Each day, across NC State, students, faculty, researchers and staff encounter extraordinary experiences and opportunities made possible by private support. Learn more about how donors who join us in #GivingPack change the future for NC State — and the world — and mark your calendar for the first-ever NC State Day of Giving on March 27, 2019.
Feed The Pack: Donations Needed
Feed the Pack Food Pantry is in urgent need of pasta, pasta sauce, canned fruit, cereal, granola bars, shelf-stable meat products, rice and instant meals. Monetary gifts or donations of food items make an important difference for the NC State community, and the pantry is one component of the Division of Academic and Student Affairs' Pack Essentials effort to connect students with critical resources.
A Legacy Supports Student Artist-Engineers
Longtime Arts NC State supporters David and Judi Wilkinson are honoring family connections to the university by creating the Pearsall-Wilkinson Scholarship. The endowment supports College of Engineering students' participation in Arts NC State, prioritizing students with financial need.
Inspired: Three NC State Families Establish Student Success Endowments
When NC State parents JoAnn and Kelly Barnhill, Alison and Jack Levinson, and David S. Thompson learned about the role of the Division of Academic and Student Affairs’ programs in preparing students for professional and personal success, they chose to give, volunteer and advocate. Their engagement includes establishing Student Success Endowments to provide unrestricted and indefinite funding for the division and to honor their shared commitment, as families, to the university.
NC State Steps Up to Help Students in Need
The university's Pack Meal Share program — for students facing short-term food insecurity — is helping those affected by the recent federal government shutdown. With donor support, Pack Essentials continues to make a difference when students need it most.
Alumnus Donates in Coach’s Name
A recent NC State mechanical engineering graduate's gift to Health and Exercise Studies in Coach Larry Brown’s name has the goal of helping the coach, an associate professor in the department, and other instructors provide more opportunities for future students.
Aiming High and Serving Well
Goodnight Scholar Dominique Weatherspoon is graduating this week with a degree in mathematics and a lot of extraordinary NC State experiences to remember.
Giving Tuesday Efforts Support the Feed the Pack Food Pantry
More than 1,100 pounds of food and supplies were donated to the NC State Feed the Pack food pantry as part of a universitywide donation drive in celebration of Giving Tuesday on Nov. 27. More than 22 university departments and student organizations contributed items. TIAA, the official event sponsor, gave $5,000 to the pantry and provided volunteers to assist with donation processing.
Shining a Light on the Invisible Problem of Food and Housing Insecurity
Earlier this year, NC State researcher and psychology professor Mary Haskett found that one in seven students on campus had experienced food insecurity in the last 30 days. One in 10 had experienced housing insecurity in the last 12 months. Donors can help support students facing these challenges, through gifts to the Feed the Pack food pantry and the Student Emergency Fund, for example.
Terwilligers Craft Generous Gifts for NC State
With their recent planned gifts in support of need-based scholarships and the Crafts Center, Eric and Lisa Terwilliger honor the most significant experiences of their time as NC State.