A Love for Students — and Cats, Too
Sandy Thach spent her NC State career helping students achieve their academic dreams. In retirement, she's helping them even more. She recently established the Sandy and Jerry Thach Endowed Scholarship at the College of Veterinary Medicine, and her generosity also will support an exam room for cat patients and the Companion Animal Pet Assistance Fund.
Making Her Mark
Stephanie Cogdell found a home at NC State and, as a volunteer, board member, mentor and donor, she has been giving back ever since.
Statistics Alumna Makes Pledge to Create Professorships, Scholarships
Statistics alumna Nancy Ridenhour is an expert in assessing risk. When it came time to decide how to direct her estate, she knew NC State was a sure bet. She recently made a substantial planned gift to the College of Sciences and the Park Scholarships and Caldwell Fellows programs that includes funding for professorships, scholarships and experiential learning opportunities.
Like Son, Like Father
Inspired by his son Lewis' bequest to benefit NC State's Apiculture Science Fund, College of Engineering alumnus Jim Cauble decided to create a scholarship fund through his own planned gift. His gift will also support areas of interest to his children, making philanthropy a Cauble family tradition.
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.
A Legacy of Leadership
From serving as chair of the NC State Foundation Board to establishing planned gifts to benefit Poole College of Management and the Wolfpack Club, Charlie Stallings is passionate about giving back to NC State.
Planting a Seed for Future Generations
NC State’s commitment to the community has benefited Raleigh residents Scott and Rebecca Rothney in many ways. The Rothneys are building a strong foundation for future outreach through their planned gift supporting JC Raulston Arboretum.
Philanthropy Making an Impact on College of Design
The College of Design is making strides toward its Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign goal, and philanthropy makes a difference in scholarships, fellowships, programs and more.
Pullen Society Welcomes New Members
On April 27, NC State honored 53 individuals and couples as the newest members of its R. Stanhope Pullen Society.
A Wolfpack Family Gives Back
Dr. Tony Sigmon and his wife, Nancy -- along with their children and children’s spouses -- have invested in the College of Engineering’s Fitts-Woolard Hall, as well as other college and NC State initiatives. Sigmon, founder and corporate president of Raleigh-based Collegiate Capital Management, received his bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in engineering science and mechanics from the college. And there are many more family ties.