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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. 

John and Tracy Martin

Apr 11, 2023

Envisioning a Better World With Design

Both John and Tracy Martin believe that higher education is the greatest path to equity in our society, and they wanted to create a scholarship that reflected that. John was a Caldwell Scholar while at NC State, and he vowed that he would one day give back to the institution that had given him so much. 

Saul Flores near his home in Brooklyn.

Feb 27, 2023

Walking the Walk

Saul Flores‘ memories of his 2010 journey from Ecuador to the United States are never far from his mind. Today, the NC State alumnus and Caldwell Fellow speaks on college campuses across the nation about his experiences tracing the “Walk of the Immigrants.” 

The wolf wood sculpture in Talley Student Union

Jan 30, 2023

Save the Date for the College of Design’s 75th Anniversary

Alumni and Friends Weekend is April 21-23, and the College of Design is celebrating its 75th anniversary with the community. 

An exterior view of the Gregg Museum of Art and Design.

Jan 3, 2023

The Gregg Uses DELTA Express Grant to Create 3D Models and Scans

Using a DELTA grant, the Gregg Museum collaborated with the NC State College of Design to capture enhanced images of several of its textiles using photogrammetry and digital 3D models. 

Celen Pasalar

Dec 19, 2022

College of Design and ITRE Partner on $50,000 Grant

Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning Celen Pasalar received the National Science Foundation’s 2022 Civic Innovation Challenge Stage 1 grant in support of the project “Catalyzing Walkable, Sustainable, and Equitable Urban Development Using Innovative Transportation Strategies.” 

The Technology Tower podcast logo.

Dec 5, 2022

Podcast: Strategic Brand Management With Chris Boyer

On this episode, we’re joined by Chris Boyer, NC State’s assistant vice chancellor for strategic brand management, to discuss how sustaining the university’s brand identity is about much more than the consistent use of a logo.