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Fall/Winter 2022

Fitts-Woolard Hall viewed from entrance side of Hunt Library.

Dec 1, 2022

MacDonald Gibson named head of Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering

Jackie MacDonald Gibson started as the new head of the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering (CCEE) at NC State on Aug. 15, 2022. 

Aerial view of the College of Engineering and the Oval.

Dec 1, 2022

College appoints assistant dean for diversity, equity and inclusion

The creation of an assistant dean for diversity, equity and inclusion position within the College of Engineering (COE) is an example of that kind of tangible movement toward change, Daniel said. She is the first person to hold the new position and began her work on Aug. 1, 2022. 

Colorized image of CAR-T cell cancer treatment in action at the cellular level.

Dec 1, 2022

In animal study, implant churns out CAR-T cells to combat cancer

Researchers from NC State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed an implantable biotechnology that produces and releases CAR-T cells for attacking cancerous tumors. In a proof-of-concept study involving lymphoma in mice, the researchers found that treatment with the implants was faster and more effective than conventional CAR-T cell cancer treatment. 

Aerial view of The Oval and surrounding Engineering buildings and Hunt Library on NC State's Centennial Campus.

Dec 1, 2022

Faculty highlights

The latest awards and honors earned by faculty of the College. 

Summer camp students participate in competition.

Dec 1, 2022

Summer on campus

At 9 a.m. on a July Wednesday, more than 70 middle school students filed into a classroom, waiting to be assigned the real-world problem they’d be solving that day. Clustered together, campers tackled complex problems like how to construct a moving boat or how to stop a viral outbreak. Using cardboard, aluminum foil, balloons and more, these campers were trying to solve some of the fundamental challenges in engineering. 

NC State Belltower

Dec 1, 2022

Inspiring Engineers event series promotes NC State engineering excellence

The College of Engineering (COE) has been the starting point for thousands of careers. Through the Inspiring Engineers event series, the College invites alumni to share their journeys and accomplishments to encourage new generations of engineers. 

The Engineering Foundation staff pose for a picture on one of the stairwells in Fitts-Woolard Hall.

Dec 1, 2022

Engineering Foundation welcomes two new employees

The NC State Engineering Foundation welcomed Josh Bowman and Lucas Carpenter this fall as the College’s newest engineering advancement team staff members. 

Wolf Plaza during fall. Two bronze sculptures of wolves, one head down, the other howling.

Dec 1, 2022

Young alumni board adds 10 new members

Ten College of Engineering (COE) graduates joined the 2022-23 Young Alumni Advisory Board (YAAB), bringing the group to 30 members. Formed in 2018 by the NC State Engineering Foundation, YAAB aims to encourage support from the growing population of COE young alumni. The College defines “young alumni” as students who are 0-15 years post-graduation from their… 

NC State belltower in red light with timelapse traffic headlights in foreground.

Dec 1, 2022

Foundation Year in Review

The NC State Engineering Foundation, Inc. led a successful fundraising year for the College of Engineering following the close of the Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign in December 2021.