Impact

Jun 16, 2020

Angela C. Caraway Family Scholarship a Dream Come True

Angela Caraway '95 has stayed connected to NC State through her work as the event planner for Packapalooza, and as a board member for the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity and for the National Diversity Advisory Board. She recently furthered that connection by establishing the Caraway Family Scholarship to support first-generation students from North Carolina's rural counties. A combination of planned and annual gifts helped Caraway realize her dream of honoring her family in this way.

Jun 16, 2020

College of Sciences Honors 2020 Solomon Scholar Graduates

Meet four outstanding members of the Daniel L. Solomon Scholars Program who completed their NC State degrees this spring. The program, which is currently made up of 19 named scholarships, honors the college’s inaugural dean who spent more than 30 years at NC State before retiring in 2015. Solomon Scholars are selected based on academic achievement, scientific leadership qualities and distinctive life experiences.

Jun 16, 2020

Character, Service, and Leadership Deemed Essential as Park Alumni Care for Their Communities

Park Scholarships alumnae Tracy Forrest ’04 and Lauren Gainor ’04 share how the tenets of leadership, service and character have served them as doctors working in the medical field during the coronavirus pandemic.

Jun 16, 2020

Meet May Graduate Rachel Bland

Experiences in the Goodnight Scholars Program and the College of Education have prepared elementary education major Rachel Bland '20 to apply her leadership and pedagogical skills in a rural community.

Jun 16, 2020

Meet Jeyashree Haridoss – Student Ambassador, Entrepreneur and Miller Fellow

Jeyashree Haridoss was inspired to create Sol, an app that connects everyday travelers with an on-demand translator, while studying abroad. Thanks to support from the Miller Fellows program, she'll have the resources needed to continue to work full time on Sol as a recent NC State graduate.

Jun 16, 2020

Beyond the Bricks: Impact in (and Outside) the Classroom

The Kenan Fellows Program for Teacher Leadership, now in its 20th year, offers professional-development sessions, an internship and networking opportunities to boost teachers’ performance in the classroom and, in turn, strengthen their communities. Support from individual and corporate partners contributes the program's success.

Jun 16, 2020

Plant Aid: A Big-Data Project to Detect Plant Diseases Faster

Jean Ristaino, a William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor in Entomology and Plant Pathology, is leading an interdisciplinary team of researchers working to combine small sensors with big data to detect diseases plaguing tomato fields. The resulting Plant-Aid database will alert farmers about the cause of the stress and suggest possible mitigation strategies — all before symptoms are visible to the naked eye.

Jun 16, 2020

CVM Students Win 2020 AVMF/Merck Scholarships

Two College of Veterinary Medicine students have received the American Veterinary Medical Foundation and Merck Animal Health Scholarship. Annable Scholar Paola Cruz Ramos '22 and Alexandra Fitton '21 are among 54 veterinary students worldwide honored with the award.

Jun 16, 2020

Why I Give: College of Education’s Erin Krupa Ph.D.

Erin Krupa may have been a faculty member in the NC State College of Education for only 16 months, but she is no stranger to Poe Hall. After teaching math for four years at W.G. Enloe High School in Raleigh, she decided to earn her Ph.D. Students' firsthand accounts of the importance of scholarships in opening doors, as well as her own scholarship experience as a Teaching Fellow, inspire Krupa to give back to the college.

Jun 16, 2020

Alum Tyler Allen Reflects on His Time with Multicultural Student Affairs

Tyler Allen '14, '18 was a chancellor's aide, president of the Graduate Student Association, a Fraternity and Sorority Life resident director and a Three-Minute Thesis Winner during his time earning two degrees at NC State. Allen, named one of Forbes' 30 Under 30 in 2018, made one of his first university connections via his work-study job at Multicultural Student Affairs. He believes that investing in centers like this one through the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity represents an investment in the entire campus community.