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Emma Ross

Marilyn Wattenbarger at the Wawona tree

Mar 13, 2023

What She Never Had: Laura Allred ’79 Gives in Honor of Her Mother

Laura Allred ’79 is creating the Marilyn Wattenbarger Scholarship Endowment in honor of her mother, who never had the opportunity to earn a college education. 

Brady Farlow

Feb 14, 2023

Finding Opportunities for Growth

Brady Farlow knows about the importance of scholarships — financial assistance has connected the second-year horticulture and Spanish student to study abroad, a passion for his future career, and close-knit communities at NC State that welcomed him with open arms. 

Rusty and Selena Mau

Oct 4, 2022

NC State Couple Stay Connected to Alma Mater Through Annual Giving

Rusty and Selena Mau met through the Park Scholarships program at NC State. Since graduating in 2015, they have stayed engaged with the university in a number of ways, primarily by giving back. 

Golden LEAF Scholars

Sep 27, 2022

Golden LEAF Scholars Luncheon Highlights Impact of Scholarships

Golden LEAF scholarship recipients, alumni and foundation leadership gathered on NC State’s Raleigh campus on September 15 to strengthen the scholar community and highlight just a few of the ways these scholarships provide opportunities for students across campus. 

The Wilson College of Textiles campus.

May 24, 2022

From Farm to Flight: O.K. Moore ’59 Follows His North Star

O.K. Moore experienced all he could at NC State before graduating in 1959. Now, he and his wife, Marsha, are helping provide unexpected opportunities for students just like him. 

Class of 2022 Dylan Inman holding up two wolfie hand signs.

May 3, 2022

Leaving a Legacy: Dylan Inman ’22 Makes a Lasting Impression

The political science and sociology double major is graduating this weekend and then off to Indianapolis to work for his fraternity, Theta Chi, as a growth specialist. But as an enthusiastic member of the Wolfpack, Inman says his long-term goal is to find a road that leads back to NC State. 

The Court of the Carolinas showing through a wolf cutout.

Mar 15, 2022

NC State Day of Giving Arrives March 23

NC State will host its fourth annual Day of Giving on March 23, 2022 — a day for the community to write the university’s next bold chapter. Day of Giving is a 24-hour philanthropic event, with alumni, families, employees and friends of the university coming together to give to the areas that are meaningful to them. 

Victoria Fuda talking in front of a screen with an image from Thailand.

Dec 14, 2021

What It Means To Think and Do: Turning Passion Into a Career

Victoria Fuda graduated this December with some incredible experience under her belt thanks to private support. Because of NC State’s Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign, she is equipped for a big, bold future as one of the university’s newest alumni. 

Mr. Wuf poses with two students.

Nov 30, 2021

Expanded Giving Tuesday Spotlights DEI Funds

NC State is expanding its observation of Giving Tuesday beyond 24 hours to a full week in order to spotlight diversity, equity and inclusion funds that make an extraordinary difference in increasing access and opportunities for student success. 

Dr. Harald Ade standing in his lab.

May 3, 2021

For Ade, Professorship Fuels Growth

Harald Ade, Goodnight Innovation Distinguished Professor, is grateful for the resources his professorship provides and says that these positions not only boost faculty research — they retain and attract the brightest minds.