Addressing An Extraordinary Year
Chancellor Randy Woodson's annual fall address put the spotlight on NC State’s achievements over the previous 12 months — including a record-breaking year in private giving as part of the Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign.
Surviving the Shark Tank
Park Scholar alumnus Steven Mazur nearly came up short when he braved ABC-TV’s Shark Tank in late October in search of a $100,000 investment in his Detroit company, which sells clothes for men 5-foot-8 and under. But he and business partner Eric Huang wound up with more than they asked for. And it came from the tallest investor in the tank: Mark Cuban, the 6-foot-3 owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks.
HondaJet CEO Michimasa Fujino Visits NC State
Michimasa Fujino, founding president and CEO of Honda Aircraft Co. and a managing officer of Honda Motor Co. Ltd., gives the third annual Dr. Hassan A. Hassan Distinguished Lecture. The lecture series was established in 2015 through the generosity of former students and fellow faculty members to honor Hassan, a longtime professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.
Goodnight Spotlight: Lahari Revuri
Studying abroad in France, securing her Global Perspectives Certificate, working for ClassTech: Good luck keeping up with computer science major Lahari Revuri.
CNR Student Spotlight: Jaspreet Pooni
Jaspreet Pooni is passionate about conservation of endangered species and serves as founder and president of Wolves 4 Wolves, a student organization at NC State dedicated to the conservation of endangered wolf species. The fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology major traveled to Namibia to learn more about African ecology and conservation with support from the the College of Natural Resources' Student Assistance and Enrichment Fund.
Endowments Seed Success
Endowments are the bedrock of all great universities. They provide the certain, steady support needed to strengthen NC State for generations to come.
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.
Meet the Newest Dean’s Scholars in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences
The college awarded the merit-based scholarship to six outstanding incoming freshmen, who use the funds to offset tuition and for hands-on learning such as study abroad, internships or undergraduate research. Funding comes from donor gifts to the college’s Excellence Fund, in addition to the William T. Kretzer Family Scholarship fund.
Goodnight Spotlight: Neill Robson
Opportunities provided by the Goodnight Scholars Program inspire computer science major and Raleigh native Neill Robson to contribute to the university community and beyond.
Park Scholarships Team Welcomes Reneé Tutchton
As assistant director of external relations, Reneé Tutchton will oversee the Park Scholarships program’s communications and recruiting efforts, and she will also play a major role in the application and selection process. In addition, she will serve as adviser to students who serve on the Park Scholarships Distinguished Speakers committees and oversee the Park Scholars’ Plans of Professional Development.