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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. 

Mervyn Kowalsky

Apr 26, 2021

Shaking Up Earthquake Research

The Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering’s Mervyn Kowalsky channels distinguished professorship funding to support students and their work to address structural engineering challenges. 

exterior shot of the GLBT center doors with the pride flag with raised fist hanging

Mar 22, 2021

New Fund Will Support Students Through the GLBT Center

A gift from NC State friend Bill Spitz seeds the Dream Fund, which the center staff can use to aid students who face financial hardship, particularly after coming out. 

exterior of Poe Hall

Sep 15, 2020

Donor Support Boosts Access and Inclusion for Master of Arts in Teaching Program

Scholarships provided thanks to the College of Education Excellence Fund are helping a more diverse group of students prepare to make an impact through the teaching profession. 

Students, faculty and staff members planting along a road in Princeville.

Jun 23, 2020

Teamwork that Addresses Flooding Challenges

Philanthropy supports the work of NC State’s Coastal Dynamics Lab, which helps communities recover from events such as hurricanes and plan for a better future. 

Robert Handfield portrait

May 19, 2020

Meeting the Demand for Supply Chain Expertise

As COVID-19 creates a surge in demand for certain products, there's also a demand for experts to help us understand the global supply chain. Robert Handfield, executive director of the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative and the Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management at NC State University, shares his knowledge across industries and trains the next generation of supply chain experts. 

Abby Scheper in front of the Rocky Mountains

May 5, 2020

Graduating without Regrets

Being a Park Scholar has given Abby Scheper the opportunities and the confidence to lead and serve while excelling as a philosophy major with three minors. 

Garrett Welsh in front of a Navy helicopter

May 5, 2020

Commissioned for Success

Receiving the Textile Military Scholarship didn’t just enhance Garrett Welsh’s NC State experience — it served as a vote of a confidence in his abilities and confirmation that his work in the classroom and as a member of the Naval ROTC hadn’t gone unnoticed. He’ll soon be applying the skills he learned in college to a career in the Navy. 

Thomas Peters smiles and does the wolfie in his band uniform

Apr 14, 2020

Achieving Major Goals

Financial support has allowed first-generation student Thomas Peters to pursue his love for music as drum major for NC State’s marching band and his goal of a career in information technology. 

2019-2020 e5x Recipient Katie Lawson

Mar 31, 2020

Blending the Technical and the Creative

NC State scholarship recipient Katie Lawson channels passions for engineering, entrepreneurship and more into activities that range from research in neural synchrony to Baja racing team business development.