Scholarship Endowment to Honor Funderlic
NC State's Department of Computer Science has announced creation of the Dr. Robert E. Funderlic Scholarship Endowment to honor the influential professor emeritus and former department head who passed away in 2009. The endowment, seeded by a lead pledge from alumnus Andy Smith, will generate merit-based scholarship funds, with a preference for computer science undergraduates at the junior level or higher who are at least eight years post-graduation from a high school in North Carolina.
From Rio to Raleigh
Olympic swimmer Ryan Held is comfortable dealing with pressure. His strength was tested at the 2016 Olympics in Brazil, where he and fellow teammates brought home a relay gold medal. His strength was tested again as he completed an internship at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. Private support for NC State athletics helps shape the college experience for student-athletes like Held, who recently graduated from the College of Natural Resources.
Doggett Named Poole College 2018 Person of the Year
Ron Doggett, retired chairman, president and chief executive officer of GoodMark Foods Inc., has been named the 2018 Person of the Year by NC State's Poole College of Management. A dedicated philanthropist -- including to scholarships at Poole College -- Doggett is committed to supporting and developing the next generation of business leaders.
Philanthropy Helps ‘What If’ Become ‘What Is’ for 2013 Graduates
KeJuan Weaver, Hillary Spangler and Andrew Miller have turned "what if" into "what is" since graduating from NC State in 2013. See how this impressive group of alumni has embraced Think and Do.
From Factory Floor to First-Generation College Student . . . To Graduation
An inspiring story culminated last month as Selena Ibarra celebrated her graduation in animal science. A former factory worker in Sampson County, oldest of 11 siblings and the first in her family to attend college, the Bone Scholar earned her way through the Agricultural Institute in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Park Scholarships Names Semifinalists
Nearly 500 talented high school seniors have been selected as semifinalists for NC State's prestigious Park Scholarships program Class of 2023. Approximately 112 finalists will be selected over the next month, and the Class of 2023 will be announced in May.
Distinguished CNR Alumnus of the Year: Zac Guy
A former Pulp and Paper Foundation Scholarship recipient, Zac Guy was named the College of Natural Resources' 2018 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year. Since graduating in 2001, Guy founded Appalachian Antique Hardwoods, the largest grossing reclaimed and recycled wood products company in the world.
Caldwell Fellows Think Big about Leadership
A gift from program alumnus Jeff Williams will ensure life-changing experiences at the Center for Creative Leadership for future Fellows.
Giving Back, Together
College of Natural Resources graduating senior Alex Hight and her mother, Clark, are establishing a scholarship in their shared discipline of paper and science engineering.
Aiming High and Serving Well
Goodnight Scholar Dominique Weatherspoon is graduating this week with a degree in mathematics and a lot of extraordinary NC State experiences to remember.