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The Williams Courtyard

Jun 17, 2024

Leaving a Legacy

The 2024 graduating class gave NC State its first senior class gift in several years, renovating the Williams Courtyard into an outdoor wellness space. 

A student and counselor sit and talk.

May 20, 2024

OnePack Empowered Fosters Inclusivity, Serves Neurodivergent Students

Thanks to the generosity of Dave Doeren, the NC State football team’s head coach, and his wife, Sara Doeren, OnePack Empowered has been able to embark on its mission to support neurodivergent students at NC State. 

May 13, 2024

Mental Health Ambassadors Q&A

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Check out this Q&A featuring Lily Palmer and Lilly Kirn, two of NC State’s Mental Health Ambassadors. They share with us why mental health is important for our community and how the Counseling Center and Prevention Services make a difference. 

Nicki Peterson displays her Extraordinary Spirit Award outside Park Shops.

Apr 22, 2024

DASA Executive Director of Development Nicki Peterson Wins Extraordinary Spirit Award

Over the course of her 19 years at NC State, Nicki Peterson, the Division of Academic and Student Affairs’ executive director of development, has strived to provide her colleagues with every opportunity possible to grow and develop. At University Advancement’s awards ceremony on April 11, Peterson’s efforts were recognized as she received the Extraordinary Spirit Award. 

NC State students celebrate Day of Giving on Stafford Commons.

Apr 1, 2024

Division of Academic and Student Affairs Sets Gift Total Record on Day of Giving

The Division of Academic and Student Affairs raised more than $500,000 through 2,558 gifts, the most cumulative gifts the division has earned in Day of Giving history. 

From left, Jameson Wolf, Eleanor Saunders, Alianna Kendall-Brooks and Jelina-jo Miller were among the students who traveled to the NC News & Information Summit on March 8. Photo by Tommy Kopetskie, Elon University.

Apr 1, 2024

Student Media Raises $7,400 on Day of Giving

NC State Student Media, made up of seven student-run media outlets, raised more than $7,400 from 51 donations during NC State’s 2024 Day of Giving. 

Two women help stock the Feed the Pack food pantry

Mar 19, 2024

Help Feed the Pack Go Mobile This Day of Giving

Steve ’79 and Gladys Deaton, longtime supporters of Pack Essentials and the Feed the Pack food pantry, will partner with an anonymous couple to give $50,000 when the Student Emergency, Feed the Pack and Pack Essentials funds reach 850 total cumulative gifts on Day of Giving (March 20). This year’s donation will be immediately earmarked for a specific purpose: purchasing a van to pick up food donations for the pantry. 

The copper wolves at Wolf Plaza near Talley on main campus. Photo by Marc Hall

Jan 30, 2024

NC State’s Winter Crowdfunding Campaigns Focus on Opportunity

From camps for high schoolers to research opportunities to service learning, NC State’s winter crowdfunding projects are all about expanding access to incredible experiences. Check out the projects and see how donor support can make a difference. 

Jason Turcios, Public Policy Fellow for the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) in Washington D.C., stands with the Washington Monument in the background.

Jan 23, 2024

Honors Program Alumni Spotlight: Jason Turcios ’23

Jason Turcios ’23 made the most of his NC State experience with support from the University Honors Program and TRIO. Now, he is a public policy fellow for the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute. 

Pantry Bowl logo

Dec 5, 2023

NC State Wins Third Annual Pantry Bowl

NC State came out on top in the Pantry Bowl for the second straight year. Generous donors gave 1,634 gifts totaling $125,162.15, ensuring a Wolfpack victory off the field as well as on it.