Stories From 2018

May 15, 2018

Red Hat Provides $1 Million Gift to Shelton Challenge

The Red Hat Shelton Challenge will enroll about 800 high school students from across North Carolina this summer for an intensive leadership experience.

May 15, 2018

A Spirit of Adventure

Being a Shelton National Scholar and Centennial Scholar helped Samantha Casey broaden her horizons, embrace her opportunities and develop her leadership abilities.

May 15, 2018

Philanthropy Helping Shelton Center Expand Its Reach

Private philanthropy -- including a recent gift from General H. Hugh Shelton in honor of his wife Carolyn -- strengthens the impact of the Shelton Leadership Center.

May 15, 2018

Meet Outstanding College of Humanities and Social Sciences Grads

The college's community of 40,000 alumni is growing this month, as nearly 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students earn NC State diplomas for their hard work. Meet a few, including scholarship recipients, and learn what’s next for them.

May 15, 2018

An Unforgettable Experience

Cathy Mittenson soon will be working as a large animal associate veterinarian, following her spring graduation from NC State's College of Veterinary Medicine. Mittenson benefited from the Equine Memorial Scholarship, part of the Equine Memorial Program Fund launched in 2015 by Southern Pines Equine Associates veterinarians James Hamilton and Thomas Daniel Jr. in coordination with the NC Veterinary Medical Foundation. The program is funded by participating veterinarians who donate in memory of horses in their care.

May 15, 2018

Empowering People

Ashley Lawson, a Park Scholar and math education and mathematics major, plans to spend her life empowering people -- especially school-aged children -- to look beyond their circumstances when setting goals for the future. Lawson was recently named NC State's 10th Truman Scholar.

May 15, 2018

Celebrating the Goodnight Scholars Class of 2018

The Goodnight Scholars Program honors the Class of 2018's wide-ranging achievements.

May 15, 2018

Revolutionizing the Pointe Shoe

A challenge from her mother put Brittany Buckner, an Osborne Scholarship recipient and Ph.D. student at the College of Textiles, on the path to building a better a pointe shoe.

May 15, 2018

Goodwin Wins Holladay Medal

Barry K. Goodwin, the William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor and Graduate Alumni Distinguished Professor in CALS, recently received the Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence. The award is NC State's highest honor for academic achievement.

May 15, 2018

Documenting Decades of Impact

Special Collections at NCSU Libraries has been teaming with the Caldwell Fellows to share materials documenting the program's 50-year history.