Dr. Monique Colclough is a postdoctoral scholar researching the best ways to support students who have autism, as institutions rethink how student success is defined and measured. She finds that her work is a natural fit with the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research, established at NC State's College of Education with a $10.86 million grant from the John M. Belk Endowment.
Good for Science — and Sahara the Bearded Dragon, Too
An alternative approach to chemotherapy -- and support from the Petco Foundation and Blue Buffalo Cancer Treatment Fund -- helped NC State Veterinary Hospital advance work in the field of exotic animal and small reptile treatment.
McLauchlan Leadership Series Celebrates Fifth Year of Student Success
Now its fifth year, the McLauchlan Leadership Series has benefited more than 100 students enrolled in the Jenkins MBA program at Poole College of Management. The leadership development program began in 2015 and is the result of a gift from from Russ and Cara McLauchlan.
Kenan Fellows Program Grows Partnership with Facebook
The Kenan Fellows Program for Teacher Leadership has received a grant from Facebook to support grades K-12 STEM workforce education in western North Carolina. The grant, which will directly benefit teachers, is part of ongoing work to advance innovation in education and help students build career-ready skills.
Reedy Creek Equine Farm Officially Opens
The Reedy Creek Equine Farm, a state-of-the-art home for horse reproductive services, recently celebrated its official opening. It joins the Tiffany and Randy Ramsey Equine Sports Medicine Program, which was endowed in 2016 and supports the equine service’s groundbreaking work treating performance-related diseases, as part of an investment in advanced equine care at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine.
Alum Gives Back to Her Second Home
Alumna Anna Allen's first contribution to the College of Veterinary Medicine was $20.10, in honor of her graduation year. Now well established with a career and a family, she was able to donate $1,000 to the college last year in support of its equine program. Her passion for veterinary medicine is reflected in her commitment to CVM, which includes guest lecturing, serving as a mentor and philanthropy.
A STEP Above: Young Alumna Cassia Lewis ’13
Through participating in the Summer Textile Exploration Program (STEP), a residential program for rising high school seniors, second-generation Wilson College of Textiles alumna Cassia Lewis '13 became eligible for — and received — a full-ride, Duke Kimbrell (Parkdale)-sponsored Erlanger Merit scholarship. She now lives on the West Coast, serving as director of business development for fabric manufacturer Swisstex Direct.
Cat Fights Nasal Cancer, Receives Help From a Few Friends
Assistance from the Petco Foundation and Blue Buffalo Cancer Treatment Fund and the compassionate care of NC State Veterinary Hospital's team of experts are helping Lisa Davis' cat Jones fight nasal lymphoma.
Extraordinary Impact: Poole College of Management
With more than $3.3 million in gifts in 2018-19 from donors in 40 states, Poole College of Management is developing business leaders, generating impactful research and serving communities. Take a look at what private support is helping PCOM accomplish.
Veterans on the Farm
The number of military veterans taking part in the North Carolina Farm School, an annual NC State Extension program that helps new and aspiring growers learn more about agriculture, is on the rise. The program, which has been supported by individual donors and groups like the North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund Commission, is aimed at increasing sustainable and economically viable farms in the state.