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Author: Taylor Pardue

Professor Sunkyu Park

Mar 29, 2021

Progress at the Pump

Professor Sunkyu Park, who has deep NC State roots, is working to turn waste from the pulp and paper industry into the biofuel of the future. Boosted by private support, his research could revolutionize the energy industry — in more ways than one. 

Rome Williams

Mar 22, 2021

Extraordinary Opportunity: Rome Williams

NC State defensive tackle Rome Williams is the recipient of a new type of financial aid that allows him to play for the Pack while preparing for life after football. The only thing more impactful than this student-athlete is his scholarship. 

College of Education banners

Mar 22, 2021

It Still Takes a Village

A new scholarship is helping an increasingly diverse group of educators prepare for increasingly diverse classrooms. Students all across North Carolina will benefit as a result. 

Will Gibson

Mar 15, 2021

Extraordinary Opportunity: Will Gibson

A new type of scholarship enabled Will Gibson to become the latest member of his family to join the Pack. Thanks to NC State’s numerous learning possibilities, the sky is the limit on where he goes from here. 

Anna Owens

Jan 12, 2021

A Brave Young Coder in a Brave New World

Park Scholar Anna Owens discovered her passion for cybersecurity while studying at NC State. Now, this atypical computer programmer is preparing to apply her skills at one of the world’s biggest tech companies. 

Members of the Chancellor’s Leadership Development Program on a study-abroad trip.

Dec 1, 2020

Chancellor’s Leadership Development Program Expands to Include Juniors

This incredible undergraduate opportunity supports first-generation students and students from rural counties within North Carolina during their first, second and, now, third year at NC State. 

new nc state foundation board chair mike constantino and his wife lori

Sep 29, 2020

New NC State Foundation Chair is Leading by Example

Helping NC State students is a deeply personal endeavor for Mike Constantino. The recipient of financial aid himself, Mike has spent his career and, now, retirement paying it forward. 

The copper wolves at Wolf Plaza

Sep 8, 2020

A New Scholarship Is in the Works from NC State’s Latinx Alumni Network

The Latinx Alumni Network is working to fund a new scholarship and is in need of Founding Donors to make it a reality. 

the strolling professor statue wearing an NC State face covering

Aug 25, 2020

Facing the Future With Confidence

Thousands of dollars have been raised for the Student Emergency Fund via the sale of special NC State-branded face coverings.