Student Transforms Fallen Leaves into Breathtaking Artwork
Meet Katie Brooks, a senior in the Art + Design program at the NC State College of Design with a minor in arts entrepreneurship through the Department of Music. Brooks, also a Caldwell Fellow, regularly uses all kinds of leaves as her artistic canvas. A tree on campus by Park Shops first inspired her to pick up a leaf to paint.
12 New Minds on Campus
Irwin Morris, William T. Kretzer Distinguished Professor of Humanities, is among 144 new faculty and researchers who joined NC State this academic year. Meet Morris and 11 other new professors who think and do across NC State.
NC State Dining Offers Students an Opportunity to Donate Guest Meals to Help Classmates
For the second year in a row, students can donate their extra guest swipes starting December 2 to the Pack Meal Share program. The donated swipes are redistributed to students who are experiencing food insecurities. Almost 1500 swipes have been redistributed this fall and last spring semester from previous donations. This semester’s goal is to reach 1500 donated guest swipes. Students can donate swipes until the goal is met or until Dec. 22.
A New Music Scholarship Honors Two Generous Men
Charles Zeugner '56 established the Kutschinski-Fulghum Music Scholarship Endowment to honor two men whose kindness helped him get by at NC State and to support students who reflect his own past profile -- with financial need, involved in the Department of Music and studying electrical or computer engineering.
Feed the Pack: Support NC State’s Food Pantry
Feed the Pack, NC State's food pantry, is experiencing low stock. Donations of food or monetary gifts help combat food insecurity throughout the university community.
Students Take National Stage to End Hunger on College Campuses
Six NC State students took to the national stage this month to address a crisis impacting college campuses across the country: hunger and homelessness. The students, who attended the conference through the support of NC State donors, discussed increasing community resources, decreasing obstacles for those in need and confronting the stigma of seeking help in their workshop "Transforming a College Campus Hunger Initiative."
Exploring New Routes
NC State's new Wellness and Recreation Center is expected to open in fall of 2020. With outdoor training areas, a teaching kitchen, a sprint ramp and a signature, 48-foot-tall climbing center, the facility will play a critical role in providing new ways for students to enjoy a well-rounded campus experience. Naming opportunities are available now and provide a unique opportunity to further invest in student success.
Beam Me Up
Construction workers hit a big milestone earlier this month in their work on NC State's new Wellness and Recreation Center, securing the final steel beam high atop the structure. Scheduled to open in 2020, the facility - paired with Talley Student Union - will anchor student life on Main Campus.
Four Friends Give Back to University Scholars
Two alumni couples who serve on the Division of Academic and Student Affairs’ Board for Student Success are supporting the University Scholars Program, which provided them with community, knowledge and lifelong friendships.
Sir Walter Cabinet Makes Gift to NC State
A new gift from Sir Walter Cabinet – a longtime, influential statewide organization with close ties to the General Assembly – to NC State’s Division of Academic and Student Affairs will benefit the Student Emergency Fund and support the construction of a welcome table for the lobby at the Crafts Center.