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Clockwise: Leon Krapf, Sasha Pereira, Loulou Batta, Matt Traenkle

May 10, 2021

Meet the 2021 Mathews Medal Winners

The Mathews Medal recognizes graduating seniors who have made NC State a better place. This year’s recipients include a Goodnight Scholar committed to paying it forward, a soccer player who helped form Pack United, a campus leader who has devoted time to projects including Service Raleigh and Feed the Pack, and a Park Scholar dedicated to promoting a culture of giving within the program. 

Adrianna Kirkman

May 10, 2021

Endowment Honors Legacy of Professor Adrianna Kirkman

A trailblazer, Kirkman was one of the first women in the the field of computer simulation and process modeling for pulp and paper and a strong advocate for equality and the promotion of women in STEM. The Adrianna Grant Kirkman Scholarship Endowment will provide merit-based scholarships for undergraduate students pursuing a degree in paper science and engineering who have demonstrated an interest in equality, diversity and/or social justice for women by participating in community activities, social groups, student clubs and/or organizations. 

Nikhil Milind standing on a mountain overlooking the ocean

May 10, 2021

Nikhil Milind ’21 Awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

After he graduates from NC State, Park Scholar Nikhil Milind will head to Stanford University to pursue a Ph.D. in genetics as a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow. The five-year fellowship, which Milind worked with NC State’s University Fellowships Office to apply for, provides three years of financial support including an annual stipend of $34,000 and a cost of education allowance of $12,000. 

Dhuru Patel portrait in graduation gown

May 3, 2021

A Healthy Pursuit

With scholarship support, College of Sciences senior Dhuru Patel embraced a range of academic, extracurricular and service opportunities that cemented his decision to pursue a medical career and his determination to give back. 

Campus gateway

May 3, 2021

Goodnight Scholars Program Growth Builds on Community College Partnerships

NC State University’s Goodnight Scholars Program is expanding to include a cohort of 50 transfer students from community colleges throughout North Carolina. 

The exterior of Hunt Library

May 3, 2021

Libraries Gifted With New Endowments on Day of Giving

Donors to the NC State Libraries were particularly generous and thoughtful on March 24. The Libraries exceeded its previous two years of Day of Giving efforts combined, bringing in $1,491,566 from 217 gifts. Two new scholarship endowments were created, two new collections endowments were established and sizable increases were made to the Student Resource Fund, among many other successes. 

Nelson Hall, Poole College of Management

Apr 26, 2021

Jenkins MAC Students Awarded NC CPA Foundation Scholarships

Four current NC State Jenkins Master of Accounting students were recently awarded NC CPA Foundation Scholarships. The Foundation’s goal is to attract and support the next generation of CPAs by supporting applicants who understand the critical role that CPAs play in our society and who are eager to join a profession built on a commitment to serve the public interest. 

Camille Cruz

Apr 26, 2021

Goodnight Alumni Spotlight: Camille Cruz

Goodnight Scholars program alum Camille Cruz ’15 sought out a career field that combined her love of science and art. One Google search and a master’s degree in orthotics and prosthetics later, Camille is living her dream of being a pediatric prosthetist orthotist in Fort Wayne, Indiana. 

Ben Zino with a snake

Apr 26, 2021

CNR Student Ben Zino is Promoting Wildlife Conservation One Video at a Time

Ben Zino is a junior majoring in fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology. Zino is also a Park Scholar and minoring in environmental education. His passion for conservation led him to create The Wild Report, a YouTube channel with more than 23,000 subscribers that highlights various wildlife species and promotes local conservation efforts. 

Shaunacee Harris

Apr 19, 2021

Support Helps Shaunacee Harris ’21MED Forge a New Career Path

Shaunacee Harris’s work experiences inspired her to return to her undergraduate alma mater to pursue a new path focused on restorative justice and rehabilitation for underserved populations. In May, she will receive her master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from the College of Education, and scholarship support has served as affirmation that she is where she needs to be.