Mar 12, 2019

Plant Sciences Launch Director’s Report

This year will be a monumental one for the Plant Sciences Initiative. Learn more about how NC State's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is preparing to address the grand challenges of an ever-changing world – and about opportunities for getting involved.

Dec 18, 2018

College of Engineering Marks Fitts-Woolard Hall Milestone

The College of Engineering celebrated progress on the extraordinary building Dec. 12 with a Topping Off Celebration and lunch. The event marked the placing of the highest, but not last, steel beam in the new building’s frame.

Dec 3, 2018

Engineering Honors Four Distinguished Alums

NC State's College of Engineering bestowed the Distinguished Engineering Alumnus award on Suzanne Gordon, Peter Lehrer, Gil West and Alan Weinberg this fall. Recognized for their professional accomplishments and leadership, the group also gives back to the college through voluntarism and philanthropy.

Nov 27, 2018

Meet the Dean’s Circle at the College of Engineering

Members of the Dean’s Circle, the college’s signature annual giving fund, provide the consistent support that has fueled growth and improvement. Their gifts help fund scholarships and fellowships, as well as innovative programs throughout the academic departments.

Nov 2, 2018

Support of Fitts-Woolard Hall Provides Unique Opportunities for Students

Meet Tom and Mimi Cunningham, and Joe and Vicki Pleasant -- some of the donors whose support of the College of Engineering's new Fitts-Woolard Hall will make a difference for years to come.

Nov 2, 2018

A Tradition of Multigenerational Giving

Some of the most generous supporters of NC State and the College of Engineering come from multiple generations of family members who have attended the university. The Bryans, whose service and philanthropy are rooted in their success in the construction business and their desire to give back, are one such family.

Oct 16, 2018

Building A Legacy

Fitts-Woolard Hall is beginning to take shape quickly on NC State's Centennial Campus, thanks to the generosity of more than 300 donors and a transformational naming gift from industrial engineering alumni Edward P. Fitts and Edgar R. Woolard. The College of Engineering has raised more than $47 million (of a $60 million goal) for the public-private project. Alumni and friends still have a chance to make a gift that will have a lasting impact on thousands of future students and faculty.

Oct 9, 2018

Alumnus’ Ties to NC State Inspired Endowments

NC State alumnus Glenn Futrell, who earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering in 1963 and 1965, respectively, believes in giving back. Futrell and his wife, Phyllis, established a scholarship and two endowed professorships in the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, and they have supported the new Fitts-Woolard Hall.

Oct 2, 2018

Two of a Kind

Edward P. Fitts Jr. and Edgar S. Woolard Jr. began a friendship based on their mutual love for NC State, their appreciation for the paths that their engineering degrees started them down and a common goal: to make the university, college and department where they studied extraordinary. Most recently, the two Eds' $25 million gift to help fund construction of Fitts-Woolard Hall is the largest gift to a campus building naming in NC State’s history.

Sep 10, 2018

An Extraordinary Year

Thanks to the support of alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends, NC State experienced another outstanding fundraising year and has achieved 84 percent of its goal for the Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign.