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Dec 5, 2022

Podcast: Strategic Brand Management With Chris Boyer

On this episode, we’re joined by Chris Boyer, NC State’s assistant vice chancellor for strategic brand management, to discuss how sustaining the university’s brand identity is about much more than the consistent use of a logo. 

Artist's rending of Wolfspeed's new Chatham County, NC, plant

Dec 5, 2022

Wolfspeed Ahead: An NC State Spinoff Powers the Future

The company that pioneered LED lighting now looks to improve the efficiency and performance of electric vehicles and other high-power applications. Meet the people building the world’s largest silicon carbide manufacturing facility in Chatham County. 

Lavanya Nagaraj

Dec 5, 2022

A Passion for Medicine

As a partner with Blue Ridge Dermatology, Caldwell Fellow and CALS alumna Lavanya Nagaraj is pursuing the life she always wanted. 

Mohhid Kidwai working with a professor in Islamabad, Pakistan

Dec 5, 2022

Mohhid Kidwai in Islamabad, Pakistan: An Enrichment Grant Blog

In this first-person account, Goodnight Scholar Mohhid Kidwai shares how an enrichment grant supported his summer 2022 internship experience in Pakistan. 

Sarah Ash

Nov 28, 2022

Giving Back to Her Pack

There is often a story or personal connection behind the gifts Sarah Ash, professor emerita for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, has given to CALS and NC State over the years. Her Pack philanthropy began, for instance, with a gift to honor her parents. 

Brock Derrow

Nov 28, 2022

Howling Success: Brock Derrow

The fall 2022 graduate and recipient of the Daniel C. Gunter Jr. Scholarship has championed accessibility on NC State’s campus through her leadership of the Wolfpack Pick Up Program. 

Steve and Frosene Zei

Nov 28, 2022

Creating a Legacy of Love, Generosity and Significance

Married for more than 60 years, Steve and Frosene Zeis have shared a lifetime of love. One of their greatest joys has been providing generous support for students, faculty and programs at Steve’s alma mater: the Wilson College of Textiles. 

Ally Dolinshek, left, and Caitlyn Frazier, right are both elementary education students at the NC State College of Education.

Nov 28, 2022

My Student Experience: Dual Enrollment Programs Put Transfer Students on Path to Teaching

Through dual enrollment programs like NC State’s Community College Collaboration program, the College of Education’s partnership with Johnston Community College and Johnston County Schools, and pathways like the Goodnight Scholars Transfer program, Wolfpack transfer students such as Ally Dolinshek and Caitlyn Frazier are provided with the support they need to become teachers upon graduation. 

The coast of Valencia, Spain

Nov 28, 2022

CALS Student Explores Sustainable Agriculture in Spain

Renee Long recently combined her interests in food and travel by visiting Valencia, Spain, with the Sustainable Entrepreneurship study-abroad program. Long is a recipient of the 2022-23 CALS Alumni and Friends Society Scholarship. 

Josh Monahan, a 2017 agricultural business management alumnus, owns 1in6 Snacks. Photo credit: Nicholas Faulkner from the Technician.

Nov 21, 2022

Snack King Expands Business, Continues to Give Back

CALS alumnus Josh Monahan’s 1in6 Snacks is growing quickly, allowing him to give back to his alma mater like never before through a new partnership with NC State. Profits from ’Pack Snack, an individual-sized bag of Outer Banks Sea Salt flavored kettle chips, benefit student scholarships.