Park Scholarships Names Class of 2024 Finalists
The Park Scholarships Selection Committee has named 112 candidates as finalists for the Class of 2024. This group of outstanding candidates, chosen from 2,136 applicants and nearly 450 semifinalists, will visit NC State's campus Feb. 21-22 for final selection activities. They represent 20 U.S. states and 33 North Carolina counties.
Greenhouse Vegetable Growers Support Plant Sciences Initiative
The North Carolina Greenhouse Vegetable Growers’ Association, which originated in 1972 and whose membership primarily produces fresh tomatoes, has made a gift of $7,000 to the Plant Sciences Initiative. The gift honors NC State’s past support and continued partnership in helping the members improve their operations and meet their challenges.
Goodnight Spotlight: Katie King
Math education major and Hendersonville native Katie King may have just completed her first semester, but she is already taking advantage of and enjoying all that NC State and the Goodnight Scholars Program have to offer.
More Time for Harley
With support from the NC State Veterinary Hospital exotics team and the Petco Foundation and Blue Buffalo Cancer Treatment Fund, teacher Carmen Hathcock was able to enjoy more time with her ferret, Harley.
NC State Students Receive University Arts Awards
Arts NC State recently conferred its annual Performing, Creative and Visual Arts Awards, honoring 13 students for their accomplishments. The awards are made possible with support from the NC State University Foundation, the Suzanne Kennedy-Stoskopf Endowment for Creativity in the Performing Arts and the Roxanne Hicklin Visual Artist Award Endowment.
A Legacy of Aiming High
NC State engineering major and scholarship recipient Charles Blum, who won a national award as Air Force ROTC Student of the Year, has tried to channel determination and selflessness into activities across campus.
Paying Kindness Forward
As the seventh of nine children, middle grades education major Helena Boehling '21 has had to support herself financially. Receiving the Chuck W. and Nadine P. Edwards Excellence Scholarship for the past two years and the Replogle Family Scholarship during her freshman year has helped ease the financial stress of attending NC State. The support has allowed her to “receive the education I can pay forward to my students in the future.”
Poole Alumnus Patel to Open Global Cuisine Restaurant in North Carolina
By day, Sejal Patel '06 serves as the director of pricing for a multinational health information technology and clinical research company, but after hours he is an ambitious entrepreneur about to open his eclectic restaurant, The Nomad. Patel gives back to Poole College of Management by volunteering as a partner to a student project in the Entrepreneurship Clinic.
Cultural Immersion Makes an Impression
Modesty Obasohan ’20, a Park Scholar majoring in genetics and minoring in Spanish, always knew she wanted to study abroad. Obasohan realized this goal by enrolling in NC State’s study abroad program at the Universidad de las Américas Puebla (UDLAP) in Cholula, Mexico, in fall 2018.
Cross-Laminated Timber Creates Sustainable Buildings, Stronger Communities
Is cross-laminated timber the future of affordable, sustainable construction? Professor Stephen Kelley, the Reuben B. Robertson Professor in the Department of Forest Biomaterials, is leading a study with the U.S. Forest Products Laboratory to find the answer.