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Sarah Ash leaning against a tree

Oct 4, 2022

Giving Back to Her Pack

Professor Emerita Sarah Ash supports students and fellow faculty through gifts to the university. 

Corn frames a grain silo on the farm.

Mar 16, 2021

Preserving the Future

Carroll McLawhorn, a 1964 graduate of NC State’s Agricultural Institute, hopes to preserve the future of agriculture by giving back to a program that gave him so much. 

Maggie Short standing in a hemp field

Mar 16, 2021

Maggie Short: NC State Provides Vast Opportunities

An array of opportunities, including receiving merit-based scholarships, led Maggie Short to NC State. 

Smiling child with his arm around a pig

Jun 12, 2020

The Shows, and the Contests, Go On

Despite widespread event cancellations, 4-H horse and livestock contests and events went on, thanks to extension professionals who found innovative ways to use technology to bring these events home. 

photo of radish crop

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. 

Arboretum gate in November in the early afternoon

Dec 22, 2016

JC Raulston Arboretum’s New Grand Entrance Open Every Day of the Year

Fun for people of all ages and free to the public, NC State's JC Raulston Arboretum is ready to debut its unique new pedestrian gate. 

Frank and Judi Grainger sign endowment

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. 

Field of sweet potato plants

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. 

Oct 13, 2015

Dunn family’s gift inspires leadership

NC State University senior Becky Zhong, a plant and soil sciences major, always had an interest in public policy. It’s what led her to apply for a 2015 fellowship in the university’s newly established Adolph Warren Family Leadership Program. Read more about this new innovative College of Agriculture and Life Sciences program on NC State University's Giving website. 

Oct 7, 2015

Passion for improving lives

Lorelei Jones has loved everything about NC State since she was a young girl growing up in eastern North Carolina’s Lenoir County. Her early experiences boosted Jones’ confidence while feeding her passion for service to others — and even helped direct her to her current career at NC State. Read more from NC State University Giving.