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Caldwell Fellows

Nancy Ridenhour

Dec 11, 2018

Statistics Alumna Makes Pledge to Create Professorships, Scholarships

Statistics alumna Nancy Ridenhour is an expert in assessing risk. When it came time to decide how to direct her estate, she knew NC State was a sure bet. She recently made a substantial planned gift to the College of Sciences and the Park Scholarships and Caldwell Fellows programs that includes funding for professorships, scholarships and experiential learning opportunities. 

Amith Mandavilli, right, and a colleague help celebrate the 73rd session of the U.N. General Assembly

Nov 20, 2018

Interning at the United Nations

Caldwell Fellow Amith Mandavilli took the idea of experiential education to the next level as part of his semesterlong internship at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations. One of 15 interns in the prestigious program, Mandavilli got a closeup view of foreign policy and international relations at the highest level. 

Memorial Belltower lit up red

Sep 10, 2018

An Extraordinary Year

Thanks to the support of alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends, NC State experienced another outstanding fundraising year and has achieved 84 percent of its goal for the Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign. 

Thomas Harris conducting outdoor research

Aug 7, 2018

College of Natural Resources Alumni Spotlight: Thomas Harris

A Caldwell Fellow, CNR Ambassador and 2016 graduate of NC State's forest management program, Thomas Harris is grateful for the scholarship support, extensive hands-on experiences and leadership opportunities that directly led to success in his current role at International Paper. 

Sabriya Dobbins poses in her cap and gown

Aug 7, 2018

Multidisciplinary Maven: Animal Science’s Sabriya Dobbins

Caldwell Fellow and Jefferson Scholar Sabriya Dobbins' academic journey may not have followed her planned path, but she uses her degree from NC State's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and her study abroad experiences every day. 

Students meet for class in courtyard outside Tompkins Hall

Jul 24, 2018

CHASS Students Deliver Thanks

Scholarships help College of Humanities and Social Sciences students experience everything NC State has to offer, from exceptional academic opportunities to study abroad and participation in athletics. In a video created by NC State undergraduates in an advanced digital video production class, students share what a difference philanthropy has made in their lives. 

Sharon Joines in office

Jul 17, 2018

Alumna Named Associate Dean at College of Design

Sharon Joines, new associate dean of the College of Design, is a three-time NC State alumna who received her bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate in industrial engineering. As a student, Joines – who has received many honors as a faculty member – was a member of what's now the Caldwell Fellows Program and was a Merit Scholar, a University Scholar and a North Carolina Fellow. 

May 29, 2018

Outstanding CALS Grad: Danny Marulanda

When it comes to global environmental challenges, Caldwell Fellow Danny Marulanda believes that agriculture can, and must, play a critical role. His mission: to help tackle problems facing the environment and agriculture in ways that sustain both. 

May 15, 2018

Documenting Decades of Impact

Special Collections at NCSU Libraries has been teaming with the Caldwell Fellows to share materials documenting the program's 50-year history. 

copper wolves

May 1, 2018

Back to the Pack

Meet four current NC State faculty and staff members who were in the university's Caldwell Fellows, Goodnight Scholars and Park Scholars programs as undergraduates: David Hill, Lauren Welch, Devan Pendry-Schreiber and Mary Elting.