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Cranos Williams

May 17, 2022

Cranos Williams Named Goodnight Distinguished Professor

NC State faculty member Cranos Williams was recently named a Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Agricultural Analytics by the College of Engineering and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The new professorship was bestowed on Williams for promoting cross-college collaborations leading to next-generation precision agriculture solutions, as well as for his research, teaching and leadership in using data-driven approaches to understand the biological processes behind plants’ growth, development and adaptation to changing environments. 

Vitus Putra

Apr 26, 2022

Ambassador for Optimism

Goodnight Scholar Vitus Putra prepares to graduate this May with a degree in computer science. During his four years at NC State, he not only challenged himself academically but also grew as a person, helped others through service and enriched the lives of those around him with his upbeat, positive outlook on life. 

The copper wolves of Wolf Plaza on a summer day.

Apr 19, 2022

A Community Effort

NC State Crowdfunding connects alumni, friends, family and community members with causes they are passionate about and helps our students, faculty and staff bring their ideas to life. 

CCEE Day of Giving tweet

Apr 5, 2022

CCEE Receives 223 Gifts Totaling More Than $81,300 on Day of Giving

Thanks to committed supporters, NC State’s fourth annual Day of Giving was once again a success for the College of Engineering and the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering (CCEE). The college raised more than $1.5 million from 1,444 gifts on March 23, with CCEE topping the College of Engineering Leaderboard in part because of $19,700 from the CCEE Advisory Board for completing a match challenge of 100 gifts. 

The wolf wood sculpture in Talley Student Union

Mar 29, 2022

CCEE Student Emily Boldor Named Grand Challenges Scholar

CCEE freshman Emily (Emi) Boldor was tapped as a National Academy of Engineering Grand Challenges Scholar by the College of Engineering and Office of Academic Affairs. In addition to being a Grand Challenges Scholar, Boldor, who is double majoring in civil engineering and international studies, is a Park Scholar and a Benjamin Franklin Scholar. 

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. 


Mar 8, 2022

Extraordinary Difference: Meriem Laroussi

Meriem Laroussi ’22 came to NC State to break the mold and learn like only she could. Through support from the university’s Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign, she did just that — and more — as a Fitts Scholar in Fitts-Woolard Hall, an extraordinary new place on NC State’s campus that was also made possible by the campaign. 

Jim Ellen

Mar 8, 2022

Alumnus Jim Ellen and Family Create Scholarship for Students From Eastern North Carolina

Former scholarship recipient Jim Ellen graduated from NC State in 1959 and went on to successfully run his own business. He and his family continue to pay it forward to other students through several scholarships, the most recent of which is the Samuel James Ellen, Jr. Family Scholarship Endowment, supporting students majoring in civil engineering. 

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. 

Colin Ramalho

Mar 1, 2022

Goodnight Spotlight: Colin Ramalho

Goodnight Scholar Colin Ramalho ’24 knows a thing or two about persistence and motivation. After multiple enlistments in the United States Navy, Ramalho enrolled at Cape Fear Community College. Now one semester and counting into his construction engineering degree here at NC State, Ramalho reflects on the unique perspective transfer students bring to the Pack.