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Dr. Kate Meurs, far right, takes Dr. Stuart Fitzgerald, chief scientific officer at TriviumVet, Dr. Dottie Cimino Brown, chief scientific officer at Mars Veterinary Health, and Dr. Mike McFarland, executive vice president and chief medical officer at Zoetis, on a tour of the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine campus.

Nov 28, 2023

CVM Dean Welcomes Members of New Industry Advisory Council to Campus

“Our new strategic plan includes an emphasis on developing and strengthening partnerships, and we thought it would be so beneficial to engage in a more formal way with leading animal health industry partners,” Kate Meurs, the Randall B. Terry, Jr. Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine, said. 

Janet Rakes talking to two other people

Aug 15, 2023

‘A Strong Ripple Effect’: Career Center’s Janet Rakes Leaves Legacy of Service

After 15 years with the Poole College of Management, Janet Rakes retired Aug. 1 as an assistant director at the Poole College of Management Career Center. She will now pursue other interests, one of them being to work with undergraduates as a volunteer. 

Chuck Flink

Jul 11, 2023

Chuck Flink Recognized as One of ASLA’s 2023 Awardees with LaGasse Medal

Charles A. “Chuck” Flink, FASLA is the 2023 recipient of the LaGasse Medal. An invaluable supporter of NC State, Flink is also a two-time alumnus of the College of Design, currently teaches as part of the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Design, serves as the director of the NC State Initiative for Community Growth and Development and is the owner and founder of Greenways, Inc. 

Katelyn Bell

Apr 11, 2023

Alum’s Love for Textiles Drives Connection to NC State

Katelyn Bell, a two-time Wilson College of Textiles graduate and a product marketing specialist at Glen Raven, stays connected with her alma mater by giving her time, talent and treasure to the college. 

From left: Will Hall, Betsy Peters Rascoe, Laura Rodriguez and J. Stacy Utley

Oct 18, 2022

Meet Our Newest Members: College of Design Leaders Council

The College of Design is excited to welcome four new members to its Leaders Council. Members of the Leaders Council support the college’s strategic direction, assist in securing financial resources to achieve its long-term goals and actively advocate for the college’s vision to become the leading public interdisciplinary design college in the country. 

Mr Wuf and Tim Humphrey standing in his IBM office.

Jul 19, 2022

What Leadership Looks Like

A new planned gift from NC State Board of Trustees member Timothy Humphrey ’96 increases the impact of an endowment he created to support Women and Minority Engineering Programs — and its impact on students. 

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute volunteers Sheila (second from left) and Robert (far right) host Korean students for dinner at their home.

Jun 27, 2022

Conversation and Coffee, International Style

Last fall, NC State’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, an ongoing education program aimed at adults over the age of 50, asked for volunteers to commit to meeting one-on-one with an international student monthly for one hour to help them improve their English conversational skills. Within a week, 20 pairs had been matched, and the program has proven quite successful. 

Tim Allen, Christine Browning, Ignacio Bunster-Ossa, Britt Davis, Jason Forney, Brian Leonard, ClayVon Lowe, Heather Rowell, Charles L. “Chuck” Travis, III.

Oct 26, 2021

Meet the New Members of the College of Design’s Leaders Council

These select alumni and friends in design-related professions across the country will support the college in its ongoing mission to become the top public interdisciplinary design college in the U.S. 

Ray Odierno

Oct 26, 2021

Ray Odierno, Alum Who Served as Top Army General, Dies

Retired Army Chief of Staff Raymond T. Odierno, a four-star general who led multinational forces in the Iraq War and reshaped the way U.S. troops are trained and deployed, died of cancer on Oct. 8. Odierno earned a master’s degree in nuclear effects engineering from NC State and generously supported the university in a variety of ways, including serving as the chair of the university’s Board of Visitors and a member of the Board of Trustees. 

Design Leaders Council logo

Jun 14, 2021

Diversifying Leadership: College of Design Leaders Council to Begin Recruitment

The College of Design’s Leaders Council has begun an effort to expand and diversify its membership. The volunteer group also hopes to broaden its influence through the creation of new committees.