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Chancellor Randy Woodson and Leigh-Kathryn Bonner

Jun 20, 2022

Chancellor Woodson Talks Bees, Entrepreneurship With Bee Downtown Founder

In Red Chair Chats, NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson sits down with alumni, faculty, staff and friends of the university to show off the strength, talent and innovation of our Wolfpack. In our fourth episode of the series, the chancellor is joined by alumna Leigh-Kathryn Bonner, who graduated in 2015 with a degree in international studies and was recently named a Forbes 30 Under 30 social entrepreneur for her work as founder and CEO of Bee Downtown. 

Dianne and Tommy Lawing

Jun 20, 2022

Why I Give: Dianne and Tommy Lawing Increase Scholarship Support to ‘Improve the World, One Teacher at a Time’

Dianne and Tommy Lawing established the Dianne Carver Lawing Scholarship, a merit-based scholarship with a preference given to first-generation students, in order to make the world a better place through education. Thanks to additional funding the Lawings provided on NC State’s 2022 Day of Giving, the scholarship is projected to be the College of Education’s first full-cost-of-attendance scholarship. 

Dean Kate Meurs presents Pet Desk scholarship to the Class of 2022’s Kier Way.

Jun 7, 2022

Together Again at Last for the 38th Annual Awards Banquet

The College of Veterinary Medicine community recently assembled to celebrate a special tradition: its annual awards banquet at the Talley Student Union on NC State’s main campus. Among the awards bestowed at the event was the annual PetDesk Scholarship for Equity in Veterinary Medicine, given to Kier Way. 

Anyah Moore photo and infographic

Jun 7, 2022

Support From Education Excellence Fund and Teaching Fellows Helps Anyah Moore Achieve Goals

Scholarship support from the Education Excellence Fund and Teaching Fellows led Anyah Moore ’25 to choose the NC State College of Education. Now, she’s taking advantage of the opportunities available to her to become a teacher who is a champion for students of color and those who struggle with their mental health. 

Luke Owen helps his grandfather sell flowers at the farmers market in Brevard. (Photo courtesy of Luke Owen)

May 24, 2022

Graduating Senior Strives for ‘Bigger and Better Things’

Luke Owen was excelling in his course work in horticulture technology at Blue Ridge Community College when he decided to see if he could earn a scholarship to transfer to a four-year university. To his surprise, the Transylvania County native won what was essentially a full-ride scholarship to NC State, where he continued to Think and Do. 

"Raleigh's Biggest Commercial Projects and Their Relationship to Equity and Racial Movement" by Maryam Karimé featured as part of the W.E.B. Du Bois Exhibition in Hunt Library, photo provided

May 17, 2022

NC State Students Host Exhibition to Celebrate W.E.B. Du Bois’ Visualization Work

NC State students recently celebrated the life and work of NAACP cofounder W.E.B. Du Bois at GIS Week, an event administered by the Geospatial Graduate Student Organization in partnership with the Center for Geospatial Analytics and NC State University Libraries. Funding for the awards and material costs of physical installations was provided by a $2,400 grant from NC State University Libraries and a $1,000 grant from a donor-funded program at the College of Natural Resources’ Office of Diversity and Inclusion. 

Bottles of wine in the Court of North Carolina

May 10, 2022

NC State Announces Next in Series of NC Licensed Wines

NC State recently announced the second wine in the university’s Hallowed Places Collection, this one featuring The Court of North Carolina on its label. The collection is part of NC State’s ongoing partnership with North Carolina wineries and will benefit scholarship funds across campus. 

Kavin Govindarajan ’24 (left) and David Sieg ’25 (right)

Apr 26, 2022

David Sieg ’25 Adds Spectator Sport Mathematics to NC State

The Park Scholar’s first major project in the College of Sciences was to bring together math enthusiasts from all disciplines for an exciting competition. The Spring 2022 Integration Bee, a calculus-based problem-solving competition named in the style of the familiar grade school spelling bee, is the result. 

NC State Army ROTC members on the Court of North Carolina

Apr 5, 2022

NC State Moves up in 2022-23 Military Friendly Rankings

NC State has earned a top 10 spot in Military Friendly’s national Military Friendly Schools rankings for 2022-23, rising from ninth place the previous year to sixth place. Jeffrey Wright Military and Veteran Services is a key part of a universitywide effort to recruit and support military-affiliated students. 

The Memorial Belltower

Mar 29, 2022

Kenan Fellows Program Director to Retire May 31

Following a distinguished career as an educator, researcher and leader, Dr. Elaine Franklin has announced her retirement as director of NC State’s Kenan Fellows Program for Teacher Leadership (KFP) effective May 31. The KFP has greatly benefited from Dr. Franklin’s thoughtful, intentional and inclusive approach to leadership for the past nine years, and the search is currently underway for the next director of the KFP, who will begin on June 1.