Finding a Better Way for Zora
Dick and Donna Johnson came to NC State Veterinary Hospital after their dog Zora was diagnosed with cancer. Zora's NC State medical team, led by Tracy Gieger and Michael Nolan, came up with a treatment plan that allowed the family to enjoy more time with her. To show their appreciation, the Johnsons have made a gift to the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Radiation Oncology Research Fund, which supports work to advance the science of cancer treatment.
The Heart of the Matter
Professors Clarke Atkins and Bruce Keene came to NC State from the University of Wisconsin 30 years ago. Thanks to the Jane Lewis Seaks Distinguished Professorship in Companion Animal Medicine, their careers and research in the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Cardiology Service have remained linked.
A Chemical Chain Reaction
Scholarship support gave senior chemistry major Kaylie Kirkwood more time to work in the lab of David Muddiman, which has led to the publication of her first paper, attendance at national conferences and her next adventure: pursuing a Ph.D. at NC State.
Inaugural Day of Giving Successful for College of Engineering
During NC State's inaugural Day of Giving, the College of Engineering’s alumni, students and friends rose to the challenge and raised $1,972,851 from 1,564 gifts to support innovative research, scholarships, study abroad and more. The college received more gifts than any other college or program and raised the second-most dollars overall.
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.
Day of Giving: CALS Dean Says Thanks
Thanks to the generous support of students, faculty, staff and alumni, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences exceeded all expectations during the university's first-ever Day of Giving. The college raised more than $730,000 through more than 700 gifts.
An Extraordinary Day of #GivingPack to Sciences
The College of Sciences' Day of Giving highlights included raising $699,366 for student programs, scholarships, research, outreach and other initiatives, and winning several unique challenges.
#GivingPack: Philanthropy at Work
Each day, across NC State, students, faculty, researchers and staff encounter extraordinary experiences and opportunities made possible by donor support. Learn more about how donors who join us in our Campaign change the future for NC State — and the world.
Plant Sciences Launch Director’s Report
This year will be a monumental one for the Plant Sciences Initiative. Learn more about how NC State's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is preparing to address the grand challenges of an ever-changing world – and about opportunities for getting involved.
Stuber Retiring as Head of Plant Breeding Consortium
Charles Stuber, who joined the NC State faculty in 1965, has made tremendous contributions to both science and education, and his work has helped lay the groundwork for the Plant Sciences Initiative. He and his wife, Marilyn, also have generously supported the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences as donors, including through the establishment of a distinguished professorship.