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2021-22 Social Innovation Fellows

Sep 28, 2021

Get to Know the 2021-22 Social Innovation Fellows

The 2021-22 Social Innovation Fellows is made up of 30 students, many of whom are scholarship recipients, representing nine colleges at the university and a wide range of personal and academic backgrounds. This fifth cohort joins a strong group of social impact ventures to become problem-solvers and changemakers, diving into six of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals as part of NC State’s Sustainable Development Goals Initiative. 

Elena Williamson in the Court of North Carolina

Sep 21, 2021

Opportunity to Explore

Elena Williamson is the first recipient of the Rebecca Leonard Scholarship Endowment in Exploratory Studies. The new scholarship is named after Rebecca Leonard, an associate professor emerita and a founder of the Exploratory Studies Program. 

Buildings on NC State's campus

Sep 21, 2021

Announcing the First Frank J. Newlands, M.D. Entrepreneurship Scholars

The Frank J. Newlands, M.D. Entrepreneurship Scholarship was established through a generous donation from Dr. Newlands to support outstanding entrepreneurial efforts among NC State’s undergraduate student population. With a strong history of entrepreneurship throughout his own career, Dr. Newlands is excited to support the next generation of NC State entrepreneurs — beginning with Josiah Hall and Drew Lewis. 

Glen Raven CEO Leib Oehmig

Sep 21, 2021

Glen Raven Donates $250K to Wilson College of Textiles

Glen Raven, Inc., a global textile company based near Burlington, made a recent gift to the Wilson College of Textiles’ Pioneer Scholarship Program, as well as the Dean’s Textile Innovation Fund. The scholarship program supports North Carolina students studying textiles from rural towns and communities in the state, supporting a bustling future for both Pack graduates and the textile industry. 

The Class of 2022 group shot

Sep 21, 2021

Catching Up With the Outgoing Class

NC State catches up with students we first met in 2018 who have started their final year at the university, each with their own perfectly imperfect path to success. The group includes several scholarship recipients. 

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. 

Jason Suttles working on an electronic device

Sep 13, 2021

Software Engineer Jason Suttles Applies His Philosophy Background to Healthcare, Technology

Software engineer Jason Suttles earned degrees in philosophy and computer science from NC State through the Benjamin Franklin Scholars program. Suttles, who also minored in math, now puts his skills to use by working for Medicom Technologies, a Raleigh-based software startup that provides a decentralized health information platform for the fast and secure transfer of patient data among healthcare providers. 


Sep 6, 2021

Trumpet Section Leader Gage Fringer Receives Masini Marching Band Scholarship

The Department of Music’s prestigious Toni Christine Masini Memorial Music Scholarship was awarded this year to Gage Fringer, a senior majoring in computer science and minoring in music performance. The Masini scholarship — the largest music scholarship offered at NC State — is annually awarded to one student who exemplifies academic and musical excellence, as well as leadership in the marching band. 

Students walking on campus

Sep 6, 2021

Poole College of Management Supporters Step Up for the Extraordinary Opportunity Scholarship Initiative

Some of the many impactful supporters of EOSI and Poole College recently shared their reasons for giving, as well as their hopes for the cumulative impact on students and the college. 

Brent and Laura Bumgarner at Carter-Finley Stadium with a screen displaying thanks for their generosity to NC State

Sep 6, 2021

Park Parent and Selection Committee Member Brent Bumgarner Pledges 9th Co-Named Park Scholarship

Brent Bumgarner and his wife, Laura, made the commitment to fund a co-named Park Scholarship in their estate plans, submitting the paperwork on NC State Day of Giving in March 2021. Their $350,000 endowment will be matched by existing Park Foundation funds to cover one Park Scholarship in perpetuity.