CNR Student Spotlight: Celeste Kathleen
Senior Celeste Kathleen recently presented research at the Association of Science and Technology Centers annual conference in San Jose, California. Kathleen, who works full-time at Marbles Kids Museum in downtown Raleigh, said support from CNR's Student Assistance and Enrichment Fund helped her travel west – and helped her "shatter self-doubt and realize that I have things to bring to the table."
An Extraordinary Year
Thanks to the support of alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends, NC State experienced another outstanding fundraising year and has achieved 84 percent of its goal for the Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign.
Meet the First-Year Class for 2018
NC State welcomed a new class of first-year students in August, and each one of them has a story. Learn about the paths and dreams of seven students from near and far, and how scholarship and program support is making a difference.
A Time to Reflect and Connect
The newest Park Scholars to arrive at NC State bonded and prepared for their college journey during the freshman retreat Aug. 15-17. The incoming class visited Black Mountain, where they met one another, became acquainted with all that the Park Scholars program will offer them over the next four years, learned from the senior class and participated in several team-building activities.
Goodnight Scholars Program to Broadcast on Facebook Live
On the evening of Sept. 17, the Goodnight Scholars Program will host a Facebook Live broadcast starring three current Goodnight Scholars and featuring information about the Scholars community, programming, and Class of 2023 first-year selection process.
CVM Announces 2018-19 Annable Scholars
The College of Veterinary Medicine recently selected 21 students as the 2018-19 Annable Scholars. The Michele M. and Ross M. Annable Scholarship Endowment was established in 2016 with a $5 million gift from the Annables and a match from the Randall B. Terry Charitable Foundation.
A Leader on and off the Football Field
A.J. Cole, a student-athlete in the Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, leads on and off the field as the veteran starting punter for the NC State football team.
Visualization with a Conscience
Liss LaFleur, a media and performance artist who teaches new media art at the University of North Texas, is one of three resident artists creating spectacular visualizations through the NCSU Libraries’ Immersive Scholars program this fall. The program is part of a $414,000 project grant awarded to NC State by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation last year.
Student Spotlight: AGI Entrepreneur Andrew Emanuels
Private support helps NC State's Agricultural Institute prepare students for meaningful careers in agriculture. Second-year student Andrew Emanuels is learning about agribusiness while running his own landscaping business and serving as a reservist in the Coast Guard.
First Rabb Science and Society Symposium Coming Up
The first R.L. Rabb Science and Society Symposium, to be held later this month at NC State, will bring together scholars, writers, artists and practitioners addressing urban sustainability issues, with a focus on emerging mega-cities of Latin America and South Asia. The event is supported by an endowment established in memory of Dr. R.L. "Bob" Rabb, who was a professor of entomology at the university and a pioneer in developing ecologically sound approaches for managing insect pests.