Why I Give: Our Donors’ Stories
There is a growing culture of giving back to NC State and so many ways for donors to align their philanthropy with their passions. Learn more about why alumni, friends, faculty and staff are choosing to support the Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign.
A Legacy of Serving and Enhancing Communities
"If our museum is furthering the understanding between cultures and recognized for the power that it can have over people’s lives, the payoff is at the end there’s something there that is going to be standing for a long time." Phil Freelon, who graduated from the College of Design in 1975, passed away on July 9. The legacy he built through service to his alma mater and through community-enhancing architecture, such as the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, will indeed stand for a long time.
Meet the Award-Winning College of Education Alumni
From first-year teachers receiving accolades for their work in the classroom to veteran educators being honored for their exemplary careers, NC State College of Education alumni continue to demonstrate excellence in education. Private support helps the college continue to prepare even more extraordinary educators who will impact students across the state and beyond.
Park Scholars Host Nicole Lurie for Gerald H. Elkan Distinguished Lecture in Science and Society
NC State's Park Scholarships Classes of 2020 and 2021 will host the second Gerald H. Elkan Distinguished Lecture in Science and Society, featuring internationally-renowned health services researcher and health policy expert Dr. Nicole Lurie. The lecture, “Reaching the other side: lessons from the intersection of medicine and policy,” will take place Monday, Sept. 23, 5:30-6:30 p.m. in James B. Hunt Jr. Library's Duke Energy Hall and will be followed by a reception. Both are free and open to the public.
Wolfpack Earns 286 Spots on ACC Honor Roll
Supported in part by private donations, NC State's Athletics Department is committed to providing extraordinary opportunities to dynamic student-athletes. In the 2018-19 academic year, 286 Wolfpack student-athletes earned places on the Atlantic Coast Conference's Honor Roll, which is comprised of student-athletes who registered a grade-point average of 3.0 or better for the full year.
Staff Spotlight: Anne Clark Hathaway
Anne Clark Hathway has been with the Poole College of Management since October 2018. In her role as associate director of the Department of Development and External Relations, she connects alumni to annual giving and engagement opportunities.
Twenty-Five Years of CEFS: Strong Roots, Sustained Growth
Twenty-five years ago, NC State joined with N.C. A&T State University and the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to set up the Center for Environmental Farming Systems. Supported in part by private donations, the center is now known internationally for its work on sustainable agriculture and food systems.
Providing for the Pack
NC State continues making strides to combat food insecurity on campus, from the growing PACK Meal Share program to the addition of meal kits in the Feed the Pack Food Pantry. The efforts dovetail with the collaborative efforts of partners including the Division of Academic and Student Affairs and NC State Dining to create Pack Essentials, a means for meeting students’ needs for housing, food and financial services.
Frey Receives Award for Excellence in Air Pollution Control
NC State's H. Christopher Frey received the 2019 Frank A. Chambers Excellence in Air Pollution Control Award from the Air & Waste Management Association. The Glenn E. and Phyllis J. Futrell Distinguished University Professor and a 25-year faculty member in the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Frey is an internationally recognized expert in air quality whose research addresses the continuum between energy use, emissions and exposure to air pollution, as well as tools and techniques for developing policy-relevant insights.
Chemist Williams Named LORD Corporation Distinguished Scholar
The College of Sciences has named Gavin Williams as the Thomas Lord, LORD Corporation Distinguished Scholar at NC State. The distinguished professorship was made possible thanks to a gift from LORD Corporation. Williams, associate head of the Department of Chemistry, uses microbes as factories toward the development of potent, more effective antibiotics.