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Dean Louis Martin-Vega with Edward P. Fitts, who made an instrumental gift to the building.

May 20, 2022

Fitts-Woolard Hall dedicated during homecoming celebration

About 250 people gathered on Oct. 29, 2021, during NC State University’s Red and White Week for the dedication of Fitts-Woolard Hall (FWH), an important step forward in the College of Engineering’s efforts to bring together its departments on Centennial Campus. “It’s been a long journey since 2008,” said Louis Martin-Vega, dean of the College. “Whether… 

Meriem Laroussi

Mar 10, 2022

Extraordinary Difference: Meriem Laroussi

Meriem Laroussi ’22 came to NC State to break the mold and learn like only she could. Through support from the university’s Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign, she did just that — and more — as a Fitts Scholar in Fitts-Woolard Hall, an extraordinary new place on NC State’s campus that was also made possible by the campaign. 

Fitts-Woolard Hall on NC State's Centennial Campus

Dec 15, 2021

Fitts-Woolard Hall named North Carolina ‘Public Project of the Year’

The project was recognized as one of top commercial developments across the state based on design, innovation and community impact. 

Dec 6, 2021

ITRE helping engineers build better diverging diamond interchanges

Five civil engineering experts from NC State University’s Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE) contributed to the latest official guidance on designing diverging diamonds. 

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.