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The Power Sound of the South

Dec 21, 2021

Our Musical Pack

Music department alumni working in faculty and staff positions at NC State are shaping a new generation, including many of our student-musicians. Here are their musical stories. 

hanging clothing forms display professional outfit options at the clothing closet

Dec 7, 2021

Dressed for Success

Thanks to a new crowdfunding initiative, Wolfpack Styled Professional Clothing Closet received its first donations from alumni and friends, which will provide 20 clothing stipends to under-resourced students. Since it launched in 2014, the closet has continued to find new ways to serve the campus. 

Keya Pothireddy does the wolfie

Nov 23, 2021

Meet Feed the Pack Outreach Coordinator Keya Pothireddy

NC State is taking part in the Pantry Bowl — a friendly giving competition with UNC-Chapel Hill to raise funds for each campus’s food pantry. Keya Pothireddy ’23, economics major and outreach coordinator for the Feed the Pack food pantry, shares why supporting Feed the Pack and the Pantry Bowl is so important. 

closeup of NC State brochure on veterans education benefits

Nov 16, 2021

An Extraordinary Gift Honors NC State’s Veteran and Military-Affiliated Students

NC State alumnus and former officer in the U.S. Navy Jeff Wright has made a gift to name the Jeffrey Wright Military and Veteran Services program. His support will benefit the university’s more than 2,000 self-identified veterans and children or spouses of veterans and strengthens NC State’s reputation as a military-friendly school. 

Elena Williamson in the Court of North Carolina

Sep 21, 2021

Opportunity to Explore

Elena Williamson is the first recipient of the Rebecca Leonard Scholarship Endowment in Exploratory Studies. The new scholarship is named after Rebecca Leonard, an associate professor emerita and a founder of the Exploratory Studies Program. 

Cans of food on a shelf

Sep 21, 2021

Help Feed the Pack

The Feed the Pack food pantry has recently seen a decline in food donations and would like to encourage the NC State community to help replenish its shelves. In August, the pantry distributed 9,263 pounds of food over 657 visits. 

The Memorial Belltower in spring

Sep 13, 2021

Schmidt Retires from Global Engagement Team

Ingrid Schmidt, associate vice provost for external relations and development in the Office of Global Engagement, retired from NC State earlier this month after 25 years of service. Schmidt held several important roles and made significant contributions to advance global education at NC State, from overseeing tremendous growth in study abroad to laying the groundwork for the division’s fundraising and development. 


Sep 6, 2021

Trumpet Section Leader Gage Fringer Receives Masini Marching Band Scholarship

The Department of Music’s prestigious Toni Christine Masini Memorial Music Scholarship was awarded this year to Gage Fringer, a senior majoring in computer science and minoring in music performance. The Masini scholarship — the largest music scholarship offered at NC State — is annually awarded to one student who exemplifies academic and musical excellence, as well as leadership in the marching band. 

Curtis and Barbara Freeze in the stands at an NC State football game.

Aug 23, 2021

Drumming Up Support for Music Students

Lori Freeze Constantino and her husband, Mike — who is the chair of the NC State University Foundation Board — recently made a gift to the Department of Music to establish the Barbara and Curtis Freeze Marching Band Scholarship Endowment. The fund honors Lori’s parents and will provide need-based scholarships for undergraduate students who are participating, or plan to participate, in the marching band at NC State. 

Dr. Doneka R. Scott

Aug 2, 2021

Think and Do: Division of Academic and Student Affairs

Doneka R. Scott, vice chancellor and dean of NC State’s Division of Academic and Student Affairs, tells what the division has planned as the university’s Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign comes to a close this year.