Classmates Ben Darnell ’02 and Mark Voelker ’02 emerge as open source software industry leaders
College roommates and fellow computer science majors Ben Darnell '02 and Mark Voelker '02 recently crossed paths within the open source software industry. Longtime open source enthusiasts, both have established themselves as significant contributors in this realm: Darnell as co-founder and chief technology officer of startup Cockroach Labs, and Voelker as chief OpenStack architect at VMware, a publicly-traded global virtualization technology company.
Engineering Alumni Clark and Cabaniss Elected BOT Officers for 2017-18
Four distinguished alumni have been elected to serve in leadership positions on NC State’s Board of Trustees.
INTech camp teaches code, offers role models
Khalia Braswell, a 2013 NC State computer science graduate, started a nonprofit organization called INTech to expose middle-school aged girls to coding.
ISE Distinguished Alumnus is a new member of NC State’s BOT
NC State’s newest trustees include a former legislator and two business leaders. They join three longtime NC State supporters as the BOT’s class of 2017.
Online graduate program made engineering alumnus a better problem solver
Alumnus Mike Hancock said earning an online Master of Computer Science degree from NC State’s College of Engineering equipped him with the knowledge and skills to be an efficient problem solver.
Young alumnus paves way for future engineers
Asking young alumni to make financial contributions to their alma mater can be a tough sell. After all, didn’t they just pay a lot of money for their college education? For Jacob Bowes however, giving back could not be more important.
Above the Battlefields of World War I
James Allen Higgs Jr., a Raleigh native and two-time engineering graduate of NC State, had a birds-eye view of the battlefields of France during the First World War.
A family tradition
Since getting married their sophomore year at NC State, Henry Lamb and Linda McClay have stayed loyal to the Pack, raising four Wolfpackers and giving back to support the institution.
Havelock engineering program instrumental to alumni’s success
NC State’s College of Engineering created a site-based 2+2 engineering program in Havelock, North Carolina, in partnership with Craven Community College and US Navy Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR). The site-based program has proven to be instrumental to the success of many NC State students and alumni.
Homecoming kicks off university fundraising campaign
The College welcomed alumni back to campus for another homecoming celebration in late October. Rob Manning’s message to the assembled Wolfpack engineers and their families was simple.