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Eric Cranford standing in front of the Sikorsky SH-60B Seahawk helicopter he flew while serving in the U.S. Navy.

Sep 9, 2021

Not Self But Others

Lt. Cmdr. Eric Allen Cranford ’92 lost his life while serving in the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001. Twenty years later, his spirit of generosity and determination lives on through a scholarship created in his memory. 

Elena Williamson in front of a grassy background on the Court of North Carolina

Sep 7, 2021

Opportunity to Explore

Elena Williamson is the first recipient of the Rebecca Leonard Scholarship Endowment in Exploratory Studies. The new scholarship is named after Rebecca Leonard, an associate professor emerita and a founder of the Exploratory Studies Program. 

A close-up of a radio studio microphone

Aug 30, 2021

Foundation Funding Helps WKNC 88.1 Keep On Keeping On

A grant from the NC State University Foundation is enabling the Pack’s student-run radio station to repair and repaint its transmission tower. 

Curtis and Barbara Freeze in the stands at an NC State football game

Aug 17, 2021

Drumming Up Support for Music Students

New music scholarship endowment honors two longtime fans of Wolfpack Athletics and the NC State marching band. 

An aerial view of brick buildings and Talley Student Union, with downtown Raleigh in the background

Jul 13, 2021

Essential Work

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pack Essentials program has supported thousands of students with financial support as well as meal and housing scholarships. 

Dr. Phyllis Vogel teaching a music class

Jun 14, 2021

Honoring Our Piano Pioneers

When an anonymous donor made a generous gift to endow a new piano performance scholarship in the Department of Music, they left it up to the department to name the fund. Former department head Bob Petters, who has taught in the music department since 1976, recommended that the scholarship be named for two women who each played a pivotal role in developing the piano program at NC State — Phyllis Vogel and Marilyn Lynch. 

Ryan Unger standing by a fountain with his arms crossed

May 11, 2021

Paying it Forward

Ryan Unger received support from the Student Emergency Fund after losing his home and his job in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. This year, he was able to give $2,500 to help students facing similar struggles. 

Mitchell Moravec and Jackie Gonzalez by the ocean

Apr 20, 2021

New Scholarship Established in Honor of First Latinx Student Body President

Alumnus Mitchell Moravec has established a new scholarship in honor of his friend and former student body president, Jackie Gonzalez. The new scholarship will benefit NC State students who have demonstrated a commitment to the Latinx community and live in a rural North Carolina community. 

Talley Student Union and the Wellness and Recreation Center at night

Mar 25, 2021

Division of Academic and Student Affairs Receives Most Gifts University-Wide on Day of Giving

The division received more gifts than any other NC State college or unit. In addition to their gifts, alumni, faculty and staff, parents and students also helped the division win seven hourly social media challenges on the day. 

Justine Hollingshead making a wolfie sign on the field at an NC State football game

Mar 24, 2021

Leading by Example

Justine Hollingshead, assistant vice chancellor for the Division of Academic and Student Affairs, and her wife, Debbie Dean, are bequesting $250,000 to the division and to the College of Veterinary Medicine on Day of Giving.