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.
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.