Student Philanthropy

May 19, 2020

Meet Michael Bissell – Student Ambassador, Speaker and Author

The Impact Leadership Village, NC State Entrepreneurship, ambassador programs and the Poole College of Management philanthropy council are just a few of the experiences Michael Bissell '20 enjoyed during his time at NC State.

May 12, 2020

Unforgettable Legacy: The Samantha Lin Memorial Scholarship

CVM students, faculty and staff will never forget Samantha Lin, a member of the class of 2020 who died in a traffic accident last August. Through the generosity of alumni, faculty and staff, students, friends of the college, North Carolina Veterinary Medical Foundation board members and fellow members of the class of 2020, the college has created the endowed Samantha Lin Memorial Scholarship. It will support fourth-year DVM students interested in surgery, research and teaching . 

Apr 21, 2020

Two Moments in NC State Time, Encapsulated at the Belltower

This spring’s graduating class has the first opportunity to contribute to a new Belltower time capsule, to be dedicated a century after the first such observance.

Mar 24, 2020

Poole Senior Launches Accessory Clothing Line

Derrick Dreier, a senior in business administration with a concentration in finance, has always been interested in fashion and apparel. His passion and business background led him to create Visus, an accessories apparel line, and his many NC State activities include the Student Philanthropy Council at Poole College of Management.

Mar 3, 2020

Becoming the Educator She Wants to Be

Kyanna “Kay” Sumpter '22 is a Goodnight Scholar and member of the College of Education's first Global Educators Program cohort. She gives back to NC State in honor of private support's influence on her own college experience.

Dec 10, 2019

NC State Dining Offers Students an Opportunity to Donate Guest Meals to Help Classmates

For the second year in a row, students can donate their extra guest swipes starting December 2 to the Pack Meal Share program. The donated swipes are redistributed to students who are experiencing food insecurities. Almost 1500 swipes have been redistributed this fall and last spring semester from previous donations. This semester’s goal is to reach 1500 donated guest swipes. Students can donate swipes until the goal is met or until Dec. 22.

Jun 18, 2019

Music and Access: The Class of 2019 Legacy

Park Scholars give back – this mindset is at the core of the program's mission and culture. The Class of 2019 partnered with the Town of Clayton and the Clayton Community Recreational Foundation to work on Harmony Playground, an inclusive park intended to foster fun and friendship among children of all abilities.

May 14, 2019

Graduation to Vocation: Managing Philanthropic Events

Students for University Advancement president Ellison Lambert is graduating with a degree in parks, recreation and tourism management, and upon graduation she'll be pursuing a career in philanthropic event management. Lambert credits extraordinary experiences in the College of Natural Resources with helping her find her path to giving back.

Apr 29, 2019

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.

Nov 20, 2018

Park Scholar Leans Into Scholarship, Leadership, Service and Character

Park Scholars are encouraged to build upon the program's four pillars - scholarship, leadership, service and character -- by exploring their inner desires and the world around them. Thanks to Park funding and guidance, Sam Shain has taken full advantage of this ideal by studying abroad and co-founding the Park Philanthropy Council.