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howling wolf statue

Jun 27, 2022

Mann Family Establishes Wildlife Conservation Scholarship

Abigail Johnson, a graduate of Avery County High School in Newland, N.C., is the first recipient of the Carroll and Dawn Mann Wildlife Conservation Scholarship. Mrs. Mann said the scholarship was intended to take effect upon her death, “but I just couldn’t wait! I wanted to do some good with it now, to honor the memory of my husband, Carroll, and to get to know the recipient while I was still around.” 

Jack Wang and Rodolphe Barrangou in a greenhouse

Jun 13, 2022

Seed Funding Speeds Growth for NC State Startup TreeCo

Just shy of three years ago, NC State professors Jack Wang and Rodolphe Barrangou received support from the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund, a competitive internal seed-funding program. Now, their startup TreeCo is thriving. 

Robert Jordan shaking hands with a man and Chancellor Randy Woodson standing nearby

May 24, 2022

New Endowment Established to Honor Forestry Alumnus Bob Jordan

For the 1954 forestry graduate who went on to serve as a state senator, lieutenant governor, chairman of NC State’s Board of Trustees, and head of his beloved family’s lumber business, helping others is what it was all about. Now, his wife, Sarah Jordan, has honored his memory by establishing the Robert B. Jordan III Extraordinary Opportunity Scholarship Endowment for the College of Natural Resources, aided with gifts from immediate family members and Jordan Lumber. 

"Raleigh's Biggest Commercial Projects and Their Relationship to Equity and Racial Movement" by Maryam Karimé featured as part of the W.E.B. Du Bois Exhibition in Hunt Library, photo provided

May 17, 2022

NC State Students Host Exhibition to Celebrate W.E.B. Du Bois’ Visualization Work

NC State students recently celebrated the life and work of NAACP cofounder W.E.B. Du Bois at GIS Week, an event administered by the Geospatial Graduate Student Organization in partnership with the Center for Geospatial Analytics and NC State University Libraries. Funding for the awards and material costs of physical installations was provided by a $2,400 grant from NC State University Libraries and a $1,000 grant from a donor-funded program at the College of Natural Resources’ Office of Diversity and Inclusion. 

Heaven Davis

May 3, 2022

Graduation to Vocation: Heaven Davis is Providing Engineering Solutions

The College of Natural Resources student will graduate this weekend with a bachelor’s degree in paper science and engineering thanks in part to a special student assistance program available in the college. A recipient of the CNR Enrichment Fund, Davis will then work as a support engineer at Solenis in Macon, Georgia. 

The NC State Belltower on main campus. Photo by Marc Hall.

Apr 12, 2022

Professor Emeritus Shares Campus Stories in New Book

In addition to sharing stories of NC State’s history, Larry Nielsen also hopes to support current students through his book “Wolfpack Ramblings.” He plans to donate a dollar from the sale of every copy to the Nielsen Family Scholarship, which provides financial support to first-generation college students in the College of Natural Resources. 

From left: Lori, Jon and James Worthington

Mar 29, 2022

New Scholarship Established for Parks and Recreation Students

For NC State alumnus James “Jake” Worthington, donor support was pivotal in helping him pursue his lifelong dream of becoming a recreational and commercial fisherman along the Outer Banks. Now, his parents, Jon and Lori, are #GivingPack to help other NC State students pursue their dreams. 

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Mar 8, 2022

College of Natural Resources Raises Over $41.5M During Fundraising Campaign

The College of Natural Resources raised more than $41.5 million as part of the Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign, surpassing its goal of $35 million. Over 5,300 donors gave $41,564,020 to the college to provide scholarships for students, research funding for faculty, and much more, with the single largest gift totaling $7 million. 

Charlotte Swart

Mar 1, 2022

Endowment Honors Legacy of Charlotte Swart

An avid supporter of student success, the late Charlotte Swart (1936-2020) left quite the legacy behind for students at NC State’s College of Natural Resources. The Charlotte Swart Memorial Award was recently established by NC State alumni to honor Swart’s impact on the university, her community and the world. 

Elissa Cunane

Feb 15, 2022

Extraordinary Difference: Elissa Cunane

Elissa Cunane ’22 is one of NC State’s best basketball players, but she stays just as busy off the court. With help from the university’s Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign, student-athletes like Cunane are empowered as leaders in competition, the classroom and the community.