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Lea Hart

Players Retreat exterior

Nov 12, 2019

A Meal and a Night Out

After learning about food insecurity at NC State, Richard “Gus” Gusler, owner of the landmark Players Retreat restaurant near campus, realized he had been food insecure himself as a student. Now, he's donating Players Retreat gift cards so that students facing food insecurity can participate in social activities with fewer burdens. 

Daniela Fontecha with science equipment

Nov 5, 2019

Ready to Put Science to Work

Research and other opportunities at NC State have helped Daniela Fontecha, a double major in physics and chemistry, discover a passion for using science to improve the environment. 

rendering of affordable housing design

Nov 5, 2019

Partnering to Combat Student Housing Insecurity

Grants from the NC State University Foundation are supporting development of a Host Homes Program, which will match students facing homelessness or housing insecurity with members of the community willing to open their homes. At the same time, an interdisciplinary partnership with Professor Tom Barrie in the College of Design is exploring what it might look like to provide housing on or near campus. 

exterior of nelson hall

Oct 29, 2019

Accounting for Needs

Two-time alumnus Dominick Vaccaro, who is working toward becoming a CPA, is thankful for the leadership opportunities and resources he enjoyed at NC State. 

Clay Chaney at WRAL weather desk

Oct 29, 2019

Forecast: High Probability of Success

As a child, Clay Chaney loved watching meteorologists. Now, thanks to his opportunity to attend NC State, he is one himself. 

Feb 20, 2018

Caldwell Fellows Honor Five Decades of Impact

As the Caldwell Fellows program celebrates its 50th anniversary at NC State, the current fellows and alumni of the program continue to be change-makers locally, nationally and around the world. 

Feb 20, 2018

Taking Shape

Tre’ Dennis credits the Caldwell Fellows Program with helping shape him as an individual. The transformation hasn’t just been about off-campus experiences, but also has happened through a series of leadership opportunities and day-to-day interaction with other Caldwell Fellows on campus.