Each day, across NC State, students, faculty, researchers and staff encounter extraordinary experiences and opportunities made possible by private support. Learn more about how donors who join us in #GivingPack change the future for NC State — and the world — and mark your calendar for the first-ever NC State Day of Giving on March 27, 2019.
Ziad Ali aims to combine electrical engineering and neuroscience to treat disorders such as epilepsy and Parkinson's. The NC State senior and Park Scholar heads to California in the fall to pursue a Ph.D. at Stanford thanks to a Knight-Hennessy Scholarship.
A Dream Takes Flight
Madison Maloney aspires to follow friend and mentor Christina Hammock Koch into space. Thanks to a prestigious Knight-Hennessy Scholarship, the NC State senior and Park Scholar begins graduate studies in astronautics at Stanford this fall.
Charles Heilig Helps Weave Textiles’ Future through Service and Giving
Charles S. Heilig III always knew he wanted be a part of creating something. Today, he serves as president and chief executive officer of Parkdale, a global leader in yarn manufacturing, and president of the North Carolina Textile Foundation. He and his wife, Christa H. Heilig, are also creating extraordinary opportunities by endowing the Charles S. Heilig III Scholarship.
2019 Scholarship Dinner Celebrates Radical Generosity
At February’s annual scholarship dinner hosted by the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Foundation, NC State College of Veterinary Medicine students spent time with the donors who help make their education possible. CVM Dean Paul Lunn said that between 2013 and 2017, the amount of scholarship funds available to the college's students rose from $282,000 to $879,000, and he hopes that figure will exceed $1 million by next year.
Hannah Cooper ’21: Leveraging Interdisciplinary Experiences
Since joining NC State as a Park Scholar, Hannah Cooper ’21 has been making the most of every opportunity that comes her way. From networking with alumni to working with Global Ocean Forum, Cooper is actively playing a role in shaping her own future.
February 2019 Park Enrichment Grants Awarded
The Park Enrichment Grant Committee has awarded grants to several Park Scholars engaged in professional and personal enrichment experiences in the United States and abroad. Initiated in 1998 and funded by the Park Foundation and gifts made to the Park Scholarships program, the grants are designed to foster the development of scholarship, service, leadership and character, and to connect Park Scholars with faculty members.
Newest Caldwell Fellows Announced
The Caldwell Fellows Class of 2022 includes 26 outstanding NC State students.
Finding a Future in Luxury
Hayley Klumpe, who graduated from Wilson College of Textiles as a Centennial Scholar, is bringing her leadership and analytical skills to Poole College of Management’s master's program in global luxury and management (GLAM).
Second Annual Library Leaders Scholarships Awarded
NC State University Libraries is proud to announce Julia Velasquez and Chantal Warfield as recipients of the second annual Library Leaders Scholarships. Recognizing exemplary contributions by current students, the $2,500 awards come from the Library Leaders Scholarship Endowment, established to provide support for students working at the Libraries and to encourage students to consider pursuing advanced degrees in library science.