A Life-Changing Leader
Tom Miller — the McPherson Family Distinguished Professor of Engineering Entrepreneurship at NC State — channels philanthropy to provide extraordinary student experiences including the Engineering Entrepreneurs Program and an annual spring break trip to Silicon Valley.
Kathryn Council Honored with 2017 Godwin Red Torch Award
Kathryn Council, an NC State alumna, volunteer and former staff member, received the 2017 Jerry and Elizabeth Godwin Red Torch Award on June 8 in recognition of her impact at the university.
Honoring a Legacy
As the longtime director of NC State University’s Caldwell Fellows program, Gerald Hawkins seemed to take all of his students under his wing. Now, many Caldwell alumni are joining forces to bolster the program and honor the legacy of Hawkins — who retired more than a decade ago — by raising funds for his namesake endowment.
From Scholarship Recipient to Employee
Caitlyn Holt, a College of Textiles double alumna, was thrilled to receive a scholarship to help cover the costs of her education at NC State. However, she had no idea how deeply private support would influence her life and career.
Building a Legacy
NC State University alumna Clare Jordan founded the campus chapter of Habitat for Humanity more than 25 years ago. She now supports an endowment that will benefit students who are completing nonprofit internships.
Pullen Society Inducts New Members
NC State University welcomes 50 new individuals and couples into the R. Stanhope Pullen Society, which recognizes those who support the university’s future through deferred gifts such as charitable remainder trusts, gift annuities, life insurance and will bequests.
A Platform to Excel
Anu Hanumanthu is preparing to graduate in May and begin medical school, but the aspiring physician will never forget the nurturing and welcoming community she found as an undergraduate at NC State.
When Stacy Wood came to NC State in 2010, the university had no reputation in her field of consumer research. However, with support from the Langdon Distinguished University Professorship in Marketing, Wood has built a research program that benefits students, the university and partner companies.
Means to Make
Art 2 Wear Art2Wear, a student-organized runway show that presents fashion, costume and wearable sculpture created by the students of the College of Design at NC State University, is celebrating its 16th year. “The whole theme of the university is […]
Junior Michael Rosenberg and fellow NC State students have repurposed technology that historically facilitated illegal peer-to-peer file sharing for good. Their company, Medicom, is tackling a health care challenge that significantly impacts both costs and patient care.