Stories From Mar 2019

Mar 26, 2019

Day of Giving Launches March 27

NC State's first-ever Day of Giving kicks off on March 27. With challenge matches and leaderboard competitions, the day will offer multiple ways for donors to amplify for their support for the university's students, faculty, staff, facilities and programs.

Mar 26, 2019

Extension Professionals Also Make a Difference as Donors

Not only do NC State faculty and staff impact communities daily in a very practical way through their work with N.C. Cooperative Extension, many make an impact with financial gifts too.

Mar 26, 2019

25 Years of Textile Innovation

Get a look inside NC State's one-of-a-kind Textile Protection and Comfort Center, where test materials are regularly set on fire, stretched, sniffed, spilled on and sweated through — all in the name of science and innovation. The center and its director Roger Barker, Burlington Distinguished Professor in the Wilson College of Textiles, continue to blaze new trails in the textile industry

Mar 26, 2019

Day of Giving 2019: Why I Give to Diversity

In anticipation of NC State Day of Giving on March 27, staff members shared why they give to funds supporting diversity initiatives.

Mar 26, 2019

Neurology Resident Honored for Compassionate Care

Art and Gail Aiken recently honored NC State Veterinary Hospital neurology resident Lauren Green with a Coat of Excellence for her kindness and compassion while caring for their dog, Cooper. The Coat of Excellence program supports the hospital's extraordinary efforts in treating animals.

Mar 26, 2019

Boosting Outreach and Engagement

Julie Swann, department head of the Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering and the A. Doug Allison Distinguished Professor, has been working to increase outreach to potential students and engagement with alumni.

Mar 26, 2019

Reflections from Pranav Kemburu ’19

As a Park Scholar at NC State, Pranav Kemburu ’19 has been able to focus on a range of experiences to enhance his undergraduate career. From study abroad to internships, and from an alternative service break to his Civic Engagement Initiative (CEI), he is well prepared for a lifelong commitment to making a positive impact in society.

Mar 26, 2019

NC State Plant Breeder Wins Prestigious Scott Medal

Tom Ranney, the JC Raulston Professor with the Department of Horticultural Science, recently won the Scott Medal, a coveted award that recognizes outstanding contributions to the science and art of gardening. Ranney was honored March 17 for his passion in creating landscape plants that enhance the environment, the economy and gardens across the country.

Mar 26, 2019

Seltzer Joins Staff of College of Engineering

Sara Seltzer is now serving as director of development for both the Department of Computer Science and the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. Seltzer joined NC State in 2013 as a development specialist for Arts NC State and later was promoted to assistant director of development for the Division of Academic and Student Affairs.

Mar 26, 2019

Join Us for NC State Day of Giving

One day. One Wolfpack. One extraordinary purpose. #GivingPack on March 27 shows the world what we can do when we come together.