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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.