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Planned Giving

a photo of Wolf Plaza by Becky Kirkland

Nov 14, 2022

Gifts That Keep on Giving

For Suzanne and Ralph Gordon, two tax-smart giving options offered the perfect ways to support their alma mater — then, now and always. 

Dr. Phillip Snider

Oct 25, 2022

Agriculture to Medicine: Dr. Phillip Snider Honored as CALS Distinguished Alumnus

Snider recently received his CALS Distinguished Alumni Award during the annual CALS Alumni Awards event. Snider’s passion for teaching and helping others are reasons he was chosen for this honor — and why he chose to make a planned gift through his estate that will provide scholarships to future students. 

The Belltower against a blue sky.

Jul 25, 2022

Faculty Plant Seeds for Student Opportunity and Innovation

William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor Todd Wehner and his wife, Delmarie, have decided to include a gift to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences in their estate plans to establish a fellowship endowment benefiting graduate students enrolled in the Department of Horticultural Science. The Dr. Todd C. Wehner and Delmarie Wehner R.T. (R) (M) Horticulture Fellowship Endowment will be the result. 

Mr Wuf and Tim Humphrey standing in his IBM office.

Jul 19, 2022

What Leadership Looks Like

A new planned gift from NC State Board of Trustees member Timothy Humphrey ’96 increases the impact of an endowment he created to support Women and Minority Engineering Programs — and its impact on students. 

The Wilson College of Textiles campus.

May 24, 2022

From Farm to Flight: O.K. Moore ’59 Follows His North Star

O.K. Moore experienced all he could at NC State before graduating in 1959. Now, he and his wife, Marsha, are helping provide unexpected opportunities for students just like him. 

Dr. Prashant Prabhu in his cap and gown

May 24, 2022

Prashant Prabhu ’77, ’79 Wins Distinguished Global Alumni Award

Dr. Prashant Prabhu was recently named the recipient of the 2022 Distinguished Global Alumni Award by NC State’s Office of Global Engagement. The award recognizes Prabhu’s esteemed contributions to his alma mater, success within the sustainable-mobility industry and impact on the world. 

William O'Brien sits on a wall at NC State's campus in a red Wolfpack polo.

Aug 30, 2021

A Lifetime of Commitment

William O’Brien ’81 created his legacy and boosted NC State’s through his work as an alumnus, volunteer and donor. He’s honoring his experiences with the Caldwell Fellows program by creating a new endowment through planned and current use gifts that will continue serving Caldwell Fellows far into the future. 

Gina Fernandez among berry plants in a green house

May 3, 2021

Breeding a Berry Successful Career

WIth support from the John D. and Nell R. Leazar Distinguished Professorship, Gina Fernandez is developing a better berry — and the next generation of plant breeders. 

hands typing on a laptop

Feb 15, 2021

Give Digitally, Get Digitally

In an effort to increase efficiency and implement a digital-first approach, Advancement Services is expanding its e-receipt efforts. This will result in expedited receipt delivery to donors and significant cost reductions for the university, among other benefits. 

Ron Hairr and Cathy Faircloth Hairr

Jan 5, 2021

Couple’s Gift Supports Students in Engineering, Education

Ron Hairr can remember taking out student loans in the 1970s to fund his way through the civil engineering program at NC State while being married, working and going to school. Now, he and his wife, Cathy Faircloth Hairr, a 1979 graduate of the College of Education, have established a gift in their estate to be shared equally between the College of Education and College of Engineering and provide full cost-of-attendance scholarships every year for two students in need.