Think and Do the Extraordinary

Sep 10, 2019  |  Think and Do the Extraordinary

Keep the Faith, Finish the Tower

The Memorial Belltower has a history that is almost hard to believe. Built to honor the NC State alumni killed in World War I, the 115-foot Legend in Stone has always been missing a final piece: real bells. Through countless hours of research and years of effort, several NC State alumni became passionate about finishing NC State’s most iconic symbol as a way to honor those who paid the ultimate price.

Aug 26, 2019

NC State’s Strong Fundraising Momentum Continues

After another outstanding year of fundraising, NC State is closing in on the $1.6 billion goal of its Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign. Students, faculty, programs and facilities across the university will benefit from $220 million in gifts and new pledges received during the 2018-19 fiscal year that ended June 30.

Aug 26, 2019

Constructing More than Buildings

Min Liu, associate professor in the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, educates students and leads conversations about construction project management locally and internationally, with support from the Edward I. Weisiger Distinguished Scholar endowed faculty position.

Aug 5, 2019

A Passion for Producing Beneficial Reactions

NC State alumna Natalie Sherwood makes a connection between her love for theater and her love of polymer and color chemistry – with a little boost from philanthropy.

Jul 15, 2019

Why I Give: Our Donors’ Stories

There is a growing culture of giving back to NC State and so many ways for donors to align their philanthropy with their passions. Learn more about why alumni, friends, faculty and staff are choosing to support the Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign.

Jun 18, 2019

Jerry Jackson Honored with 2019 Godwin Red Torch Award

Longtime volunteer, advocate and philanthropist Jerry Jackson, of Raleigh, has been honored as recipient of the NC State University Foundation’s 2019 Jerry and Elizabeth Godwin Red Torch Award.

Jun 11, 2019

Ringing True

Emily Caporali’s Belltower memories began before she ever enrolled at NC State, and though she graduated in 2017, she is still making extraordinary memories at the site – with help from her fiancé Chase Timmons and her longtime friend, retired vice chancellor of student affairs Tom Stafford.

May 31, 2019

Ringing True

Emily Caporali’s Belltower memories began before she ever enrolled at NC State, and though she graduated in 2017, she is still making extraordinary memories at the site – with help from her fiancé Chase Timmons and her longtime friend, retired vice chancellor of student affairs Tom Stafford.

May 31, 2019  |  Think and Do the Extraordinary

More Than a Gym: Renovation Marks New Chapter for Wellness and Recreation

For nearly 60 years, Carmichael Gymnasium has served as the home for recreation and fitness at NC State. Construction on a new wellness facility is underway, and soon, it will match other extraordinary places on campus. The transformed headquarters of all aspects of wellness for the Wolfpack - along with Talley Student Union - will co-anchor a centralized hub for student life.

May 28, 2019

A Century in the Making

After nearly a century, the Memorial Belltower’s bells are on the way, part of a completion and restoration project that will launch this fall and is made possible by the generosity of Bill (’81) and Frances Henry.