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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. 

Wolf Plaza

Nov 16, 2021

New Funding Program Supports Diversity and Inclusion Projects

A new donor-funded program is supporting students, faculty and staff in the College of Natural Resources as they look to promote diversity, equity, inclusion and justice. The program, which is supported by the Community for Diversity Enhancement Account and managed by CNR’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion, allows students, faculty and staff to request funds for innovative ideas that help improve retention, climate, culture, inclusive teaching and recruitment activities related to diversity, equity, inclusion and justice within the college. 

The Plant Sciences Building nearing completion

Nov 16, 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 it to match the gifts of donors who name a space in the new Plant Sciences Building. This opportunity is available for all new gifts starting at $50,000, with matching funds available on a first-come-first-served basis. 

The Belltower lit red as seen from the traffic circle on Hillsborough Street

Nov 16, 2021

College of Education Awarded $6.8M in Research Funding From July-September 2021

Faculty and researchers in the College of Education, including the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $6,865,526 to support nine projects from July 1 through Sept. 30, 2021. 

Wolf Plaza copper wolf statues

Nov 2, 2021

Red and White Week Student Giving Challenge

During Red and White Week, student groups across campus faced off in a friendly competition to benefit this year’s featured fund: Feed the Pack, the food pantry at NC State. The groups raised just under $24,000. 

The Sustainable and Alternative Fibers Initiative logo (Graphic courtesy SAFI Consortium)

Nov 2, 2021

NC State To Lead Global Research Effort To Develop Sustainable Fibers

The College of Natural Resources recently established the Sustainable and Alternative Fibers Initiative (SAFI), a research consortium that aims to study, develop and promote the utilization of alternative fibers for packaging, hygiene, textiles and other products. SAFI has already raised $1.2 million for research and partnered with 20 companies in order to position the college as the center of excellence for the research, development and utilization of sustainable fibers. 

Fitts-Woolard Hall

Oct 26, 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 the special ceremony during this year’s Red and White Week. 

Tim Allen, Christine Browning, Ignacio Bunster-Ossa, Britt Davis, Jason Forney, Brian Leonard, ClayVon Lowe, Heather Rowell, Charles L. “Chuck” Travis, III.

Oct 26, 2021

Meet the New Members of the College of Design’s Leaders Council

These select alumni and friends in design-related professions across the country will support the college in its ongoing mission to become the top public interdisciplinary design college in the U.S. 

Ray Odierno

Oct 26, 2021

Ray Odierno, Alum Who Served as Top Army General, Dies

Retired Army Chief of Staff Raymond T. Odierno, a four-star general who led multinational forces in the Iraq War and reshaped the way U.S. troops are trained and deployed, died of cancer on Oct. 8. Odierno earned a master’s degree in nuclear effects engineering from NC State and generously supported the university in a variety of ways, including serving as the chair of the university’s Board of Visitors and a member of the Board of Trustees. 

Founding dean Terry Curtin speaks during the CVM's dedication ceremony, 1983. University Archives Photograph Collection.

Oct 26, 2021

Terrence Curtin Society Honors NC State Veterinary Medicine’s Founding Dean

The College of Veterinary Medicine’s new Terrence Curtin Society honors the legacy of its founding dean, who passed away in December, while also recognizing the individuals whose generous financial support enables the college to build on his work. Those who annually donate $1,000 or more to the college’s All Gifts Great and Small Fund will automatically become society members.