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Jan 19, 2024

Foundation year in review

The NC State Engineering Foundation, Inc. led another successful fundraising year for the College of Engineering. 

Color photo of howling wolf metal scuplture.

Jan 19, 2024

Lasting legacies

Naming a space in a College of Engineering building leaves a long-lasting mark. Generations of students, faculty members and staff members will be reminded of the generosity of donors who help make their research and educational experiences possible. 

Ken Tate, left, with Tony McLean Brown.

Jan 19, 2024

Brown family makes transformational gift

Computer science alumnus and Hall of Fame inductee Tony McLean Brown and the Brown family recently made a $1 million pledge to the Department of Computer Science (CSC) to create a named distinguished professorship, a named graduate fellowship and a named undergraduate scholarship. 

NC State flag outside of Hunt Library

Dec 13, 2023

Goodnight Early Career Innovators Award retains a new generation of leaders

Thanks to the generosity and vision of Dr. Jim and Mrs. Ann Goodnight, the Goodnight Early Career Innovators award has supported more than 70 of NC State’s outstanding early career faculty. 

Aerial view of the College of Engineering and the Oval.

Nov 21, 2023

Private support leads to public benefits

A distinguished professorship is helping Yong Zhu create electronic devices using nanomaterials that can monitor people’s — and even plants’ — health. That is just the tip of the iceberg, though, when it comes to how this funding furthers his work at NC State. 

Students standing together in caps and gowns.

Oct 18, 2023

Tell me more: 7 questions about giving back as a young alumna

A recent NC State graduate explains how and why she gives back as a volunteer and donor. 

Charles Townsend, second from right, holds two awards. He is joined by three other people, two to his right and one to his left.

Sep 15, 2023

Young alumnus follows mother’s example in giving back to NC State

When two-time North Carolina State University graduate Charlie Townsend began to think about giving back to the university, he didn’t have to look far for a role model. 

Hand holding a red card with an outline of a howling wolf cutout so as to see the view of the brick building and landscape behind. Day of Giving 3/22/2023 #GivingPack is written in white letters on the card.

Jun 6, 2023

COE students and faculty members are the real winners on record-setting Day of Giving

Thanks to an outpouring of community support, the College finished in second place for most gifts received during the 2023 Day of Giving. 

Volunteer leaders meet to discuss strategies and share ideas in a large conference room seated at a series of tables arranged in a square.

Jun 6, 2023

Inaugural COE Key Volunteers Day results in ways to advance NC State Engineering

Community and fellowship are the cornerstone of any successful volunteer strategy. In November, as part of Red and White Week, volunteer leaders from throughout the College of Engineering (COE) gathered to discuss strategies, share ideas and get to know each other better.