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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. 

Students in front of Leazar Hall

Jul 25, 2023

Exploring Our Spaces

Learn more about some of the buildings that have played an important part in the history of the College of Design — buildings and a history that have been greatly furthered by private support over the college’s 75 years. 

Chuck Flink

Jul 11, 2023

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

Charles A. “Chuck” Flink, FASLA is the 2023 recipient of the LaGasse Medal. An invaluable supporter of NC State, Flink is also a two-time alumnus of the College of Design, currently teaches as part of the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Design, serves as the director of the NC State Initiative for Community Growth and Development and is the owner and founder of Greenways, Inc. 

Postcard of Brooks Hall held up in front of the real building

Jun 27, 2023

Celebrating Our 75th Birthday Through Community and Collaboration

The online 75th birthday celebration for the NC State College of Design was filled with nostalgia, joy and connection with the institution’s rich legacy. Throughout the day, alumni and community partners took to social media to share their recollections of the college. 

Polish Deputy Ambassador Adam Krzywosądzki, left, and two other people

May 16, 2023

Polish Diplomat Tours ISE, Celebrates Design Endowment

Polish Deputy Ambassador Adam Krzywosądzki recently visited NC State for a weekend of high-level meetings, tours and a remarkable public lecture, all capped by the recognition of the new Maciej Nowicki Polish Architecture & Design Endowment at the College of Design during its Designlife Gala. The Nowicki endowment was created by the Polish-American Club of the Triangle and will enable College of Design students and faculty to study Polish architecture and design. 

George and Jaclyn Hage in front of flowering trees

Apr 11, 2023

A Gift That Will Keep On Giving

Jaclyn Hage, director of development at the Wilson College of Textiles, used a gift from her grandfather to provide educational opportunities to others. The scholarship fund is just one of the ways she and her husband, George Hage ’04, are creating a legacy of empowering student success at NC State.