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Madeline Ellis looking at the ocean

Aug 8, 2022

Madeline Ellis Heads Northwest: An Enrichment Grant Blog

Goodnight Scholar Madeline Ellis used an enrichment grant from the program to travel with the University Scholars to the Pacific Northwest over spring break. In a first-person account, she shares how her travels helped her better understand Asian American history. 

Bill Hunt

Aug 8, 2022

Solving the Stormwater Upstream Battle

Bill Hunt, a William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor in NC State’s Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering and an Extension specialist, is a leading expert in stormwater management and green infrastructure. The field focuses on creating benefits from stormwater management beyond improving water quality and reducing flooding, which can include increasing biodiversity and creating recreational and educational spaces. 

Students in front of Bragaw Hall

Jul 25, 2022

Academic and Student Affairs Marks a Decade of Dedication to Student Success

For 10 years, the Division of Academic and Student Affairs has offered holistic programs and resources to help NC State students thrive. Donor support has helped the division continue to grow and benefit every student. 

Steve Markham and a student looking at a computer

Jul 11, 2022

Steve Markham Named Executive Director of NC State Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Steve Markham, a professor in the Poole College of Management’s Department of Management, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, has been appointed executive director of NC State Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Markham’s appointment became effective July 1 and follows the retirement of Senior Vice Provost for Entrepreneurship Tom Miller. 

Carter-Finley Stadium

Jul 11, 2022

TowneBank Makes $5 Million Gift to Enhance NC State Athletics

TowneBank has committed $5 million to Wolfpack Athletics that will support key upgrades and improvements within Carter-Finley Stadium. In recognition of the gift, the 117,000-square-foot West Side Tower that stretches from endzone to endzone (previously known as C. Richard Vaughn Towers) is being renamed TowneBank Center for a 10-year period beginning July 1, 2022. 

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.