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.
Airport Designs Take Flight in Venice
A group including 11 students and recent graduates from NC State's architecture program were recently in Venice for the Biennale Architettura 2018, an international display of the latest ideas in building innovation and design. The group had the unique chance to display their designs for airports of the future alongside work from some of the biggest names in the industry.
Soaring to New Heights of Design
Learn more about the "airports of the future" project, including the financial supporters who made the extraordinary experience possible for the College of Design group.
Designing with Perspective
Business owner, Art2Wear designer, Park Scholar: industrial design major Christian Fuda has made the most of his opportunities at NC State. He will spend the summer in Boston as footwear design intern for Converse.
Designing a Strong Future
With support from NC State’s Eduardo J. Catalano Scholarship, Joshua Putnam builds on a furniture-making foundation to achieve his longtime dream of becoming an architect.
Shaping the Landscape of a Life in Design
Support from the Rodney Swink and Juanita Shearer-Swink Landscape Architecture Graduate Student Award helped Corey Dodd get across the finish line and complete his Master of Landscape Architecture degree. The College of Design alumnus aspires to a career related to historic preservation, working with a city’s parks or planning department.
Park Scholar Featured in Art2Wear
Christian Fuda, a senior majoring in industrial design, stepped out of his comfort zone to pursue his passion of fashion design as he presented an avant-garde collection for the annual fashion show Art2Wear, hosted by NC State's College of Design. The program recently celebrated its 17th year as a student-organized runway show presenting fashion, costume and wearable sculpture created by students.
Getting Back What You Give
Kimberly Wicker, who earned her master's degree in landscape architecture at NC State's College of Design, believes strongly in giving back regularly to the community and to the college, with her time and with her financial resources.