Think and Do the Extraordinary

Dec 11, 2019

A Vision for Doing Good

Layne Baker, a first-generation college student from rural North Carolina graduating in December, used his time at NC State and in the Caldwell Fellows program to show others in a similar situation that college is attainable for them as well.

Dec 10, 2019

Meet the Tower Team

Dozens of experts are working on the Memorial Belltower's restoration and completion, and many of them are graduates of NC State. Meet some members of the Wolfpack who are helping complete, restore and update the university’s most iconic symbol.

Dec 10, 2019

Gels and Liquids and Poultices, Oh My: How the Belltower Got a Little Brighter

If the Memorial Belltower looks different after the removal of scaffolding, your eyes aren't deceiving you. Workers have undertaken a multistep process to pull out dirt and impurities, leaving a visibly brighter, more radiant surface, but this phase is more than cosmetic.

Nov 12, 2019

Extraordinary Expectations Exceeded

NC State has surpassed its historic Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign goal of $1.6 billion, but we’re not stopping there — we’re building on our momentum to achieve even bolder transformation.

Nov 12, 2019

The Promise of Access

When we give first-generation students and students from low- to middle-income families the opportunity to succeed by removing financial barriers, the results are extraordinary. Just ask a few of our current students and alumni.

Nov 12, 2019

Investing in Students: a Q&A with Krista Ringler

Krista Ringler, associate vice provost and director of scholarships and financial aid at NC State, shares how the Campaign has strengthened the university's ability to meet student need and importance of continuing to invest in opportunity and access.

Nov 12, 2019

A Meal and a Night Out

After learning about food insecurity at NC State, Richard “Gus” Gusler, owner of the landmark Players Retreat restaurant near campus, realized he had been food insecure himself as a student. Now, he's donating Players Retreat gift cards so that students facing food insecurity can participate in social activities with fewer burdens.

Nov 5, 2019

Pack Appreciation

With a Pack of 88,000 Campaign donors behind us, the students, faculty, Extension professionals, researchers and staff at NC State are thinking beyond boundaries and doing the extraordinary. Learn more about why we’re showing our #PackAppreciation.

Nov 5, 2019

Busy Turning Dreams into Reality

From Europe to Mexico, and plenty of places in between, College of Humanities and Social Sciences student Toinette Powers is taking advantage of opportunities to lay the foundation for a wide-ranging future.

Nov 5, 2019

Ready to Put Science to Work

Research and other opportunities at NC State have helped Daniela Fontecha, a double major in physics and chemistry, discover a passion for using science to improve the environment.