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May 5, 2020

Alumni Donors Know Fitts-Woolard Hall is More than a Building

More than 300 alumni have supported the College of Engineering in its effort to raise $60 million in private donations to help fund construction of Fitts-Woolard Hall, scheduled to open this summer. Meet two couples who have made support of the project a priority and learn why they decided to give: Scott and Beth Stabler, and Gerald and Nancy White. 

Sandy Kirk on her bench

Dec 3, 2019

The Gift of Feeling Normal

After experiencing the anxiety and stress of bringing a beloved pet to a new environment during a medical emergency, Sandy Kirk decided to donate a bench to the NC State Veterinary Hospital's outdoor area. She hopes to give those in similar situations a place to sit peacefully while their pets are entrusted to the hospital's expert, compassionate care. 

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Nov 5, 2019

Quiz: How Donors Help Us Think and Do

Test your knowledge of the Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign and learn more about how donors make a difference. 

Donor Shoshanna Conway with students Olivia Gartz, Hannah Fletcher, Shreyas Ashok, Evan Youngberg and Brian Wu

Nov 5, 2019

Engineering Foundation’s Endowment Dinner Highlights Impact and Connections

The annual event connects donors like Shoshanna Conway with College of Engineering students and faculty who benefit from endowed scholarships, fellowships and professorships. The John Estes Conway Memorial Scholarship named for Conway's late husband has benefited more than 50 students in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. 

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Jul 15, 2019

Why I Give: Our Donors’ Stories

There is a growing culture of giving back to NC State and so many ways for donors to align their philanthropy with their passions. Learn more about why alumni, friends, faculty and staff are choosing to support the Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign. 

Leigh-Kathryn Bonner speaks to Pullen Society inductees.

Apr 29, 2019

Plenty of Buzz as NC State Welcomes New Pullen Society Members

NC State welcomed 76 new members to the R. Stanhope Pullen Society during a luncheon at James B. Hunt Jr. Library on April 17, 2019. 

Vet Med students holding thank you signs

Mar 12, 2019

2019 Scholarship Dinner Celebrates Radical Generosity

At February’s annual scholarship dinner hosted by the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Foundation, NC State College of Veterinary Medicine students spent time with the donors who help make their education possible. CVM Dean Paul Lunn said that between 2013 and 2017, the amount of scholarship funds available to the college's students rose from $282,000 to $879,000, and he hopes that figure will exceed $1 million by next year. 

Jun 12, 2018

Mentor Lunch Program Connects Students With Alumni

Led by Bob Starbuck and other members of the College of Sciences Foundation Board of Directors, a new Mentor Lunch Program is connecting undergrads in the college with professionals who can help answer their questions about career choices, workplace culture, networking norms and other topics critical to future success. 

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May 8, 2018

Checking in with Suzanne Gordon

This spring, Suzanne S. Gordon becomes the first woman to serve as president of the NC State Engineering Foundation Board of Directors. She holds bachelor’s degrees in computer science and mathematics and a master’s degree in statistics, all from NC State. She retired from SAS Institute in 2012 as chief information officer. 

Sep 2, 2016

A Family Legacy of Philanthropy

The Kenan family’s generosity continues to make a major impact on NC State.