A New Chapter to Honor the Memory of an Entrepreneur
Ragini and Ishwar Murarka have created the Sameer Murarka Entrepreneurship Award Endowment at NC State in memory of their son's passion for innovation and entrepreneurial spirit.
NC State’s Strong Fundraising Momentum Continues
After another outstanding year of fundraising, NC State is closing in on the $1.6 billion goal of its Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign. Students, faculty, programs and facilities across the university will benefit from $220 million in gifts and new pledges received during the 2018-19 fiscal year that ended June 30.
Constructing More than Buildings
Min Liu, associate professor in the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, educates students and leads conversations about construction project management locally and internationally, with support from the Edward I. Weisiger Distinguished Scholar endowed faculty position.
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.
Investing in NC State
Libby George is the director of investments at NC State, leading the team responsible for investing the university's money – including private support – in a way that supports expansion and growth. Due to her outstanding work helping grow the university’s endowment, expertise in the field of finance and her desire to give back to students, George recently received the Rodney H. Adams Endowment Management Award from the National Association of College and University Business Officers.
The Heart of the Matter
Professors Clarke Atkins and Bruce Keene came to NC State from the University of Wisconsin 30 years ago. Thanks to the Jane Lewis Seaks Distinguished Professorship in Companion Animal Medicine, their careers and research in the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Cardiology Service have remained linked.
An Educator Right Where She Needed to Be
When LaTeisha Jeannis graduates with her doctorate in educational administration and supervision this month, it won’t be her first degree from NC State. Innovative professors and support including the Augustus Witherspoon Graduate Fellowship ensured that the College of Education was the right place for her – four times over.
A Chemical Chain Reaction
Scholarship support gave senior chemistry major Kaylie Kirkwood more time to work in the lab of David Muddiman, which has led to the publication of her first paper, attendance at national conferences and her next adventure: pursuing a Ph.D. at NC State.
#GivingPack: Philanthropy at Work
Each day, across NC State, students, faculty, researchers and staff encounter extraordinary experiences and opportunities made possible by donor support. Learn more about how donors who join us in our Campaign change the future for NC State — and the world.
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.