A Passion for Producing Beneficial Reactions
NC State alumna Natalie Sherwood makes a connection between her love for theater and her love of polymer and color chemistry – with a little boost from philanthropy.
NC State Hosts Conference for Military-Affiliated Students and Veterans
As a regional site for the Student Transition Resource Initiative for Veteran's Education (STRIVE) conference, NC State recently served 378 participants, a total nearly equaling last year’s attendance for all four regions. The university continues to strengthen its community of military-affiliated and veteran students through the Military and Veterans Services Center. Private support, like that from NC State University Foundation Board member Jeff Wright, is helping the center become self-sustaining.
Achieving Sustainable Success
In the College of Natural Resources, graduating senior Mary Paz Alvarez Valverde discovered a passion for understanding “trash” and its significance in today’s world.
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.
Funding the Future
Paola Rivera, an NC State sophomore majoring in human biology, appreciates scholarship donors investing in the future – with a ripple effect that can reach far beyond the students who receive direct support.
Extension Professionals Also Make a Difference as Donors
Not only do NC State faculty and staff impact communities daily in a very practical way through their work with N.C. Cooperative Extension, many make an impact with financial gifts too.
Giving Back, Together
College of Natural Resources graduating senior Alex Hight and her mother, Clark, are establishing a scholarship in their shared discipline of paper and science engineering.
Aiming High and Serving Well
Goodnight Scholar Dominique Weatherspoon is graduating this week with a degree in mathematics and a lot of extraordinary NC State experiences to remember.
Like Son, Like Father
Inspired by his son Lewis' bequest to benefit NC State's Apiculture Science Fund, College of Engineering alumnus Jim Cauble decided to create a scholarship fund through his own planned gift. His gift will also support areas of interest to his children, making philanthropy a Cauble family tradition.
Arena at Reynolds Coliseum to Be Named for Legendary NC State Men’s Basketball Coach Jim Valvano
Historic William Neal Reynolds Coliseum will now share its name with another icon of NC State Athletics, as former men’s basketball head coach Jim Valvano will join Hall of Fame women’s basketball coach Kay Yow in being recognized at the famed venue. At a ceremony on December 5 prior to NC State’s Heritage Game, James. T. Valvano Arena will be formally dedicated to the legendary coach who guided the Wolfpack to the 1983 national championship.