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.
Supporting Those Who Have Served
NC State alumnus Jeffrey Wright, a former officer in the U.S. Navy, has established an endowment to support the growing efforts of Military and Veteran Services, as well as a $100,000 challenge grant to encourage other gifts.
The Power of Giving
Agricultural business major Victoria Patterson found her place in the Wolfpack working at Wellness and Recreation services. She was recently recognized with one of the inaugural WellRec Friends and Family Student Employee scholarships to honor her commitment to helping others live an active lifestyle.
One Idea, 10,000 Rides Later
Wolfpack Pick Up, a golf cart ride service that helps make getting around campus more accessible, recently hit the milestone of 10,000 rides. Support from Provost Warwick Arden, alumni and the NC State University Foundation has helped make the program successful.
Responding to Hurricane Florence
Although Hurricane Florence is gone, the storm's impact on North Carolina will be felt for weeks and months to come. NC State alumni and friends can help storm recovery efforts through a variety of funds.
One Incredible Experience, Two Generous Opportunities
Thanks to the generous support of Lisa and Allan VanBuhler and the friends and family of Rory Callanan Schneeberger, NC State is offering two new scholarships for students who want to participate in the Alternative Service Break (ASB) program and engage in direct service to a community while being immersed in a new culture.
Spotlight on Our Students: Working with Water in Cameroon
Gracie Hornby, a junior University Scholar and civil engineering major from Franklin, recently completed an internship in Yaounde, Cameroon, with the Circle of Women for Social Action and Aid. Hornby put her growing knowledge of engineering concepts to work by spearheading a water quality and sanitation project in five rural villages.