Stories From May 2018

May 29, 2018

Alumna Continues Her Support of the College of Engineering

Rashida Hodge is one of the youngest College of Engineering alumni to establish a scholarship, and she recently pledged to support construction on Fitts-Woolard Hall. Her philanthropy is motivated by furthering the mission of the university that helped launch her career and by inspiring young female and African-American engineers.

May 29, 2018

Sciences Alumna Discusses Why She Gives

In 2010, College of Sciences alumna Aimee Tattersall created the Friends Community College Transfer Scholarship, aimed at students with an associate’s degree from a North Carolina community college. Staff spoke with her about the motivations behind the scholarship and what she hopes it will become.

May 29, 2018

The Art of Giving

Susan Dahlin Bashford's husband has honored her love of horses with a gift to NC State’s Gallop of Honor. These gifts support the advancement of equine medicine.

May 29, 2018

CNR Recognizes Outstanding Graduate Students

Fellowships, including those established by donor support, honor the achievements of master's and doctoral students at the College of Natural Resources.

May 29, 2018

Bain Receives Udall Scholarship

Meredith Bain, a Goodnight Scholar from Charlotte majoring in mathematics and German studies, was recently selected as a 2018 Udall Scholar. Selection criteria for the nationally awarded scholarship include leadership potential, a record of public service and academic achievement.

May 29, 2018

Outstanding CALS Grad: Danny Marulanda

When it comes to global environmental challenges, Caldwell Fellow Danny Marulanda believes that agriculture can, and must, play a critical role. His mission: to help tackle problems facing the environment and agriculture in ways that sustain both.

May 29, 2018

Four Startup Teams Begin Andrews Launch Accelerator Program

On May 14, four teams of NC State student entrepreneurs began a 15-week program designed to help them successfully launch their startup ventures. They were selected from more than 25 applicants for the 2018 Andrews Launch Accelerator Program, which was made possible through a gift from Lyn and Chip Andrews.

May 29, 2018

The Park Class of 2018: Highlights

The Park Scholarships program has proudly graduated the Class of 2018. Class members demonstrated a deep intellectual curiosity and zest for life through their efforts in scholarship, leadership and service. The group also left as its legacy an endowment to provide support for future Park Scholars -- and is already over halfway to its goal of raising $100,000.

May 29, 2018

Jenkins Earns 2018 Distinguished Goodnight Award

Electrical engineering graduate Carl Jenkins is the sixth recipient of the Distinguished Goodnight Award.

May 29, 2018

College of Engineering Mourns Loss of Dean Emeritus

Dr. Nino A. Masnari, distinguished professor of electrical and computer engineering and dean emeritus of the College of Engineering at NC State, passed away May 19. His long list of academic and leadership accomplishments included increasing philanthropic support for the college, and Masnari and his wife, Judy, also endowed a scholarship for engineering undergraduates. In 2006 the college named the main entrance to the engineering building cluster on Centennial Campus the Nino A. Masnari Engineering Gateway in recognition of “his many contributions to educational and research program development ... and for vision and leadership in moving the College of Engineering to Centennial Campus.”