A Winning Start: College of Design Alum Wins Apprenticeship with Adidas
Alumnus Chris Williams is heading for the West Coast and a footwear design apprenticeship at Adidas after winning one of three spots in a competition against 1,000 other designers in the international Adidas Design Academy competition. Williams, who participated in the Entrepreneurship Initiative while on campus as a College of Design student, will head to Portland, Oregon, this fall.
Philanthropic Professor Supports College of Design
Tom Barrie, professor of architecture and Director of the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Initiative, has been a passionate and highly regarded faculty member at NC State for 17 years. He and his wife, Lisa, make providing discretionary funding for college programs a priority.
Design Camp and TRIO Team to Offer New Opportunities
Two high school students had the extraordinary opportunity to attend this year's Design Camp at NC State's College of Design thanks to assistance from the Marvin and Cindy Malecha Dream Scholarship, established by the dean emeritus of the college and his wife. The students' participation was also part of the first year of a collaboration between the camp and TRIO, a set of nationally funded programs established to help students overcome class, social and cultural barriers to higher education.
‘Design Family’ Helps Student in Need
Support from a special College of Design Student Giving Day fund and the College of Design General Scholarship is helping Rachel Haas work toward her master’s degree in architecture.
College of Design Hosts Annual Sigmon Memorial Scholarship Competition and Award Presentation
The College of Design recently marked the 17th year of the Sigmon Memorial Scholarship Competition and Award presentation sponsored by the North Carolina Masonry Contractors Association (NCMCA). Since 2001, NCMCA has worked in partnership with Distinguished Professor of Architecture Pat Rand and his architectural construction systems students.
Eduardo Catalano Scholarship Smooths Recipient’s Path
As a United States resident through the Temporary Protected Status program, Miguel Castellanos has been unsure of where he’ll be living in 18 months and how he’ll pay for his next semester of school. Thanks to the Eduardo Catalano Architecture Scholarship Endowment, Castaellanos can focus on his master's studies in the College of Design.
Meet the First-Year Class for 2018
NC State welcomed a new class of first-year students in August, and each one of them has a story. Learn about the paths and dreams of seven students from near and far, and how scholarship and program support is making a difference.
Leading the Pack
Each day at NC State, outstanding faculty and researchers cultivate discovery and develop collaborative approaches to research that will change the world. The results speak for themselves: innovative solutions, career-ready graduates and increased access to life-changing opportunities. Our video series shows some of the extraordinary advancements of NC State faculty, researchers and alumni.
Philanthropy Making an Impact on College of Design
The College of Design is making strides toward its Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign goal, and philanthropy makes a difference in scholarships, fellowships, programs and more.
Alumna Named Associate Dean at College of Design
Sharon Joines, new associate dean of the College of Design, is a three-time NC State alumna who received her bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate in industrial engineering. As a student, Joines – who has received many honors as a faculty member – was a member of what's now the Caldwell Fellows Program and was a Merit Scholar, a University Scholar and a North Carolina Fellow.