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Jan 26, 2023

Generous Gift from Lee and Sunny Allen to Fund International Studies for Forestry Students

A well-traveled life can change you. Lee and Sunny Allen believe it can also change the world. 

Jan 25, 2023

Five Questions with Continuous Improvement Manager Nathan Honeycutt

Honeycutt ’18 now works at Arauco, a global manufacturer of forest products. 

Jan 25, 2023

Wolfpack Writers: Misha Lazzara

Misha Lazzara graduated from NC State with a MFA in creative writing in 2021. She has put her education to good use as a creative writing adjunct professor, freelance editor, and writing coach. 

Lyndenise Berdecia Rivera '06 amd Dr. Andrea Hernandez Duhon '05

Jan 23, 2023

A Scholarship — and Network — With Impact

Two years after launching an effort to endow a scholarship, NC State’s Latinx Alumni Network has achieved that fundraising goal. Network co-founders Lyndenise Berdecía Rivera ’06 and Dr. Andrea Hernandez Duhon ’05 aren’t stopping now. 

Andrea Rubio at Wolf Plaza

Jan 23, 2023

Ph.D. Student Wants to Fill the Need for Feed Research

Andrea Rubio has no plans to trade in her dusty T-shirts, pants and boots for more professional attire now that she’s earned her Ph.D. from NC State. The Prestage Department of Poultry Science alumna and inaugural recipient of the John Thomas Brake Memorial Poultry Science Graduate Endowment Award enjoys working with animals too much. 

Jan 20, 2023

#WhyIChoseEducation: Sheronda Witter ’19 PHD

For over five years, Sheronda Witter served as the director of the North Carolina Center for Afterschool Programs. Now, as the STEM Next Opportunity Fund’s Out-of-School Time Partnerships Fellow in the Office of the Secretary at the U.S. Department of Education, she is working to ensure access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs for students across the nation. 

Ben McNeely in his office, with a computer behind him

Jan 19, 2023

McNeely ‘Comes Home’ to Student Media As Editorial Adviser

The veteran journalist and NC State grad got his start at Technician in the mid-2000s. 

Two women standing next to a banner at a career fair

Jan 19, 2023

Product and People Development Has Sweet Reward

Mandy Taylor has had a sweet career. The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumna is the current research and development early talent manager for Mars Wrigley. 

Kyle and Alyssa holding a presentation check at their golf tournament

Jan 17, 2023

More Than Money

After losing her mother to cancer three days into her freshman year at NC State, Alyssa Bowker found herself thrust into a challenging emotional and financial situation. To honor her mother, and seeded by gifts from their wedding guests, she and her husband created an endowment that they continue to grow to support students facing similar difficulties. 

Abby Happel Portrait

Jan 13, 2023

Alumna Abigail Happel Featured in Madame Architect

Abby Happel [BEDA '22] pursued her undergraduate degree in architecture at NC State's College of Design. She is interested in the study of biophilic design principles and their influence on human health and the environment. She recently spoke with Madame Architect on studio culture, transparency and embracing complexity.