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Carmen Bollman

Mar 1, 2021

Goodnight Spotlight: Carmen Bollman

From giving speeches for Chancellor Randy Woodson to writing code in an NC State research lab, Goodnight Scholar Carmen Bollman ’21 is never afraid to try something new and challenging. 

Memorial Belltower lit up red

Mar 1, 2021

Looking Back and Moving Forward

2020 will be a year long-remembered by NC State faculty, staff and students. Read about some of the lessons learned, including how Jeff Braden, retiring soon as dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, has asked his team to commit to concrete actions to reduce or eliminate racism and increase the college’s ability to provide opportunity and increase social justice. Among other actions, Braden has set a goal of raising $1 million by June 30, 2021, to provide high-impact, life-changing experiences to all CHASS students — especially those from under-represented groups. 

Wolf icons on the Talley Student Union elevator glass wall.

Mar 1, 2021

February 2021 Park Enrichment Grants Awarded

The Park Enrichment Grant committee awarded the grants to Park Scholars who submitted proposals by the February 1 deadline. These awards, initiated in 1998, are designed to foster the development of scholarship, service, leadership and character, as well as connect scholars with faculty. 

The Memorial Belltower, as seen from Holladay Hall

Feb 15, 2021

Celebrating Black Alumni

NC State has many standout Black alumni, Gayle Lanier ’82 and Tony Caravano ’04 among them. Both want to give back to their alma mater in appreciation of all the university has done for them, so they have each established a scholarship endowment to empower future members of the Pack. 

global courtyard with global sticker held up

Feb 15, 2021

Three NC State Students Named Gilman Scholarship Winners

NC State’s Starr Gibens, Angel Hernandez and Anthony Ramsey are the recipients of the prestigious Gilman Scholarship for the 2021 academic year. The scholarship awards each student with up to $5,000 to cover any costs associated with studying or interning abroad. Gibens is a past speaker at Red and White Night. 

Jennifer Frix

Feb 15, 2021

Jennifer Frix ’17 Channels AI to Promote Fairness in Banking

Park Scholar Jennifer Frix ’17 thrived as an NC State undergraduate and graduate student. Now, she works for Bank of America as an assistant vice president in the Artificial Intelligence Enablement and Governance team, assessing artificial intelligence solutions implemented across the enterprise. 

Black and white photo of Billy Ray Vickers and other football players

Feb 8, 2021

Major Player

From the fields of Rutherford County to the field at Carter-Finley Stadium and beyond, Billy Ray Vickers has always been driven to succeed. The former NC State and NFL rusher is now the head of several flourishing companies, and it all started with a Wolfpack athletics scholarship. 

From left: Sam Burgiss, Laura Geary, Karen and Steve Welton

Feb 8, 2021

Meet the Dean’s Circle

The Dean’s Circle, the College of Engineering’s leadership annual giving program recognizing all unrestricted gifts of $1,000 or more, is focused on providing competitive recruiting undergraduate and graduate scholarships and fellowship awards. Find out why circle members Sam Burgiss, Laura Geary, and Karen and Steve Welton support the college. 

Graduation cap and money saved in a jar for college

Feb 8, 2021

Scholarships Open Opportunities for Jenkins MAC Students

In the most recent cohort — the 2020-21 class — 67% of on-campus students received some form of scholarship, ranging from $4,000 scholarships to fellowships that covered the entire cost of tuition. Another 20 students were awarded graduate assistantships. These are some of their stories. 

Emma Nussman playing a trombone

Feb 8, 2021

Emma Nussman Receives Masini Scholarship for Leadership in Marching Band and Beyond

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