Stories From Apr 2019

Apr 29, 2019

Plenty of Buzz as NC State Welcomes New Pullen Society Members

NC State welcomed 76 new members to the R. Stanhope Pullen Society during a luncheon at James B. Hunt Jr. Library on April 17, 2019.

Apr 29, 2019

NC State University Launches Donor-Advised Fund

NC State University has partnered with TIAA Charitable to provide alumni and friends with a leading-edge donor-advised fund (DAF) program, which the university can use to enhance their overall philanthropy.

Apr 29, 2019

Honoring a Leader on Her Retirement

For nine years, Debbie Yow has strengthened the foundation of NC State sports. In addition to stronger finishes in competition and increased success in the classroom, the program, supported by many donors, has enjoyed several facilities openings and upgrades during Yow's time as athletics director.

Apr 29, 2019

On the Catwalk

Each spring, Art2Wear brings the most innovative high fashion concepts to NC State’s campus. Private support helps student designers cover associated costs.

Apr 29, 2019

Inaugural Day of Giving Successful for College of Engineering

During NC State's inaugural Day of Giving, the College of Engineering’s alumni, students and friends rose to the challenge and raised $1,972,851 from 1,564 gifts to support innovative research, scholarships, study abroad and more. The college received more gifts than any other college or program and raised the second-most dollars overall.

Apr 29, 2019

2019 Global Engagement Exposition Honors Commitment to International Education

NC State's Office of Global Engagement hosts an annual event to celebrate the international excellence of the university's faculty, staff and students. Recipients of the Jackson Rigney Study Abroad Scholarship were among those recognized.

Apr 29, 2019

Four Friends Give Back to University Scholars

Two alumni couples who serve on the Division of Academic and Student Affairs’ Board for Student Success are supporting the University Scholars Program, which provided them with community, knowledge and lifelong friendships.

Apr 29, 2019

Two Recognized for Outstanding Outreach and Engagement

Mark Beasley and Jessica Thomas, innovative directors of the Enterprise Risk Management Initiative (ERM) and the Business Sustainability Collaborative (BSC), respectively, at the Poole College of Management, were honored recently for their commitment to teaching, research and public service by NC State’s Office of Outreach and Engagement. BSC is supported in part by a gift from Lonnie Poole.

Apr 29, 2019

Study Abroad Spotlight: Talya Rayel Suber

Caldwell Fellow Talya Rayel Suber is studying fashion and textile management and international studies, and she recently expanded her horizons by studying abroad in Prague, Czech Republic. Suber said the trip opened her eyes to another culture and prepared her for the possibility of living abroad.

Apr 29, 2019

Extension Helps Partners With Tailored Solutions for Physical Activity, Healthy Eating

Four North Carolina counties with some of the state’s highest adult obesity rates are quietly gaining traction on solutions. Through NC State Extension’s Health Matters project, they have increased education and access to healthy foods and physical activity and built local partnerships to sustain progress. Supported in part by private donations, NC State Extension extends knowledge from CALS faculty to farmers, families and citizens in every North Carolina county.