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Judge Robert Rader

Jan 15, 2021

CHASS Honors Rader as Distinguished Alumnus

Judge Robert Rader was honored as the College of Humanities and Social Sciences’ 2020 Distinguished Alumnus during the NC State Alumni Association’s Evening of Stars Gala. Rader, who earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from the university in 1978, recently retired as Chief District Court judge after 26 years on the bench — making him the longest serving District Court judge in Wake County history. Rader has served on the Dean’s Board for the college since 2014, is a member of the Chancellor’s Circle and has supported the CHASS Dean’s Fund Endowment, which provides unrestricted funding. 

The copper wolves at Wolf Plaza

Jan 15, 2021

Feeding the Pack in 2021

Last year, Feed the Pack food pantry distributed more than 116,000 pounds of food to patrons. Learn more about supporting Feed the Pack in 2021 through volunteering, monetary gifts or purchasing from its Amazon wishlist. 

Jessie Rivers

Jan 15, 2021

Thriving in Industry

After 17 years with RJR Tobacco and now 25 years with JLA Global, Jessie Rivers continues to credit her graduate school experiences at NC State with shaping her career. She shows her appreciation through supporting the Graduate Education Enhancement Fund, ensuring other students enjoy those same opportunities. 

Copper Wolf on Central Campus in the fall

Jan 15, 2021

The College of Education’s Year in Review

Despite 2020’s challenges, the College of Education helped address urgent educational challenges associated with COVID-19 and racial injustices while strengthening NC State’s land-grant mission to champion the educational success of all. Private support helped each step of the way. 

Dog running toward two people

Jan 11, 2021

A Donation That Tugs at the Heartstrings

Jim and Alex Davis felt overwhelming relief and deep appreciation after NC State Veterinary Hospital helped their longhaired dachshund recover from a bulging disc. The couple decided to show their gratitude by honoring the hospital’s neurology services team through annual gifts. 

Kirsten Hoeflaken and family

Jan 11, 2021

Kirsten Hoeflaken ’18MED Gives So Students Can Get the Support They Need

As an NC State College of Education employee, alumna and current doctoral student, Kirsten Hoeflaken ’18MED gives back to the college as a token of appreciation for the support and help she has received. Hoeflaken hopes students who are immigrants and from minority populations can receive the same support and help she experienced. 

The Department of Music’s Twitter page

Jan 11, 2021

Wolfpack Musicians on the Web

During the COVID-19 pandemic, NC State’s Department of Music, which benefits from donor support, has pivoted to produce many extraordinary virtual performances. Check out a few of them via the department’s Twitter feed. 

Educators in Warren County, N.C., with their donated virtual reality headsets

Jan 11, 2021

Donation Expands Students’ Experiences Through Virtual Reality

When the COVID-19 pandemic caused the cancellation of the Science Olympiad National Tournament to be hosted by NC State last spring, officials had to pivot. One creative outcome that's making a difference? They worked with Lenovo to distribute nearly $1 million in donated virtual reality headsets, meant for event competitors, to students across North Carolina. 

Pam Eddinger

Jan 5, 2021

Dallas Herring Lecture Explores the Insights Learned from COVID-19 Impact at Community Colleges

Pam Eddinger, Ph.D., president of Bunker Hill Community College in Massachusetts, delivered the 2020 Dallas Herring Lecture, virtually hosted by the NC State College of Education’s Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research. Eddinger’s lecture focused on how the COVID-19 pandemic underscored the ways in which the community college system is deeply entangled and interdependent with social, racial and economic forces. 

Exterior of the Gregg

Jan 5, 2021

A Life Lived: John C. Henry

The Gregg Museum of Art & Design remembers John C. Henry, whose donation of an extraordinary collection of international puppets has enhanced the museum’s collections.