Our Priorities

NC State’s story began in 1887 when a group of young dreamers successfully pushed state leaders to offer North Carolina citizens more. More opportunities to expand their minds. More chances to explore cutting-edge agriculture, science and technology. More ways to apply that newfound knowledge to advance the economy.

From classroom to lab to extension office, NC State has been responding to needs and changing lives ever since. We are rooted in tradition — and in innovation. Now, at this unprecedented moment in our history, we invite you to join us, as we move purposefully toward NC State’s bigger, bolder future.

Your gifts empower our students to graduate, ready for career and life success. You help us attract and retain leading faculty, transform our campus and build an even more robust endowment that provides a solid foundation for NC State’s future. You enable us to remain a leader — with even sharper focus and even greater impact — and you help us unleash our extraordinary potential.

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