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Eric Cranford standing in front of a Seahawk helicopter

Sep 13, 2021

Not Self But Others

Lt. Cmdr. Eric Allen Cranford ’92 lost his life while serving in the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001. Twenty years later, his spirit of generosity and determination lives on through a scholarship created in his memory. 

marching cadets reunite to see their bell

May 10, 2021

Marching Into History

For NC State’s Marching Cadet Fraternity, the Memorial Belltower is an abiding reminder of those who serve and have served. Now, through the Cadets’ special bell, the fraternity’s contributions to the university will ring out for others to hear far into the future. 

The Shrine Room plaque in the Memorial Belltower

Jan 5, 2021

A Sacred Event in a Shining New Shrine Room

Renovations to the Memorial Belltower made last December’s ROTC gold bar ceremony one of the program’s most memorable. 

closeup of female student saluting a crowd at reynolds coliseum

Jun 2, 2020

A Thank You to ROTC Graduates

Student Body President Emma Carter recognizes the work and service of spring graduates from NC State's three Reserve Officer Training Corps programs. 

Garrett Welsh in front of a Navy helicopter

May 5, 2020

Commissioned for Success

Receiving the Textile Military Scholarship didn’t just enhance Garrett Welsh’s NC State experience — it served as a vote of a confidence in his abilities and confirmation that his work in the classroom and as a member of the Naval ROTC hadn’t gone unnoticed. He’ll soon be applying the skills he learned in college to a career in the Navy. 

Charles Blum on the football field with fellow recipients of the ROTC All-American Team award and Navy Federal Credit Union representatives

Jan 28, 2020

A Legacy of Aiming High

NC State engineering major and scholarship recipient Charles Blum, who won a national award as Air Force ROTC Student of the Year, has tried to channel determination and selflessness into activities across campus. 

eight student veterans posing on a mountain

Dec 3, 2019

Connecting Veterans with Community

NC State offers a variety of resources and services to support those who have served our country, and donors support many of those efforts. 

Tom Stafford and Emily Caporali in the Shrine Room

Jun 11, 2019

Ringing True

Emily Caporali’s Belltower memories began before she ever enrolled at NC State, and though she graduated in 2017, she is still making extraordinary memories at the site – with help from her fiancé Chase Timmons and her longtime friend, retired vice chancellor of student affairs Tom Stafford. 

Tom Stafford and Emily Caporali in the Shrine Room

May 31, 2019

Ringing True

Emily Caporali’s Belltower memories began before she ever enrolled at NC State, and though she graduated in 2017, she is still making extraordinary memories at the site – with help from her fiancé Chase Timmons and her longtime friend, retired vice chancellor of student affairs Tom Stafford. 

Tyler Haritan poses in Talley Student Union

May 7, 2019

A Dream Taking Flight

Tyler Haritan says scholarship support helped him navigate NC State’s Naval ROTC program and set him up for success as he chases his dream of becoming a fighter pilot.