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Dave and Sara Doeren in front of a Wolfpack logo

Sep 18, 2023

Keeping the Little Stuff Little

OnePack Empowered, a program created through a gift from NC State football coach Dave Doeren and his wife, Sara, will provide one-on-one mentoring and other specialized assistance to help neurodivergent students with the planning, organization and decision-making needed for success in school and, ultimately, a career. 

An architectural rendering showing people walking around the exterior of the new Integrative Sciences Building.

Sep 12, 2023

Integrative Sciences Building Headlines Campus Construction Projects

More than $1 billion in capital improvements are happening around campus, including the new building on the Brickyard. Private support and the generosity of the state of North Carolina are combining to make it all possible. 

Shaun Deardorff wearing an NC State T-shirt

Sep 12, 2023

Q&A With Leazar Award Recipient Shaun Deardorff

Shaun Deardorff, a senior in aerospace engineering, is the 2023 recipient of the John and Linda Leazar Award in Entrepreneurship. This award supports NC State students who have demonstrated initiative and a commitment to entrepreneurial excellence in support of their own personal ambitions as well as the support of NC State Innovation and Entrepreneurship. 

Chancellor Woodson (center) with Under Armour Founder, Executive Chairman and Brand Chief Kevin Plank (right) and President and CEO Stephanie Linnartz (left).

Sep 12, 2023

Under Armour Founder, CEO Visit NC State

Under Armour Founder, Executive Chairman and Brand Chief Kevin Plank; President and CEO Stephanie Linnartz; and other senior executives recently visited NC State to meet with Chancellor Randy Woodson and key university collaborators. Building on the strategic partnership between the university and company that was announced in 2022, they explored new high-impact collaboration opportunities for the future. 

Members of NC State's Coastal Dynamics Design Lab work around a table

Aug 29, 2023

NC State Named Finalist for 2023 C. Peter Magrath Community Engagement Scholarship Award

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities has named NC State a regional winner of the 2023 W.K. Kellogg Foundation Community Scholarship Award, in recognition of the work of the university’s Coastal Dynamics Design Lab. As a winner, NC State will compete for the national C. Peter Magrath Community Engagement Scholarship award, which will be announced in November. 

The Memorial Belltower

Aug 29, 2023

Meet Our New Deans

Several NC State colleges are welcoming new deans in 2023, including the College of Engineering. Jim Pfaendtner will become the first Louis Martin-Vega Dean of the College of Engineering, a deanship which was made possible by the generosity of NC State supporters in honor of the previous dean of the college. 

Artist’s concept rendering of the new cafe, projected to open early 2024, which will be located in the Venture Place courtyard on Main Campus Drive.

Aug 29, 2023

321 Coffee to Open Centennial Campus Location

321 Coffee, a Park Scholars alumni-owned and -operated local coffee shop and roaster that employs individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is launching a new location on Centennial Campus. The company’s first sales were made at NC State, and it grew with support from the Wolfpack community and with the help of NC State-provided resources, including the Andrews Launch Accelerator and Miller Fellowships. 

Bento poses with his owners, Jamie Caknipe and Kelly Gordon, during a visit to the NC State Veterinary Hospital.

Aug 29, 2023

Cancer Fund Helps Bento the Cat Pack In More Time With Family

Life-changing funding from Petco Love and the Blue Buffalo Pet Cancer Treatment Fund helped Bento survive a rare cancer and veterinarians learn more about his unusual condition. 

Wilson College of Textiles building on Centennial Campus

Aug 29, 2023

Introducing the 2027 Class of Textile Pioneer Scholars

With support from generous donors, three exceptional students — who all hail from non-metropolitan areas of North Carolina — have been named recipients of the Textile Pioneer Scholarship at the Wilson College of Textiles. 

Jack Bolton at Stonehenge

Aug 29, 2023

Park Scholar and Creative Problem-Solver Jack Bolton Joins College of Engineering

Jack Bolton, a first-year student and Park Scholar from Davidson, North Carolina, wants to apply his problem-solving mindset in engineering, but also in entrepreneurship. Private support is helping him Think and Do that and much more.