Stories From 2017

Dec 29, 2017

CNR Student Spotlight: Jacob Veilleuxm

Jacob Veilleux, a University Scholar and a fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology major, interned with the with the Illinois River Biological Station in Havana, Illinois, studying Smallmouth Buffalo, the largest commercial fish in the state. His extraordinary NC State experience has been supported by the Ron and Dale Terry Student Assistance and Enrichment Fund and the Hope Valley Forest Scholarship.

Dec 18, 2017

Owens Honored with Menscer Cup

The NC State University Foundation presented its highest honor to Dr. Jim Owens, a three-time alumnus and the immediate past chair of the university’s Board of Trustees, earlier this month.

Dec 18, 2017

Entrepreneurial Students Excel at NC State

When Chancellor Randy Woodson gave the commencement address at PNC Arena last Friday, he spoke to nearly 3,500 students ready for the real world. Boosted by private support, the university’s entrepreneurship initiatives helped many of these students prepare for life after graduation, and the nation is taking notice.

Dec 18, 2017

Provost’s Corner: December 2017

From the progress of the Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign to rising graduation rates, Provost Warwick Arden takes note of a successful 2017 at NC State.

Dec 18, 2017

Consider making a Year-End Gift to the College of Engineering

While private financial support of the Engineering Building Oval is the college’s top fundraising priority, gifts in support of scholarships, professorships and programmatic funds are also a great way to support the college.

Dec 18, 2017

Caldwell Fellows Gearing Up for Alumni Conference and Anniversary Gala

As part of Selection Weekend in February, the Caldwell Fellows program will host its first Alumni Weekend, a one-of-a-kind event bringing together alumni from across the program's 50-year history.

Dec 18, 2017

Park Scholarships Names Class of 2022 Semifinalists

The Park Scholarships program at NC State has selected 390 semifinalists for its Class of 2022 – the 23rd class of Park Scholars. Candidates were chosen from an exceptionally talented pool of 2,120 applicants based on outstanding accomplishments and potential in scholarship, leadership, service and character.

Dec 18, 2017

CNR Student Spotlight: Logan Kallam

Environmental sciences and plant biology double major Logan Kallam studied abroad in Sweden, Germany and the Czech Republic, an experience that challenged him to think more critically about his use of natural resources and natural resource management on a global scale. His eye-opening trip was supported by the Ron and Dale Terry Student Assistance and Enrichment Fund.

Dec 18, 2017

Faculty Inventors Honored

Two faculty members at NC State are being named fellows by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI): Donald L. Bitzer, Distinguished University Research Professor of Computer Science, and William Ditto, professor of physics.

Dec 18, 2017

CALS Outstanding December Graduate: Jacob Nester

Agriculture education major and scholarship recipient Jacob Nester doesn't let obstacles stand in the way of inspiring the next generation of students.