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The wolf wood sculpture in Talley Student Union

Aug 2, 2021

Young Alumni Spotlight: Matthew Ostrowski

Matthew Ostrowski graduated from NC State in 2012 as a Benjamin Franklin Scholar with a B.S. in chemical engineering and a B.S. in history. He loves connecting science to real-world problems, and his time here at NC State is helping him do just that as an alumnus. 

Fitts-Woolard Hall

Jul 26, 2021

Fitts-Woolard Hall is Driven by Alumni Support

Fitts-Woolard Hall, the College of Engineering’s newest building on Centennial Campus, opened last summer and is becoming busier by the month. During the spring semester, more students attended classes in person in the facility, laboratories started cranking up and faculty and staff members began unpacking in their new offices. Meet Lisa Cook and Hans Warren, two of the more than 300 alumni donors who have supported the building, and learn more about why they give. 

Students walking across campus

Jul 19, 2021

Anonymous Donors Provide Vital Support for Deans’ Priorities

A College of Engineering alumnus and his wife have provided a significant legacy gift that will be used by future deans to pursue priorities related to research, teaching and programmatic needs that may not be covered through other revenue sources. The couple, who wish to remain anonymous, have made a bequest through their estate plans that will provide funding to the College of Engineering discretionary funds. 

Louis Martin-Vega

Jul 12, 2021

Think and Do: College of Engineering

Louis Martin-Vega, dean of NC State’s College of Engineering, discusses how donors are making the extraordinary happen in the college every day. 

Fitts-Woolard Hall

Jul 5, 2021

The Right Space

Fitts-Woolard Hall provides the environment that engineering faculty members and students need to succeed. 

Robert Kolbas, center, with family and friends

Jun 28, 2021

Recent Kolbas Gift Supports Students Academically and Socially

The late Robert “Bob” M. Kolbas, who passed away in June 2020, was a deeply impactful professor in NC State’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering for 35 years. As part of his long legacy of supporting students, he and his wife, Yan Kolbas, made a gift before his death to the Kolbas MakerSpace, an initiative he helped get off the ground in 2017 and a valuable resource for students that empowers them to create and work on electronics projects for their classes, extracurriculars and personal interests. 

Neill Robson

Jun 22, 2021

Meet Neill Robson – Application Developer, Software Engineer and Two-Time College of Engineering Graduate

Neill Robson is a curious and determined application developer and software engineer who graduated in May with a master’s in computer science after having earned a B.S. in computer science from NC State in 2020. During his undergraduate years, Robson spent six weeks studying abroad in Hangzhou, China, and served as a senior Goodnight Scholar mentor, introducing incoming college freshmen to NC State and the Goodnight Scholars program. 

Aldo De Leon Resendiz

Jun 14, 2021

Graduation to Vocation: Engineering Paper Mill Processes

Aldo De Leon Resendiz graduated in May 2021 with degrees in paper science and engineering and chemical engineering, along with being a Goodnight Scholar, University Scholar and member of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers. Now an NC State alumnus, De Leon will work for International Paper as a REACH (Recruit, Engage, Align College Hires) engineer. 

Martia & Breeyonna Williams

Jun 14, 2021

Goodnight Spotlight: Martia and Breeyonna Williams

Despite different academic paths for sisters Martia Williams ’22 and Breeyonna Williams ’24, one aspect of their lives remains constant: the joy it brings both sisters not only to attend NC State together but to be Goodnight Scholars together. 

The Fitches on the equator at Museo de Sitio Intinan, Quito, Ecuador.

Jun 7, 2021

Paving the Way for Adventures

Higher education has helped lifelong learners Jane and Johnny (‘76) Fitch enjoy successful careers followed by retirement travel. By giving back to NC State and other institutions, they hope to provide students with extraordinary, well-rounded experiences of their own.