Arena at Reynolds Coliseum to Be Named for Legendary NC State Men’s Basketball Coach Jim Valvano
Historic William Neal Reynolds Coliseum will now share its name with another icon of NC State Athletics, as former men’s basketball head coach Jim Valvano will join Hall of Fame women’s basketball coach Kay Yow in being recognized at the famed venue. At a ceremony on December 5 prior to NC State’s Heritage Game, James. T. Valvano Arena will be formally dedicated to the legendary coach who guided the Wolfpack to the 1983 national championship.
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.
Video: Shelton Leadership Center Provides Extraordinary Opportunities
In a new video, students share how the Shelton Leadership Center and Chancellor's Leadership Development Program has enriched their time at NC State. With the support of NC State alumnus Gen. Henry Hugh Shelton, USA (R) and other donors, the center inspires, educates and develops values-based leaders committed to personal integrity, professional ethics and selfless service.
Reflections and Reactions: Wilson College of Textiles Makes History
Students, faculty and staff at the Wilson College of Textiles share what the Wilson family's generous gift means to them.
Aid for Aging Pets
Dr. Kady Gjessing is dedicated to treating aging pets with dignity. The 1994 graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine -- and a generous donor who established the endowed Dr. Kady M. Gjessing and Rahna M. Davidson Distinguished Chair in Gerontology at CVM -- was among 17 NC State alumni honored with College Distinguished Alumni Awards at the annual Evening of the Stars Gala on Nov. 1.
PCOM Alumnus Keeley Honored at Evening of Stars Gala
Chuck Keeley '85 was honored during Red and White Week as Poole College of Management's Distinguished Alumni Award recipient. Keely shares his expertise during the college's annual Leadership and Innovation Showcase, and he and his family recently established an endowment in the college that will support need-based scholarships in memory of his father, NC State alumnus Charles Allen Styer Keeley ’53.
‘Design Family’ Helps Student in Need
Support from a special College of Design Student Giving Day fund and the College of Design General Scholarship is helping Rachel Haas work toward her master’s degree in architecture.
After Highway Fall, an Extraordinary Recovery
When Pamela Johnson's horse Colby suffered a fall last spring, care from the team at the College of Veterinary Medicine ensured his full recovery. Johnson has expressed her gratitude in several ways, including donations supporting Lauren Schnabel’s research, the equine orthopedic service and the Gallop of Honor program.
Hathaway Joins Poole College Development, External Relations Team
Anne Clark Hathaway has joined the NC State Poole College Office of Development and External Relations team as associate director of development. She comes to NC State from the North Carolina School for Science and Mathematics, and as a member of Poole's development team, she is focusing on annual giving, signature events and alumni relations.
Bringing Innovative Education Opportunities to Rural Students
Park Scholar Ashley Lawson, who was recently honored for her selection as a 2018 Truman Scholarship recipient, is committed to empowering and creating educational opportunities for rural students. She credits NC State faculty and staff with helping her develop as an advocate for education.