Student Philanthropy

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.

Jul 30, 2018

College of Education Celebrates a Record Year of Giving

The College of Education capped off its 90th anniversary with gifts and pledges totaling $4,680,964 from a record 1,047 donors, including 171 faculty and staff members. This increase in private giving enables the college to offer more scholarships, study abroad opportunities and research and faculty support.

Jun 12, 2018

Park Scholar Giving Nears 100 Percent

Park Scholarships' sixth annual March Madness student giving campaign had impressive results, with 95 percent of current Park Scholars giving back to the program. In addition, 41 percent of Park families donated during this year’s competition between classes, further demonstrating passionate support for the program.

Jun 12, 2018

The ‘Tiniest Little Thing’ Spurs Student Philanthropy

Mitchell Moravec, who graduated from NC State in May with degrees in psychology and materials science, decided to support the John C. McIlwee Theatre Endowment in recognition of the way the arts enhanced his student experience.

Mar 27, 2018

Giving Back to Give Forward

Wednesday, March 28 is Student Giving Day. Three NC State students -- Matthew Cherry, Alex Ives and Caleb Parker -- are leading the efforts to motivate their classmates to make a difference and provide education on the impact of private support.

Apr 20, 2017

Student Giving Day 2017

On March 29, Student Government paired with NC State’s Division of Academic and Student Affairs and Office of Annual Giving to host Student Giving Day. The event was part of an initiative to shift the culture of student philanthropy at NC State and was celebrated across campus — its central location being on Stafford Commons outside of Talley Student Union.