Two Poole Students Win Study Abroad Scholarship
Ari Alexandrescu, a senior studying economics, and Anna Zhao, a junior studying business administration, are receiving NC State's Jackson Rigney Study Abroad Scholarship. Alexandrescu will head to Vienna, Austria, this fall and Zhao will study in Shanghai, China.
When NC State offered then-high school student Erika Kemp an athletics scholarship, she had never run cross country. Now, she's a six-time All-America honoree, across both indoor and outdoor track and field and cross country competition. A student in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, she's also a five-time member of the ACC’s All-Academic team.
Recipient of Isaac Frank Ormond Scholarship Named
Biological sciences major Katie Kennedy is the latest recipient of the Isaac Frank Ormond III Memorial Scholarship, which supports NC State students minoring in health and exercise studies who demonstrate good character, strong academic ability and potential to excel in the field.
New Scholarship Provides Opportunity for Forestry Students
A new scholarship established by Resource Management Service LLC will benefit students pursuing degrees in forestry at the College of Natural Resources. The scholarship includes an optional full-time, paid summer internship and particularly will support students from populations historically under-represented in forestry or who demonstrate financial need.
How Sports Science Got a Cornerback Into Public Health
NC State cornerback Nicholas Lacy's experiences playing football led him to an interest in human biology. The May graduate from the College of Sciences -- and former walk-on who earned an athletics scholarship -- will further his studies in Baltimore this summer through an internship at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Designing with Perspective
Business owner, Art2Wear designer, Park Scholar: industrial design major Christian Fuda has made the most of his opportunities at NC State. He will spend the summer in Boston as footwear design intern for Converse.
Eleven Humanities and Social Sciences Students Recognized with Prestigious National Awards
Eleven College of Humanities and Social Sciences students -- including Park and Goodnight Scholars and Caldwell Fellows -- recently received or were named finalists for prestigious national awards tied to the teaching or study of critical languages abroad.
Alumna Continues Her Support of the College of Engineering
Rashida Hodge is one of the youngest College of Engineering alumni to establish a scholarship, and she recently pledged to support construction on Fitts-Woolard Hall. Her philanthropy is motivated by furthering the mission of the university that helped launch her career and by inspiring young female and African-American engineers.
Sciences Alumna Discusses Why She Gives
In 2010, College of Sciences alumna Aimee Tattersall created the Friends Community College Transfer Scholarship, aimed at students with an associate’s degree from a North Carolina community college. Staff spoke with her about the motivations behind the scholarship and what she hopes it will become.
Bain Receives Udall Scholarship
Meredith Bain, a Goodnight Scholar from Charlotte majoring in mathematics and German studies, was recently selected as a 2018 Udall Scholar. Selection criteria for the nationally awarded scholarship include leadership potential, a record of public service and academic achievement.