Stories From Sep 2018

Sep 25, 2018

Responding to Hurricane Florence

Although Hurricane Florence is gone, the storm's impact on North Carolina will be felt for weeks and months to come. NC State alumni and friends can help storm recovery efforts through a variety of funds.

Sep 25, 2018

One Incredible Experience, Two Generous Opportunities

Thanks to the generous support of Lisa and Allan VanBuhler and the friends and family of Rory Callanan Schneeberger, NC State is offering two new scholarships for students who want to participate in the Alternative Service Break (ASB) program and engage in direct service to a community while being immersed in a new culture.

Sep 25, 2018

CNR Student Spotlight: Chris Cohrs

With support from the CNR Student Assistance and Enrichment Fund, forest management major Chris Cohrs attended the Society of American Foresters’ annual conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and gained valuable networking and professional development opportunities.

Sep 25, 2018

Sister Act

Led by Brooke and Catherine — both College of Agriculture and Life Sciences grads — the five Harward sisters have already learned the keys to running their own business. Their entrepreneurial efforts started with a cow named Blackbird and evolved into a registered Angus beef operation in Richfield. Catherine, a Park Scholar, and her siblings are determined to "go big" and take their business to the next level.

Sep 25, 2018

Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering Names 2018 Outstanding Alumni

The Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering has named Nicole Bridgers, a member of the BAE Advisory Board, and Ray Best, board member for the NC Agriculture Foundation and the NC 4-H Development Fund, as its 2018 Outstanding Alumni.

Sep 18, 2018

In Search of New and Better Cancer Treatments

Boosted by philanthropy, translational research at NC State’s College of Veterinary Medicine aims at increasing the effectiveness and reducing the complications of treatments for cancer – for animals and people.

Sep 18, 2018

College of Engineering Climbs Undergrad Rankings

NC State's College of Engineering is moving up steadily in US News & World Report rankings of undergraduate engineering programs, paced by the top-10 ranking of the Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering.

Sep 18, 2018

Student Spotlight: Poultry Science’s Youngest Senior

NC State attracts thousands of exceptional students and while they don't always travel "traditional" paths, their stories are always remarkable. CALS undergrad Coleman Berry is only 18, but he's a first-year student entering the Prestage Department of Poultry Science as a senior. With the help of private support, Berry has his sights set on graduate school.

Sep 18, 2018

Goodnight Spotlight: Gabriella Mamlouk

Biological sciences major Gabriella Mamlouk '19 reflects on the growth opportunities afforded by the Goodnight Scholars Program over the course of her NC State career.

Sep 18, 2018

Park Scholarships Alumnus Reflects on a ‘Path Well Taken’

Josh Sawyer '03 has advice for current and future Park Scholars: Take full advantage of your time at NC State. Sawyer certainly did, having traveled abroad to Nepal, Egypt, Austria and Guatemala to volunteer as an EMT. Sawyer now works as an ER physician at Eastern Carolina Emergency Physicians in Wilmington.