Graduate Student Documents Green Book Sites Across NC
With the help of a University Graduate Fellowship, public history doctoral student Lisa Withers is working with the North Carolina Green Book Project, an effort to document Green Book sites across North Carolina and help tell the story of how travel guides are records of African American histories.
NC State Honors Outstanding Faculty
NC State recognized more than 30 faculty members for their outstanding contributions to the university community in teaching, research and engagement during the 2019 Celebration of Faculty Excellence on May 1. Among those honored were Donald Bitzer, Distinguished University Professor, Department of Computer Science, and Youngsoo "Richard" Kim, Jimmy D. Clark Distinguished University Professor in Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, who received the Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence, NC State’s highest award recognizing faculty achievement.
Wolfram Accepted Into American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Pioneering linguist Walt Wolfram joins a selective organization that recognizes leaders in various fields and disciplines. Wolfram, director of the Language and Life Project at NC State and William C. Friday Distinguished University Professor, has been inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, which brings together leaders across fields and disciplines to address topics both national and global such as civic engagement, alternative energy and access to education.
Study Abroad: Meet Peter Chege
Alexander Hamilton Scholar Peter Chege wanted to get outside his comfort zone when he studied abroad. The accounting and international studies major did that and more when he spent the fall semester in Reutlingen, Germany.
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.
#GivingPack: Philanthropy at Work
Each day, across NC State, students, faculty, researchers and staff encounter extraordinary experiences and opportunities made possible by donor support. Learn more about how donors who join us in our Campaign change the future for NC State — and the world.
Making Her Mark
Stephanie Cogdell found a home at NC State and, as a volunteer, board member, mentor and donor, she has been giving back ever since. She has established a planned gift that benefits, in part, the Black Alumni Society’s Augustus Witherspoon Graduate Scholarship Endowment and Lawrence M. Clark Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship funds.
Study Abroad Spotlight: Madeline Merz
Third-year anthropology student Madeline Merz called her semester abroad in Chile a "once in a lifetime opportunity." Private support has helped fund a dramatic increase in the number of NC State students who can study abroad.
Four Faculty Named AAAS Fellows
Four NC State faculty members have been elected as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science: C.T. "Tim" Kelley, Drexel Professor of Mathematics; Jennifer Kuzma, Goodnight-North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Distinguished Professor in Social Sciences and co-director of the Genetic Engineering and Society Center; Ilse C.F. Ipsen, professor of mathematics; and Louis A. Martin-Vega, dean of the College of Engineering. They are among 416 scientists to be honored this year by AAAS, the world’s largest scientific society.
Personal Statement: Paige Griffiths
Thousands of donors help the Wolfpack Club turn dreams into reality for NC State student-athletes, and Paige Griffiths is busy chasing hers as a member of the women's soccer team. A junior studying communication, Griffiths shares her soccer journey and the way that competition with her sisters has helped her achieve her goals on and off the field.