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Fitts-Woolard Hall

Oct 22, 2021

Fitts-Woolard Hall Dedication Puts Engineering, Alumni Support on Display

The latest addition to Centennial Campus is up and running because of the extraordinary support of private donors and the people of North Carolina. You’re invited to take part in this special ceremony during the 2021 Red and White Week. 

NC State's Plant Sciences Building under construction

Oct 19, 2021

A Chance to Match Your Excitement for N.C. PSI

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has received a very special set of gifts that enables the college to match the gifts of donors who name a space in the NC State University Plant Sciences Building. Time is running out, so please contact CALS with your interest as soon as possible. 

MFA students sitting on a bench

Oct 12, 2021

‘Community Matters Here’: Inside NC State’s Creative Writing MFA Program

Although the casual observer might be surprised to discover an excellent graduate-level creative writing program at a world-class STEM university such as NC State, the pairing actually makes sense when North Carolina’s rich literary history is taken into account. As successful as NC State’s MFA program has been, it’s now poised for even greater success thanks to Tony McLean Brown ’83 and his family, who made a $1 million gift to support the program earlier this year. 

spare parts manufacturing machinery

Oct 12, 2021

Model Advances Understanding of Incorporating 3D Printing Into Supply Chains

Getting spare parts where they need to go in a quick, reliable way is a logistical challenge for military and industrial supply chains. Researchers from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and NC State have developed a computational model to help determine how best to incorporate additive manufacturing technologies into these spare parts supply chains. Brandon McConnell, co-author of a paper on the new model, is an assistant research professor in NC State’s Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering. 

N.C. PSI donor Allen James

Oct 12, 2021

‘We Can All Do Our Part’

Allen James, a distinguished 1967 alumnus of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, stresses the importance of supporting the Plant Sciences Initiative at all levels. 

Chris Frey and Joe DeCarolis

Oct 5, 2021

CCEE Faculty Members Nominated for Key White House Roles

The Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering’s Christopher Frey, the Glenn E. and Phyllis J. Futrell Distinguished University Professor, and Joseph DeCarolis, professor and University Faculty Scholar, were recently nominated by President Joe Biden to serve in key roles in the Biden/Harris administration. Frey was nominated to be assistant administrator for the Office of Research and Development at the Environmental Protection Agency, and DeCarolis was nominated to be energy information administration administrator at the Department of Energy. 

Rendering of the campus developments in the College of Veterinary Medicine

Sep 28, 2021

New Equine Hospital, Dairy Barn in the Works at NC State Veterinary Medicine

Two new projects at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, both of them long championed by CVM Dean Paul Lunn, will dramatically expand the college’s equine service and modernize the iconic Teaching Animal Unit’s dairy barn. 

Adrian Percy

Sep 28, 2021

Globally Recognized Agricultural Leader to Become First PSI Director

Adrian Percy, a world leader in the field of agriculture, is set to become the first executive director of the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative: a world-class research and innovation effort that is poised to solve some of the world’s grandest agricultural issues and advance the state’s economy. The initiative’s home, the Plant Sciences Building, is under construction on NC State’s Centennial Campus, thanks to the support of donors and a statewide bond referendum. 


Sep 28, 2021

Park Scholarships Welcomes Meghan Hunt

The Park Scholarships program is pleased to welcome Meghan Hunt to its staff. As the assistant director of development, a position that supports efforts to fully endow the program, Hunt will plan, organize and implement strategies to increase engagement and annual giving. 

Wilson College of Textiles door label

Sep 28, 2021

Wilson College Donors Step Up Big During COVID Crisis

Michael Ward, executive director of the North Carolina Textile Foundation, says donors “were at their best when we needed them most” to describe their response to the financial challenges that confronted the Wilson College of Textiles in the early days of the COVID-19 crisis.