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Members of the Chancellor’s Leadership Development Program on a study-abroad trip.

Dec 1, 2020

Chancellor’s Leadership Development Program Expands to Include Juniors

This incredible undergraduate opportunity supports first-generation students and students from rural counties within North Carolina during their first, second and, now, third year at NC State. 

Graduation caps, one with a toy tractor on top

Dec 1, 2020

NC State Announces New Full-Ride Scholarship in Agronomy

NC State’s Department of Crop and Soil Sciences is thrilled to announce the creation of a new full-ride undergraduate scholarship in agronomy. The scholarship endowment was created by Connie and Durwood Laughinghouse to celebrate the future of North Carolina farming. 

Hadley Bryan at a computer

Dec 1, 2020

Goodnight Alumni Spotlight: Hadley Bryan

Goodnight Scholars alum Hadley Bryan ’17 was set on attending medical school when first entering NC State as a human biology major. After an inspiring genetics course and a Goodnight Scholars enrichment grant experience, however, Hadley transitioned to a fulfilling career in genetics research. 


Nov 24, 2020

Jess Rotenberg ’07 Navigates Uncertainty and Finds Community

Jess Rotenberg ’07 notes a common thread running through all of her experiences in the Park Scholarships program: the opportunity for conversation. Ryley Fallon ’24 got to experience that firsthand recently at the Park Class of 2024 Finalist dinner. 

Marva Motley

Nov 17, 2020

Leader, Mentor, Mother: Motley Honored for Commitment to Black Students Via Endowed Scholarship

Former Assistant Dean of Student Affairs Marva Motley worked at the College of Design for 38 years. She was a devoted advocate, cheering students on within the college and helping them navigate any challenge. When Tim Allen (MID ’02), now VP of design at Airbnb, wanted to give back to the college, naming a fund for Motley seemed natural. 

Talley Student Union at night

Nov 17, 2020

Jenkins MAC Program Honors Alumnus and Donors at 2nd Annual Celebration

On Nov. 12, during its celebration reception, the Jenkins MAC Program at the Poole College of Management recognized three exceptional individuals who have made significant and ongoing contributions to the program: John McKeever CPA ’05, Mike Constantino ’84 and ’85 and Lori Constantino ’84. Typically held at Vaughn Towers in Carter Finley Stadium, this year’s event was held virtually. 

Copper Wolf on Central Campus in the fall

Nov 17, 2020

Karli Moore ’16 Cultivates a Career Strengthening Native American Agriculture

Park Scholar alumna and 2016 valedictorian Karli Moore made the most of her time at NC State by double majoring in the College of Sciences and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Now, she's taking the skills she learned in college and using them to benefit the state of North Carolina — specifically, the Native Americans who help make it an agricultural powerhouse. 

Paola Cruz Ramos

Nov 17, 2020

Annable Scholar Guided by Power of Positive Thinking

Paola Cruz Ramos has come a long way from her home in Guayama, Puerto Rico, by following her personal motto of “always try.” That’s paid off in the form of a spot in the College of Veterinary Medicine’s class of 2022 — and a scholarship. As an Annable Scholar, Cruz Ramos keeps donors Ross and Michele Annable in mind as she achieves her goals. 

Wolf Plaza on a summer day

Nov 10, 2020

Pauls Establishing Scholarship in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Alumnus Donald R. Paul and his wife, Barbara, have established the Donald Paul CBE Scholarship with an endowed gift of $125,000 to NC State's Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. The need-based scholarship is for undergraduate students in the department, preferably residents of eastern North Carolina. Awards will be for one academic year and may be renewable. Paul, who earned his bachelor's degree from NC State in 1961, is a professor and the Ernest Cockrell Sr. Chair in Engineering in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. 

exterior Park Shops building sign, indicating where DASA is housed

Nov 10, 2020

Elijah Bouma-Sims ’21 Helps Secure $100,000 for Research Funding at NC State

Park Scholar Elijah Bouma-Sims ’21 published his first co-authored paper earlier this year, the culmination of an 11-month study on robocalling. First, his paper won the Distinguished Paper Award at the 29th USENIX Security Symposium. Then, it won the first-place Internet Defense Prize, a $100,000 grant that will support future research at NC State.