Widening the Trail He Followed
Sam Cook, an NC State alumnus and staff member at the College of Natural Resources, supports the college’s recruitment of forestry students from underrepresented groups through his philanthropy and mentorship.
Scholarship Benefiting Wolfpack Families Continues to Grow
The Employee Dependent's Tuition Scholarship can provide up to $2,000 annually to all dependents of current full-time employees who have been successfully admitted to the university as first-degree undergraduate students and meet regular academic requirements. The scholarship is helping more employees’ children to earn their degrees from NC State while serving as a “thank you” for employees’ hard work.
Feed the Pack
Already in 2017, more than 800 patrons have visited the Feed the Pack Community Food Pantry, about 50 percent students and 50 percent staff. As the pantry continues to grow and serve more people, both continued donations of nonperishable goods, as well as financial contributions, are needed.
Extraordinary Gift Supports Aging Pets
An extraordinary gift to the College of Veterinary Medicine from alumna Kady Gjessing lays the foundation for veterinary gerontology, a growing subfield in veterinary medicine as our pets are living longer thanks to medical advancements and dedicated owners.
Growing Support for Engineering Oval
Dr. Thom Hodgson, Distinguished University Professor and Alumni Distinguished Research Professor in the Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, and his wife, Grace, are among the generous supporters of the important new facility.
A Family Tradition
Since getting married their sophomore year at NC State, Henry Lamb and Linda McClay have stayed loyal to the Pack, raising four Wolfpackers and giving back to support the institution.
Spotlight on Giving: Kathryn Hair
Kathryn Hair knows the importance of private giving, both as a donor and as a business and tech app analyst for Advancement Services.
Hasan Jameel, the Jordan Family Distinguished Professor for Natural Resource Innovation, and his students are working to unleash untapped potential in America’s forests that could help reduce the nation’s dependence on nonrenewable resources.
Reflection of a Legacy
A new documentary — set to premiere on campus this month — explores how language and speech manifest in the everyday lives and experiences of African-American English speakers. Walt Wolfram, the William C. Friday Distinguished Professor of Linguistics at NC State, is the film’s executive producer.
Shaping the Future
Angkana Bode, an architect with Capital Project Management and chair of NC State's Staff Senate, recognizes a collective effort in faculty and staff giving is monumental to shaping future progress at NC State University.