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Jennifer Peavey

Jun 7, 2022

Jennifer Peavey Plans to Back the Pack Forever

Through a special legacy gift, this NC State alumna hopes to provide professors in the College of Design with the resources to Think and Do ad infinitum. 

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. 

The Memorial Belltower podcast logo.

May 3, 2022

Podcast: Planned Giving With Jennifer Peavey

On this episode of the NC State Philanthropy Podcast, we’re talking with the College of Design’s Jennifer Peavey about how she plans to support the university through a special gift from her 401(k) plan following her passing. 

Pullen Society certificates.

Apr 19, 2022

R. Stanhope Pullen Society Welcomes Class of 2022 Inductees

The lifetime giving society recently recognized 96 members of the Pack who have made planned gifts benefiting NC State. 

Pullen Society certificates were presented to new members during the 2021 induction event.

Sep 6, 2021

Pullen Society Welcomes Two Induction Classes in 2021 Event

COVID-19 kept the giving organization from meeting in 2020, but that just made this year’s induction event doubly special. 

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Jul 28, 2020

Trustees Elect New Officers, Welcome New Member

Perry Safran of Raleigh, a former president of the Alumni Association, has joined NC State's Board of Trustees. Safran is a founding partner of the Safran Law Offices and a former Raleigh City Council member. He is a longtime supporter of the university, and is a member of the Peele Lifetime Giving Society and the Pullen Giving Society. He is a 2019 recipient of the Alumni Association’s Meritorious Service Award. The board recently elected Thomas E. Cabaniss as chair, Stanhope A. Kelly as first vice chair, Edward I. Weisiger Jr. as second vice chair and Ann B. Goodnight as secretary. 

Students outside Kamphoefner Hall

Jan 21, 2020

Creating a Lasting Legacy to the College of Design

Bill Dove, a 1956 graduate of NC State's College of Design, has contributed expansively to the profession of architecture and to his alma mater. A member of the W. C. Riddick and R. S. Pullen giving societies, he has given generously to programs including Caldwell Fellows. In 1999, Dove received an award for service from the Alumni Association for his legacy of voluntarism. 

Jane Rogers

Dec 3, 2019

Jane Rogers: Supporting Students’ Leadership Potential

Jane Rogers has been named the College of Humanities and Social Sciences 2019 Distinguished Alumna and was recognized at the annual NC State Alumni Association Evening of Stars Gala. She has more than 40 years of experience developing and leading nonprofit, educational, governmental and for-profit organizations. Rogers, a member of the Chancellor’s Circle and the R. Stanhope Pullen Society, also has established a planned gift to support students’ access to international study abroad opportunities and to provide leadership opportunities to students engaged with our state’s social innovation nonprofit sector. 

Leigh-Kathryn Bonner speaks to Pullen Society inductees.

Apr 29, 2019

Plenty of Buzz as NC State Welcomes New Pullen Society Members

NC State welcomed 76 new members to the R. Stanhope Pullen Society during a luncheon at James B. Hunt Jr. Library on April 17, 2019. 

Jim Cauble, Chris Roof and Lewis Cauble

Dec 3, 2018

Like Son, Like Father

Inspired by his son Lewis' bequest to benefit NC State's Apiculture Science Fund, College of Engineering alumnus Jim Cauble decided to create a scholarship fund through his own planned gift. His gift will also support areas of interest to his children, making philanthropy a Cauble family tradition.