Jan 18, 2023
Don Easterling coached some of NC State's best swimmers, including 40 All-Americans and seven future Olympians, while leading Wolfpack teams to 17 ACC titles in 24 years. The legendary coach died at his Virginia home at the age of 90.
Jan 11, 2023
Longtime chemistry professor Forrest C. Hentz, inaugural recipient of the Holladay Medal, died in December at the age of 89 (the atomic number of actinium).
Sep 26, 2022
Longtime golf coach Richard Sykes, a five-time ACC Coach of the Year and member of the Golf Coaches Hall of Fame, died Sunday.
Mar 1, 2022
NC State alumnus Richard Curtis revolutionized print journalism as the founding managing editor for design at USA Today. He died Sunday at 75.
Nov 17, 2021
Dick Robb never attended NC State. But the honorary alum proved his commitment to the Wolfpack in word and deed, touching the lives of countless NC State students through his work with the Park Scholarships program and his service on the Board of Trustees.
May 12, 2021
A renowned scientist and visionary leader, Marye Anne Fox pushed the university into the 21st century, despite headwinds. She died Sunday at 73.
Mar 19, 2020
Landscape architect Richard C. Bell designed some of North Carolina’s iconic spaces, but none meant more to him than his alma mater’s University Plaza, more commonly known as the Brickyard.
Feb 18, 2020
Alumnus Bob Jordan, who served North Carolina as a public official and business leader, died at his home Sunday, surrounded by family. Jordan is remembered for his unwavering support of NC State for more than 60 years.
Feb 11, 2020
English professor Tom Hester is remembered for his teaching, scholarship and passion for life.
Jan 10, 2020
An NC State alumna returning home after visiting family in Tehran is among the 176 passengers and crew killed in the crash of a Ukrainian airliner.
Dec 12, 2019
Former students and colleagues share their impressions of Gerald Barrax, a retired emeritus professor of creative writing, who died Dec. 7.
Jul 9, 2019
The NC State alumnus led the team that designed the Smithsonian Institution’s $540 million National Museum of African American History and Culture in the nation's capital.
Feb 22, 2017
Harold Denton, the cool-headed federal regulator who took charge of Three Mile Island after the nation’s worst nuclear accident, was a 1958 graduate of NC State’s nuclear engineering program.
Jun 22, 2016
The president emeritus of the Park Foundation, which has left an indelible impact on NC State through its philanthropy, has died at the age of 103.
Feb 4, 2016
History professor Burton Beers, a Watauga Medal winner who served NC State for four decades, died Jan. 30.