Honoring NC State’s Top ‘Yambassador’
Henry M. Covington was a longtime extension specialist whose research and partnerships with growers spurred the growth of North Carolina’s sweet potato industry. He passed away in 2004, but the North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission (NCSPC) established an endowment to honor the man affectionately known as “Mr. Sweet Potato” and to ensure that his legacy would continue.
Fellowship Eases Financial Burden
The impact of fellowships and scholarships is made possible through the generosity of others. Ask Knightdale High School math teacher Nick Koberstein, recipient of a 2015 Moshakos Family Teacher Education Graduate Fellowship.
Zelnak Wins Godwin Award
On June 2, Steve Zelnak received the 2016 Jerry and Elizabeth Godwin Red Torch Award from the NC State Foundation in recognition of his impact at NC State.
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.
Accounting for the Arts
Accounting professor Roby Sawyers is a loyal supporter of Arts NC State.
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.
Love of Books Inspires Giving
For College of Education staff member Patty Fields, giving to the NC State Libraries is a way to pay forward her love of books.
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.
Woodsons to Faculty and Staff: Thanks a Million
Randy and Susan Woodson help launch a new scholarship program for the children of NC State faculty and staff with a generous gift. The first scholarships will be awarded next fall.
Chancellor and Susan Woodson Donate $1.15 Million to Launch Employee Dependent’s Scholarship Program
A new scholarship will provide support for employee dependents who attend NC State, thanks to the generosity of Chancellor and Susan Woodson.
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.