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Belltower and Day of Giving 2023 info

Mar 21, 2023

The Impact of #GivingPack

Since 2019, NC State Day of Giving has brought our university together for #GivingPack and giving forward. Learn more about how Day of Giving gifts of all sizes have made a difference for our students, faculty and community. 

Mr. Wuf at a basketball game

Mar 21, 2023

6 Ways Anyone Can Win on Day of Giving, Including Free Ways, Whoa

Day of Giving is the best. When else can you tweet about or give to the programs that shaped your life and watch as your tweets or money unlock even more money to change the lives of future students? It's #GivingPack — and giving forward. 

The belltower lit red

Mar 21, 2023

College of Education to Establish Goodnight Distinguished Professorship in Early Literacy

NC State’s College of Education is establishing the Goodnight Distinguished Professorship in Early Literacy thanks to a gift from longtime NC State supporters Dr. Jim and Mrs. Ann Goodnight. The professorship will support the activities of a professor who focuses on teaching the science of reading in early literacy. 

Dr. Jan Genzer and Dr. Kirill Efimenko (r) look at sample of a wrinkled surface that keeps barnacles from attaching to ships' hulls.

Mar 21, 2023

Genzer to Receive the 2023 SPSJ International Award

Jan Genzer has been selected to receive the 2023 International Award from the Society of Polymer Science, Japan (SPSJ) — a nonprofit mainly composed of polymer scientists, engineers and managers in academia, industries and governmental institutions. Genzer is an S. Frank & Doris Culberson Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (CBE) and has served as the CBE Associate Department Head since 2007. 

Chancellor Woodson and Professor Kofi Boone

Mar 13, 2023

Chancellor Woodson Talks Community and Design With Professor Kofi Boone

Chancellor Woodson is joined by Professor Kofi Boone at Chavis Park for a conversation about landscape architecture and environmental justice in episode five of Red Chair Chats. 

Lynn Clark

Mar 13, 2023

Lynn Clark and His Family Support Faculty Excellence at Poole

Clark’s deep ties with NC State influenced his family’s decision to fund a professorship within the Poole College of Management during the university’s recent Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign. That professorship, named in Lynn’s honor, was recently awarded for the first time, with Jeffrey Pollack named as the Lynn T. Clark II Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship. 

The Memorial Belltower podcast logo.

Feb 27, 2023

Podcast: Stewardship With Heather Tart

On this episode of the NC State Philanthropy Podcast, we’re discussing stewardship with Heather Tart, the senior director of stewardship for NC State’s Office of Development Communications and Stewardship. Heather leads the team’s efforts to express the university’s gratitude to supporters who give of their time, talents and finances to provide for its success. 

Kierra Shook

Feb 20, 2023

Aerospace Engineering Student Realizes Childhood Dream With NASA

Kierra Shook is a third-year student in the University Scholars Program (now combined with the University Honors Program) studying aerospace engineering. Kierra recently completed a paid internship with the NASA Office of STEM Engagement, which then led to a NASA Pathways internship and provides her with a direct pipeline to full-time employment with NASA upon her graduation. 

The Memorial Belltower at night

Feb 13, 2023

Three NC State Faculty Named AAAS Fellows

Three NC State faculty members, including Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Sindee Simon, have been elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). They are among 506 scientists, engineers and innovators to be honored this year by AAAS and will be recognized this spring at a gathering in Washington, D.C. 

Fitts-Woolard Hall

Feb 13, 2023

NC State’s Entrepreneurship Programs Named Among the Best in the South

NC State’s undergraduate and graduate entrepreneurship programs ranked No. 4 and No. 2 respectively for the South, and both were included in the top 25 programs overall. These rankings are based on a summer 2022 survey of more than 300 schools with offerings in entrepreneurship studies and are intended to give future entrepreneurs guidance on the best schools that can help them start their journey in entrepreneurship. Scholarships, the Albright Entrepreneurs Village and post-graduation mentorship and support programs such as the Andrews Launch Accelerator and Miller Fellowship help drive NC State Entrepreneurship forward.