Making Her Mark
Stephanie Cogdell found a home at NC State and, as a volunteer, board member, mentor and donor, she has been giving back ever since.
Alum Tony Caravano’s Caldwell Support Comes Full Circle
From his days as a student leader to his investment in the Caldwell Fellows, alum Tony Caravano has always believed in the NC State community.
Building a Legacy
NC State alumna Clare Jordan founded the campus chapter of Habitat for Humanity more than 25 years ago. She now supports an endowment that will benefit students who are completing nonprofit internships.
The Queen Bee of Downtown Durham
They belong to Bee Downtown, an urban beekeeping startup founded in 2015 by Leigh-Kathryn Bonner, right after she graduated from North Carolina State University.
Alum Pays it Forward
Following NC State’s October launch of the Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign, with its goal of $1.6 billion in private support, alum Daniel Gunter (History and Spanish '00) enthusiastically signed on to serve as Campaign Cabinet Volunteer Chair for Annual Giving.
Alumna Barbara Goodmon Honored With Watauga Medal
Humanities and Social Sciences alumna Barbara Goodmon is one of four 2017 recipients of the Watauga Medal, NC State’s highest nonacademic honor, given during the annual Founders’ Day celebration.
Alumna’s Bee Downtown Goes to Ghana
Leigh-Kathryn Bonner is bringing her "beesness" to Ghana to empower women and promote sustainability.
Alumni Association Leader Honored
Benny Suggs, executive director of the NC State Alumni Association and a 1969 psychology alumnus, received North Carolina’s prestigious Order of the Long Leaf Pine.
Alumna Joy Raintree Retains History at South Carolina’s Redcliffe Plantation
Alumna Joy Raintree (M.A. public history) is in her 12th year as park manager at Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site in Beech Island, South Carolina. Overseeing the site’s 400 acres of grounds, Raintree leads preservation projects, manages retail merchandise and provides input for historical programs she and her staff put on each year.
Alumna’s Cookbook Celebrates Food of Eastern North Carolina
Before she built a hugely successful farm-to-table restaurant in Kinston, N.C., and became the star of a PBS documentary series on her life in the kitchen and as the mother of two young children, alumna Vivian Howard dreamed of becoming a food writer.