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From left: Ghazale Johnston, Chancellor Randy Woodson, Adama Washington, Libby Godwin and Dewayne Washington

Jan 3, 2023

NC State University Foundation Honors 2022 Godwin, Menscer Winners

Two couples were recently recognized for their generosity, commitment and service to the Wolfpack — Dewayne and Adama Washington with the Godwin Award and Fred and Barbara Wilson with the Menscer Cup. 

From left, Dean Bunce, Zenith Medal for Service recipient; Nora Gardner, Distinguished Alumnus Award recipient; Dean Chris McGahan; Ashley Tharp, Student Excellence Award (graduate) recipient; and Albert Hopping, Outstanding Young Alumnus Award recipient.

Dec 19, 2022

College of Sciences Honors Outstanding Alumni and Student Achievements With 2022 Awards

The College of Sciences has recognized three alumni and two students with its annual awards for outstanding achievements and contributions. Among them is Dean Bunce ’86, recipient of the Zenith Medal for Service, whose advocacy throughout the Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign and his service on the College of Sciences Foundation Board of Directors played a vital role in the college’s campaign success. 

The Wolf Plaza podcast logo.

May 17, 2022

Podcast: ‘Think and Do’ In Review With Brian Sischo

On this episode of the NC State Philanthropy Podcast, we’re talking with Brian Sischo, vice chancellor for University Advancement, about our recent Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign and how it has set the university up for a big, bold future. 

The Technology Tower podcast logo.

Apr 19, 2022

Podcast: Caldwell Fellow Kourosh Salamati, Pt. 2

On this episode of the NC State Philanthropy Podcast, we’re finishing our two-part talk with Kourosh Salamati about how the Caldwell Fellows program and other campus support systems have helped him succeed beyond his wildest dreams as a member of the Pack. 

The Memorial Belltower podcast logo.

Mar 22, 2022

Podcast: Inside the Memorial Belltower With Dr. Tom Stafford

On this episode, NC State’s unofficial Belltower historian gives listeners a rundown of this hallowed landmark’s history, complete with information on how private support helped complete the project a century after it began. 

Students in the Court of North Carolina

Mar 22, 2022

Thank You for Doing the Extraordinary

Deanna P. Dannels, dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, celebrates the success of the Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign. The college surpassed its ambitious $35 million goal, raising $41,089,185 with the support of 7,408 donors. 

The Belltower against a blue sky.

Mar 22, 2022

‘Think and Do’ Campaign in Review

Join the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences as it reflects on the tremendous impact donors have made on its students, faculty and more over the past five years. 

Ryan Unger smiling to the camera in front of wolfpack themed art.

Mar 15, 2022

Extraordinary Difference: Ryan Unger

As an RA, Ryan Unger ’20 was always helping others, but when COVID-19 sent students home in March 2020, Ryan found himself in need of help. After graduating, he made a gift to the same fund that he had benefited from, bringing his story full circle as part of NC State’s Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign. 

Vie Villafuerte

Mar 1, 2022

Extraordinary Difference: Vie Villafuerte

Vie Villafuerte ’22 got her chance at earning an engineering degree in the U.S. when her family moved from Peru so she could chase her dreams. The Goodnight Transfer Scholarship, created during NC State’s Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign, then gave Villafuerte the opportunity to earn that degree as a member of the Pack. 

CVM student feeding goats with Think and Do logos

Feb 1, 2022

Historic NC State Veterinary Medicine Fundraising Campaign Exceeds Goal

The resounding success of the Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign solidifies NC State’s position as a world leader in veterinary medicine. A final total of $231,140,770 in donor support eclipses the original $175 million goal by 132%, propelling the College of Veterinary Medicine into a new era of groundbreaking research, advanced clinical care and training new generations of veterinary professionals.