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NC State Philanthropy Podcast lock-up

May 17, 2022

Podcast: ‘Think and Do’ In Review With Brian Sischo

On this episode of the NC State Philanthropy Podcast, we’re talking with Brian Sischo, vice chancellor for University Advancement, about our recent Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign and how it has set the university up for a big, bold future. 

"Raleigh's Biggest Commercial Projects and Their Relationship to Equity and Racial Movement" by Maryam Karimé featured as part of the W.E.B. Du Bois Exhibition in Hunt Library, photo provided

May 17, 2022

NC State Students Host Exhibition to Celebrate W.E.B. Du Bois’ Visualization Work

NC State students recently celebrated the life and work of NAACP cofounder W.E.B. Du Bois at GIS Week, an event administered by the Geospatial Graduate Student Organization in partnership with the Center for Geospatial Analytics and NC State University Libraries. Funding for the awards and material costs of physical installations was provided by a $2,400 grant from NC State University Libraries and a $1,000 grant from a donor-funded program at the College of Natural Resources’ Office of Diversity and Inclusion. 

Emma Carter receives the Phillips Award from Dean Phillips, the namesake of the award

May 17, 2022

Emma Carter Wins Student Media’s Inaugural Phillips Award

Emma Carter, a fourth-year student studying graphic design and English, was recently awarded the inaugural Dean Phillips Award for General Excellence. The award comes with a monetary prize made possible by support for the Student Media Enhancement Fund. 

The Memorial Belltower at Henry Square

May 17, 2022

Dr. Fred Cubbage Honored With 2022 Jackson Rigney International Service Award

The Jackson Rigney International Service Award recognizes the contributions of a faculty or staff member for the promotion of international understanding and service to the university and/or to the international community over the course of their career. The award is funded by a special endowment and honors the late Dr. Rigney, an agronomist who served NC State for 40 years by bringing a global perspective to his life and work. 

Loujain Al Samara in front of the Belltower in her cap and gown

May 10, 2022

A Perfect Circle

Park Scholar Loujain Al Samara ’22 pursued a broad range of experiences during her four years at NC State, and she graduates this May with a new understanding of what she has learned, how she has grown and what comes next — thanks to private support. 

Graduate in cap and gown walking toward the Memorial Belltower

May 10, 2022

From Orientation to Graduation, Campus Community Centers Uplift Graduates

From the first step on campus to the final stride across the graduation stage, NC State’s campus community centers celebrate and uplift the range of unique identities across the university with the support of donors. 

The Wilson College of Textiles

May 10, 2022

Wilson College Equity for Women Award Winners: Past and Present

The Equity for Women Award is given to NC State students, faculty and staff who have helped create opportunities that will assist women in their respective fields. This year, Latasia Priest, director of Alumni Engagement and Strategic Initiatives for the North Carolina Textile Foundation, won the Equity for Women Award in the Staff Category for creating opportunities for women across the university. 

Dylan Inman '22 holds up wolfies.

May 3, 2022

Leaving a Legacy: Dylan Inman ’22 Makes a Lasting Impression

The political science and sociology double major is graduating this weekend and then off to Indianapolis to work for his fraternity, Theta Chi, as a growth specialist. But as an enthusiastic member of the Wolfpack, Inman says his long-term goal is to find a road that leads back to NC State. 

Heaven Davis

May 3, 2022

Graduation to Vocation: Heaven Davis is Providing Engineering Solutions

The College of Natural Resources student will graduate this weekend with a bachelor’s degree in paper science and engineering thanks in part to a special student assistance program available in the college. A recipient of the CNR Enrichment Fund, Davis will then work as a support engineer at Solenis in Macon, Georgia. 

Wendy Douglas

May 3, 2022

TechFides VP Wendy Douglas ’01 to Speak at Jenkins Graduate Programs Hooding Ceremony

The Poole College of Management has announced Wendy Douglas, vice president of operations and enterprise digitization at TechFides, as the commencement speaker for the spring 2022 Jenkins Graduate Hooding Ceremony. Douglas graduated from the college with a master’s in management and has supported NC State’s Extraordinary Opportunity Scholarship Initiative, the Poole College of Management General Scholarship Endowment, the PCOM Faculty Enrichment Fund and other philanthropic programs since then.