Extraordinary Care, Extraordinary Appreciation
The extraordinary emergency care their horse Max received, as well as the cutting-edge work of the Intestinal Regenerative Medicine laboratory of assistant professor Liara Gonzales, inspired Mike and Mary Jo Matthies to make a bequest supporting equine research and equine medicine scholarships at NC State's College of Veterinary Medicine.
Plenty of Buzz as NC State Welcomes New Pullen Society Members
NC State welcomed 76 new members to the R. Stanhope Pullen Society during a luncheon at James B. Hunt Jr. Library on April 17, 2019.
Her Dog Changed Lives. Now it’s Mary Jo Pringle’s Turn
Mary Jo Pringle has always had a special relationship with animals, including Blarney, a golden retriever named after the famed stone in Ireland. Since Blarney's death in 2010, Pringle has become a major donor to NC State's College of Veterinary Medicine, establishing a pair of planned gifts that will endow a research fund and chair in comparative pain research.
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. She has established a planned gift that benefits, in part, the Black Alumni Society’s Augustus Witherspoon Graduate Scholarship Endowment and Lawrence M. Clark Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship funds.
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.