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Month: March 2020

2019-2020 e5x Recipient Katie Lawson

Mar 31, 2020

Blending the Technical and the Creative

NC State sophomore scholarship recipient Katie Lawson channels passions for engineering, entrepreneurship and more into activities that range from research in neural synchrony to Baja racing team business development. 

students walking across brickyard

Mar 31, 2020

Pack Essentials Aiding Students During Financial Hardships

As the impact of COVID-19 grows, the need for Pack Essentials is greater than ever before. With donor support, Mike Giancola, assistant vice provost and student ombudsperson, and his team have been working hard to help students facing financial challenges due to a sudden loss of income.  

Wes Moore claps alongside members of the women's basketball team

Mar 31, 2020

A Video Message from NC State Athletics: “One Pack. One Fight.”

NC State coaches and student-athletes have an important message: Even though we're not together during this uncertain time, we're still a Wolfpack. 

Evelyn Reiman with Sisterhood Dinner attendees, invited speaker Jessica Holmes and Women’s Center staff members in 2019

Mar 31, 2020

An Interview with Evelyn Reiman, Molly Hays Glander Fund Co-Founder

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Molly Hays Glander Fund, which supports the Women’s Center’s interpersonal violence programming and collaborative action centered on creating a culture of consent and a violence-free campus at NC State. Evelyn Reiman, who retired as associate vice chancellor for student affairs, was one of the co-founders of the endowment. She recently reflected on her career and the fund. 

Sebastian Heese helping students in front of a laptop

Mar 31, 2020

Interconnected Nature of Supply Chains Makes Disruptions Worse But Fixable

When supply of and demand for products and services alter greatly — as has been the case during the COVID-19 outbreak — the management of supply chains is significantly impacted. Sebastian Heese, interim business management department head and Owens Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management, explains the current disruption and what recovery may look like. 

Family portrait of Mark and Kebbler Williams and their toddler son

Mar 31, 2020

Staff Giving Spotlight: Mark Williams

Mark Williams, director of information technology at NC State's College of Education, credits the college with helping him launch his career. He gives back to help support passionate future educators — like his wife, Kebbler, a 2014 graduate of the Master in School Administration program. 

Julie Swann speaking into a microphone at a podium

Mar 31, 2020

Q&A: Swann Discusses Healthcare Impacts from COVID-19

Julie Swann, A. Doug Allison Professor in the Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, works in the area of mathematical modeling to enable supply chain systems and health care to become more efficient, effective or equitable. This Q&A addresses the impacts that the COVID-19 outbreak is having on the U.S. healthcare system. 

Avnee Mistry standing in front of a whale fossil in the CVM library

Mar 31, 2020

The World’s Future is in this Annable Scholar’s Hands

College of Veterinary Medicine student Avnee Mistry is working toward a career with a federal or state agency and hopes to focus on issues such as public health, disease control and the safety of the global food supply. The Michele M. and Ross M. Annable Scholarship, which fosters service and leadership within the veterinary community in addition to providing financial support, empowers her journey. 

Study abroad scholars gather by the school seal

Mar 31, 2020

Chancellor’s Scholarship Supports Study Abroad

This past February, 40 students were recognized as the latest to have enjoyed extraordinary experiences thanks to Chancellor’s Study Abroad Scholarships. The chancellor's program, funded through gifts to the University's Greatest Needs Fund, provides critical support of up to $3,500 to students whose identities are underrepresented in study abroad. 

stylized image of the belltower from under a structure

Mar 31, 2020

NC State Jenkins MBA Jumps Significantly in 2021 US News & World Report Ranking

The Jenkins Professional full-time MBA program climbed to No. 52 (from 85) among full-time MBA programs worldwide, while the professional evening MBA program was listed as No. 61 among part-time MBA programs in the United States. Poole College of Management's graduate programs are named in recognition of the dedicated support of Benjamin P. Jenkins III.