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The wolf wood sculpture in Talley Student Union

Sep 27, 2022

Former Park Faculty Scholar Named Fulbright Distinguished Chair in International Relations

Clifford Griffin, associate professor in the School of Public and International Affairs, was recently named a Fulbright Distinguished Chair in International Relations. As a result, the former Park Faculty Scholar will have the opportunity to conduct research at the International Relations Institute at the University of Sao Paulo this year. 

Brian Clark

Sep 6, 2022

Poole Staff Spotlight: Meet Brian Clark

When Brian Clark got the phone call to come back to NC State after playing five seasons in the NFL, he jumped at the chance to join the Wolfpack again. After successfully leading the fundraising efforts for the Wolfpack Club, he joined Poole College of Management in 2020 as executive director of development and external relations, where he continues to connect donors with ways to make a difference. 

Tony Reevy

Jul 19, 2022

Tony Reevy Named Executive Director of Development and Assistant Vice Provost for University Interdisciplinary Initiatives Development

Tony Reevy has been named Executive Director of Development and Assistant Vice Provost for University Interdisciplinary Initiatives Development, effective July 1. Reevy will report directly to Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Warwick Arden. 

The Memorial Belltower

Feb 8, 2022

2021-22 University Faculty Scholars Named

NC State recently announced its 2021-22 class of University Faculty Scholars. These 23 early- and mid-career faculty members received this designation in recognition of their outstanding academic achievements and contributions to NC State through their teaching, scholarship and service to the university and beyond. 

Debbie Acker

Oct 26, 2021

Debbie Acker Appointed Director of Shelton Leadership Center

Debbie Acker, interim director of NC State’s Shelton Leadership Center (SLC), has been named permanent director of the center following the retirement of Barbara Mulkey. Formerly the SLC’s senior associate director for operations and academic programs, Acker will continue working to inspire, educate and develop values-based leaders in her new role. 

Tina Morrison

Oct 5, 2021

Morrison Named College of Sciences Assistant Dean for Advancement

Tina Morrison has been named the new assistant dean for advancement at the College of Sciences, following a national search. As assistant dean for advancement, Morrison will serve as the lead fundraiser for the college and oversee the daily operations of the Advancement Office, including supervising staff, managing budgets and setting fundraising goals. She will also serve as president of the College of Sciences Foundation, the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that promotes the educational, research and service programs of the college. She joins the college from the NC State University Libraries, where she recently led fundraising efforts as executive director for development. 

The Memorial Belltower

Aug 9, 2021

Making Her Mark: Wei Gao Honored as University Scholar

Wei Gao, associate professor of textile engineering, chemistry and science (TECS) in the Wilson College of Textiles, was recently named a University Faculty Scholar in NC State’s 2021 class, joining 20 other early- and mid-career faculty who received this designation. The honor recognizes outstanding academic achievements and contributions to NC State through their teaching, scholarship and service to the university and beyond. 

The Belltower as seen from porch of Holladay Hall

Jul 26, 2021

Trustees Welcome New and Returning Members, Elect Officers

NC State’s Board of Trustees recently welcomed three new members and three reappointed members, along with electing officers for 2021-22. 

The Memorial Belltower and the American flag on a cloudless day

Apr 26, 2021

Acker Named Interim Director of the Shelton Leadership Center

Debbie Acker, senior associate director for operations and academic programs at the Shelton Leadership Center (SLC), has been named the center’s interim director, effective May 1. She will replace Barbara Mulkey, who is retiring. Acker has served in her current position since March 2019 and has been part of the center and its programs since its inception in 2003. In her role, she is responsible for managing SLC operations for all budgets and providing supervision over program areas. She assists the director with oversight of the SLC’s board of advisors, fund development and special projects related to grants and contracts. 

2021 Sisterhood Celebration

Mar 15, 2021

Sisterhood Celebration Provides Reflections on ‘Normal Never Was’

This year’s NC State Sisterhood Celebration brought together nearly 250 members of the campus community to celebrate the achievements of women while acknowledging the challenges and hardships of the past year. The celebration, with a theme based on the writings of poet, activist and author Sonya Renee Taylor, was sponsored by the Council on the Status of Women and the Women’s Center. Learn more about the event and the Equity Award for Women nominees, which included University Advancement’s Christina Walker. Walker was recognized for her work leading the establishment of the Wolfpack Women in Philanthropy.