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NC State College of Design Students in Prague, 2019.

Apr 5, 2021

Building an Impact

In conjunction with this year’s Day of Giving event, NC State alumnus Greg Cranford made a $250,000 estate gift to support students studying abroad. 

The Roman Colosseum.

Apr 5, 2021

Students Virtually Explore Rome Through New Lecture Series

The College of Design recently received a generous donation to fund a new study-abroad experience in Rome, Italy, for spring 2021. COVID-19 prevented an in-person experience from taking place, but that setback prompted the college to offer a virtual experience that brings increased accessibility to all. 

Raney Wilson

Mar 15, 2021

Raney Wilson: Why Scholarships Matter

Raney Wilson, a sophomore graphic design student in the College of Design from Saxapahaw, shared how receiving the Raleigh Hunter Scholarship in Visual Design has impacted her experiences at NC State. 

Kofi Boone

Mar 8, 2021

SCPN Spotlight: Kofi Boone

Kofi Boone is a University Faculty Scholar and professor in the College of Design’s Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning. Boone’s work explores the intersection of landscape architecture and environmental justice with specializations in democratic design, digital media and interpreting cultural landscapes. 

multi-layer tactile maps

Feb 15, 2021

College of Design to Receive Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

The $40,000 grant will help fund projects benefiting the visually impaired at the Governor Morehead School for the Blind. The project scope includes improving navigation tools available to the students, resulting in an enhanced built environment, improved spatial clarity and increased independence. 

Katherine Peele

Jan 25, 2021

Q&A with Katherine Peele: Why I Give

Katherine Peele is a College of Design alumna and currently serves as the president of the College of Design Leaders Council. She and her husband, Rick, recently created a scholarship endowment to help design students focus on their studies rather than their finances. 

ClayVon Lowe, Reggie Howell and Britt Davis

Jan 15, 2021

Mirrors and Mentors: Reaching Back for the Next Generation

College of Design graduates ClayVon Lowe, Reggie Howell and Britt Davis all have unique passions and professions, but they are also connected by the mentors who have guided them. By paying the act of mentorship forward, they have formed a bond that continues to shape their own lives and careers as well as those of others. 

Hand-drawn faces

Jan 5, 2021

3 Students Receive the Shawcroft Drawing Prize

The Brian Shawcroft Prize is awarded every year to an architecture student at NC State’s College of Design nominated by a faculty member for their excellent hand-drawing skills. While the competition is traditionally held on campus, students were still able to showcase their work virtually in 2020. The prize is funded thanks to the generosity of Brian Shawcroft, architect and former faculty member. 

Marva Motley

Nov 17, 2020

Leader, Mentor, Mother: Motley Honored for Commitment to Black Students Via Endowed Scholarship

Former Assistant Dean of Student Affairs Marva Motley worked at the College of Design for 38 years. She was a devoted advocate, cheering students on within the college and helping them navigate any challenge. When Tim Allen (MID ’02), now VP of design at Airbnb, wanted to give back to the college, naming a fund for Motley seemed natural. 

people enter the Princeville 1885 mobile museum building

Sep 22, 2020

A Crash Course in Impact, Resilience and Hope

The Henry W. and Lorene R. Johnston Design + Build Program at NC State's College of Design turns architecture students into a team armed with welding torches, rotary saws and hard hats. In this new vision, students are building a museum for Princeville, America’s first town chartered by formerly enslaved people — and they’re building it on wheels. While there are other Design + Build programs across the country, there’s one thing that makes this one, supported by donor Henry Johnston, stand alone: Each project, from conceptualization to completion, takes place over the span of 11 weeks.