Wolf Tales: Capturing Voices of the Pack

View our growing Wolf Tales archive

What is your story of life at NC State?  As part of the NCSU Libraries Special Collections Research Center, the Wolf Tales project collects the stories of the NC State community, past and present.

We invite members of the NC State community to share memories of the events, people, and places that shaped their time at NC State, in 10-20 minute recording sessions in our mobile video recording station, located at events around campus.

Add your voice to the historical record of NC State by sitting down to make a Wolf Tales recording to include in the archives of NC State.  Here are some questions to get you going:

  • When did you first come to NC State? Who or what brought you here?
  • Is there a place on campus that has special meaning for you?
  • How would you describe your community at NC State?
  • What should people know about this community, years from now?
  • Is there someone at NC State whom you would like to thank? How has that person impacted you, or the community?
  • What has been your proudest moment at NC State?
  • What has been most challenging?
  • What changes would you like to see at NC State? What do you hope stays the same?

Stories are preserved and shared with current and future generations, to tell the history of NC State University through the voices of the people who lived it. Wolf Tales recordings and transcripts will be archived at NCSU Libraries and shared online through our Special Collections website.

We are grateful to have received a 2016-2017 Diversity Mini-Grant from the NCSU Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity, to support partnerships and recording events to create a more diverse and inclusive picture of our community. Click the events below to view recordings, and explore more on our growing digital archive:


To learn more or to discuss a partnership or recording event with Wolf Tales, please contact library_wolftales@ncsu.edu.

Past events:

  • GLBT Center's 2018 Lavender Graduation: Tuesday 4/24/2018, 5-7pm and 8-9pm, GLBT Center
  • Sisterhood Day: Monday 2/26/2018, 11am-3pm, Talley 3220
  • "Politics of Black Hair" Exhibit Opening: Tuesday 2/13/2018, 7-9:30pm, Witherspoon Student Center, AACC Gallery
  • NCSU GLBT Center 10 Year Anniversary: Monday 2/12/2018, 4-6pm and 7-8:30pm, Talley Ballroom, Currituck Suite
  • NC State Live's Urban Bush Women "Hair and Other Stories" After Party: Friday 2/9/2018, 9:30-11:15pm, Talley 3210
  • Association of Women Faculty Open Recording Day: Monday 12/18/2017, 11am-3pm, D. H. Hill Faculty Research Commons
  • Ebony Harlem: Sunday 4/30/17, Talley Room 3285
  • Lavender Graduation: Thursday 4/26/17, 4-6:30pm and 8-9:30pm, Talley Room 3221 
  • Pow Wow: Saturday 4/1/17, 3-5pm, Carmichael Gym, Room 2037 (dance studio)
  • Oak City Revolution: Saturday 3/25/17, 2-4pm, Talley Room 4105
  • The African American Cultural Center's Harambee 2016: Talley Student Union, Room 3285, Thursday September 8, 2016, 3:30-5:00pm and 6:00-7:30pm
    • Saturday 10/1/2016, 11am-4pm, Hunt Library
      • Friday 8/19/2016, 12-5pm, D.H. Hill Library
      • Saturday 5/7/2016, 1-5pm, D.H. Hill Library
      • Thursday 5/5/2016, 1-5pm, D.H. Hill Library
      • Wednesday, 3/29/17, 11am-1:30pm, Talley Room 3221
      • Friday 4/28/17, 11am-4pm, Talley Room 2108A
      • Monday 2/12/2018, 11am-3pm, Talley 3221
      • Monday 10/30/17, 11am-3pm, in Talley Room 2108A

      • Friday 4/27/2018, 11am-3pm, Talley 3221

  • Class of 1966 Reunion and Forever Club Luncheon: Park Alumni Center, Friday May 6, 2016, 10am-12pm.
  • State's Mates Valentine's Reception: Park Alumni Center, Saturday February 13, 2016
  • Wake County Alumni Network's "Last Look at Harrelson Hall," Harrelson Hall, Friday October 30, 2015
  • Park Scholars Class of 2005 Reunion, James B. Hunt Jr. Library, Saturday September 26, 2015