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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. […] 

Feb 26, 2014

Sischo Named Vice Chancellor for Advancement at NC State

Brian C. Sischo, a 23-year veteran of higher education fund raising, has been named vice chancellor for university advancement at NC State University and president of the NC State University Foundation. Sischo comes to NC State […] 

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 […] 

Aug 15, 2013

NC State Partners With National Security Agency on Big-Data Lab

North Carolina State University Chancellor Randy Woodson today announced a new partnership with the National Security Agency (NSA) to create the Laboratory for Analytic Sciences (LAS) on NC State’s Centennial Campus. The lab will bring […]