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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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. 

fireworks around the Memorial Belltower

Jan 18, 2022

NC State Fundraising Campaign Comes to an Extraordinary End

After five incredible years, NC State’s Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign has come to a close. This historic fundraising effort saw more than 1,300 new scholarships and fellowships endowed, 104 distinguished professorships created and more. All told, the university’s friends and alumni donated $2,103,932,120 toward its ongoing success. 

Donovan Corneetz in a recording studio

Oct 5, 2021

Behind the Voice

NC State alumnus Donovan Corneetz is a professional voice actor who lends his expertise to some of the world’s most popular brands and products. The 2005 graduate from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences also served as the original voice of the Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign, which is coming to a close this December.