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Tag: Impact of Giving

A student reads her poem before a crowd

Apr 14, 2021

Brown Family Donates $1M to MFA in Creative Writing Program

The generous gift from Tony Brown and his family will help launch the careers of many gifted poets, novelists and other writers. 

Hesters stand on balcony next to totem pole.

Feb 27, 2020

Preserving History, Creating Opportunity

Fueled by their passion for Native American culture, Belinda and John Hester (History ’72) have established a scholarship to help underrepresented students at NC State. 

headshot of Jane Rogers

Nov 22, 2019

Jane Rogers: Supporting Students’ Leadership Potential

Jane Rogers mentors and supports students in countless ways. Meet the Humanities and Social Sciences 2019 Distinguished Alumna. 

Bird sits on top of the wolf statues outside Murphy Football Center

Oct 22, 2019

Carol Rahmani: Giving Where Your Interests Lie

Carol Rahmani earned three degrees in psychology at NC State. She's made plans to give back to her department and to other areas at NC State that she and her late husband loved. 

Feb 18, 2019

Making Her Mark

Stephanie Cogdell found a home at NC State and, as a volunteer, board member, mentor and donor, she has been giving back ever since. 

Colin Gravelle stands in front of a case of Maori artifacts.

Aug 14, 2018

Anthropology Major Spends Summer at NYC’s American Museum of Natural History

Working as a summer anthropology intern at the American Museum of Natural History, NC State anthropology major Colin Gravelle has researched and written about some unique objects. 

Apr 7, 2017

Alum Pays it Forward

Following NC State’s October launch of the Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign, with its goal of $1.6 billion in private support, alum Daniel Gunter (History and Spanish '00) enthusiastically signed on to serve as Campaign Cabinet Volunteer Chair for Annual Giving. 

Mar 27, 2017

Informing Today’s Discourse on Immigration

At NC State’s Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies, historian Akram Khater and other researchers use data to share the clearest, most honest histories of Arab-Americans. 

Jan 3, 2017

Dean’s Scholars Dream Big with Donor Support

Backed by donors, Humanities and Social Sciences Dean's Scholars are excelling on campus, in communities and abroad. 

Charlie and Marty Coe stand outside their front door

Nov 21, 2016

Curiosity, Commitment Define Couple’s Marriage — and Their Philanthropy

Enthusiastic to share what they’ve learned with others, Charlie and Marty Coe have thrived as educators — Charlie as a public administration professor at NC State and Marty as a high school world history instructor. Now retired, the couple wants to ensure that other scholars have the appropriate resources to continue creating and sharing knowledge.