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Author: Lisa Hall

Aug 2, 2018

Philanthropy Helping Shelton Center Expand Reach

Private philanthropy, including a recent gift from Gen. H. Hugh Shelton in honor of his wife, strengthens the impact of the Shelton Leadership Center. 

Jan 10, 2018

Owens Honored With Menscer Cup

Longtime NC State supporter Jim Owens, the retired chairman and CEO of Caterpillar Inc., is recognized for outstanding philanthropy, dedication and leadership. 

Nov 22, 2017

Donors Chime In to Complete Belltower

A gift from Bill and Frances Henry of Gastonia caps decades of effort to complete the Memorial Tower, NC State’s iconic structure honoring alumni killed in the First World War. The Belltower will ultimately feature the full complement of 54 bells, carillon and interior stairs as originally designed. 

The Belltower at NC State.

Aug 24, 2017

Record-Breaking Year in Philanthropy

NC State is in the midst of its most ambitious fundraising campaign and donors are responding in extraordinary, record-setting fashion. 

Aug 17, 2017

Smoothing the Bumps in the Road

Donor support for NC State students reaches beyond scholarship funding. A new Student Emergency Fund administered by the Division of Academic and Student Affairs will help meet essential needs and ease unexpected burdens — keeping students like John Dunn on the track to success. 

Mar 7, 2017

4 Receive Watauga Medals at Founders’ Day

At Friday's Founders' Day celebration, Steve Zelnak, Gayle Lanier, Barbara Goodmon and Steve Warren were awarded the Watauga Medal, NC State's highest non-academic award, in recognition of their notable and distinguished contributions and commitment to the advancement of the university. 

Feb 15, 2017

Rising to New Heights

Senior forward Jennifer Mathurin, a student-athlete majoring in social work, has been presented with many opportunities to succeed during her NC State career. See her and the No. 17 Wolfpack women's basketball team in action on Sunday at the annual Play4Kay game at Reynolds Coliseum. 

Sep 13, 2016

Pack Families Benefit From New Scholarship

The inaugural class of the Employee Dependent's Tuition Fund has enrolled at NC State, thanks to the generous donations that began with Chancellor Randy Woodson and his wife Susan. The class includes 127 children of NC State faculty and staff, who received $250,000 in tuition grants. 

Mar 10, 2016

Worsley, Mulkey Awarded Watauga Medal

Barbara H. Mulkey and George L. Worsley Jr. received NC State University’s highest nonacademic honor Monday evening, March 7, during the annual Founders’ Day observance. 

Mar 1, 2016

Guiding, Giving Motivate PGM’s Colby

NC State alumna Susan Colby has enjoyed serving her alma mater, through her work with the College of Natural Resources Professional Golf Management program, through university service and through guidance to students. 

Feb 3, 2016

Longstanding Support and Leadership

As chair of NC State’s Board of Trustees, longtime donor Jim Owens takes pride in the university’s momentum. Learn how his leadership and support have been integral to the success of NC State for more than three decades. 

Jan 7, 2016

Giving With Ease to EFNEP’s Mission

Lorelei Jones, coordinator of the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program since 2004, strongly believes in investing in NC State. 

Nov 5, 2015

Hassan’s Giving Takes Flight

Mechanical and aerospace engineering professor Hassan A. Hassan has spent most of his career at NC State and recently established the Hassan Family Fellowship to provide two-year stipends for master’s candidates and four-year stipends for Ph.D. candidates in the College of Engineering. 

Oct 8, 2015

Professor Channels Passions Into Philanthropy

Chris Gould, NC State professor of physics, is a member of the university’s C.W. Dabney Lifetime Giving Society, R. Stanhope Pullen Society and Chancellor’s Circle.