Stories From Oct 2018

Oct 30, 2018

The Roots of Success

Ragini Murarka took full advantage of the network of resources available to her as a graduate student in the Department of Physics. She hopes to help current graduate students embrace opportunity at NC State by creating the Ragini Shah Murarka Graduate Student Award Endowment in the College of Sciences.

Oct 30, 2018

Campaign Cabinet Volunteer Spotlight: Henry Campen Jr.

Henry supports NC State’s Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign as a Cabinet volunteer for Poole College of Management. Learn more about Henry’s philanthropic philosophy in the following Q&A. What’s most extraordinary about the college, unit or program that you […]

Oct 30, 2018

Eduardo Catalano Scholarship Smooths Recipient’s Path

As a United States resident through the Temporary Protected Status program, Miguel Castellanos has been unsure of where he’ll be living in 18 months and how he’ll pay for his next semester of school. Thanks to the Eduardo Catalano Architecture Scholarship Endowment, Castaellanos can focus on his master's studies in the College of Design.

Oct 30, 2018

Study Abroad for All

Increasing scholarships is one way that NC State's Office of Global Engagement furthers its work to diversify study abroad participation and integrate international students into the campus community.

Oct 30, 2018

Goodnight Spotlight: Josh Jimison

A deep curiosity and drive to try new things has propelled Goodnight Scholar and chemical engineering major Josh Jimison to explore all that NC State has to offer.

Oct 30, 2018

Park Scholarships Welcomes Dana Dubis

Dana Dubis has joined the Park Scholarships team as a development associate. Dubis, who will serve as a key point of contact for the scholarships' fundraising and development initiatives, began her philanthropy-focused career at United Way of the Greater Triangle.

Oct 30, 2018

One Idea, 10,000 Rides Later

Wolfpack Pick Up, a golf cart ride service that helps make getting around campus more accessible, recently hit the milestone of 10,000 rides. Support from Provost Warwick Arden, alumni and the NC State University Foundation has helped make the program successful.

Oct 19, 2018

Dean Bunce

Dean supports NC State’s Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign as a Cabinet volunteer for the College of Sciences. Learn more about Dean’s philanthropic philosophy in the following Q&A. What’s most extraordinary about the college, unit or program that you […]

Oct 16, 2018

Widening the Trail He Followed

Sam Cook, an NC State alumnus and staff member at the College of Natural Resources, supports the college’s recruitment of forestry students from underrepresented groups through his philanthropy and mentorship.

Oct 16, 2018

The Extra Mile: Mathews Honored for Extraordinary Care

Todd and Carla Baker recently presented Kyle Mathews, professor of soft tissue and oncologic surgery, with a Coat of Excellence for going the extra mile in his treatment of their English bulldog, Chancho. The Bakers' gift to the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Foundation honors extraordinary veterinarians, but also helps fund the extraordinary care animals receive every day at NC State.