Beginning June 14, face coverings will only be required indoors when in classrooms and labs or if taking part in summer camps on campus. In all other situations, face coverings will no longer be required in indoor spaces for vaccinated individuals.
NC State University Police, the Raleigh Fire Department, and University Life and Fire Safety responded to a fire at Gardner Hall on June 4, extinguishing it.
Raleigh police arrested and charged Maria Elizabeth Pena-Echeverria, 18, with murder on May 30 for the death of James Lacy Taylor, 69. The investigation remains ongoing, according to a WolfAlert sent on May 30.
On May 10, Chancellor Randy Woodson announced in a statement that former Chancellor Marye Anne Fox, the first woman to hold an executive leadership position at NC State, died overnight on May 9. She was 73 years old.
On April 30, NC State outlined changes to mask requirements on campus. These changes follow Gov. Roy Cooper’s recent executive order outlining similar changes in accordance with new recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Deanna Dannels was appointed as the dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Her appointment will become effective on July 1.
NC State announced on April 19 that former Pack football QB Russell Wilson will speak at this year's commencement ceremonies.
NC State will begin distributing Moderna vaccinations on April 14 instead of Johnson and Johnston (J&J) because of a recommendation from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration.
At 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 13, university police received a report of a burglary at Metcalf Residence Hall. The break-in happened in an unlocked, occupied room on the third floor of the residence hall, according to a WolfAlert.