Gift Announcements

Apr 24, 2018

An Extraordinary Gift for an Extraordinary Place

Two NC State industrial engineering alumni are supporting the College of Engineering’s newest facility with the largest gift given for a campus building in the university's history. The college announced the $25 million gift from Edward P. Fitts Jr. and Edgar S. Woolard Jr. on April 20 at the official groundbreaking for what will be named Fitts-Woolard Hall. The $154-million project on Centennial Campus is also funded by the passage of the May 2016 Connect NC bond referendum as well as other private donors.

Jan 30, 2018

A New Program for Aging Animals

Advances in veterinary medicine help animals live longer, and with a larger population of aging companion animals comes a new set of medical needs. Generous donor support lays the groundwork for an innovative gerontology program at NC State’s College of Veterinary Medicine that will take the lead in addressing these challenges.

Nov 21, 2017

An Extraordinary Gift to Complete the Memorial Belltower

An extraordinary gift from Bill and Frances Henry will enable the university to complete the Memorial Belltower – including the installation of the full complement of 54 bells, carillon and interior stairs as originally designed.

Oct 20, 2017

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.

Oct 4, 2017

Honoring a Tireless Champion

Inspired by the impact that longtime faculty member Tom Miller and the Entrepreneurship Initiative have made on their lives and careers, a group of NC State alumni has established the Dr. Thomas K. Miller III Fellows Endowment to support entrepreneurial minded students.

Oct 3, 2017

Caring for Aging Animals

An extraordinary gift to the College of Veterinary Medicine from alumna Kady M. Gjessing lays the foundation for a veterinary gerontology program at NC State.

Aug 22, 2017

Beautiful Pairings: A Lifetime Commitment to Art and Design

When the new Gregg Museum of Art & Design opens its doors this weekend, its first visitors will owe a debt of gratitude to a couple who have helped make the museum a reality — and who have made art and design their life’s work.

Jan 23, 2017

Goodnight Scholars Program Extends to Transfer Students

The only comprehensive transfer scholarship program of its type in the country — students transferring to NC State have extraordinary opportunities.

Dec 12, 2016

Students in Large-Scale Organic Agriculture to Benefit from Gift

A new endowment, funded by Frank and Judi Grainger, will enhance support for undergraduate students interested in hands-on research and travel experiences related to large-scale organic crop production.

Nov 21, 2016

An Investment in Leadership

A $5 million gift from NC State University alumnus Andy Albright and his wife, Jane, will bolster both the NC State Entrepreneurship Initiative and the General H. Hugh Shelton Leadership Center, Chancellor Randy Woodson announced.