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a driver in a face covering does the wolfie in her pickup golf cart

Aug 25, 2020

Wolfpack Pick Up Program Changes Gears for 2020

Supported in part by North State Bank and the NC State University Foundation, the Wolfpack Pick Up Program helps students, faculty and staff with disabilities or injuries get around campus, with additional precautions to protect the Pack against COVID-19 this year. 

rendering of affordable housing design

Nov 5, 2019

Partnering to Combat Student Housing Insecurity

Since Mary Haskett's 2017 study illustrated the need to address food and housing insecurity faced by NC State students, campus and community partners have worked on ways to respond. Grants from the NC State University Foundation are supporting development of a Host Homes Program, which will match students facing homelessness or housing insecurity with members of the community willing to open their homes. At the same time, an interdisciplinary partnership with Professor Tom Barrie in the College of Design is exploring what it might look like to provide housing on or near campus. 

Students in Hunt Library Dataspace

Aug 5, 2019

Libraries Receives NC State University Foundation Grant

The NC State University Foundation has granted the Libraries $20,000 to enhance Hunt Library's new Dataspace. The award will support the creation of a specialized, securable workstation, allowing students in all disciplines to work with large data sets that cannot be managed on public lab computers. 

Chancellor Woodson, Adelaide Gomer and Charlie Stallings with the Menscer Cup

Dec 11, 2018

Park Foundation Honored with 2018 Menscer Cup

The NC State University Foundation presented its highest honor to the Park Foundation earlier this month. Adelaide Gomer, daughter of the late Roy and Dorothy Park, accepted the Menscer Cup in role as president of the Park Foundation, which created the Park Scholarships program in 1996. 

Tashni-Ann Dubroy, Kaylie Kirkwood, Sherice Nivens and Dean Bunce

Dec 11, 2018

College of Sciences Honors Outstanding Alumni and Students

NC State's College of Sciences recently recognized a group that included alumni Dean Bunce and Sherice Nivens, who both have made extraordinary contributions over the past several years as volunteers and philanthropists. 

Nick Drake

Nov 9, 2018

Supporting Those Who Have Served

NC State alumnus Jeffrey Wright, a former officer in the U.S. Navy, has established an endowment to support the growing efforts of Military and Veteran Services, as well as a $100,000 challenge grant to encourage other gifts. 

Cassius Williams with university leadership

Jun 26, 2018

Cassius Williams Honored with 2018 Godwin Red Torch Award

NC State alumnus Cassius Williams has been recognized for his long record of voluntarism and support of the university with the 2018 Jerry and Elizabeth Godwin Red Torch Award, given annually in appreciation of individuals or families that have volunteered with leadership, dedication and distinction to advance the university and to further the foundation’s mission. 

Dec 18, 2017

Owens Honored with Menscer Cup

The NC State University Foundation presented its highest honor to Dr. Jim Owens, a three-time alumnus and the immediate past chair of the university’s Board of Trustees, earlier this month. 

Oct 16, 2017

A Desire to Help Others

After a meaningful student experience at NC State, Ghazale Johnston is now a leading advocate for the university, giving of both her time and resources. 

Prestage Family

Nov 10, 2015

Prestage Receives 2015 Menscer Cup

William H. “Bill” Prestage, the founder, owner and president of Clinton-based Prestage Farms Inc., has been recognized with the 2015 Menscer Cup, the North Carolina State University Foundation’s highest award for philanthropy, dedication and leadership on behalf of the university. Prestage – whose family’s contributions to NC State include a transformational gift to the poultry science…