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Author: Lea Hart

exterior of Poe Hall

Sep 15, 2020

Donor Support Boosts Access and Inclusion for Master of Arts in Teaching Program

Scholarships provided thanks to the College of Education Excellence Fund are helping a more diverse group of students prepare to make an impact through the teaching profession. 

Students, faculty and staff planting along a road in Princeville

Jun 23, 2020

Teamwork that Addresses Flooding Challenges

Philanthropy supports the work of NC State’s Coastal Dynamics Lab, which helps communities recover from events such as hurricanes and plan for a better future. 

Robert Handfield portrait

May 19, 2020

Meeting the Demand for Supply Chain Expertise

As COVID-19 creates a surge in demand for certain products, there's also a demand for experts to help us understand the global supply chain. Robert Handfield, executive director of the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative and the Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management at NC State University, shares his knowledge across industries and trains the next generation of supply chain experts. 

Abby Scheper in front of the Rocky Mountains

May 5, 2020

Graduating without Regrets

Being a Park Scholar has given Abby Scheper the opportunities and the confidence to lead and serve while excelling as a philosophy major with three minors. 

Garrett Welsh in front of a Navy helicopter

May 5, 2020

Commissioned for Success

Receiving the Textile Military Scholarship didn't just enhance Garrett Welsh's NC State experience – it served as a vote of a confidence in his abilities and confirmation that his work in the classroom and as a member of the Naval ROTC hadn't gone unnoticed. He'll soon be applying the skills he learned in college to a career in the Navy. 

Thomas Peters smiles and does the wolfie in his band uniform

Apr 14, 2020

Achieving Major Goals

Financial support has allowed first-generation student Thomas Peters to pursue his love for music as drum major for NC State’s marching band and his goal of a career in information technology. 

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. 

New students walk through Talley Student Union during orientation.

Mar 3, 2020

Student Emergency Fund Continues to Help Students Thrive

From leaving an unsafe living environment to dealing with the cost of an unexpected health issue, the Student Emergency Fund is there to help members of the Pack not just get by, but thrive. 

Charles Blum on the football field with fellow recipients of the ROTC All-American Team award and Navy Federal Credit Union representatives

Jan 28, 2020

A Legacy of Aiming High

NC State engineering major and scholarship recipient Charles Blum, who won a national award as Air Force ROTC Student of the Year, has tried to channel determination and selflessness into activities across campus. 

Jan 14, 2020

Exploring Solutions, By Design

Students completed Professor Tom Barrie's fall 2019 studio course, Affordable and Supportive Housing for NC State, with a better understanding of – and possible solutions for – combating housing insecurity on campus.