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Oct 29, 2021

Livestream: Fitts-Woolard Hall dedication

On Friday, October 29, 2021, the College of Engineering hosted a special dedication ceremony for Fitts-Woolard Hall. Remarks were given by Chancellor Randy Woodson, College of Engineering Dean Louis Martin-Vega, industrial engineering alumnus Edward P. Fitts ’61, North Carolina Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger and engineering students Andrew Cook and Sarah Gerkin. Fitts-Woolard Hall… 

From left to right, Sami Rizkalla, Paul Zia, Michael Creed, David Johnston and Don Kline.

Oct 28, 2021

Friendships helped forge successful career for alumnus Michael Creed

Reflecting on where he is today, Michael Creed, civil engineering ’73, is struck by the serendipity of some of the events that led him to NC State. Creed co-founded McKim & Creed, is a long-time supporter of the College of Engineering and Fitts-Woolard Hall, and remains close with civil engineering students and faculty members he met… 

Exterior closeup photo of metal sculpture of wolf with lowered head, green leaves and shrubbery in the background.

Oct 28, 2021

Futrell, Gordon honored by the University with Watauga Medals

Two College of Engineering alumni received the Watauga Medal, NC State’s highest nonacademic honor, for 2021. Glenn Futrell and Suzanne Gordon were honored by the University during a program on Sept. 9. The Watauga Medal was established in 1975 by the Board of Trustees to honor people who have made significant contributions to the advancement of… 

Two students working on a industrial device.

Oct 28, 2021

Built with data

With the opening of Fitts-Woolard Hall in 2020, the College’s smart manufacturing research and production facilities, already some of the best at an academic institution anywhere in the nation, underwent a transformation. On the building’s second floor, visible from the engineering oval outside through floor-to-ceiling windows, the new advanced manufacturing laboratory incorporates an “engineering on… 

View from within rows of corn in a Rowan County field.

Oct 28, 2021

Steps toward sustainability

Faculty members in the College of Engineering and across NC State will lead a national research effort to reduce both dependence on mined phosphates and the amount of phosphorus that leaches into soils and water. The research, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), will focus on issues relevant to both food security and environmental quality.… 

Fitts-Woolard Hall

Oct 22, 2021

Fitts-Woolard Hall dedication puts engineering, alumni support on display

The latest addition to Centennial Campus is up and running because of the extraordinary support of private donors and the people of North Carolina. You’re invited to take part in this special ceremony during the 2021 Red and White Week. 

image of Fitts-Woolard Hall on NC State's Centennial campus

Aug 20, 2021

Coming home

From new construction to major renovations, a refreshed NC State campus welcomes many Wolfpack employees back to in-person work. 

Jun 10, 2021

New Board of Governors member tours Fitts-Woolard Hall

NC State faculty and staff members showed off some of the building's state-of-the-art labs to Sonja Nichols, a newly appointed member of the UNC Board of Governors. 

stylized image of Fitts-Woolard Hall

Apr 28, 2021

The right space

“The opening of Fitts-Woolard Hall represents a tremendous step forward in reaching our full potential,” said Louis Martin-Vega, engineering dean. “We are getting much closer to completing a vision for the College.” 

image of Fitts-Woolard Hall on NC State's Centennial campus

Apr 28, 2021

Fitts-Woolard Hall is driven by alumni support

More than 300 alumni donors have supported the College in its effort to raise $60 million in private donations to help fund construction. Meet two College of Engineering alumni who recognize the impact that the new facility is making and decided to support the fundraising effort.