Jane Rogers: Supporting Students’ Leadership Potential
Jane Rogers has been named the College of Humanities and Social Sciences 2019 Distinguished Alumna and was recognized at the annual NC State Alumni Association Evening of Stars Gala. She has more than 40 years of experience developing and leading nonprofit, educational, governmental and for-profit organizations. Rogers, a member of the Chancellor’s Circle and the R. Stanhope Pullen Society, also has established a planned gift to support students’ access to international study abroad opportunities and to provide leadership opportunities to students engaged with our state’s social innovation nonprofit sector.
Shockley Named the College of Natural Resources 2019 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year
Terry W. Shockley '75 has been named the College of Natural Resources 2019 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year in recognition of his esteemed military career and his commitment to supporting military-affiliated students at NC State. He and his wife, Vicki, established a planned gift to create the Terry Shockley Scholarship Endowment to provide need-based scholarship support to CNR undergraduates, with a preference for students in Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs and veterans not already receiving scholarship or funding support.
Genzer Receives 2019 R.J. Reynolds Award
Jan Genzer, S. Frank and Doris Culberson Distinguished Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at NC State, is the 35th recipient of the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company Award for Excellence in Teaching, Research and Extension.
Distinguished and Outstanding CALS Alumni Honored
In recognition of their leadership and advocacy, Richard Reich and Keith Shoemaker were honored Sept. 6 as this year’s Distinguished Alumni Award winners for NC State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The CALS Alumni and Friends Society also presented Outstanding Alumni and Outstanding Young Alumni awards, which recognize excellence and the achievements of former students in their careers and communities.
College of Sciences Honors Extraordinary Alumni and Students
At its annual awards dinner on Sept. 26, the College of Sciences recognized three alumni for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the college. All three — Nancy Ridenhour, Maggie LaPlante and Jamal Moss — have supported Sciences as volunteer leaders, advocates and donors.
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.
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.
Doggett Named Poole College 2018 Person of the Year
Ron Doggett, retired chairman, president and chief executive officer of GoodMark Foods Inc., has been named the 2018 Person of the Year by NC State's Poole College of Management. A dedicated philanthropist -- including to scholarships at Poole College -- Doggett is committed to supporting and developing the next generation of business leaders.
Park Foundation Honored with 2018 Menscer Cup
The NC State University Foundation presented its highest honor to the Park Foundation earlier this month. Adelaide Gomer, daughter of the late Roy and Dorothy Park, accepted the Menscer Cup in role as president of the Park Foundation, which created the Park Scholarships program in 1996.
Alumni Association Leader Honored
Benny Suggs, executive director of the NC State Alumni Association, associate vice chancellor for alumni relations and a 1969 graduate of the university, received North Carolina’s prestigious Order of the Long Leaf Pine during a reception on Jan. 21.