The Black Alumni Society’s Clark-Witherspoon Scholarships Help Two Legacies Endure
Over the course of five decades, Drs. Augustus McIver Witherspoon and Lawrence Mozell Clark made history and shaped academic life at NC State and for Black students. The Black Alumni Society's Clark-Witherspoon Scholarships have helped their pioneering influence — and their combined legacy — endure at the university for more than 30 years.
A New Scholarship Is in the Works from NC State’s Latinx Alumni Network
The Latinx Alumni Network is working to fund a new scholarship and is in need of Founding Donors to make it a reality.
Trustees Elect New Officers, Welcome New Member
Perry Safran of Raleigh, a former president of the Alumni Association, has joined NC State's Board of Trustees. Safran is a founding partner of the Safran Law Offices and a former Raleigh City Council member. He is a longtime supporter of the university, and is a member of the Peele Lifetime Giving Society and the Pullen Giving Society. He is a 2019 recipient of the Alumni Association’s Meritorious Service Award. The board recently elected Thomas E. Cabaniss as chair, Stanhope A. Kelly as first vice chair, Edward I. Weisiger Jr. as second vice chair and Ann B. Goodnight as secretary.
2019-20 University Teaching Awards Announced
NC State has honored more than 30 faculty for their commitment to educational excellence with the 2019-20 University Teaching Awards, including the UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching, the Gertrude Cox Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching and Learning with Technology and the Alumni Association's Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Award.
Meet the 2020 Mathews Medal Winners
NC State's highest nonacademic distinction for students, the Mathews Medal, recognizes graduating seniors who will leave the university a better place because of their service, commitment and leadership. This year's medalists are Resident Adviser Council founder Kevin Hogan, Alumni Association Student Ambassador Program president Mary Kate Morgan, NC State's NAACP chapter president Malasia McClendon and Feed the Pack executive director Jayna Lennon.
Alumni Can Honor and Support Graduating Students
NC State's class of 2020 is experiencing a much different final semester than they expected. The Alumni Association is inviting alumni to welcome these new graduates into the Alumni Pack by sharing video messages of encouragement and advice.
Privette Earns Inaugural Employee Award
Josh Privette, associate director of development for the Division of Academic and Student Affairs, is the recipient of the first-ever NC State Employee of the Year Award from the Hillsborough Street Community Service Corporation. The award recognizes exemplary leadership within the university and continued efforts to make Hillsborough Street a distinct Raleigh destination.
New World Leaders
International students form a key component of the Caldwell Fellows Program at NC State.
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.
An Educator Right Where She Needed to Be
When LaTeisha Jeannis graduates with her doctorate in educational administration and supervision this month, it won’t be her first degree from NC State. Innovative professors and support including the Augustus Witherspoon Graduate Fellowship ensured that the College of Education was the right place for her – four times over.