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Headshot of Dr. Kirkman.

Feb 27, 2024

Speaking the Language of Leadership

Distinguished Professor Bradley Kirkman is a leading expert in the field of leadership. His prolific work is as practical as it is visionary. 

Scott Showalter, director of the Jenkins Master of Accounting Program, addresses alumni, friends, faculty and staff at the annual celebration.

Jan 16, 2024

Jenkins MAC Program Honors Kim Bullard, Emily Wetsel at Annual Celebration

These heroes of Poole’s Jenkins Master of Accounting (MAC) program have been involved for years with its professional development efforts, student and faculty scholarships and fellowships, and recruitment of students for positions after graduation. 

Jon Carr

Jan 9, 2024

Jon Carr Appointed to Prestigious Role With Academy of Management

Carr, the Poole College Jenkins Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship, was recently named Entrepreneurship Division Chair for the international organization. 

a photo of Wolf Plaza by Becky Kirkland

Nov 21, 2023

Faculty Giving Helps Scholarship Recipients ‘Think and Do’ Times Two

Ross Bassett, a professor in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the director of NC State’s Benjamin Franklin Scholars program, takes his impact on the Pack to new heights as a donor. 

Frank Buckless and Doug Doggett at the Evening of Stars gala

Nov 13, 2023

Doug Doggett ’83 Receives Poole College’s Distinguished Alumni Award

In recognition of his career success and outstanding support of Poole College and NC State, the lifelong entrepreneur and family business owner was honored with the prestigious award. 

The statues in Wolf Plaza

Sep 19, 2023

Gift From Mary Fedewa ’91 Launches Mental Health App

Thanks to a generous gift from alumna Mary Fedewa '91, NC State students now have access to the Headspace app, which fosters habits that support mental health. 

The Memorial Belltower and flowers

Aug 22, 2023

On the Path to Success

No matter what area — or areas — of NC State you support, your generosity makes a big difference throughout our campus. Our students graduate into successful careers, our faculty drive game-changing research and our programs build valuable connections, expanding our reach and your impact far beyond Raleigh. This past academic year, 36,159 donors joined us on a path to a bolder, brighter future. Learn more about how donor support is powering the extraordinary in a new school year. 

Janet Rakes talking to two other people

Aug 15, 2023

‘A Strong Ripple Effect’: Career Center’s Janet Rakes Leaves Legacy of Service

After 15 years with the Poole College of Management, Janet Rakes retired Aug. 1 as an assistant director at the Poole College of Management Career Center. She will now pursue other interests, one of them being to work with undergraduates as a volunteer. 

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 Wolf Plaza podcast logo.

Apr 4, 2023

Podcast: Cofounding the Extraordinary With 321 Coffee

On this episode of the NC State Philanthropy Podcast, we’re joined by Lindsay Wrege and Michael Evans of 321 Coffee. These Park Scholars cofounded the coffee company while they were freshmen at NC State with help from their scholarships, the Andrews Launch Accelerator and other sources of private support. The result: a Raleigh-based coffee company that currently employs more than 50 adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.