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Author: Amy Rossi

close up of small bells in the belfry

May 10, 2021

The First Five

The story of NC State’s Memorial Belltower is one of generosity, dedication and commitment. It is also a story about people — including those whose names are forever etched in the Shrine Room to honor their sacrifice in World War I, those who persevered with the idea to create the memorial and those whose philanthropic partnership… 

Gina Fernandez among berry plants in a green house

May 3, 2021

Breeding a Berry Successful Career

WIth support from the John D. and Nell R. Leazar Distinguished Professorship, Gina Fernandez is developing a better berry — and the next generation of plant breeders. 

Campus gateway

May 3, 2021

Goodnight Scholars Program Growth Builds on Community College Partnerships

NC State University’s Goodnight Scholars Program is expanding to include a cohort of 50 transfer students from community colleges throughout North Carolina. 

Victoria Moore poses in front of the WellRec Center while wearing a face covering

Apr 19, 2021

Extraordinary Opportunity: Victoria Moore

Growing up in Raleigh as the child of an alumna meant Victoria Moore ’22 always had her eye on attending NC State, but it was Prague, Czech Republic, that actually brought her to the Pack. 

A stylized, rose-tinted shot of the NC State Memorial Bell Tower.

Mar 29, 2021

NC State Day of Giving Is a Record-Breaking Success

NC State supporters showed the incredible strength of the Pack during the university’s third Day of Giving, giving more than $58 million — and setting a national record for dollars raised during college and university giving days. 

day of giving march 24 lockup against kaleidoscope flowers

Mar 22, 2021

NC State’s Third Annual Day of Giving Coming March 24

On Day of Giving, donors combine gifts of all sizes to make a difference for students, faculty, staff and programs across campus. 

Nataly Vaquez Perez sits on the steps of an NC State building

Mar 22, 2021

Extraordinary Opportunity: Nataly Vazquez Perez

As one of the inaugural recipients of the Extraordinary Opportunity Scholarship, Nataly Vazquez Perez sees a bigger, bolder path from her first year at NC State to a future career as a lawyer. 

Bailey Knight sews a patch on a football uniform

Mar 15, 2021

Textiles Loaner Program Keeps Students on Track

Thanks to donor support and the NC Textile Foundation, the Department of Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management at Wilson College of Textiles has continued preparing its students to become industry-ready professionals even while they learn remotely. 

Nov 10, 2020

“I Give Back Because of Our Students”: A Message of Pack Appreciation

NC State donors and volunteers virtually joined together to share how Wolfpack students inspire them to give back. 

Mu Omicron alumnae posing for a picture at homecoming in 2015

Oct 27, 2020

Lighting the Torch for Future Students

Five NC State alumnae have created a scholarship in honor of the 45th anniversary of the founding of the Mu Omicron chapter of Delta Sigma Theta.