College, University recognized by State Employees Combined Campaign

Karen Autry and her committee in the College of Engineering were honored with a reception in Page Hall.

Karen Autry (above and below) and her committee in the College of Engineering were honored with a reception in Page Hall.

Karen Autry The College of Engineering at North Carolina State University has been recognized for its contributions to the 2016 North Carolina State Employees Combined Campaign (SECC).

Karen Autry, chair of the campaign committee in the College of Engineering, received the Above and Beyond Award, which is awarded by the campaign “to a long-term volunteer who continues to come up with creative ideas to keep the campaign fresh, through good or bad years.”

The University received the Growth in Giving Award, which is presented to “departments, agencies and universities that had an overall increase in giving.”

The College held a reception for Autry, an administrative support specialist in the FREEDM Systems Center located on NC State’s Centennial Campus, and her committee over the summer.

Established by Governor James B. Hunt in 1984, the SECC is a fundraising campaign for North Carolina state employees that supports local, national, and international health, educational, environmental and social service organizations.

The campaign raised $3,879,135 during the 2016 campaign.