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Demarcus Williams does the Wolfie in the Free Expression Tunnel

Apr 15, 2024

Designing an Inclusive College Experience

For College of Design alumnus Demarcus Williams, giving back is about helping current and future students have the same experience he did — or one that’s even better. 

The copper wolves at Wolf Plaza near Talley on main campus. Photo by Marc Hall

Jan 30, 2024

NC State’s Winter Crowdfunding Campaigns Focus on Opportunity

From camps for high schoolers to research opportunities to service learning, NC State’s winter crowdfunding projects are all about expanding access to incredible experiences. Check out the projects and see how donor support can make a difference. 

Fireworks behind the Memorial Belltower

Jan 9, 2024

Top 10 Campus Sustainability Moments of 2023

Many people and projects from across NC State advanced sustainability in 2023. Here are a few of these extraordinary accomplishments, several of which were made possible because of the philanthropy of our Pack. 

Chuck Flink

Dec 11, 2023

Chuck Flink Recognized as One of ASLA’s 2023 Awardees With LaGasse Medal

Charles A. “Chuck” Flink, FASLA, of Greenways Incorporated was recently named one of the American Society of Landscape Architects’ 2023 Honors Recipients. Flink is a committed NC State alumnus, donor and volunteer, including his current service on the NC State University Foundation Board. 

The Just Communities Lab team. From left to right: Dong-Jae Yi, Amira Slocum, Kofi Boone, Anthony Dobbins, Joe LaMonica, Chitali Biswas.

Dec 5, 2023

New Just Communities Lab Advocates for Environmental Justice

Kofi Boone, Joseph D. Moore Distinguished Professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, has formed a new lab at NC State that uses design and planning as a tool to address environmental justice concerns. 

Carol Wilson in her studio library

Oct 27, 2023

First Speaker Named for Architecture Endowed Lecture Series

Carol Wilson, a two-time NC State alumna, has been announced as the first speaker for a new architecture lecture series endowed in honor of Roger Clark, who has taught in the College of Design for more than 45 years. 

Brooks Hall at the College of Design on a spring day. Photo by Marc Hall.

Sep 18, 2023

NC State University Foundation Awards Four Grants to College of Design

Thanks to philanthropic support from the foundation, the College of Design is poised to implement or expand several new programs in the 2023-2024 fiscal year. 

Chancellor Woodson (center) with Under Armour Founder, Executive Chairman and Brand Chief Kevin Plank (right) and President and CEO Stephanie Linnartz (left).

Sep 12, 2023

Under Armour Founder, CEO Visit NC State

Under Armour Founder, Executive Chairman and Brand Chief Kevin Plank; President and CEO Stephanie Linnartz; and other senior executives recently visited NC State to meet with Chancellor Randy Woodson and key university collaborators. Building on the strategic partnership between the university and company that was announced in 2022, they explored new high-impact collaboration opportunities for the future. 

The Memorial Belltower and flowers

Aug 22, 2023

On the Path to Success

No matter what area — or areas — of NC State you support, your generosity makes a big difference throughout our campus. Our students graduate into successful careers, our faculty drive game-changing research and our programs build valuable connections, expanding our reach and your impact far beyond Raleigh. This past academic year, 36,159 donors joined us on a path to a bolder, brighter future. Learn more about how donor support is powering the extraordinary in a new school year. 

Susan Toplikar with her husband, Mike Cindric in 1996. Photo courtesy Design Dimension.

Aug 15, 2023

A Continuing Legacy: Susan Toplikar Fund Connects Students to Professionals

Susan Toplikar was a longtime faculty member at the College of Design, known for her mentorship and encouragement. Now, through an endowment created in her memory by a former student, her husband and a whole community of local designers, the same nurturing experience she offered will be replicated for current students.