Under Review | Exhibits

Riddick Stadium

Click on an exhibit to learn more about the different debates surrounding the NC State College football program in 1936.

Under Review: Football and Collective Identity

This exhibit explores the relationship between college football and different notions of collective identity at North Carolina State College in the 1930s.

Under Review: Football and the Well-Rounded Citizen

This exhibit will focus on how the 1936 Anderson-Sermon football controversy shed light on the educational and character-building role that collegiate football and athletics were thought to play on college campuses.

Under Review: The Business of Football

This exhibit examines the 1936-1937 Anderson-Sermon controversy at North Carolina State College as representative of the growing commercialization of college football.  Many of the issues associated with this controversy like recruiting, scholarships, and sponsorships for student players remain debated issues in today's college football programs.