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Transformational Scholars infographic

Aug 22, 2022

Meet Our Incoming Students: 3 of Our Newest Transformational Scholars

This fall, 16 students have joined the inaugural cohort of the College of Education’s Transformational Scholarships Program. Meet three of these first-year students and learn more about why they chose to pursue careers in education — and the impact the scholarship has on their goals. 

Rendering of Jasmeen Kaur's redesign of the NC State Graduate School + Poole College of Management Building

Aug 22, 2022

Accessible Design Takes Spotlight in Competition

Rick Rice, who graduated from the College of Design with a bachelor’s in architecture, created a scholarship award at the College of Design to set an educational foundation for egalitarian architecture. As part of the accessible design competition, 14 students were tasked with designing a new building on Centennial Campus that would serve the Poole College of Management and the Graduate School. 

the Goodnight Scholarships office

Aug 15, 2022

Introducing the Goodnight Scholarships Office

The Goodnight Scholarships office now comprises the Goodnight Scholars Program and the Goodnight Transfer Scholars Program, which reflects the program’s recent growth. 

The Memorial Belltower as seen from behind some trees

Aug 15, 2022

Park Scholarships Announce Application Changes for 2022-23 Recruitment Cycle

The Park Scholarships program is excited to announce changes to its application process beginning this fall. These changes will expand access in line with the program’s diversity, equity and inclusion goals, as well as streamline the selection process. 

Trent Kingery, shown with a T-38N supersonic jet, which NASA uses to flight-train astronauts.

Aug 15, 2022

Astronaut Scholar and MAE Alumnus Honored for His Aviation Career

U.S. Marine Corps veteran, astronaut and former John Estes Conway Memorial Scholarship recipient Trent Kingery ’98 was recently recognized for his extraordinary career by the Neil Armstrong Award of Excellence. The Neil Armstrong Award of Excellence is awarded annually to an Astronaut Scholar alumnus or alumna and serves as a prestigious recognition for those who continually push the boundaries in their fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. 

Andrew Sessions

Aug 15, 2022

Incoming First-Year Student Andrew Sessions Selected As Belin Scholar

Incoming first-year student Andrew Sessions ’26 is certain of two things: he wants to study biology and NC State is the place to do it. As the newest recipient of the Jacob and Betty Belin Scholarship — the College of Sciences’ largest award for undergraduates — the Cumming, Georgia, native can pursue his studies at NC State without financial stress. 

Matthew Iezzi

Aug 8, 2022

Matthew Iezzi ’18, ’19: A World-Class Textiles Education Took This Graduate to Thailand, Hong Kong and Los Angeles

During his time at NC State, Matthew Iezzi made the most of his college experience. Thanks to his Kimbrell Centennial Scholarship, he expanded his textile knowledge and passion for sustainability beyond campus by studying and interning abroad. 

Katie (third from left) and the fellow founders of Fount Coffee + Kitchen

Aug 8, 2022

Katie Godfrey Kilgore ’16 Strives for a Culture of Community Through Fount Coffee + Kitchen

Kilgore was very involved at NC State during her academic career, including assisting with the Chancellor’s Leadership Development Program. Kilgore’s father, David Godfrey, established the Katelyn Godfrey Kilgore Scholarship for students pursuing undergraduate degrees in the Poole College of Management to honor his daughter. 

Madeline Ellis looking at the ocean

Aug 8, 2022

Madeline Ellis Heads Northwest: An Enrichment Grant Blog

Goodnight Scholar Madeline Ellis used an enrichment grant from the program to travel with the University Scholars to the Pacific Northwest over spring break. In a first-person account, she shares how her travels helped her better understand Asian American history. 

The Wilson College of Textiles

Aug 1, 2022

Introducing the 2026 Class of Centennial Scholars

Thanks to the North Carolina Textile Foundation, the 2026 class of Centennial Scholars has been selected. These scholars, representing the next generation of leaders and artists in the textile industry, were chosen based on their academic achievement in high school, proven and potential leadership qualities, extracurricular activities and unique life experiences.