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Tom Miralia and Edward Weisiger Jr.

Dec 1, 2020

Fitts-Woolard Hall Effort is Powered by Alumni Giving

Fitts-Woolard Hall, the College of Engineering’s newest building on NC State’s Centennial Campus, opened this summer, but the fundraising effort continues. Meet two of the more than 300 alumni who have contributed: Tom Miralia and Edward Weisiger Jr. 

Fitts-Woolard Hall

Nov 17, 2020

The Long History of a Brand-New Building

Learn more about the College of Engineering’s new Fitts-Woolard Hall and its impact on the industrial and systems engineering programs. 

Bill Collins talking to visitors in a tobacco field

Oct 13, 2020

Collins Continues Support for Agricultural Innovation

William Collins Sr. has made his mark on NC State in many ways. He was a renowned Extension tobacco specialist, a natural teacher and pioneering researcher and has volunteered for University Advancement. The 2018 Watauga Medalist is also a philanthropist who, with his wife, Ann Collins, has endowed a professorship among other gifts. Now, he has made yet another mark on the college and university as a donor by naming a room in the Plant Sciences Building. 

Patricia Curtis poses in front of a red wall in Talley

Sep 8, 2020

Curtis Appointed to USDA Food Safety Advisory Committee

The USDA has appointed NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ Patricia Curtis to the National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection (NACMPI). Since 2017, Curtis has served as head of the Prestage Department of Poultry Science. 

Stacks of packing boxes ready for moving Mann 100 contents.

Sep 1, 2020

Moving Out, Moving In, Moving Forward

Learn more about the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering's move into Centennial Campus' newest building, Fitts-Woolard Hall. One of the first areas to be shifted in August was the Construction, Materials and Mechanics Laboratory, usually referred to simply as Mann 100. David Johnston, Edward I. Weisiger Distinguished Professor Emeritus, has been overseeing the move. 

exterior shot of Fitts-Woolard Hall

Jul 28, 2020

Opening the Doors of Fitts-Woolard Hall

Fitts-Woolard Hall hit another milestone July 24, when the College of Engineering took "beneficial occupancy." At approximately 225,000 gross square feet, NC State’s newest engineering building represents the crucial next step in uniting the college on Centennial Campus. The gradual process of moving in starts Aug. 3 for the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, the Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering and the dean's administrative office. Learn more about the building phase-in and ongoing fundraising opportunities. 

Culberson family gathered around a table at an event

Jul 10, 2020

Generational Generosity Supports Agribusiness Breakthroughs

NC State prepared Bill Culpepper for a career in agribusiness when he graduated in 1966, and his family has followed in his footsteps. The Culpeppers recently made a significant gift to NC State and the Plant Sciences Initiative, naming the lobby space of the new Plant Sciences Building slated to open in 2022. 

Matthew Warren posing in front of a slide about Vitamin D

Jun 2, 2020

Until We Meet Again

Ph.D. graduate Matthew Warren leaves the Prestage Department of Poultry Science with a legacy of nutrition research and peer mentoring at NC State. Though he's preparing for a new role at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, he looks forward to crossing paths with his faculty mentors at NC State again. 

collage of fitts-woolard hall donors

May 5, 2020

Alumni Donors Know Fitts-Woolard Hall is More than a Building

More than 300 alumni have supported the College of Engineering in its effort to raise $60 million in private donations to help fund construction of Fitts-Woolard Hall, scheduled to open this summer. Meet two couples who have made support of the project a priority and learn why they decided to give: Scott and Beth Stabler, and Gerald and Nancy White. 

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Apr 21, 2020

Belk Center Supports Community College Educators During COVID-19 Outbreak

With community college campuses across North Carolina closed to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, the NC State College of Education’s Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research is providing critical support to help ease the transition to remote learning. The center is offering webinars, one-on-one support through virtual office hours and more.