First Group Participates in College of Education Summer Internship Program in Memory of Chantal Warfield
The College of Education recognizes its first participants in the competitive, eight-week summer internship program established to honor the impact and legacy of Chantal Warfield '19. Amaya Dicker '21, a middle grades English language arts and social studies education major who looked up to Warfield, and Teaching Fellow Breanna Goins '21 were the first students to receive support from the program, which is funded in part through a gift from the John M. Belk Endowment.
Guiding Young Businesses to Success
Through the Lulu eGames, Miller Fellowship and Andrews Launch Accelerator, private support is helping entrepreneurs like Shraddha Rathod, Téa Blumer and Ritika Shamdasani use the skills they learned at NC State to grow thriving enterprises.
Dunning Honored for Forward-Thinking CVM Leadership
As associate dean for advancement, which includes both the fundraising and communications teams at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Dianne Dunning brings a wealth of knowledge about science, public health and the human-animal bond to her duties. Recently, Susan and Randy Ward honored Dunning with a Coat of Excellence in recognition of "the value she brings to us, to the state and to the health of animals.”
Annual Shelton Leadership Forum Coming Up on Oct. 1
The Shelton Leadership Forum, heading into its 19th year, involves participants from all over North Carolina and surrounding states in a day focused on practical lessons in values-based leadership. This year's theme is Leadership Challenges: The Complexity of Leading Organizations with a Global Mindset. Scheduled keynote speakers include Chuck Robbins, Carla Harris and Anders Sorman-Nilsson.
Five Questions with Ronald McDonald House Events Coordinator Ellison Lambert
NC State alumna Ellison Lambert '19 recently shared how the College of Natural Resources and experiences through its enrichment fund prepared her for a career as events coordinator with the Ronald McDonald House. Lambert also is former president of Students for University Advancement.
College of Education Awarded $4.3M in Research Funding April-June
Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $4,371,540 to support 16 projects from April 1 to June 30, 2020.
A Fund Supporting Frenchies — and Many More
Grateful NC State Veterinary Hospital clients Joel Killion and Tate Garrison recently created the Baby J Fund in memory of their French bulldog. So far, the fund has helped more than 20 other clients afford care for their dogs with complex, chronic medical issues.
New Grant Program Funds Digital Inclusion Projects Across North Carolina
COVID-19 is exposing the disadvantages faced by students and adults who don’t have access to the internet or computer technology. In response to this immediate need, the Institute for Emerging Issues, with principal support from the John M. Belk Endowment, is helping to launch a new program called Building a New Digital Economy (BAND-NC) to provide rapid-response community innovation mini-grants to communities across the state.
Why I Give: I Believe in Continuing Education
Alumna C. Neill McLeod, who has been supporting NC State and the College of Education for 40 years, gives because of her commitment to the continuing education of adults and NC State's support of community colleges. She also gives to honor faculty who made an impact on her life.
College of Sciences Surpasses Campaign Goal
The College of Sciences has surpassed its $60 million goal for NC State’s Think and Do the Extraordinary campaign more than 18 months of schedule. As of May 31, the college had raised more than $62.3 million during the Campaign, including funding for 61 new scholarships and fellowships and 13 new professorships. These funds have supported the Campaign priorities of creating extraordinary opportunity, purpose and experiences for students and faculty throughout the college with funding for current operations, facilities and endowment.