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Aug 17, 2010

“A friend to all”: Fred Webb honored with creation of Webb/Caldwell Scholarship endowment

In honor of J. Fred Webb Jr.'s life and achievements, the James Fred Webb Jr./John T. Caldwell Alumni Scholarship Endowment was established by his family on July 14. The endowment will provide scholarships for the Alumni Caldwell Fellows Program at N.C. State according to the Webb family’s stipulation that scholarship recipients be currently enrolled as undergraduate students in N.C. State's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences in a traditional agriculture department. 

Aug 12, 2010

Sweet potato campaign charges toward $1.3 million goal

In the 1940s a small group of forward-thinking farmers planted the first acres of certified sweet potato varieties in North Carolina at the urging of horticultural research and Extension faculty… 

Aug 12, 2010

Jones professorship at Kannapolis established with $1 million endowment in College

Ben and Ruby Jones of Kannapolis are committed to improving human health. They’re also eager to support an initiative they believe will strengthen their local community. Those are just a… 

Aug 12, 2010

A Family Affair: How a young couple’s bequests create a legacy of giving for their children

It’s never too early to plan for the future, says Rachel Monteverdi. At 41, she already has amassed a lifetime of experience in public service, and she wants that legacy… 

Jul 29, 2010

Fred Webb honored with creation of scholarship endowment

The family of the late J. Fred Webb Jr., a well-known Greenville businessman, has established an endowment at North Carolina State University that will provide scholarships for students who are studying in a traditional agricultural department in N.C. State's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.