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Tag: Program Support

Nov 21, 2017

HondaJet CEO Michimasa Fujino Visits NC State

Michimasa Fujino, founding president and CEO of Honda Aircraft Co. and a managing officer of Honda Motor Co. Ltd., gives the third annual Dr. Hassan A. Hassan Distinguished Lecture. The lecture series was established in 2015 through the generosity of former students and fellow faculty members to honor Hassan, a longtime professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. 

Nov 21, 2017

CNR Student Spotlight: Jaspreet Pooni

Jaspreet Pooni is passionate about conservation of endangered species and serves as founder and president of Wolves 4 Wolves, a student organization at NC State dedicated to the conservation of endangered wolf species. The fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology major traveled to Namibia to learn more about African ecology and conservation with support from the the College of Natural Resources' Student Assistance and Enrichment Fund. 

Students with donation bins at Feed the Pack food pantry

Nov 9, 2017

Feed the Pack

Already in 2017, more than 800 patrons have visited the Feed the Pack Community Food Pantry, about 50 percent students and 50 percent staff. As the pantry continues to grow and serve more people, both continued donations of nonperishable goods, as well as financial contributions, are needed. 

Nov 8, 2017

Courageous Canine Fights Cancer

A generous grant from the Petco Foundation to NC State's College of Veterinary Medicine supports companion animal cancer treatment for animals like Rocky, a 6-year-old Bullmastiff - helping pet owners afford treatments for their beloved companions while helping clinicians learn from increased experience managing different kinds of cancer cases. 

Nov 8, 2017

The Power of Data

With funding from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, College of Education professor Hollylynne Lee and her team at the Friday Institute are leading the charge to improve how statistics is taught in the classroom. 

Nov 6, 2017

Ellen Rohde Leadership Endowment Prepares Students for Success

Since retiring from a highly successful career with apparel giant VF Corporation, Ellen Rohde has been dedicated to equipping students at NC State with the workforce skills that will make them successful leaders and major contributors to society. With a $1.2 million gift to the North Carolina Textile Foundation, she recently established the Ellen Rohde Leadership Endowment in the College of Textiles’ Student Life Center. 

Oct 30, 2017

CNR Student Spotlight: Hannah Foederer

Hannah Foederer, a sport management major in the College of Natural Resources, gained hands-on experience working for the Holly Springs Salamanders baseball team. Her hands-on experiences have been supported by the CNR Student Assistance and Enrichment Fund. 

Oct 15, 2017

CNR Student Spotlight: Sarah Hallyburton

Fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology major Sarah Hallyburton studied ecology and conservation abroad in Namibia, with support from the College of Natural Resources' Student Assistance and Enrichment Fund. 

Oct 4, 2017

Student Spotlight: Claire Walczyk

Claire Walczyk, an environmental sciences and business administration double major, spent her spring semester abroad in Madrid, Spain. Her extraordinary international experience was supported by the College of Natural Resources' Student Assistance and Enrichment Fund. 

Oct 4, 2017

Student Spotlight: Sarah Bailey

Forest management major Sarah Bailey's recent internship -- supported by the College of Natural Resources Student Assistance and Enrichment Fund -- involved identifying tree species throughout the park and creating new labels and maps that enabled visitors to learn about both trees and biodiversity. The University Scholar gained hands-on skills in other areas including park promotion and visitor interaction, too.