Gifts and Awards

May 8, 2017

Alumna’s Story Inspires Scholarship Endowment for Female Engineers

Mary A. Dolan had no direct connection to NC State’s Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering. But after just a few moments of hearing BAE alumna Sepi Saidi’s story, Dolan was inspired to support the department in a unique way.

Mar 27, 2017

Program Builds Leaders for North Carolina Agriculture

With farmers making up only 2 percent of the population, James Lamb believes it’s more important than ever for them to let the public know about agriculture. That’s just one of the reasons he devoted 50 days over two years to a program aimed at preparing agricultural leaders for North Carolina.

Feb 15, 2017

‘Visionary Gift’ to Bolster Plant Breeding Program

A new endowment - and allied challenge initiative - from Drs. Charlie and Marilyn Stuber will fuel the future of plant breeding at NC State.

Jan 30, 2017

Fueling the Future of Specialty Crops

A $1 million specialty crops professorship and allied programmatic endowment for the NC State Specialty Crops Program will create exciting new opportunities for North Carolina farmers.

Dec 5, 2016

Students in Large-Scale Organic Agriculture to Benefit from Gift

A new endowment, funded by Frank and Judi Grainger, will support undergraduate students pursuing hands-on research and travel experiences related to organic crop production.

Nov 20, 2016

CALS Alumni Honored at Annual Ceremony

Alumni, friends, faculty and staff gathered at the NC State University Club on Nov. 18 for the annual CALS Alumni Awards ceremony.

Nov 9, 2016

The Gift of Education

The late Dale Bone believed in the power of a college education – especially for those who couldn’t afford one. So he established a scholarship for the migrant workers and their families who worked on his successful farm.

Oct 31, 2016

New Scholarship Endowment Supports Rural Students

Students from Yadkin and nearby counties have a special opportunity to attend CALS, thanks to a new scholarship.

Sep 1, 2016

Mr. Sweet Potato’s Legacy

North Carolina’s sweet potato growers are building an endowment at NC State to ensure that a most successful university-industry partnership endures. It honors Henry M. Covington, a longtime extension specialist whose research and partnerships spurred the industry's growth.

Jul 12, 2016

CALS Alumni Win World Food Prize

Two NC State alumni are among the four winners of the 2016 World Food Prize, one of the most important and coveted international awards given in agriculture.