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Sep 12, 2023

Register Now to Attend Park Scholarships Program’s sPARK Conference

sPark is a biennial leadership and networking conference in which Park Scholars, alumni, parents, faculty and more come together to connect, discover new ideas and celebrate Park Scholars’ accomplishments. The 2023 event will be held Sept. 22 and 23, with registration now available. 

The Wilson College of Textiles, on Centennial Campus

Sep 12, 2023

Introducing the 2027 Class of Centennial Scholars

Thanks to support from generous donors, the Centennial Scholarship Program will provide a once-in-a-lifetime educational opportunity to 12 new NC State students. 

Shaun Deardorff wearing an NC State T-shirt

Sep 12, 2023

Q&A With Leazar Award Recipient Shaun Deardorff

Shaun Deardorff, a senior in aerospace engineering, is the 2023 recipient of the John and Linda Leazar Award in Entrepreneurship. This award supports NC State students who have demonstrated initiative and a commitment to entrepreneurial excellence in support of their own personal ambitions as well as the support of NC State Innovation and Entrepreneurship. 

Artist’s concept rendering of the new cafe, projected to open early 2024, which will be located in the Venture Place courtyard on Main Campus Drive.

Aug 29, 2023

321 Coffee to Open Centennial Campus Location

321 Coffee, a Park Scholars alumni-owned and -operated local coffee shop and roaster that employs individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is launching a new location on Centennial Campus. The company’s first sales were made at NC State, and it grew with support from the Wolfpack community and with the help of NC State-provided resources, including the Andrews Launch Accelerator and Miller Fellowships. 

Wilson College of Textiles building on Centennial Campus

Aug 29, 2023

Introducing the 2027 Class of Textile Pioneer Scholars

With support from generous donors, three exceptional students — who all hail from non-metropolitan areas of North Carolina — have been named recipients of the Textile Pioneer Scholarship at the Wilson College of Textiles. 

Jack Bolton at Stonehenge

Aug 29, 2023

Park Scholar and Creative Problem-Solver Jack Bolton Joins College of Engineering

Jack Bolton, a first-year student and Park Scholar from Davidson, North Carolina, wants to apply his problem-solving mindset in engineering, but also in entrepreneurship. Private support is helping him Think and Do that and much more. 

Haley Jenkins wearing earmuffs and moving a piece of lumber

Aug 29, 2023

Haley Jenkins Analyzes Sustainable Wood Products

Haley Jenkins is a junior majoring in sustainable materials and technology in the College of Natural Resources, as well as a recipient of the Natural Resources Foundation Alumni Scholarship Award and the Wilson Family Scholarship. This summer, Jenkins served as an undergraduate research assistant with the wood science and engineering program at Oregon State, a multidisciplinary university program focused on science, technology and engineering. 

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. 

Goodnight Scholars infographic over photo of the Memorial Belltower

Aug 22, 2023

Meet the College of Education’s Newest Goodnight Scholars

Meet the six students from across North Carolina who will be pursuing their degrees at the College of Education as part of the Goodnight Scholarships program. 

Julia Murphy

Aug 22, 2023

Meet Our Incoming Students: Park Scholar Julia Murphy

Julia Murphy fell in love with NC State while attending Wolfpack football games with her parents, who are both alumni. Now, as a Park Scholar majoring in elementary education, she will have the opportunity to make her own path at NC State.