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NC State Philanthropy Podcast lock-up

Jun 28, 2022

Podcast: Distinguished Professorships With Walt Wolfram

On the Season 1 finale of the NC State Philanthropy Podcast, we’re joined by sociolinguist and William C. Friday Distinguished Professor Walt Wolfram to hear how private support has benefited his work on campus and beyond. 

Chris Cooper

Jun 13, 2022

Alumni Spotlight: Chris Cooper ’17

The former Park, Franklin, Goldwater and Churchill Scholarships recipient shares what he has been able to Think and Do since graduating from NC State — and why he’s choosing to give back to his alma mater now. 

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Jun 7, 2022

Podcast: Annual Giving With Adam Compton ’09

On this episode of the NC State Philanthropy Podcast, we’re joined by Adam Compton to talk about how Annual Giving helps the university create dynamic new approaches to teaching and learning, fuel industries and breakthroughs, guide our students to impactful post-graduate lives and more. 

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May 17, 2022

Podcast: ‘Think and Do’ In Review With Brian Sischo

On this episode of the NC State Philanthropy Podcast, we’re talking with Brian Sischo, vice chancellor for University Advancement, about our recent Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign and how it has set the university up for a big, bold future. 

Lara Rabinowitz in her graduation cap and gown in front of the Memorial Belltower at Henry Square.

May 10, 2022

Weaving a Bright Future

Private support enabled Lara Rabinowitz ’22 to study on campus and abroad during her time at NC State, all while combining seemingly different majors in seamless ways. Now, as one of the university’s most recent graduates, she’s taking her (very) unique skillset out West for an exciting new career opportunity. 

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May 3, 2022

Podcast: Planned Giving With Jennifer Peavey

On this episode of the NC State Philanthropy Podcast, we’re talking with the College of Design’s Jennifer Peavey about how she plans to support the university through a special gift from her 401(k) plan following her passing. 

Pullen Society certificates were presented to new members during the 2021 induction event.

Apr 19, 2022

R. Stanhope Pullen Society Welcomes Class of 2022 Inductees

The lifetime giving society recently recognized 96 members of the Pack who have made planned gifts benefiting NC State. 

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Apr 19, 2022

Podcast: Caldwell Fellow Kourosh Salamati, Pt. 2

On this episode of the NC State Philanthropy Podcast, we’re finishing our two-part talk with Kourosh Salamati about how the Caldwell Fellows program and other campus support systems have helped him succeed beyond his wildest dreams as a member of the Pack. 

General Shelton speaks in front of Leadership Forum banner

Apr 12, 2022

NC State Honors Gen. H. Hugh Shelton in True Pack Fashion

How do you properly thank an alumnus who has gone above and beyond the call of duty for his alma mater? By naming an important part of campus in his honor. 

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Apr 5, 2022

Podcast: Caldwell Fellow Kourosh Salamati, Pt. 1

On this episode of the NC State Philanthropy Podcast, we’re talking to Kourosh Salamati about how the Caldwell Fellows program and other campus support systems are helping him think and do.