Scholarship Continues to Support NC State Families
More than $1 million in Employee Dependent’s Tuition Scholarship funds have been awarded to dependents of full-time NC State employees since 2016. And more than 300 donors, most of them staff and faculty members themselves, have joined Chancellor Randy Woodson and his wife Susan by supporting the fund.
Former NC State Professor Establishes Forest Biomaterials Lecture
Richard Thomas — an alumnus, former professor and department head in the College of Natural Resources — has generously donated $100,000 to establish an annual lecture in forest biomaterials. Expected to launch in 2021, the Dr. Richard J. and Margaret M. Thomas Endowed Lecture will highlight notable research from across the country or world.
Inaugural Day of Giving Successful for College of Engineering
During NC State's inaugural Day of Giving, the College of Engineering’s alumni, students and friends rose to the challenge and raised $1,972,851 from 1,564 gifts to support innovative research, scholarships, study abroad and more. The college received more gifts than any other college or program and raised the second-most dollars overall.
Day of Giving: CALS Dean Says Thanks
Thanks to the generous support of students, faculty, staff and alumni, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences exceeded all expectations during the university's first-ever Day of Giving. The college raised more than $730,000 through more than 700 gifts.
Extension Professionals Also Make a Difference as Donors
Not only do NC State faculty and staff impact communities daily in a very practical way through their work with N.C. Cooperative Extension, many make an impact with financial gifts too.
Day of Giving 2019: Why I Give to Diversity
In anticipation of NC State Day of Giving on March 27, staff members shared why they give to funds supporting diversity initiatives.
Empowering a Global Perspective
Mary Ann Danowitz, dean of NC State’s College of Education, has established a study abroad award fund to benefit future education professionals – and their students. The scholarship’s first awardee, Chantal Warfield, fulfilled her study abroad goals by traveling to the United Kingdom for a five-week STEM and liberal studies program.
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Mourns Loss of Leader in Aerospace
Dr. Hassan A. Hassan, a professor emeritus who passed away Jan. 12, helped lead the development of NC State's national reputation in aerospace research, trained many researchers and engineers, and gave back generously to the College of Engineering.
Philanthropic Professor Supports College of Design
Tom Barrie, professor of architecture and Director of the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Initiative, has been a passionate and highly regarded faculty member at NC State for 17 years. He and his wife, Lisa, make providing discretionary funding for college programs a priority.
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.