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D.H. Hill Jr. Library's new staircase

Mar 8, 2022

Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign Helps the Libraries Expand Endowments, Scholarships

The NC State University Libraries raised more than $25.8 million through the Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign, exceeding its goal of $22 million by over 17%. Thanks to donors, the campaign’s success translates into student success, as the Libraries serves every NC State student through its services, spaces, collections, programs and scholarships. 

The exterior of Hunt Library

May 3, 2021

Libraries Gifted With New Endowments on Day of Giving

Donors to the NC State Libraries were particularly generous and thoughtful on March 24. The Libraries exceeded its previous two years of Day of Giving efforts combined, bringing in $1,491,566 from 217 gifts. Two new scholarship endowments were created, two new collections endowments were established and sizable increases were made to the Student Resource Fund, among many other successes. 

NC State College of Design Students in Prague, 2019.

Apr 5, 2021

Building an Impact

In conjunction with this year’s Day of Giving event, NC State alumnus Greg Cranford made a $250,000 estate gift to support students studying abroad. 

From left: H. Sebastian Heese; Jon C. Carr, Ph.D.; Stacy Wood; Paul F. Williams

Apr 5, 2021

Making an Impact Through Endowments and Fellowships

Poole College of Management faculty benefiting from endowments or fellowships know firsthand the advantages of having their work funded and their college supported. Four faculty members recently shared how essential endowments and fellowships are to the educational and community success of the college. 

Students in the Entrepreneurship Clinic

Dec 15, 2020

The Gift of a Lifetime

Ten years ago, Lonnie C. Poole Jr. and his wife, Carol Johnson Poole, donated $40 million to NC State — $37 million of which was designated to fund an endowment to support the College of Management. A decade later, the Poole College of Management reflects on what the Poole Family Endowment has meant to the university. 

The Memorial Belltower

Nov 24, 2020

Endowments Matter

Chancellor Randy Woodson explains why endowments are so important to the Pack and how they factor in to NC State's Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign. 

The Court of North Carolina

Nov 24, 2020

Creating a Legacy

Endowments allow donors to touch the lives of future generations. Learn how your gift can be immediately invested and, when fully funded, produce annual income to support your endowment’s purpose for years to come. 

Marva Motley

Nov 17, 2020

Leader, Mentor, Mother: Motley Honored for Commitment to Black Students Via Endowed Scholarship

Former Assistant Dean of Student Affairs Marva Motley worked at the College of Design for 38 years. She was a devoted advocate, cheering students on within the college and helping them navigate any challenge. When Tim Allen (MID ’02), now VP of design at Airbnb, wanted to give back to the college, naming a fund for Motley seemed natural. 

NC State gateway

Sep 1, 2020

Alumna Makes Lead Gift to Help Establish Endowment Honoring Tharp

NC State's Department of Computer Science recently announced efforts to establish the Dr. Alan L. Tharp Undergraduate Innovation Endowment in honor of Tharp, previous department chair and Alumni Distinguished Professor. The proposed endowment will provide programmatic funds, with a preference toward supporting and encouraging undergraduate research and innovation. The fundraising effort was seeded by a $12,000 gift from computer science alumna Marcia G. McLawhorn (B.S. ‘70). 

Ken Anderson sitting at a desk with a statue of a chicken

Aug 25, 2020

Ken Anderson: The Good Egg

Ken Anderson's 30-year career as a poultry science professor and extension specialist at NC State has led to changes in chicken management that have improved hen health and the quality and safety of eggs. He has also helped develop three endowments to further aviary research and benefit the egg industry for years to come.