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Suzanne Gordon

Feb 27, 2023

Pack Profile: Suzanne Gordon

An NC State alumna with three degrees to her name, Suzanne Gordon not only supports her alma mater financially but has also served on several of its most important boards — something that was once unheard of for Wolfpack women. 

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Feb 27, 2023

Podcast: Stewardship With Heather Tart

On this episode of the NC State Philanthropy Podcast, we’re discussing stewardship with Heather Tart, the senior director of stewardship for NC State’s Office of Development Communications and Stewardship. Heather leads the team’s efforts to express the university’s gratitude to supporters who give of their time, talents and finances to provide for its success. 

D.H. Hill Jr. Library

Feb 20, 2023

Looking Back to Look Ahead

As NC State Day of Giving 2023 approaches, we’re celebrating Sonny Dowdy, a Wilson College of Textiles alumnus whose estate gift and annual gifts will benefit NC State University Libraries — and inspire other donors — for many years to come. 

Iqbal Husain, left, works with Taohid Latif ’22 on the latter’s Ph.D. project.

Jan 30, 2023

Providing FREEDM Through a Better Power Grid

Iqbal Husain, director of NC State’s FREEDM Systems Center and a distinguished professor in the College of Engineering, is on a mission to make the world cleaner, greener and easier to travel in. 

From left: Ghazale Johnston, Chancellor Randy Woodson, Adama Washington, Libby Godwin and Dewayne Washington

Jan 3, 2023

NC State University Foundation Honors 2022 Godwin, Menscer Winners

Two couples were recently recognized for their generosity, commitment and service to the Wolfpack — Dewayne and Adama Washington with the Godwin Award and Fred and Barbara Wilson with the Menscer Cup. 

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Dec 5, 2022

Podcast: Strategic Brand Management With Chris Boyer

On this episode, we’re joined by Chris Boyer, NC State’s assistant vice chancellor for strategic brand management, to discuss how sustaining the university’s brand identity is about much more than the consistent use of a logo. 

a photo of Wolf Plaza by Becky Kirkland

Nov 14, 2022

Gifts That Keep on Giving

For Suzanne and Ralph Gordon, two tax-smart giving options offered the perfect ways to support their alma mater — then, now and always. 

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Oct 31, 2022

Podcast: Celebrating the Darla Buchanan Scholarship

On this episode, we’re discussing the Darla Buchanan Scholarship, a new need-based scholarship in the College of Education. Awarded to undergraduate students who are studying elementary education and are committed to advancing diversity in the teaching profession, this new fund is just one example of how the college is working to impact K-12 education all across North Carolina. 

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Oct 4, 2022

Podcast: Clyde Sorenson – NC State Alumnus, Distinguished Professor and Donor

On this episode, we’re joined by Clyde Sorenson, an NC State alumnus, distinguished professor and donor, to discuss the impact of private support on his work and the university as a whole. 

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Sep 13, 2022

Podcast: Understanding Endowments With Mary Peloquin-Dodd

On this episode, we’re joined by NC State’s associate vice chancellor for finance and university treasurer to discuss the NC State endowment and its importance.