Need-Based Scholarship Initiative Gets $5 Million Boost
NC State's Extraordinary Opportunity Scholarship Initiative is gaining momentum via $2.5 million gifts from alumnus Steve Angel and an anonymous donor, bolstering a matching-funds pool to inspire others.
NC State Day of Giving Results Show Strength of the Pack
In challenging times, NC State supporters put the university’s special fall Day of Giving theme of “stronger as a Pack” into action, with real-time numbers showing 8,230 gifts totaling $23,223,425 — an increase of nearly $10 million from 2019’s numbers. Wolfpack members in all 50 states generously contributed to the effort.
NC State Athletics Offering Football Fan Cutouts
Due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on attendance for fall sports, NC State Athletics is providing other ways that the Wolfpack can help support the Pack on game days while not physically being in the stands. Fans will be able to purchase a Wolfpack Football Fan Cutout to have their face in the stands of Carter-Finley Stadium. Proceeds from the sales will go directly to supporting student-athletes.
CVM Awards Inaugural Samantha Lin Memorial Scholarship
Erin Wilkins, a member of the NC State CVM's class of 2021, is the first recipient of the Samantha Lin Memorial Scholarship. “I knew how much she meant to the class of 2020 and what it meant to them to have this scholarship to honor her legacy,” Wilkins said. “To be chosen for a scholarship named for someone who was as admired and respected as Sam is humbling.”
Park Scholarships Application Is Open
Established by the Park Foundation, the Park Scholarships program provides four years of generous support, bringing exceptional students to NC State based on outstanding accomplishments and potential in scholarship, leadership, service and character. The application deadline is November 1.
Lisset Botello Martinez Awarded First-Ever NC State College of Education Bob Davis Scholarship
As a first-generation college student and the oldest of five children, Lisset Botello Martinez worried if she could afford to pursue a college degree. Thanks to the generosity of Bob Davis '71 and his wife, Judy Morgan-Davis, Martinez is on track to achieve her dreams at the College of Education.
Pursuing Their Passions
More than 750 first-year and transfer students are bringing their bright ideas and big hearts to the College of Sciences. Meet four of them: Trinity Taylor, who holds the college's J. Richard Mowat Memorial Scholarship; Jesus Vina Moreno, a transfer Goodnight Scholar; Katherine Cherry, a Park Scholar; and Max Bhuiyan, who received the Gould Family Scholarship in the Solomon Scholars Program.
Engineering Alumna Hodge Recognized
NC State alumna, donor and volunteer Rashida Hodge has been named to Fortune Magazine's 40 Under 40 Technology List.
A Crash Course in Impact, Resilience and Hope
The Henry W. and Lorene R. Johnston Design + Build Program at NC State's College of Design turns architecture students into a team armed with welding torches, rotary saws and hard hats. In this new vision, students are building a museum for Princeville, America’s first town chartered by formerly enslaved people — and they’re building it on wheels. While there are other Design + Build programs across the country, there’s one thing that makes this one, supported by donor Henry Johnston, stand alone: Each project, from conceptualization to completion, takes place over the span of 11 weeks.
Annable Scholarship Supports Student Driven to Serve
College of Veterinary Medicine student Elisa Meier has a passion for community service. This made her a natural fit for the Annable Scholarship, which gives her time to volunteer while pursuing her studies.