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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. 

Anusha Khansaheb and Caroline Anderson in front of the Medellín Museum of Modern Art.

Nov 21, 2022

Duda Traveling Fellowship Offers New Perspectives on Latin American Architecture

The Linda and Turan Duda Traveling Fellowship is an annual scholarship available to architecture graduates. Anusha Khansaheb and Caroline Anderson, both members of the class of 2022, used the funds to travel to four locations throughout Latin America. 

Professor Derek Ham demonstrates how augmented reality can highlight the history of Negro League Baseball and the impact of players like Buck Leonard.

Oct 31, 2022

History and Augmented Reality Meet to Uplift a Black Icon From North Carolina

Thanks to a grant from the NC State Foundation, students and faculty in the College of Design are honoring legendary Negro League Baseball player Buck Leonard in an extraordinary new way. 

From left: Will Hall, Betsy Peters Rascoe, Laura Rodriguez and J. Stacy Utley

Oct 18, 2022

Meet Our Newest Members: College of Design Leaders Council

The College of Design is excited to welcome four new members to its Leaders Council. Members of the Leaders Council support the college’s strategic direction, assist in securing financial resources to achieve its long-term goals and actively advocate for the college’s vision to become the leading public interdisciplinary design college in the country. 

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

Aug 29, 2022

Five Years In, the Gregg is Still Going Strong

In honor of the fifth anniversary of the Gregg Museum of Art & Design’s grand reopening, we’re celebrating the generous private support that helped make it all possible. 

Rendering of Jasmeen Kaur's redesign of the NC State Graduate School + Poole College of Management Building

Aug 22, 2022

Accessible Design Takes Spotlight in Competition

Rick Rice, who graduated from the College of Design with a bachelor’s in architecture, created a scholarship award at the College of Design to set an educational foundation for egalitarian architecture. As part of the accessible design competition, 14 students were tasked with designing a new building on Centennial Campus that would serve the Poole College of Management and the Graduate School. 

Urmica Yelavarthy

Jul 11, 2022

Global Alumni Spotlight: Designing Our Future

Urmica Yelavarthy ’21 enrolled at NC State to attain her master’s degree in architecture with a certificate in energy and technology as well as public interest design. Originally from Bangalore, India, Urmica was drawn to the university for its one-of-a-kind Airport Design Studio, which is taught by Wayne Place, Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Architecture. She is currently working as a design professional at Fentress Architects in Denver, Colorado. 

Jennifer Peavey

Jun 7, 2022

Jennifer Peavey Plans to Back the Pack Forever

Through a special legacy gift, this NC State alumna hopes to provide professors in the College of Design with the resources to Think and Do ad infinitum. 

Industrial Design Senior Sage Cofield works on a project sponsored by Eastman.

May 24, 2022

Sustainability By Design

Students are gaining real-world experience while reducing waste in a new project sponsored by Eastman. The company challenged NC State industrial design seniors in the College of Design to create consumer products that have sustainability top of mind, with the work taking place in a studio sponsored by Eastman. 

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May 3, 2022

Podcast: Planned Giving With Jennifer Peavey

On this episode of the NC State Philanthropy Podcast, we’re talking with the College of Design’s Jennifer Peavey about how she plans to support the university through a special gift from her 401(k) plan following her passing.