Blending the Technical and the Creative
NC State sophomore scholarship recipient Katie Lawson channels passions for engineering, entrepreneurship and more into activities that range from research in neural synchrony to Baja racing team business development.
Last year, 6,929 donors made a difference by #GivingPack on the first-ever NC State Day of Giving. With 10,810 gifts and more than $13.6 million raised, the day furthered the momentum of NC State and our Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign. The impact of philanthropy can be seen in every corner of campus. Learn more about the donors who support NC State, the people who benefit and how you can get involved on Day of Giving.
Student Emergency Fund Continues to Help Students Thrive
From leaving an unsafe living environment to dealing with the cost of an unexpected health issue, the Student Emergency Fund is there to help members of the Pack not just get by, but thrive.
Stepping Out Front
Kalysha Clark Wall is a proud two-time alumna of NC State who's now a high school teacher impacting the next generation. As the first member of her immediate family to attend college, she traveled a road that wasn't always smooth, but the journey helped her find her voice as an advocate for other students in need of support. The Lexington native wants you to understand their struggles.
New Chair Unites Two Colleges on the International Stage
Three-time NC State alumnus Dr. Jim Owens has created an endowed chair in international economics, to be held jointly at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and Poole College of Management.
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.
An Opportunity Multiplied
Need-based scholarship support, as well as resources from TRIO and Pack Essentials, helped Indira Gutierrez ’19 develop into a scholar, researcher and advocate dedicated to helping others.
Exploring Solutions, By Design
Students completed Professor Tom Barrie's fall 2019 studio course, Affordable and Supportive Housing for NC State, with a better understanding of – and possible solutions for – combating housing insecurity on campus.
A Symbol of the Pack
For students and alumni, the ritual of placing class rings inside the Memorial Belltower overnight commemorates hard work and marks a connection to the larger NC State community.
Getting Ready for the Real World
Internships and other opportunities at NC State are helping Park Scholar and computer science major Jasmine Wang shape a path toward project management.