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Tag: Program Support

Katie Crumpton

Aug 8, 2022

Katie Crumpton ’09: Exploring Her Love for Fashion By Promoting the Use and Sustainability of Cotton

Katie Crumpton ’09 has leveraged her Wilson College of Textiles education into a career at Cotton Incorporated, and she believes in giving back to the college that shaped her through gifts and service as a member of the Dean’s Young Alumni Leadership Council. 

Mike Flores

Aug 8, 2022

Alamo Colleges District Chancellor to Deliver 2022 Dallas Herring Lecture

NC State’s College of Education and Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research are pleased to announce that Mike Flores, chancellor of the Alamo Colleges District, will deliver the 2022 Dallas Herring Lecture later this year. 

Students looking at a potted plant

Aug 1, 2022

NC State Project Promotes STEM Education at Dillard Drive Elementary

NC State professor Bethany Cutts recently led her students from the NR 203: Humans and Environment course in mentoring more than 100 second graders in learning about pollination, plants and ecosystems, and garden planting and maintenance. Funded through a grant from the Office of Diversity and Inclusion that was made possible by annual donors to the College of Natural Resources and from challenges won by the college on Day of Giving, the project aimed to provide Cutts’ students with an opportunity to interact with and mentor a diverse community partner and to provide opportunities for elementary students who do not typically have access to STEM programs. 

Students walking by Fitts-Woolard Hall

Aug 1, 2022

Fitts-Woolard Hall Achieves LEED Silver for Sustainability

Fitts-Woolard Hall, home to the College of Engineering, has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification at the Silver level. Made possible in large part by private funding, Fitts-Woolard Hall brings the total amount of LEED-certified space on campus to more than 1.5 million square feet. 

A screenshot of the virtual product portal developed by DELTA for TE 589: Design Analysis of Smart Textile course.

Aug 1, 2022

Delta Supports Development of New Textile Reverse-Engineering Course

Professor Jesse Jur, laboratory manager Amanda Mills and Ph.D. student Caitlin Knowles were recently awarded a DELTA Grant to create a new graduate-level online course focusing on the reverse engineering of textile products. The resulting TE 589: Design Analysis of Smart Textile Products was created and offered to students during the spring 2022 semester. 

students in marching band drumline

Jul 25, 2022

Marching to the Beat of a New Drum(line)

Thanks to NC State Crowdfunding, the Department of Music was able to raise over $15,000 in just 30 days to purchase new drums for its marching band. The band’s passionate and ever-supportive alumni, parents and friends were key to the rousing success of the effort. 

Students in front of Bragaw Hall

Jul 25, 2022

Academic and Student Affairs Marks a Decade of Dedication to Student Success

For 10 years, the Division of Academic and Student Affairs has offered holistic programs and resources to help NC State students thrive. Donor support has helped the division continue to grow and benefit every student. 

Students around a table

Jul 25, 2022

New CNR Program Aims to Grow Tomorrow’s Leaders

The College of Natural Resources’ new James Buzzard Leadership Development Program is expected to launch in the spring of 2023. The year-long program was established through a gift by the late James “Jim” Buzzard, a 1976 pulp and paper technology alumnus, and targets upper-level undergraduates who are within three semesters of graduation with cumulative leadership experiences such as the CNR Student Ambassadors, Shelton Leadership, Sustainability Steward or similar programs. 

Mr Wuf and Tim Humphrey 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. 

Carter-Finley Stadium

Jul 11, 2022

TowneBank Makes $5 Million Gift to Enhance NC State Athletics

TowneBank has committed $5 million to Wolfpack Athletics that will support key upgrades and improvements within Carter-Finley Stadium. In recognition of the gift, the 117,000-square-foot West Side Tower that stretches from endzone to endzone (previously known as C. Richard Vaughn Towers) is being renamed TowneBank Center for a 10-year period beginning July 1, 2022.