Partnering to Combat Student Housing Insecurity
Since Mary Haskett's 2017 study illustrated the need to address food and housing insecurity faced by NC State students, campus and community partners have worked on ways to respond. Grants from the NC State University Foundation are supporting development of a Host Homes Program, which will match students facing homelessness or housing insecurity with members of the community willing to open their homes. At the same time, an interdisciplinary partnership with Professor Tom Barrie in the College of Design is exploring what it might look like to provide housing on or near campus.
Libraries Receives NC State University Foundation Grant
The NC State University Foundation has granted the Libraries $20,000 to enhance Hunt Library's new Dataspace. The award will support the creation of a specialized, securable workstation, allowing students in all disciplines to work with large data sets that cannot be managed on public lab computers.
Park Foundation Honored with 2018 Menscer Cup
The NC State University Foundation presented its highest honor to the Park Foundation earlier this month. Adelaide Gomer, daughter of the late Roy and Dorothy Park, accepted the Menscer Cup in role as president of the Park Foundation, which created the Park Scholarships program in 1996.
College of Sciences Honors Outstanding Alumni and Students
NC State's College of Sciences recently recognized a group that included alumni Dean Bunce and Sherice Nivens, who both have made extraordinary contributions over the past several years as volunteers and philanthropists.
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.
Cassius Williams Honored with 2018 Godwin Red Torch Award
NC State alumnus Cassius Williams has been recognized for his long record of voluntarism and support of the university with the 2018 Jerry and Elizabeth Godwin Red Torch Award, given annually in appreciation of individuals or families that have volunteered with leadership, dedication and distinction to advance the university and to further the foundation’s mission.
Owens Honored with Menscer Cup
The NC State University Foundation presented its highest honor to Dr. Jim Owens, a three-time alumnus and the immediate past chair of the university’s Board of Trustees, earlier this month.
A Desire to Help Others
After a meaningful student experience at NC State, Ghazale Johnston is now a leading advocate for the university, giving of both her time and resources.
Prestage Receives 2015 Menscer Cup
William H. “Bill” Prestage, the founder, owner and president of Clinton-based Prestage Farms Inc., has been recognized with the 2015 Menscer Cup, the North Carolina State University Foundation’s highest award for philanthropy, dedication and leadership on behalf of the university. […]
Knights’ Gift to Point Future Students Toward Success
Alumnus Clif Knight and his wife, Raya, are helping the Poole College of Management increase its scholarship funding.