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Reshunda Mahone

Jul 11, 2022

Mahone to Lead NC State Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving

A higher education professional with a track record of success, innovation and inclusion, Reshunda Mahone will join NC State in August as the new associate vice chancellor for alumni engagement and annual giving. In a higher education career spanning more than two decades, Mahone has continually exceeded goals — and expectations — by increasing alumni engagement, overall giving and efficiency at each of her previous institutions. She currently serves as assistant dean for advancement and alumni engagement for the Goizueta Business School at Emory University. 

Benny Suggs and Chancellor Randy Woodson holding up the wolf hand sign

Apr 5, 2022

A Sign-Off Full of NC State Spirit

Benny Suggs ’69 is retiring after leading the Alumni Association for more than a decade. Under his tenure, life memberships have quadrupled, support for the Caldwell Fellows program has increased and the organization has won numerous awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. 

Members of the Black Alumni Society holding up the wolf hand sign

Feb 22, 2022

‘We Share a Kinship’: Black Alumni Society Fosters Connection, Community

Originally formed to connect members to their alma mater, the Black Alumni Society has grown into a tight-knit group linking past, present and future Black NC State students. Seeing the opportunities that arise and the difference they’re able to make in students’ lives through the society has also given the members a new outlook on philanthropy. 

close up of small bells in the belfry

May 10, 2021

The First Five

As we celebrate the dedication of Henry Square and reopening of the Memorial Belltower, learn more about the first five bells cast and their donors through first-person accounts and family memories. 

Apr 27, 2021

Has Your (Belltower) Story Been Tolled?

The Memorial Belltower is one of NC State’s most Hallowed Places, a reminder of the Wolfpack that has roamed these bricks for decades, and the Pack that will follow long into… 

Prashant Prabhu

Dec 1, 2020

Prashant Prabhu Receives Distinguished Alumni Award

Prashant Prabhu’s decision to move to the United States from India for his graduate education culminated in two degrees from the Wilson College of Textiles and a 35-year career with the Michelin Group. Now a mentor and generous supporter of the college, Prabhu was recently recognized with this year’s Distinguished Alumnus Award. 

Mu Omicron alumnae posing for a picture at homecoming in 2015

Oct 27, 2020

Lighting the Torch for Future Students

Five NC State alumnae have created a scholarship in honor of the 45th anniversary of the founding of the Mu Omicron chapter of Delta Sigma Theta. 

The memorial belltower lighted red.

Oct 27, 2020

College Honors Outstanding Achievements at 2020 Awards Ceremony

The College of Sciences recently recognized three alumni and friends and one student for their outstanding achievements and contributions. Learn more about the professional accomplishments, voluntarism and philanthropy of Meredith Williams, Bill Trent and Ellison Anne Williams, as well as the achievements of Gino Fernandes, a senior in microbiology who spoke at Red and White Night 2019. 

Kayelyn SImmons underwater in scuba gear

Sep 15, 2020

The Black Alumni Society’s Clark-Witherspoon Scholarships Help Two Legacies Endure

Over the course of five decades, Drs. Augustus McIver Witherspoon and Lawrence Mozell Clark made history and shaped academic life at NC State and for Black students. The Black Alumni Society's Clark-Witherspoon Scholarships have helped their pioneering influence — and their combined legacy — endure at the university for more than 30 years. 

Natalie Truby, Student Excellence Award; Maggie LaPlante, Zenith Medal for Service; Nancy Ridenhour, Distinguished Alumnus Award; Jamal Moss, Outstanding Young Alumnus Award; and Grant Barkley, Student Excellence Award

Sep 8, 2020

Park Profile: Nancy Ridenhour

Alumna and 2020 Watauga Medalist Nancy Ridenhour has been an important part of the Park Scholarships program for decades, having served as a selection committee member for 25 years, regional selection committee leader and donor. Learn more about how she came to be involved with the program.