Alumni

Jul 15, 2019

A Legacy of Serving and Enhancing Communities

"If our museum is furthering the understanding between cultures and recognized for the power that it can have over people’s lives, the payoff is at the end there’s something there that is going to be standing for a long time." Phil Freelon, who graduated from the College of Design in 1975, passed away on July 9. The legacy he built through service to his alma mater and through community-enhancing architecture, such as the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, will indeed stand for a long time.

Jul 2, 2019

An Apple Tree Grows in the Park Community

The Park Scholarships program prepares scholars for a variety of paths in life. Sometimes, though, those paths overlap. Four Park alumni from different classes all have at least one thing in common: They work for Apple.

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 18, 2019

Former Park Scholar Jessica Ritter is a Force for Change

When Jessica Ritter decided to forego veterinary school for a year after graduating from NC State in 2010, she did not know how much of an impact that decision would have on her life, or in the world. Now, the former Park Scholar serves as director of water resources and coastal policy at the National Wildlife Federation, where she guides policy and advocacy work on issues ranging from clean water to national infrastructure investments and from disaster response to coastal community resilience.

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.

Apr 16, 2019

Mark Baxter Receives Inaugural Distinguished MAC Alumni Award

Mark Baxter, who received his bachelor’s degree in accounting in 1996 at the Poole College of Management and his master’s in accounting in 1998 through the Jenkins MAC program, was recognized at the MAC program’s 25th Anniversary Celebration Reception held on April 4. An assurance partner at EY in Raleigh, Baxter is an active, involved alum, serving on the Poole College of Management Board of Advisors, the MAC Board of Advisors, the NC State Executive Education Board, as well as coordinating his firm's relationship with the college and supporting students through the Baxter Family Endowment.

Apr 16, 2019

College of Design Celebrates at 2019 Designlife Gala

The College of Design's 2019 Designlife Gala honored Stephen Hill, an entrepreneur who incorporates his advocacy for the arts, historic preservation and downtown revitalization in his businesses, and alumni Kevin and Myra Kane, who received the Wings on Wings Award for their generous support of the college and the Coastal Dynamics Design Lab.

Apr 2, 2019

Four Alumni Named to BOT

The UNC Board of Governors named Ed Stack, a former student body president, to the NC State Board of Trustees and reappointed three other alumni -- Chip Andrews, Stan Kelly and Dewayne Washington -- to the 13-member advisory board for four-year terms.

Apr 2, 2019

An Extraordinary Day of #GivingPack to Sciences

The College of Sciences' Day of Giving highlights included raising $699,366 for student programs, scholarships, research, outreach and other initiatives, and winning several unique challenges.