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Nov 16, 2015

Community Partnership Links Education, Jobs

NC State collaborates with communities in the western foothills of North Carolina to improve educational programs and spark economic growth through innovation.  

Sep 2, 2015

NC State Receives Funding for Workforce Development

NC State expands workforce development with a grant from the Duke Energy Foundation. 

Apr 6, 2015

The Home of Think and Do

For 128 years, NC State has been tasked with creating economic, societal and intellectual prosperity for all. That's a lofty goal, but our successes continue to come thick and fast. Learn why we're the home of Think and Do. 

Feb 18, 2015

NC State Adds Billions to State and Local Economies

A new report details NC State's extraordinary impact on the local and state economies. The university and its enterprises create billions of dollars in added income across North Carolina. 

Feb 11, 2015

NC State Researchers Land UNC System Research Grants

NC State is a key partner in five of six grants awarded as part of a new, statewide initiative designed to advance strategically-important collaborative research projects in North Carolina. 

Nov 4, 2014

NC State’s Centennial Campus Named Top Economic Engine

NC State's groundbreaking research park, a model for public-private partnerships for three decades, wins a top award for promoting innovation and economic prosperity. 

Aug 22, 2014

NC State Startup One of the Fastest Growing

An innovative company founded by two NC State food scientists lands near the top of the Inc. 5000 list of fast-growing companies. 

Jul 10, 2014

NC State Designated ‘Innovation & Economic Prosperity University’ by APLU

In recognition of a strong commitment to economic engagement, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today designated North Carolina State University as an Innovation & Economic Prosperity University. The designation acknowledges universities working […] 

Jul 9, 2014

Centennial Welcomes Marriott Hotel

NC State has leased land on Centennial Campus for a new hotel and conference center under the Marriott Autograph Collection franchise. 

Mar 10, 2014

$3 Million Gift to NC State University Seeds Rural Student Access Initiative

Chancellor Randy Woodson announced today a $3 million gift that will start the “Farm to Philanthropy” program designed to expand rural students’ access to an NC State University education. The gift from Dr. Joseph K. […]