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Author: Amy Rossi

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. 

wolf statue howling

Sep 22, 2020

NC State Day of Giving Results Show Strength of the Pack

In challenging times, NC State supporters put the university’s special fall Day of Giving theme of “stronger as a Pack” into action, with real-time numbers showing 8,230 gifts totaling $23,223,425 — an increase of nearly $10 million from 2019’s numbers. Wolfpack members in all 50 states generously contributed to the effort. 

Kayelyn SImmons underwater in scuba gear

Sep 15, 2020

The Black Alumni Society’s Clark-Witherspoon Scholarships Help Two Legacies Endure

Over the course of five decades, Drs. Augustus McIver Witherspoon and Lawrence Mozell Clark made history and shaped academic life at NC State and for Black students. The Black Alumni Society's Clark-Witherspoon Scholarships have helped their pioneering influence — and their combined legacy — endure at the university for more than 30 years. 

Julie Swann speaking at a podium

Jul 28, 2020

All Systems Go

From her active research on pandemic disease spread to leadership as the head of the Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, A. Doug Allison Distinguished Professor Julie Swann thinks beyond boundaries and puts solutions into action to build a better world. 

Pedestrians cross the Court of North Carolina with the 1911 Building in the background on a warm spring day

May 12, 2020

An Extraordinary Pathway to Success

After graduation, Goodnight Scholars Christian Williams and Oscar Molina are heading in different directions: vet school at the College of Veterinary Medicine and a role at Deutsche Bank. Both of these next steps were made possible through the Goodnight Scholars Program’s transfer pathway, created in 2017 to provide extraordinary opportunities for community college graduates across North Carolina. 

Amanda Maxwell showing off her Johns Hopkins tee shirt

May 5, 2020

Surrounded by Support at the CVM

Amanda Maxwell chose to attend the College of Veterinary Medicine not just for its reputation, but for its equally strong community. With support from faculty, classmates and donors, she is ready for the next step in her career as a laboratory animal veterinarian. 

NC State Herpetology Club

Apr 28, 2020

Handling Any Challenge

Whether forging a path to NC State or handling cobras, zoology major Carley-Martin MacFarlane '21 doesn’t back down. Thanks to the Park Scholarships program, she has found the academic and financial support needed to pursue her passion for snakes and other reptiles. 

Apr 28, 2020

A Million Thanks to Our Pack

Over the past month, we’ve faced unprecedented uncertainty and rapid change — but that hasn’t stopped our alumni, faculty, staff and friends from stepping up to do the extraordinary. In this special video message, Chancellor Randy Woodson expresses his gratitude for the more than $1 million raised in support of the Student Emergency Fund, which has gone directly to students in need during this time of crisis. 

Alex Rojas holding a door for another student

Apr 21, 2020

No Limits

Goodnight Scholar Alex Rojas ’20 is applying skills developed in the scholarship program to an internship at BioMedomics, where he leads a team assembling and shipping out boxes of rapid COVID-19 tests.