Foundation year in review

Fiscal Year 2017-18 Charts: Gifts and New Commitments by Gift Source-Alumni 64%, Corporations 15%, Foundations 15%, Friends/Faculty/Staff 5%, Other organizations 1%; Gift Use-Endowments 17%, Current Operations 27%, Facilities 56%Fueled by strong and early support for Fitts-Woolard Hall, the NC State Engineering Foundation had another record-setting fundraising year with giving totals to the College at $39,287,344. Fiscal Year 2018 ended on June 30, 2018.

Endowments to the College generally fall into one of three categories: scholarships, named professorships and fellowships. There are now 301 permanently endowed scholarships in the College and 52 permanently endowed named professorships. Total endowments benefiting the College are $3,300,815 with total economic support from all fundraising sources being $10,794,968

The annual giving program for the College of Engineering raised a total of $1,539,977 for the College of Engineering Leadership Fund and all nine department enhancement funds. This represents a 3-percent increase from the previous year. The Dean’s Circle, the College’s leadership annual giving society, grew by 33 members, bringing our total membership to 487 alumni and friend donors.

The Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign began in 2013 and concludes in 2021. The College of Engineering goal is $230 million and thus far has raised $160,828,448.

The NC State Engineering Foundation, Inc., established in 1944, is the fundraising arm of the College of Engineering. For more information on the Foundation, including financial statements, audits and tax identification number, please visit: foundationsaccounting.ofa.ncsu.edu/foundations/nc-state-engineering-foundation-inc.

Foundation Staff

Brian E. Campbell
Assistant Dean for Development and College Relations
Executive Director of the NC State Engineering Foundation Inc.

Lora F. Bremer
Executive Director of Major Gifts
and Campaign Planning

Erica Fuller
Associate Director of Development and Alumni Engagement

Angela S. Martin
Associate Director of Annual Giving
and Prospect Management

Ben H. Hughes
Special Development Advisor

Kyle Kremer
Director of Development
Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Department of Computer Science

Lindsay Smith
Director of Development
Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering

Michael Walsh
Senior Director of Development
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Erica Fuller
Assistant Director of Development

Shawnda Hill
Business Officer

Carissa Burroughs
Lead Event and Alumni Relations Coordinator

Department Representative

Kenneth M. Tate
Department of Computer Science

Russ O’Dell
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Board of Directors

Bruce Baldwin, MAE ’92

Ashley Barnes, IE ’95

Suzanne Beckstoffer, CE ’82

Ashok Bhatnagar, NE ’79

Robert (Bob) Brooks, EO ’69

Linda Butler, NE ’86

Calvin Carter, Jr., MSE ’77, ’80, ’83

W. H. Clark, Jr., IE ’56

Mike Creed, CE ’73 ’84

Frank Culberson, CHE ’60

Casey Dean, EE ’67

David Dove, AE ’69

Ralph Edwards, IE ’61

John Freeman, MSE ’57

Suzanne Gordon, CSC ’75, MA ’75, ST ’80*

Len Habas, EE ’66

Rashida Hodge, ISE ’02, ‘03

Jake Hooks, MSE ’78

Seneca Jacobs, CE ‘99

Rob Loftis, EE ’02

Helene Lollis, CHE ’87

Robin (Rob) Manning, EE ’78

Samuel (Sam) McCachern, CE ’85

Tom McPherson, Jr., EE ’76

Mark Norcross, FMM ’65

Tom Pearson, FMM ’65

V. Nelson Peeler, Jr., EE ’88

Scott Stabler, MAE ’82

Carl Stutts, Jr., CHE ’68

Alvin Sumter, ISE ’87

Pam Townsend, CE ’84, ‘87

Greg Washington, ME ’89, ’91, ’94

Chuck Wilson, Jr., CE ’65

Robert (Bob) Womack, MAE ’59

Jim Yocum, ME ’84

Deborah B. Young, CE ’77

*President


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