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the strolling professor statue wearing an NC State face covering

Aug 25, 2020

Facing the Future With Confidence

Thousands of dollars have been raised for the Student Emergency Fund via the sale of special NC State-branded face coverings. 

A diverse group of students posing at a Sciences Diversity Banquet

Jun 23, 2020

College of Sciences Creates Diversity Program Endowment

In March of this year, the College of Sciences announced the creation of a new Diversity Program Endowment that will meet a critical need for permanent funding for diversity initiatives. The endowment will support recruitment, professional development and student activities, and interested donors can contribute to ongoing fundraising efforts. 

Giving Tuesday logo

May 5, 2020

Today Is #GivingTuesdayNow

Today is #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of giving and unity as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. NC State's Student Emergency Fund addresses this need as our students struggle with income loss or unexpected costs for child care, technology and housing. Throughout the day, check out @NCState on Twitter to hear directly from the students keeping their academic progress on track due to the generosity of our donors. 

Apr 28, 2020

A Million Thanks to Our Pack

Over the past month, we’ve faced unprecedented uncertainty and rapid change — but that hasn’t stopped our alumni, faculty, staff and friends from stepping up to do the extraordinary. In this special video message, Chancellor Randy Woodson expresses his gratitude for the more than $1 million raised in support of the Student Emergency Fund, which has gone directly to students in need during this time of crisis. 

encouraging stickers supporting survivors in a tableau with a plant and a candle

Apr 28, 2020

COVID-19’s Unique Impacts on Survivors of Interpersonal Violence

Survivors of interpersonal violence are experiencing unique impacts of COVID-19. The Women’s Center at NC State has seen a rise in students seeking support from trained advocates as well as significantly more applications to the Survivor Fund, which can cover related expenses, such as medical care, counseling, legal assistance, loss of employment, transportation, relocation and/or safety upgrades to housing. Gifts to the Survivor Fund help meet this increased and ongoing need. 

a supervisor in a mask checks food pantry shelves

Apr 13, 2020

Feed the Pack Food Pantry Rallies to Stay Open

Thanks to a massive campuswide effort in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, NC State’s food pantry continues to serve the students, faculty and staff who need it most. 

Belltower and North Carolina flag.

Apr 7, 2020

Chancellor Woodson Thanks the NC State Community

In a video message, Chancellor Randy Woodson shares his appreciation and gratitude for Wolfpack students, faculty and staff for their commitment and strength in response to the impact of COVID-19. He also highlights the volunteers who have kept the Feed the Pack food pantry running and the hundreds of donors whose gifts to the Student Emergency Fund have helped students facing financial crises in the wake of the virus. 

students walking across brickyard

Mar 31, 2020

Pack Essentials Aiding Students During Financial Hardships

As the impact of COVID-19 grows, the need for Pack Essentials is greater than ever before. With donor support, Mike Giancola, assistant vice provost and student ombudsperson, and his team have been working hard to help students facing financial challenges due to a sudden loss of income.  

Study abroad scholars gather by the school seal

Mar 31, 2020

Chancellor’s Scholarship Supports Study Abroad

This past February, 40 students were recognized as the latest to have enjoyed extraordinary experiences thanks to Chancellor’s Study Abroad Scholarships. The chancellor's program, funded through gifts to the University's Greatest Needs Fund, provides critical support of up to $3,500 to students whose identities are underrepresented in study abroad. 

Wolf Plaza copper wolf statues

Mar 24, 2020

Taking Care of Our Pack

As the impact of COVID-19 continues to evolve, many of our students are facing new and overwhelming challenges. Our alumni and friends have shown their support through gifts to the Student Emergency Fund, which makes an immediate difference for students facing unexpected financial barriers.