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.
Park Foundation Honored with 2018 Menscer Cup
The NC State University Foundation presented its highest honor to the Park Foundation earlier this month. Adelaide Gomer, daughter of the late Roy and Dorothy Park, accepted the Menscer Cup in role as president of the Park Foundation, which created the Park Scholarships program in 1996.
Supporting Those Who Have Served
NC State alumnus Jeffrey Wright, a former officer in the U.S. Navy, has established an endowment to support the growing efforts of Military and Veteran Services, as well as a $100,000 challenge grant to encourage other gifts.
Wilson College of Textiles Honors an Extraordinary Gift and an Extraordinary History
An extraordinary gift from Fred Wilson Jr. ('61), of High Point, and the Wilson family celebrates three generations of Textiles alumni and makes Wilson College of Textiles the second named college at NC State.
The Roots of Success
Ragini Murarka took full advantage of the network of resources available to her as a graduate student in the Department of Physics. She hopes to help current graduate students embrace opportunity at NC State by creating the Ragini Shah Murarka Graduate Student Award Endowment in the College of Sciences.
An Extraordinary Year
Thanks to the support of alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends, NC State experienced another outstanding fundraising year and has achieved 84 percent of its goal for the Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign.
Celebrating Five Years of the College of Sciences
On July 1, 2013, NC State launched its new College of Sciences, bringing together people and programs in the physical, chemical, mathematical, statistical, biological and earth-system sciences. The structure enhanced collaborative opportunities for students and faculty, a convergence vital to addressing many of the world’s greatest problems. Endowment growth of 120 percent is just one of the five-year highlights.
Philanthropy Helping Shelton Center Expand Its Reach
Private philanthropy -- including a recent gift from General H. Hugh Shelton in honor of his wife Carolyn -- strengthens the impact of the Shelton Leadership Center.
A Commitment to Learning Continues
John and Nell Leazar's bequest to benefit horticultural sciences makes a meaningful difference in a department that played a significant role in both of their lives and honors their deep family connections to NC State.
The Business of Partnership
Dr. Jon Carr, Jenkins Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Poole College of Management, is all in when it comes to building partnerships and engaging in research to advance entrepreneurship at NC State.