A Foundation for Innovation
NC State empowers Park Scholar – and CEO of her own business – Emily Neville to channel her passion for entrepreneurship.
Study Abroad Surpasses Participation and Diversity Goals
More NC State students are gaining invaluable experience through study abroad and private support is part of that equation. Since 2011-12, the Study Abroad Office has awarded nearly $2 million in scholarships to 1,333 students; created 20 new scholarships, including scholarships for underrepresented students; and more than tripled scholarship funding.
Alumna Named Associate Dean at College of Design
Sharon Joines, new associate dean of the College of Design, is a three-time NC State alumna who received her bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate in industrial engineering. As a student, Joines – who has received many honors as a faculty member – was a member of what's now the Caldwell Fellows Program and was a Merit Scholar, a University Scholar and a North Carolina Fellow.
College of Textiles Welcomes 2018 Centennial Scholars
The College of Textiles has named its new class of Centennial Scholars. The Centennial Scholarship program was established by the North Carolina Textile Foundation in 1999 as part of the college's 100th anniversary celebration.
Engineering Alumni Stories: David Whitley
NC State alumnus David Whitley had an interest in all things electronic from an early age. Now the 1992 graduate in electrical engineering gives back to the university that put him on a path to success.
Wolfpack Athletics Program on the Rise
With private donors as an important part of its team, the NC State athletics department ended a historic 2017-18 year by placing 15th in the nation in the Learfield Directors' Cup standings – reaching its organizational goal of Top 25 status for the first time in the program that measures all-around sports excellence. Student-athletes continue to improve their academic performance as well.
Extraordinary Help for Bear
Hannah Adams was told there was little hope for Bear, her 6-year-old German shepherd mix, before she was referred to NC State Veterinary Hospital. With a new treatment plan and Petco Foundation's generous commitment to making cancer treatment for companion animals more accessible, Bear's prognosis has improved.
Library of Congress Astrobiology Chair Visits the Libraries
Dr. Lucianne Walkowicz, the chair of astrobiology at the Library of Congress and an astronomer at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago, is the 2018 I.T. Littleton Seminar speaker. Her talk will take place Wednesday, July 25, in the Hunt Library Auditorium, and is free and open to the public. The seminar is presented by the NCSU Librarians' Association and is supported by an endowment established to honor former library director I.T. Littleton.
Six Expressions Say it All: Language Variation in the Tar Heel State
Walt Wolfram, William C. Friday Distinguished University Professor of Linguistics at NC State, shares dialect expressions that illustrate North Carolina's unique language tradition.
Park Scholarships Program Alumni Named to 40 Under 40 List
The Triangle Business Journal recognized Neal Robbins ’01, Jennifer Morgan ’02 and Will Quick ’07 on its 2018 40 Under 40 list for their leadership and community involvement.