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.
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.
The Wag Tells the Tale
As a member of the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Foundation, David Knight is committed to helping develop the resources that advance the well-being of animals. His family recently learned about the NC State Veterinary Hospital's world-class care firsthand: A delicate surgical procedure performed by Peter Early helped their dog Cora Belle regain her mobility.
Campaign Cabinet Volunteer Spotlight: Judi Grainger
Judi Grainger, a 2015 recipient of the Watauga Medal, supports NC State's Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign as a Cabinet volunteer for the Board of Visitors and the Alumni Association. Learn more about her philanthropic philosophy in the following Q&A.
Flink to Receive Watauga Medal
Read reactions to Chuck Flink becoming the fifth College of Design alumnus to receive NC State's Watauga Medal. He will be presented with his medal at the Founders' Day celebration March 8.
Three to Receive Watauga Medal
On March 8, NC State will award its highest nonacademic honor to alumni S. Frank Culberson, Charles A. Flink II and James A. Stewart. The Watauga Medal, given annually by the Board of Trustees since 1975, recognizes extraordinary service and commitment to the university.
Making Her Mark
Stephanie Cogdell found a home at NC State and, as a volunteer, board member, mentor and donor, she has been giving back ever since.
College of Sciences Honors Outstanding Alumni and Students
NC State's College of Sciences recently recognized a group that included alumni Dean Bunce and Sherice Nivens, who both have made extraordinary contributions over the past several years as volunteers and philanthropists.
Engineering Foundation Creates Young Alumni Advisory Board
In an effort to help engage younger NC State College of Engineering alumni in their relationship with their alma mater and provide an opportunity for them to connect with one another, the Engineering Foundation has created the Young Alumni Advisory Board (YAAB). This group of 18 young professionals represents various engineering disciplines from NC State classes of 2003 and later.
With a degree from Wilson College of Textiles -- and a knack for timing -- Park Scholar and Centennial Scholar alumna Jasmine Flood has developed a career as a successful entrepreneur. She founded Riada Adair, a company that creates stationery, lettering, accessories and public art.