WISE Benefits

Academic Support

  • Drop-in academic advising on Monday through Thursday afternoons
    • College of Agriculture and Life Sciences – Mondays
    • Life Sciences First Year Program – Tuesdays
    • College of Sciences – Wednesdays
    • College of Engineering – Thursdays
  • Faculty Connections
    • Small group interactions with current faculty related to research, journeys, and experiences in STEM
  • Industry Connections and Collaborations
    • Dinners, networking, site visits
  • Class Registration Priority
    • First time slot on your assigned day (dependent upon credit hours)

Personal Support

  • Upperclass WISE Mentors
    • One-on-ones, regular check-ins, fun social programming
  • Large in-building network of support
    • WISE Village staff
      • Director, Associate Director, Graduate Assistant
      • 16 WISE Mentors
      • Lee Hall Residence Life Staff
      • 17 RAs, 3 professional staff
  • 400 WISE Women
    • Supporting and celebrating each other
    • Helping to make a big campus feel small

Campus Connections

  • Collaborations with colleges, campus and community partners
  • WISE specific programming with Makerspace – Think and Do!
  • Participate in NC State traditions
    • Women’s Center Chocolate Festival, Make-a-Thon, Sisterhood Dinner, and more
  • Commitment to service
    • Bugfest, K-12 outreach, Service Raleigh
  • Leadership development opportunities
  • Smooth transition from high school to NC State