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Miller Fellow Spotlight infographic

Nov 21, 2023

Q&A With Miller Fellow Edward Durham

A group of NC State alumni established the Miller Fellowship in honor of their professor, Tom Miller, to support entrepreneurial-minded students. Read how Durham, part of the 2023 cohort, utilized his time as a Miller Fellow to develop his brand presence through social media marketing. 

Fireworks behind the Memorial Belltower

Sep 12, 2023

From Ideas to Solutions

Six projects secured support from the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund (CIF) this year, and for the first time in the CIF’s history, awardees will receive supplemental resources through local entrepreneur and investor Bill Spruill’s 2ndF Research Commercialization Fund. 

Shaun Deardorff wearing an NC State T-shirt

Sep 12, 2023

Q&A With Leazar Award Recipient Shaun Deardorff

Shaun Deardorff, a senior in aerospace engineering, is the 2023 recipient of the John and Linda Leazar Award in Entrepreneurship. This award supports NC State students who have demonstrated initiative and a commitment to entrepreneurial excellence in support of their own personal ambitions as well as the support of NC State Innovation and Entrepreneurship. 

Red Chair Chats infographic showing Chancellor Randy Woodson with members of 321 Coffee

Aug 8, 2023

Chancellor Woodson Talks Mission-Driven Entrepreneurship With 321 Coffee Founders

Chancellor Randy Woodson sits down with Park Scholar alumni Lindsay Wrege and Michael Evans to talk about how NC State helped them launch their mission-driven coffee shop in episode six of Red Chair Chats. 

The Memorial Belltower

Jul 11, 2023

WIN Backs SonoVascular Ahead of Clinical Trials

Research Triangle Park medical company SonoVascular is one step closer to improving treatment for those with venous thromboembolism after securing capital and resources from the Wolfpack Investor Network (WIN). WIN brings together the NC State entrepreneurial community, NC State alumni and innovative private companies to empower the businesses that drive our future. 

The 2023 cohort of Miller Fellows infographic

Jun 27, 2023

Six NC State Alumni Accept Miller Fellowships to Focus on their Startups

NC State Innovation and Entrepreneurship recently announced the newest cohort of Miller Fellows — young entrepreneurs that have launched startups as students. The fellowship program supports newly graduated entrepreneurs who wish to pursue their venture full time after graduation with resources and a monthly stipend. 

The Technology Tower podcast logo.

Jun 6, 2023

Podcast: Taking the Founders’ Pledge With Charles Gaddy

On the Season 2 finale of the NC State Philanthropy Podcast, we’re joined by NC State alumnus, supporter and entrepreneur Charles Gaddy to discuss his recent Founders’ Pledge, a new way donors can help Wolfpack entrepreneurs-in-training Think and Do. Gaddy also discusses his unusual college experience and career path, which eventually led him to sell a company he cofounded and, thus, greatly expand his philanthropic efforts. 

Greg Mulholland, right, and the members of NC State Innovation and Entrepreneurship's 2023 Silicon Valley trip.

May 30, 2023

Philanthropy Helps Drive Innovation and Entrepreneurship’s 2023 Silicon Valley Experiential-Learning Trip

Every year, NC State Innovation and Entrepreneurship takes a select group of entrepreneurial-minded students to Silicon Valley to meet with visionary entrepreneurs, leading executives and successful NC State alumni. Furthered by private support, the Silicon Valley trip is an eye-opening experiential-learning opportunity that inspires students to launch new ventures and build their professional networks. 

A bronze wolf statue in Wolf Plaza

May 23, 2023

Major Gift Expands Support for Commercially Focused NC State Research

An entrepreneur’s generosity to the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund is increasing its impact and inspiring others to contribute to its success. 

a photo of Wolf Plaza by Becky Kirkland

May 23, 2023

Announcing the 2023-24 Social Innovation Fellows

NC State Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship is happy to announce the students who will comprise the 2023-24 cohort of Social Innovation Fellows.