Empowering a Global Perspective
Mary Ann Danowitz, dean of NC State’s College of Education, has established a study abroad award fund to benefit future education professionals – and their students. The scholarship’s first awardee, Chantal Warfield, fulfilled her study abroad goals by traveling to the United Kingdom for a five-week STEM and liberal studies program.
The Mark of Compassionate Care
Susan Ryan and her 9-year-old cocker spaniel, Goldie, have become familiar faces at the NC State Veterinary Hospital since Goldie received a pacemaker three years ago. To honor the well-rounded compassionate care the staff has provided her and other clients -- and their beloved companions -- Ryan has become a donor.
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Mourns Loss of Leader in Aerospace
Dr. Hassan A. Hassan, a professor emeritus who passed away Jan. 12, helped lead the development of NC State's national reputation in aerospace research, trained many researchers and engineers, and gave back generously to the College of Engineering.
Alumnus Donates in Coach’s Name
A recent NC State mechanical engineering graduate's gift to Health and Exercise Studies in Coach Larry Brown’s name has the goal of helping the coach, an associate professor in the department, and other instructors provide more opportunities for future students.
Goodnight Scholars Program: Courage 2019
Madeline Yun, a member of the inaugural Goodnight Scholars transfer class, reflects on the community the program has provided her and the challenges of being a student and a parent.
NC State Expands HQ Raleigh Partnership
A partnership expansion on Centennial Campus will offer a broad range of workspaces and collaboration for students and professionals seeking an inspiring work environment. Approximately 20,000 square feet of industrial space in the Partners I building will become the new home of NC State's Entrepreneurship Garage while providing HQ Raleigh another location for its growing entrepreneurial co-working ecosystem.
Strategic Plan Update Highlights Progress
NC State’s strategic plan shapes the university’s future through measurable goals for the success of faculty, staff and students. Since the last report card in 2017, the university has achieved significant goals and made great progress toward others, including increasing philanthropic support.
Faculty Excellence Comes Full Circle in Newest Hong Endowment
After endowing a scholarship at Poole College of Management in memory of his mother, alumnus Matt Hong decided to accelerate the process of creating a second endowment in honor of his father, so that he and his dad could enjoy seeing the impact of giving together. The new fund will support faculty excellence in the college.
Scholarship Endowment to Honor Funderlic
NC State's Department of Computer Science has announced creation of the Dr. Robert E. Funderlic Scholarship Endowment to honor the influential professor emeritus and former department head who passed away in 2009. The endowment, seeded by a lead pledge from alumnus Andy Smith, will generate merit-based scholarship funds, with a preference for computer science undergraduates at the junior level or higher who are at least eight years post-graduation from a high school in North Carolina.
Statistics Graduate Student Earns SAS Fellowship
First-year Ph.D. student Kasia Dobrzycka will receive the SAS Computational Statistics Fellowship by the Department of Statistics. The three-year fellowship, worth $40,000 per year, is awarded to students interested in augmenting their graduate education with computer science courses and software development experience.