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Artist's rending of Wolfspeed's new Chatham County, NC, plant

Dec 5, 2022

Wolfspeed Ahead: An NC State Spinoff Powers the Future

The company that pioneered LED lighting now looks to improve the efficiency and performance of electric vehicles and other high-power applications. Meet the people building the world’s largest silicon carbide manufacturing facility in Chatham County. 

Dean Louis Martin-Vega, right, presents the 2022 RJ Reynolds Award to Richard Spontak.

Nov 28, 2022

Spontak Receives 2022 RJ Reynolds Award

Richard J. Spontak, Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at NC State, recently received the 2022 R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company Award for Excellence in Teaching, Research and Extension. The most prestigious award that the College of Engineering presents to an individual faculty member, this is a $25,000 award given in increments of $5,000 over a five-year period. 

a photo of Wolf Plaza by Becky Kirkland

Nov 14, 2022

Gifts That Keep on Giving

For Suzanne and Ralph Gordon, two tax-smart giving options offered the perfect ways to support their alma mater — then, now and always. 

Minh-Thu-Dinh

Nov 14, 2022

Minh-Thu Dinh is NC State’s 2022 Leader of the Pack

Electrical engineering major and Goodnight Scholar Minh-Thu Dinh received the award during NC State’s homecoming football game. Chemistry/science education major and Park Scholar Zachary VanHekken was also recognized for having the highest GPA among the finalists. 

Pat and Jerry Collier inside their restaurant

Nov 1, 2022

Planned Gift Will Provide Transformational Support to Military-Connected Students

A new planned gift from Jerry ’67 and Pat Collier represents the largest investment in military-connected students in NC State’s history. 

Dr. Veena Misra, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, discusses the Advanced Self-Powered Systems of Integrated Sensors and Technologies (ASSIST) work for members of the Board of Governors and other university leaders.

Oct 25, 2022

Misra Named MC Dean Distinguished University Professor

Veena Misra has been named the second MC Dean Distinguished University Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Alumni William H. Dean, president and CEO of M.C. Dean, and his father, Marion Casey Dean, retired president and CEO of the company, endowed the first professorship in 2017 and endowed this second position as part of the Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign. 

students entering engineering

Oct 18, 2022

Bridging the Gap for Engineering Students: A Conversation With Laura Bottomley and Angelitha Daniel

Over the last five years, NC State has made significant investments in expanding support for students facing food insecurity, housing insecurity and other financial emergencies. Learn more about Women and Minority Engineering Programs’ plan to address the needs of students with these programs. 

Wolf Plaza in the fall

Oct 18, 2022

Yaroslava Yingling Named Kobe Steel Distinguished Professor

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) has named Professor Yaroslava Yingling as the fourth Kobe Steel Distinguished Professor. This partnership for university distinction was formed by a group of NC State College of Engineering faculty and private-sector partners, including former MSE department head John Hren and former president of Kobe Development Corporation S. Yano. 

Michael Nuñez

Oct 11, 2022

Paving the Way — Juntos

Meet Goodnight Transfer Scholar Michael Nuñez, a Juntos program alumnus turned student worker and mentor who is paving the way for other young Latino students dreaming of higher education. 

Golden LEAF Scholars

Sep 27, 2022

Golden LEAF Scholars Luncheon Highlights Impact of Scholarships

Golden LEAF scholarship recipients, alumni and foundation leadership gathered on NC State’s Raleigh campus on September 15 to strengthen the scholar community and highlight just a few of the ways these scholarships provide opportunities for students across campus.