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Tag: Fall/Winter 2020

Cathy (ED '79) and Ron (CE '78) Hairr

Nov 11, 2020

Couple’s gift supports students in Engineering, Education

Ron and Cathy Hairr make gift to support the colleges of Engineering and Education at NC State. 

Elizabeth (CHE '06) and Candy Nance

Nov 11, 2020

Alumna builds off scholarship support by starting one of her own

The story behind Elizabeth Nance's scholarship endowment to the College of Engineering begins and ends with her maternal grandmother. 

NCSU Belltower.

Nov 11, 2020

Engineering Foundation welcomes new development officer

Anna Knight joined the NC State Engineering Foundation in July 2020 as a director of development working with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Department of Nuclear Engineering. 

Above, From Left to Right: Ralph Edwards, Helene Lollis, Nelson Peeler, Leah Pursell, Pamela Townsend, Dr. Gregory Washington and Deborah Young.

Nov 11, 2020

From the board

Learn more about the work of the NC State Engineering Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors [spotlight-box label=”Get Involved” img=”” heading=”” cta=”” url=””]To learn more about board service for the College of Engineering or to nominate someone, contact Sara Seltzer at[/spotlight-box] The NC State Engineering Foundation, Inc. was established in 1944 to aid and promote, by financial… 

(Photo: Pack Pix, NC State University)

Nov 11, 2020

Young Alumni Spotlight: Jasmine Jarvis

From attending football games with her Wolfpack alum father to growing up in Raleigh, NC, Jasmine Jarvis was exposed to NC State at an early age. What drew her to attending the University came from an unexpected internship project in high school. 

Nov 11, 2020

Foundation Year in Review

The NC State Engineering Foundation, Inc. maintained fundraising momentum this fiscal year in light of unprecedented challenges with one-third of the year spent working remotely and creatively meeting donors and alumni through virtual formats. 

From Left, Drs. Jayant Baliga, Donald Bitzer, Sylvia Blankenship and Frances Ligler

Nov 11, 2020

A place for inventors

The National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF) honors the best of American ingenuity. The 603 inventors who have been inducted since the organization’s founding in 1973 represent the brightest minds in the nation’s history and advancements that have truly changed the world. NC State, and the College of Engineering, are very well represented. 

Fitts-Woolard Hall

Nov 11, 2020

Leaders needed

Donors who support the College’s Fitts-Woolard Hall project receive recognition and exclusive benefits as part of their important gift. 

Salam Ibrahim

Oct 30, 2020

The Park Scholarships program is marking 25 years

NC State’s Park Scholarships program welcomed its 25th class to campus this fall. Of the 41 students in the class of 2024, 20 announced plans to study in the College of Engineering. In most years, more Park Scholars study in COE than any other college.