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CHASS Dean Deanna Dannels stands with 2023 Distinguished Alumnus Rick Speers at NC State's Evening of Stars Gala.

Nov 21, 2023

Rick Speers Named 2023 Distinguished Alumnus

U.S. Army veteran, business executive, donor, advocate and dedicated member of the Wolfpack. Now, Rick Speers can add the College of Humanities and Social Sciences’ 2023 Distinguished Alumnus to his long list of accomplishments. 

Frank Buckless and Doug Doggett at the Evening of Stars gala

Nov 13, 2023

Doug Doggett ’83 Receives Poole College’s Distinguished Alumni Award

In recognition of his career success and outstanding support of Poole College and NC State, the lifelong entrepreneur and family business owner was honored with the prestigious award. 

Students standing together in caps and gowns.

Oct 17, 2023

Tell Me More: 7 Questions About Giving Back as a Young Alumna

Tell Me More is a series that provides easy-to-digest information about NC State philanthropy topics. In this story, a recent NC State graduate explains how and why she gives back as a volunteer and donor. 

The Memorial Belltower and flowers

Aug 22, 2023

On the Path to Success

No matter what area — or areas — of NC State you support, your generosity makes a big difference throughout our campus. Our students graduate into successful careers, our faculty drive game-changing research and our programs build valuable connections, expanding our reach and your impact far beyond Raleigh. This past academic year, 36,159 donors joined us on a path to a bolder, brighter future. Learn more about how donor support is powering the extraordinary in a new school year. 

Wilson White standing behind a Google sign

Aug 8, 2023

Advising a Tech Giant

Park Scholar alumnus Wilson White ’03 brings his computer engineering background and a law degree to work as a vice president at Google. 

Wolf Plaza

Jul 11, 2023

Brown Family Makes Transformational Gift

Computer Science alumnus and Hall of Fame inductee Tony McLean Brown and the Brown family recently made a $1 million pledge to the department to create a named distinguished professorship, a named graduate fellowship and a named undergraduate scholarship. The commitment was announced as part of NC State’s fifth annual Day of Giving, helping the Department of Computer Science set an all-time single-day giving record with total gifts and pledges exceeding $3.8 million. 

Postcard of Brooks Hall held up in front of the real building

Jun 27, 2023

Celebrating Our 75th Birthday Through Community and Collaboration

The online 75th birthday celebration for the NC State College of Design was filled with nostalgia, joy and connection with the institution’s rich legacy. Throughout the day, alumni and community partners took to social media to share their recollections of the college. 

The 2023 cohort of Miller Fellows infographic

Jun 27, 2023

Six NC State Alumni Accept Miller Fellowships to Focus on their Startups

NC State Innovation and Entrepreneurship recently announced the newest cohort of Miller Fellows — young entrepreneurs that have launched startups as students. The fellowship program supports newly graduated entrepreneurs who wish to pursue their venture full time after graduation with resources and a monthly stipend. 

Charles Gaddy and his family in Vietnam on a recent trip. Photo provided.

Apr 18, 2023

NC State Innovation and Entrepreneurship Celebrates the Completion of Its First Founders’ Pledge

Charles Gaddy ’93 has fulfilled his commitment to help Wolfpack start-up creators fuel their entrepreneurial dreams by enabling them to take part in new and exciting experiential-learning opportunities. 

Katelyn Bell

Apr 11, 2023

Alum’s Love for Textiles Drives Connection to NC State

Katelyn Bell, a two-time Wilson College of Textiles graduate and a product marketing specialist at Glen Raven, stays connected with her alma mater by giving her time, talent and treasure to the college.