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NC State Engineering Foundation

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

Jun 6, 2023

From the board

The NC State Engineering Foundation (NCSEF) was established in 1944 to aid and promote, by financial assistance and otherwise, engineering education and research at NC State. A board of directors composed of alumni and friends of the College of Engineering works with the College’s advancement staff and dean to set the Foundation’s agenda. 

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. 

Suzanne Gordon

Mar 3, 2023

Pack Profile: Suzanne Gordon

An NC State alumna with three degrees to her name, Suzanne Gordon not only supports her alma mater financially but has also served on several of its most important boards — something that was once unheard of for Wolfpack women. 

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. 

Students head for class on Centennial Campus, with the newly completed Fitts-Woolard building reflecting cloudy spring skies.

May 20, 2022

Paving the way through planned giving

Through planned giving, alumni and friends are providing for future gifts to the College and University through their financial and estate planning. 

From left, Gary Gilleskie, Chad Henry and Pamela Townsend.

May 20, 2022

College advocates through Industry Partners Event Series

Held annually since 2016, the Industry Partners Event Series invites North Carolina business and government leaders to speak with COE students, faculty and staff members and alumni to learn about industry research and economic development from a local to global scale. 

From left to right, top to bottom, Bhavana Bartholf, Marcus Belvin, Zachary Horton, Andrew Pita, Jennifer Rhatigan and Jim Stewart.

May 20, 2022

From the board

The latest updates from the NC State Engineering Foundation Board.