NC State Holiday Ornaments
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Looking for a gift they’ll cherish every holiday? The Alumni Association offers several holiday ornaments that honor campus landmarks or themes, with more coming each year. All of the zinc ornaments are custom-designed and handmade in Brevard, N.C.
Celebrating 75 years of the Friends of the Libraries
Since 1947, the Friends of the Libraries have been enhancing the N.C. State libraries experience. The Friends found a permanent home in D.H. Hill Jr. Library once it opened in 1954. With renovations in 1971, 2007 and 2020, D.H. Hill has become a one-stop hub for learning, teaching, research and experimentation.
“Light It Red!”
At NC State, that’s what we say when want to celebrate – whether it’s an athletic victory or an academic honor. The Alumni Memorial Belltower at Henry Square is more than just an iconic spot on campus, it’s also where we show our true colors.
The Carillon Bell
Celebrate the addition of the 55-bell carillon in the Alumni Memorial Belltower. Modeled after the largest bell in the tower, this ornament also acknowledges the tower’s memorial to alumni who gave their lives in service to our country.
The university community’s beloved gathering spot for commemoration, protest and sorrow, the Brickyard celebrated its 50th birthday in 2018. The site is notable for the annual Habitat for Humanity Shack-A-Thon and many celebrations over the years, including the Wolfpack basketball team’s magical 1983 national championship run.
Reynolds Coliseum first opened its doors in 1949, seating 12,400 fans, For years, it was the largest arena in the southeast, with many games and events taking place in the iconic building. Reynolds received a makeover in 2015, losing some seating but gaining space for the NC State Athletic Hall of Fame.
NC State’s beloved Carter-Finley Stadium was completed in 1966, replacing the aging Riddick facility on campus. Today, the stadium seats nearly 60,000 fans. NFL greats Torry Holt ’99, Philip Rivers ’03 and Russell Wilson ’10 called the stadium home, as did ACC legends Dennis Byrd ’69 and Ted Brown ’79.
Raised by Wolves
The Raised by Wolves ornament celebrates families making NC State a tradition in their homes. So many families raise their children to not only love the Red and White — watching games together, dressing in Wolfpack apparel and singing the fight song — but follow in their footsteps as NC State graduates.
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