930s and early 1940s.