Big Plans, Bright Futures: Meet Some of Our 2020 Graduates
Park Scholars, Mathews medalists, NC State's first Payne USAID Fellow and a Global Change Fellow are just a few of the extraordinary May 2020 graduates from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
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.
Meet the 2020 Watauga Medal Winners
Alumni Steve Angel, Kady Gjessing and Nancy Ridenhour receive NC State's highest nonacademic honor for their decades of service and generosity to the university.
In Memoriam: Bob Jordan
Alumnus Bob Jordan, who served North Carolina as a public official and business leader, died earlier this month. Jordan is remembered for his unwavering support of NC State for more than 60 years. He was a member and chair of the university’s Board of Trustees, among other roles, and his service and philanthropy earned him two of NC State's top honors: the Watauga Medal, for service, and the Menscer Cup, for philanthropy.
Friends of Arts NC State Board Awards the Bowers Medals
The Friends of Arts NC State Board of Advisors presented the 2019 Bowers Medal of Arts to Robert Black, Ormond Sanderson and Bing Sizemore. All three honorees have enhanced the arts at NC State and across North Carolina, playing critical roles in the construction and reopening of the Gregg Museum of Art & Design.
NC State Students Receive University Arts Awards
Arts NC State recently conferred its annual Performing, Creative and Visual Arts Awards, honoring 13 students for their accomplishments. The awards are made possible with support from the NC State University Foundation, the Suzanne Kennedy-Stoskopf Endowment for Creativity in the Performing Arts and the Roxanne Hicklin Visual Artist Award Endowment.
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.