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Mar 21, 2023

The Philanthropic Pioneers of Plant Science

Norma and Linda Trolinder are a mother-daughter duo of preeminent researchers, and they just established the N.C. PSI’s first graduate student endowment to propel the future of the field they love. 

Day of Giving promotion 2023

Mar 20, 2023

Supporting the True Nature of Education

CALS alumnus Wilson Cunningham has supported CALS and its Department of Plant and Microbial Biology in a number of ways, culminating with the creation of the H. Wilson Cunningham Student Laboratory Enrichment Endowment. 

trees line Nash Square in downtown Raleigh

Mar 15, 2023

The Gift of Green Space

The legacy of Henry Steinmetz, an immigrant who helped design Nash Square in downtown Raleigh, lives on through an endowment to support the next generation of horticulturists. 

Young woman sitting on a bench

Mar 14, 2023

Making Dreams Possible

Scholarship recipient Victoria Cooke can pursue an agricultural education without going into debt, thanks to generous donors and the support of the CALS community. 

a male undergraduate student in a greenhouse

Feb 13, 2023

Finding Opportunities for Growth

Brady Farlow knows the importance of scholarships — financial assistance has connected the second-year horticulture and Spanish student to study abroad, a passion for his future career and close-knit communities at NC State. 

Headshot of Erica Hanchey

Dec 19, 2022

Play with Your Food and Invest in People

“Plays well with food” isn’t officially on Erica B. Hanchey’s resume, but it should be. A food scientist with a penchant for mentoring and giving back, Hanchey earned her BS in Food Science from NC State in 2001 and has been playing with food ever since. The other tenet she learned at NC State: it’s worth it to invest in people and education. 

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. 

A group of people cutting a ribbon

Sep 13, 2022

Two Gifts Benefit Historic Millstone 4-H Camp

Support from the Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina and James W. Clark Jr. will help shape the future of the more than 80-year-old camp. 

Carol McNeel portrait in garden

Jun 13, 2022

When Nature Calls, A Necessary Gift Comes Through

The Necessary, a quaint blue cottage containing the restroom facilities at the JC Raulston Arboretum, will receive a much-needed update thanks to the generosity of Carol McNeel. 

Tom Wentworth

May 23, 2022

The Gift of Perspective

With Emeritus Professor Tom Wentworth's support, the Research Pack Abroad program will continue to provide undergraduate students with international research experience.