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Feb 8, 2024

Lisa Marie Ferrell Named NC State’s Chief Communications and Marketing Officer

New leader has experience in both the private sector and academia. 

Karen Sims and Gerald Cobb

Mar 7, 2023

‘Opportunity Is the First Thing’

The co-chairs of NC State's African American Faculty and Staff Organization strive to build on the group’s legacy with an eye toward the future. 

Ben Broussard inside Carter-Finley Stadium.

Jul 8, 2020

5 Questions With Ben Broussard

The incoming executive director of the Wolfpack Club talks about building relationships and connecting with people as he reflects on his new position. 

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Jun 19, 2019

Business Icon Wordsworth Supports NC State Veterinary Medicine

Alumnus Jerry Wordsworth supports the Think and Do the Extraordinary campaign with a gift to the College of Veterinary Medicine. 

Aug 28, 2015

Donor Giving Sets Record in FY 2014-15

NC State alumni and supporters donated at record levels in the fiscal year that ended June 30, boosting the university’s endowment to a record $984 million. 

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. 

Jun 17, 2015

Bryant Honored for Volunteer Service

The NC State University Foundation honors longtime volunteer Richard K. Bryant for two decades of tireless leadership and service. 

Nov 14, 2014

NC State Among Top Fundraisers

A significant increase in donor giving boosts NC State on a prestigious list of the nation's top fundraising organizations. See how the university ranks on the Philanthropy 400. 

Oct 14, 2014

Khayrallahs Give $8.1 Million for New Lebanese Diaspora Studies Center

An $8.1 million gift will fund a new center focusing on migrations, particularly the Lebanese diaspora. 

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. 

Mr. and Ms. Wuf celebrate at Belltower.

Sep 22, 2014

Donor Giving Boosts Endowment to Record Level

NC State supporters pull out the stops to prove the power of philanthropy, fueling a dramatic rise in the university's endowment. 

Feb 27, 2014

Sischo to Lead University Advancement

A fundraising professional with 23 years of experience in higher education will take the helm of University Advancement. 

Aug 26, 2013

Kessler Accepts Offer at Rutgers

Nevin Kessler is leaving NC State to lead development and alumni relations at Rutgers University. 

Aug 7, 2013

Giving Breaks Records, Again

Donors light a fire under NC State's fundraising efforts, stepping up in a big way despite a tough economy to break giving records for the third consecutive year. 

Jun 5, 2013

Donor Efforts a Howling Success

NC State's dramatic improvement in fundraising drew national attention last week. Find out what's driving the momentum to attract donor dollars.