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Jul 26, 2021

New Fund Helps NC State Students Overcome COVID-19 Educational Impacts

The North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation announced the creation of a Hardship Fund to increase its ongoing support of NC State’s Community College Collaboration program. 


Feb 19, 2020

The Urgency and Necessity for Greenways: 5 Questions With Charles A. Flink

There’s a lot of talk about the need for greenways but besides being attractive, nice areas to take a jog, how do these spaces actually benefit communities? Do they outweigh the financial cost, physical labor and political will to build them?  Charles A. Flink is a professor of practice in landscape architecture at NC State University… 

Oct 15, 2015

Solar Tree Sprouts at Hunt Library

Charge your laptop, phone or other electronics on the 16-foot solar tree at the Hunt Library on Centennial Campus. The newly installed solar technology is a gift from the Park Scholars Class of 2015. 

Aug 20, 2015

Francine Cronin Named Associate Vice Chancellor for University Development

Francine Cronin, a fundraising professional with more than 25 years of experience in higher education, will serve as associate vice chancellor for university development. 

Sep 23, 2014

Zelnaks Donate $4 Million to NC State Poole College of Management

Steve and Judy Zelnak invest in NC State with a $4 million endowment to support the Poole College of Management. 

Apr 7, 2014

Praxair to Invest $1.33 Million in NC State’s College of Engineering

North Carolina State University’s College of Engineering will receive a $1.33 million gift from Praxair Inc. and its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Steve Angel, to support workforce development, diversity initiatives, and teaching and research related to areas of engineering and technology of specific interest to Praxair. Angel’s contribution of $667,000 will be matched by… 

Sep 27, 2013

NC State Announces $50 Million Gift From Park Foundation

Chancellor Randy Woodson announced today a $50 million gift from the Park Foundation – the largest single contribution in NC State’s 126-year history – that will go toward permanently funding the university’s prestigious Park Scholarships program. Together with additional donor support, this gift will enable an endowment to provide income in perpetuity to attract the brightest… 

Jan 7, 2013

New Development Chief Named

A veteran fundraising executive has been named to lead the university's development efforts. 

Aug 31, 2011

Hughes Retirement Reception Sept. 16

A retirement reception for Ben H. Hughes, executive director of development for the College of Engineering, will be held Friday, Sept. 16. Here's how to RSVP. 

Feb 28, 2010

Engler to Development Post

Marcy Engler has been named executive director of development for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, effective May 1.