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Year: 2015

Four NC State students received scholarships from the Dereck Whittenburg Foundation.

Dec 14, 2015

Students Get an Assist from Whittenburgs

Well-known Wolfpack basketball player and coach Dereck Whittenburg and his wife, Jacqueline, have started a foundation to support students in finishing their degrees. 

Cap and Gown

Dec 3, 2015

Recent Grad Challenge Nets Record Support

Generous recent NC State graduates made more than 660 gifts to the university, totaling nearly $55,500, during this year’s Recent Grad Challenge. 

Dr. Hiller Spires of the College of Education

Nov 24, 2015

Spires Loves Being Part of Something Bigger

Dr. Hiller Spires knows the importance of private giving, both as a donor and as a professor of literacy and technology in the College of Education. 

Students use the interior spaces at D.H. Library.

Nov 16, 2015

Supporting Libraries, One Coin at a Time

Teaming up with Wilson White, a College of Engineering alum, students give back to NCSU Libraries during Homecoming activities. 

Prestage Family

Nov 10, 2015

Prestage Receives 2015 Menscer Cup

William H. “Bill” Prestage, the founder, owner and president of Clinton-based Prestage Farms Inc., has been recognized with the 2015 Menscer Cup, the North Carolina State University Foundation’s highest award for philanthropy, dedication and leadership on behalf of the university. Prestage – whose family’s contributions to NC State include a transformational gift to the poultry science… 

Dr. Hassan has a passion for aerospace engineering. Photo courtesy of NC State.

Nov 4, 2015

Hassan Continues to Contribute

Dr. Hassan A. Hassan, who has been at NC State since 1962, is still making an impact on the field of aerospace engineering — and on lives. 

Dustin and Kristin Mountcastle

Nov 2, 2015

Alumni Couple Issues Challenge to Recent Grads

By establishing a scholarship endowment, Dustin and Kristin Mountcastle challenge other young alumni to give back to NC State — and to help families in need, thanks to Prestage Farms Inc. and the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. 

Student-athlete Jack Tocho

Oct 29, 2015

Tocho Embraces Opportunity

Student-athlete Jack Tocho is making the most of his NC State scholarship. 

Oct 27, 2015

The Woodsons’ Historic Philanthropy

Since their arrival at NC State in 2010, Chancellor Randy Woodson and his wife, Susan, have demonstrated their leadership in many ways, including embracing and promoting the importance of philanthropy for the university’s future. 

Oct 20, 2015

Knights’ Gift to Point Future Students Toward Success

Alumnus Clif Knight and his wife, Raya, are helping the Poole College of Management increase its scholarship funding.