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Sep 22, 2020

NC State Athletics Offering Football Fan Cutouts

Due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on attendance for fall sports, NC State Athletics is providing other ways that the Wolfpack can help support the Pack on game days while not physically being in the stands. Fans will be able to purchase a Wolfpack Football Fan Cutout to have their face in the stands of Carter-Finley Stadium. Proceeds from the sales will go directly to supporting student-athletes. 

Preserve the Pack graphic image with collage photos of fans and athletes

Sep 15, 2020

NC State Athletics Launches Preserve the Pack Campaign

Much like the rest of the country, NC State Athletics is facing significant challenges as a result of COVID-19. In an effort to address an expected multimillion-dollar deficit resulting from lost ticket and television revenue and more, University Advancement, NC State Athletics and the Wolfpack Club have launched a special fundraising effort. Contributions to Preserve the Pack will provide unrestricted funding to maintain the best possible student-athlete experience and protect NC State Athletics and all that it means to the university community. 

virtual mosaic displaying students spelling 2024 in front of Talley

Aug 25, 2020

Meet the Newest Members of the Pack

A Park Scholar, an FFA leader, a Goodnight Scholar, a member of the Wolfpack football team and a Summer Textile Exploration Program participant are just a few of the newest members of NC State's student body. Though this year’s first-year and transfer students are facing a new kind of fall semester, they’re ready to work hard, have fun and make the most of every opportunity.   

Ben Broussard posing in the stands of Carter Finley Stadium

Jul 10, 2020

5 Questions With Ben Broussard

Ben Brousssard, new executive director of the Wolfpack Club, looks forward to building relationships, generating support for student-athlete scholarships and finding ways philanthropy can bolster programs, while carrying on the legacy of his predecessor, Bobby Purcell. 

Bobby Purcell posing in front of Wolfpack Club sign

Jul 10, 2020

‘Don of Donations’ Retires

Over a career spanning six chancellors, eight athletics directors, and 19 Wolfpack football, men’s and women’s basketball, and baseball coaches, one thing remained constant: Bobby Purcell's passion for NC State and its student-athletes. The philanthropic partnerships he built in his more than 30 years as executive director for the Wolfpack Club will endure as one of his many legacies.  

a hand holding up a sign with a cartoon rendering of Bobby Purcell

Jul 6, 2020

Family Ties

Bobby Purcell, who retired June 30 after leading the Wolfpack Club for decades, reflects on his experience and says NC State fans are like family. 

Jun 9, 2020

CNR Alumni Spotlight: Tyson Chandler

Former NC State student-athlete Tyson Chandler graduated in 2014 with a degree in parks, recreation and tourism management. A three-year starter in football, Chandler recently co-founded Overtime Athletics – Triangle along with fellow PRTM alumnus T.Y. McGill, to encourage fitness, self-esteem, teamwork and more among elementary school students. 

female student in graduation robe tossing her cap at the camera

May 19, 2020

The Class of 2020 Writes Their Own Story

Rushing the Belltower, participating in Greek life, receiving scholarships to study abroad, cheering on Wolfpack athletics: the class of 2020 shared their most meaningful moments at NC State and reflected on their next steps.  

screenshot of multiple individual videos of alumni and friends

May 12, 2020

NC State Alumni Share a Special Message to the Class of 2020

World Series champion Trea Turner, astronaut Christina Koch, Board of Trustees chair Tom Cabaniss, Super Bowl-winning coach Bill Cowher and the Wolfpack Women in Philanthropy are just a few of the alumni, staff, volunteers and donors who teamed up to share messages of support to the graduating class of 2020. 

Boo Corrigan and Randy Woodson

May 5, 2020

Corrigan Keeps His Head in the Game

With sporting events on hold due to the pandemic, and many questions about future schedules, fundraising and more being asked, Athletics Director Boo Corrigan focuses on helping student-athletes stay on track academically and personally.