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Caldwell Fellows

Katherine Drake Stowe with her family

Mar 21, 2023

Stowe Leads Soybean Research, WolfPack Alumni and Two Budding Farmers

CALS alumna Katherine Drake Stowe has turned her interest in plant breeding into a career as the first director of the nonprofit U.S. Soybean Research Collaborative. She also serves as president of the NC State Alumni Association and volunteers with NC State’s Caldwell Fellows and SATELLITE Camp, a STEM high school outreach program led by Caldwell. 

The Memorial Belltower

Mar 7, 2023

Caldwell Fellows Announces Class of 2026

NC State’s Caldwell Fellows program has named 30 first-year students to its class of 2026 — the 56th class of Caldwell Fellows. 

Saul Flores near his home in Brooklyn.

Feb 27, 2023

Walking the Walk

Saul Flores‘ memories of his 2010 journey from Ecuador to the United States are never far from his mind. Today, the NC State alumnus and Caldwell Fellow speaks on college campuses across the nation about his experiences tracing the “Walk of the Immigrants.” 

Lucie Ciccone holding a COVID-19 mask next to a river

Jan 9, 2023

Applying Ecology: Graduate Lucie Ciccone

Lucie Ciccone, a Caldwell Fellow and fall 2022 graduate of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, reflects on studying zoology and ecology during a pandemic. 

Lavanya Nagaraj

Dec 5, 2022

A Passion for Medicine

As a partner with Blue Ridge Dermatology, Caldwell Fellow and CALS alumna Lavanya Nagaraj is pursuing the life she always wanted. 

Sara Yasin

Nov 21, 2022

News Flash

Caldwell alumna Sara Yasin ’09 has ascended to the upper ranks of daily newspaper journalism, becoming a managing editor at the 141-year-old Los Angeles Times. She took an unusual path there, though, starting with her time at NC State as a textile management and international studies major. 

a photo of Wolf Plaza by Becky Kirkland

Oct 18, 2022

Caldwell Fellows Philanthropy Spotlight: David and Martha Howard

David and Martha Howard exhibit the heart of the Caldwell Fellows program’s philanthropic efforts by maintaining a multigenerational lineage of donors to the program and to NC State as a whole. 

From left to right - John O., Mary E., John F., and Penny Higdon.

Oct 4, 2022

Caldwell Fellows Philanthropy Spotlight: John and Mary Higdon

The Caldwell Fellows program is pleased to announce the recent gift from John F. and Penny Higdon establishing the John O. and Mary E. Higdon Caldwell Fellows Program Endowment. This endowment, named in honor of John’s parents, celebrates John and Mary’s commitment to family and their enthusiastic support of the goals and ideals of the Caldwell Fellows Program. 

Caldwell Fellows presenting their posters

Sep 6, 2022

Fall 2022 Experiential Learning Poster Presentations

Current Caldwell Fellows gathered for the inaugural Experiential Learning Poster Presentation session on August 28 as a unique opportunity for students to share their experiences in personal development through internships, leadership positions, undergraduate research, study abroad and self-designed projects. 

David and Allison Anderson and their children at the beach

Jul 25, 2022

Engineering Alumni Establish New Endowment for Caldwell Fellows Program

Allison Anderson ’05 ’07 and David Anderson ’05 met during their time in the Caldwell Fellows Program. The program made such a significant impact on their lives that they have decided to establish a new named fund that will honor their time there as well as benefit other students.