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Author: Morgan High

Mar 18, 2022

Spotit Opens First U.S. Location on Centennial Campus

Spotit, a Belgium-based company that offers a portfolio of cybersecurity technologies and services, has opened its first U.S. office on NC State’s Centennial Campus. 

Fitts-Woolard Hall on NC State's Centennial Campus

Dec 15, 2021

Fitts-Woolard Hall Named North Carolina ‘Public Project of the Year’

The project was recognized as one of top commercial developments across the state based on design, innovation and community impact. 

Chancellor Randy Woodson speaks at an event for FUJIFILM Diosynth.

Oct 27, 2021

NC State’s Partnership With FUJIFILM Diosynth Supports North Carolina’s Growing Economy

FUJIFILM Diosynth's expansion to Holly Springs is the largest life sciences investment in North Carolina's history — and NC State helped make it a reality. 

Raleigh skylne.

Sep 21, 2021

Kevin Howell to Lead Raleigh Chamber Board of Directors

In his new role at the Raleigh Chamber, Howell can call on years of experience advancing economic development and partnerships at NC State. 

Rows of green crops grow in a field.

Sep 2, 2021

NC State and BASF: Dedicated to a Sustainable Future

As partners, NC State and BASF have completed more than 100 research projects together, including plant sciences innovation and crop protection. 

A mural in the LexisNexis office's hallway that reads "For the strength of the pack is the wolf and the strength of the wolf is the pack."

Apr 22, 2021

LexisNexis Partnership Grows Alongside Researchers, Students

For seven years, global analytics firm LexisNexis has turned to NC State's expert faculty and up-and-coming student talent for help anticipating and addressing major industry challenges. 

The NC State belltower sits in front of the city of Raleigh skyline as seen from a DH Hill library window.

Jan 20, 2021

NC State Names Mark Schmidt AVC for Partnerships

As associate vice chancellor for partnerships, Schmidt will oversee the Office of Partnerships strategy for engaging with corporate, government and nonprofit partners, including the 75 partnerships on Centennial Campus. 

Fitts-Woolard Hall looks out from the side onto Hunt Library on Centennial Campus.

Dec 21, 2020

Leah Burton Named Board President of International Research Park Association

Leah Burton, director of NC State’s Office of Partnerships, has been named president of the Association of University Research Parks Board of Directors. 

Tom White

Dec 16, 2020

Job Creator, Community Builder

Tom White’s work in the Office of External Affairs, Partnerships and Economic Development is helping create opportunity across North Carolina. 

Ricks Hall (in the foreground) and the Belltower on NC State's campus, with downtown Raleigh behind.

Nov 11, 2020

All Hands on Deck: Building Powerful Partnerships

NC State's Partnerships Office brings together experts across campus to forge successful university-industry collaborations that benefit everyone. 

A man wears an N95 mask prototype in front of an NC State banner.

Sep 28, 2020

Public and Private Partners Join Forces to Deliver PPE to Health Care Workers Statewide — All Made in NC

The Made in NC initiative manufactures and distributes N95 masks to protect frontline workers across North Carolina. 

A woman holds a circuit board.

Sep 22, 2020

Inside ABB and NC State’s Decadeslong Partnership

ABB was the first corporate partner to move onto Centennial Campus. Now, 30 years later, the company is still working with NC State to improve the reliability and reduce the cost and environmental impact of electric power systems. 

Bandwidth sponsors Bee Downtown's community apiary on Centennial Campus, home to 15,000 honey bees.

Aug 25, 2020

NC State Partner Bandwidth Helps Students Move From College to Careers

Bandwidth, based on NC State's Centennial Campus, will expand its headquarters and create 1,100 new jobs and $100 million in capital investment over the next eight years. 

The Belltower at NC State.

Aug 5, 2020

AVC Julie Smith Named to UNC System Executive Leadership Institute

The program is designed to develop the next generation of top leadership from within the UNC System