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Aug 5, 2015

In Memoriam: Anna Jane Keller

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Aug. 15, to remember Anna Jane Keller, NC State's first female administrator, She died on July 18, one day shy of her 95th birthday. 

Jun 22, 2015

Former Chancellor Bruce Poulton Dies

The energetic leader responsible for the development of Centennial Campus and the growth of public-private partnerships at NC State, has died in Raleigh. The university remembers Bruce Poulton. 

Jun 10, 2015

In Memoriam: Richard Dillman

Richard Dillman, an eminent swine pathologist and one of the original faculty members in the College of Veterinary Medicine, died June 5 in Raleigh at the age of 83. 

Apr 8, 2015

In Memoriam: William Block

NC State mourns the passing of retired political science professor William Block, who died last month in Raleigh. Block established the MPA program and chaired the Faculty Senate in his 27-year career at NC State. 

Apr 1, 2015

Memorial Service for Ocko

Join family, friends and colleagues to celebrate Jonathan Ocko's spirited life and work. A memorial service is planned for Sunday, April 12. 

Feb 12, 2015

Thousands Honor Slain Students

As the eyes of the world fall on NC State, the campus community celebrates the legacies of three members of the Wolfpack family with calls to prayer and calls for peace. 

From left, Deah Barakat, Yusor Abu-Salha and Razan Abu-Salha at Razan's high school graduation.

Feb 11, 2015

Gone Too Soon

NC State and Carolina are united in grief as both schools commemorate the lives of Deah Barakat, Yusor Abu-Salha and Razan Abu-Salha. 

Jan 29, 2015

In Memoriam: Jonathan Ocko

Professor Jonathan Ocko, head of the history department, died Jan. 22. He was 68. 

Dec 4, 2014

In Memoriam: J. Perry Watson

NC State's longtime music director, who penned "The Red and White Song," has died in Raleigh. 

Jul 2, 2014

In Memoriam: William A. Smith Jr.

William Adams Smith Jr., a longtime industrial engineering professor who retired in 1998, died June 3 in Southern Pines from complications of dementia. He was 84. 

Jun 5, 2014

Track Coach Wescott Dies

James B. Wescott, a former physical education instructor and varsity men’s track coach at NC State, died on May 28 in Maine. 

Mar 4, 2014

Former Chancellor Joab Thomas Dies

The Harvard-educated biologist who led NC State to strong growth in facilities, grants and fundraising, died Monday in his native Alabama. The university remembers Joab Thomas. 

Feb 6, 2014

In Memoriam: Ada Dalla Pozza

NC State remembers Ada B. Dalla Pozza, who worked for more than 70 years to improve the lives of rural families through Cooperative Extension programs. Ms. Ada, as she was affectionately known, died Jan. 31 at the age of 91. 

Jan 9, 2014

In Memoriam: Wes Doggett

Retired physics professor and nuclear pioneer Wes Doggett died in December of lymphoma at 82. 

Nov 13, 2013

Plant Pathologist Wells Dies

J.C. “Jay” Wells, an extension plant pathologist for 33 years, died Nov. 10 in Greenville, N.C. He was 92.