Crowdfunding For A Place At The Table
A Place At The Table, a planned pay-as-you-can cafe on Hillsborough Street, is the brainchild of Humanities and Social Sciences alumna Maggie Kane. The restaurant is looking to raise $100,000 to pay for startup costs before opening next summer.
In Memoriam: Slater Newman
Slater Edmund Newman, professor emeritus of psychology, passed away on May 13, 2015. Newman joined NC State’s psychology faculty in 1957, and remained active within the college long after retiring in 2003. At NC State, he taught undergraduate and graduate courses in cognitive psychology, conducted research on human learning and memory and mentored hundreds of students who remember him fondly for his encouragement, high expectations and fairness. He was well known for his love of singing, his sense of humor, and his commitment to human rights and peace.
Students on a (Social) Mission
Traditionally, the measure of a business’s success is its economic bottom line. But more companies and business leaders are looking for results beyond profit margins, and the next generation of students is taking note. "I have students in my office every week who are looking at challenges in the world and trying to find innovative ways to address them," says the program coordinator for NC State's Social Entrepreneurship Initiative. That’s why we’re here.”
Philanthropy Journal Returns from Hiatus
The Philanthropy Journal is resuming publishing after more than a year of hiatus. The free, online publication was re-launched April 6, 2015, under new leadership. In addition to providing resources for nonprofits, it will focus on serving as a vehicle for nonprofits and philanthropists to tell their stories.
Alum’s Think and Do Response To Children’s Cancer
Through Headbands of Hope, Jessica Ekstrom (Communication '13) embodies NC State's Think and Do approach to addressing challenges, even those faced by little girls who have cancer.