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Tag: Caldwell Fellows

The Memorial Belltower, as seen from Holladay Hall

Feb 15, 2021

Celebrating Black Alumni

NC State has many standout Black alumni, Gayle Lanier ’82 and Tony Caravano ’04 among them. Both want to give back to their alma mater in appreciation of all the university has done for them, so they have each established a scholarship endowment to empower future members of the Pack. 

Lisbeth Carolina Arias standing in front of dress forms

Jul 21, 2020

Alumna Designs and Donates Masks with Farmworker Safety in Mind

NC State alumna, Caldwell Fellow and designer Lisbeth Carolina Arias’ latest project, colorful cloth masks, draws on her connections with 4-H to help protect farmworkers in North Carolina, in partnership with NC State Extension. 

Raven Solomon portrait against a city background

Jun 23, 2020

Alumna’s Experiences in Poole College Inspire Leadership Across Generations

Through her experiences in the Caldwell Fellows program and at Poole College of Management, Raven Solomon developed the leadership skills needed to pivot to a successful career as a speaker. Solomon continues to stay involved with NC State through workshops and speaking engagements focused on generational dynamics in the workplace and soft skills development.  

portraits of Kevin Miller '13 and Craig Prince '19

May 26, 2020

Alums Encourage Using Stimulus Checks to Help Others

Recognizing that some people receiving federal stimulus checks don’t need that money to make ends meet, 2013 NC State graduate Kevin Miller wondered if there was a smart way to encourage people to give some of it to a worthy cause. So Miller teamed up with a handful of other alums, many of them Caldwell Fellows like him, to launch a website to make it easy for people to contribute to nonprofits helping those struggling as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. 

portrait of Shannon Parker

Apr 7, 2020

Alumna Shannon Parker Transitioned from Personal to Corporate Finance to Impact Her Community

Shannon Parker '06, who was both an Alexander Hamilton Scholar and Caldwell Fellow as a Poole College of Management student, has applied the lessons she learned at NC State to her career transition. 

John Caldwell with Caldwell Fellows logo

Mar 10, 2020

The Caldwell Fellows Program Introduces Its Class of 2023

Twenty-eight first-year NC State students have been selected to join the program, which builds on the legacy of longtime Chancellor John T. Caldwell and invests in students who share a passion to learn, grow and serve others. The donor-supported Caldwell program is designed to maximize the college experience by providing intensive programming and leadership training, as well as by fostering collaborative interaction with alumni, faculty and community partners. 

Caldwell Fellow trek through the snow Sierra Nevada Mountains

Feb 25, 2020

New World Leaders

International students form a key component of the Caldwell Fellows Program at NC State. 

Students outside Kamphoefner Hall

Jan 21, 2020

Creating a Lasting Legacy to the College of Design

Bill Dove, a 1956 graduate of NC State's College of Design, has contributed expansively to the profession of architecture and to his alma mater. A member of the W. C. Riddick and R. S. Pullen giving societies, he has given generously to programs including Caldwell Fellows. In 1999, Dove received an award for service from the Alumni Association for his legacy of voluntarism. 

belltower painted on the back of a leaf

Jan 14, 2020

Student Transforms Fallen Leaves into Breathtaking Artwork

Meet Katie Brooks, a senior in the Art + Design program at the NC State College of Design with a minor in arts entrepreneurship through the Department of Music. Brooks, also a Caldwell Fellow, regularly uses all kinds of leaves as her artistic canvas. A tree on campus by Park Shops first inspired her to pick up a leaf to paint. 

Layne Baker leaning against a tree

Dec 17, 2019

A Vision for Doing Good

Layne Baker, a first-generation college student from rural North Carolina graduating in December, used his time at NC State and in the Caldwell Fellows program to show others in a similar situation that college is attainable for them as well.