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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. 

Dr. Dame S. Hamby

Dec 15, 2020

Leaving a Legacy

Dr. Dame S. Hamby made a lasting mark on NC State through his time, talent and generosity. Thanks to the North Carolina Textile Foundation, you can help continue his legacy of giving while starting one of your own. 

portrait of Anita and Tony Avent

Jul 6, 2020

Delighting Plant Lovers With Unique Blooms

Tony Avent, a College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumnus who studied horticulture under J.C. Raulston, has seen a dramatic uptick in business -- and meaningful connections -- as the owner of Plant Delights Nursery, which ships rare and unusual perennials worldwide. The mail-order nursery funds Juniper Level Botanic Garden, a 28-acre research and education garden in Raleigh. Avent and his wife Anita have begun to create an endowment that will gift the garden to NC State as a bequest. 

Angela Caraway posing with a Packapalooza attendee

Jun 16, 2020

Angela C. Caraway Family Scholarship a Dream Come True

Angela Caraway '95 has stayed connected to NC State through her work as the event planner for Packapalooza, and as a board member for the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity and for the National Diversity Advisory Board. She recently furthered that connection by establishing the Caraway Family Scholarship to support first-generation students from North Carolina's rural counties. A combination of planned and annual gifts helped Caraway realize her dream of honoring her family in this way. 

Watauga medal winners over the years gathered together

Mar 24, 2020

Meet the 2020 Watauga Medal Winners

Alumni Steve Angel, Kady Gjessing and Nancy Ridenhour receive NC State's highest nonacademic honor for their decades of service and generosity to the university.