Stories From Jul 2018

Jul 30, 2018

College of Education Celebrates a Record Year of Giving

The College of Education capped off its 90th anniversary with gifts and pledges totaling $4,680,964 from a record 1,047 donors, including 171 faculty and staff members. This increase in private giving enables the college to offer more scholarships, study abroad opportunities and research and faculty support.

Jul 30, 2018

Transferring to Success

Ben O’Hallaron, a senior plant biology major and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' 2018-19 Larry A. Whitford Award recipient, took a nontraditional path to NC State and to academic success.

Jul 30, 2018

The Best Mousetrap Doesn’t Always Win

Stacy Wood joined NC State in 2010 as the Langdon Distinguished University Professor of Marketing. Her research on the psychology of innovation and related trends helps companies around the world understand human behavior, which boosts their efforts to develop and market new products and services. Wood also created NC State's Consumer Innovation Collaborative, an academic-corporate research initiative.

Jul 30, 2018

AgPack Strong: A Family Affair

Jeremiah Jones wanted to skip college and go right into farming, but with the support of scholarships, he found a home with NC State's Agricultural Institute. He and his wife Jessica, a College of Agriculture and Life Sciences poultry science major, now run a family farm called GrassRoots Pork Co.

Jul 24, 2018

#LightItRed: The College of Education Celebrates an Extraordinary 90th Year

The College of Education experienced an extraordinary ending to the 2017-18 academic year, and the power of philanthropy is one of the reasons for a #LightItRed capstone to the college's 90th anniversary.

Jul 24, 2018

CHASS Students Deliver Thanks

Scholarships help College of Humanities and Social Sciences students experience everything NC State has to offer, from exceptional academic opportunities to study abroad and participation in athletics. In a video created by NC State undergraduates in an advanced digital video production class, students share what a difference philanthropy has made in their lives.

Jul 24, 2018

Personal Statement: Stephen Louis

This fall, wide receiver Stephen Louis will wear the the NC State football team's No. 1 jersey – an annual honor bestowed by head coach Dave Doeren in recognition of qualities like leadership, hard work and being an extraordinary teammate. Louis, who earned his bachelor's degree in parks, recreation and tourism management from the College of Natural Resources and is now a graduate student in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' youth development and leadership program, shares his story of growing up in Florida on the way to becoming a Wolfpack scholarship student-athlete.

Jul 24, 2018

Two Textiles Ph.D. Students Receive VF Assistantships

Zahra Saki, a Ph.D. student in NC State's textile technology management program, and Inhwan Kim, a Ph.D. student in the fiber and polymer science program, have been named recipients of the VF Graduate Assistantship in Apparel and Footwear. These assistantships are part of a strategic partnership between the College of Textiles and VF Corporation that, among other goals, seeks to enhance student development opportunities.

Jul 24, 2018

CALS Makes Strides Toward Regulatory Science Center

NC State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is moving closer to its goal of setting up a Center of Excellence for Regulatory Science in Agriculture, and a three-year gift from Bayer Crop Science is making a difference.

Jul 24, 2018

Philanthropy Making an Impact on College of Design

The College of Design is making strides toward its Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign goal, and philanthropy makes a difference in scholarships, fellowships, programs and more.