RALEIGH Margaret Spellings, the president of the University of North Carolina system, will give the NC State fall commencement speech at PNC Arena on Friday. Spellings became UNC system president on March 1. She previously worked as president of the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, U.S. Secretary of Education; and White House Domestic Policy Advisor for George W. Bush.She graduated from University of Houston with a bachelor’s degree in political science. She received an honorary doctorate and Distinguished Alumna award from the university in 2006. Chancellor Randy Wilson will confer an honorary degree on Mildred Dresselhaus. She is a MIT physics and electrical engineering professor who is know as the “queen of carbon” for establishing the foundation for carbon science and nanostructures. The commencement will begin at 9 a.m.
RALEIGH As the race for governor drags on, the Republican supermajority in the General Assembly is looking toward 2017 and setting their agenda for the long legislative session. N.C. House majority leader Rep. John […]
KNIGHTDALE, N.C. — For Jamie Paylor and Caleb Drummond it’s a typical school day: breakfast, commute, homework, track practice. For their mom, Kim Paylor, the comfort of this school routine at Raleigh Christian Academy is […]
BERLIN A truck plowed into a crowded Christmas market in the German capital Berlin on Monday evening, killing nine people and injuring up to 50 others, police said.German media, citing police at the scene, […]