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Jalen Latta holding a basketball with Mr and Ms Wuf in the background

Apr 4, 2023

Full Court, Full Circle

Jalen Latta will leave NC State in May with two degrees and three ACC championship rings, thanks to his time as a manager for the women’s basketball team. His success story also intersects with the 1983 Wolfpack men’s NCAA title team — with one key assist connected to a member of that legendary squad. 

Dave and Sara Doeren in front of the Tuffy logo

Mar 24, 2023

New Gift From Doerens Will Empower Student Success

A generous gift from Dave and Sara Doeren will establish OnePack Empowered, a new initiative at NC State to support students with executive functioning challenges and those who are neurodivergent. The gift represents a next step in the Doerens’ longtime, passionate advocacy and support for people with special needs. 

Lyndenise Berdecia Rivera, Paula Gentius, Nora Lynn Finch and Kat Campbell

Mar 21, 2023

Sharing Community and Connection

Wolfpack Women in Philanthropy recently hosted a luncheon at D.H. Hill Jr. Library celebrating the past, present and future of NC State women. Held in collaboration with NC State University Libraries, the event brought together women spanning generations, academic disciplines, professions and university relationships, just as Wolfpack Women in Philanthropy does. 

Brenda Brickhouse, Bill Culpepper, and Jerry Jackson standing together wearing Watauga medals.

Mar 15, 2022

2022 Watauga Medal Ceremony Recognizes Three Extraordinary Pack Members

NC State’s Board of Trustees presented three alumni with the Watauga Medal, the university’s highest nonacademic honor, during a March 4 ceremony held in the ballroom at Talley Student Union. As the 2022 medalists, Brenda Brickhouse, Bill Culpepper and Jerry Jackson joined a group of 126 previous honorees who have made notable and dedicated contributions to the advancement of NC State. 

The Washington family posing together at Vaughn Towers.

Aug 23, 2021

A Transformational Gift to Strengthen Community

Alumni Dewayne and Adama Washington are giving back to athletics and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences in order to expand opportunities and support for students, particularly those from groups underrepresented in higher education. 

From left: Chancellor Randy Woodson and College of Engineering Dean Louis Martin-Vega with Deb and Ed Fitts, recipients of the 2019 Darrell and Carolyn Menscer Cup.

Jun 15, 2021

NC State University Foundation Board Presents Godwin Award and Menscer Cup

The NC State University Foundation Board recently presented its annual awards to recognize those who go above and beyond in their service, leadership, advocacy and generosity in support of NC State. Steven D. “Steve” Schuster was posthumously honored with the Jerry and Elizabeth Godwin Red Torch Award, while Ed and Deb Fitts received the Darrell and Carolyn Menscer Cup. 

Tom Gurin playing the Memorial Belltower carillon

May 24, 2021

Ring Those Bells: A Carillon Q&A

Learn more about NC State’s new 55-bell carillon — and carillons in general — from the first person to play it, carillonneur Tom Gurin. 

Lauren Kent on the mat

May 24, 2021

Setting the Bar(s) High

Scholarship support helped Lauren Kent ’21 excel in the classroom and in competition as a business administration major and four-time All-EAGL Scholastic Team gymnast. 

portrait of Helen Huang

Apr 26, 2021

A Perfect Fit

The Jackson Family Distinguished Professorship in Biomedical Engineering reflects donor Jerry Jackson’s decades of NC State support and bolsters faculty member Helen Huang’s work to improve lives. 


Apr 12, 2021

Sischo To Serve On Philanthropic Commission

NC State’s vice chancellor for university advancement was selected for his extraordinary commitment to higher education. His work promises to benefit faculty and students in North Carolina and beyond.