September 2019 Provost’s Corner
In addition to classes being back in full swing, we’re in the midst of a month full of activity on and off campus. This includes a trip to West Africa, Parents and Families Weekend, showcasing Chancellor’s Innovation Fund grants and Envisioning Research winners and more.
Nominations for 2019-20 Faculty Awards Sought
Nominations are now open for seven awards for NC State faculty members.
Make an Honorary Degree Nomination
When NC State grants a degree, it opens up countless doors for students to Think and Do around the world. When the university bestows an honorary degree, it helps the university community gain inspiration for personal and professional growth.
Research Excellence on Display
NC State faculty, staff and students work across disciplines to make research tangible to a wide audience. Their efforts are showcased in many ways, most recently through the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund and the Envisioning Research contest.
Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Helps Turn NC State Research into Real-World Solutions
Six projects will receive support from the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund this year, a pivotal tool for helping promising NC State research reach its market potential. The work of this year’s CIF awardees ranges from a novel technique for infusing coffee into foods to groundbreaking developments in disease treatment.
Investing in NC State
As director of investments at NC State, Libby George has dedicated a large portion of her professional career to the university and to the Poole College of Management in particular. She has excelled in not only overseeing the investment practices for the endowment funds but also in helping students achieve their goals and become well-rounded individuals.
May 2019 Announcements
Find out the latest happenings related to NC State faculty and staff, including recent awards and honors, continuing education and professional development opportunities, and more.
May 2019 Provost’s Corner
The extent to which faculty and staff Think and Do, year in and year out, is simply amazing. The same goes for those who will be newly-minted graduates this Saturday. Each person in the NC State community, through the contribution of time, talents and service, makes the university truly great.
NC State Honors Outstanding Faculty
NC State honored more than 30 faculty members for their outstanding contributions to the university community during the 2019 Celebration of Faculty Excellence on May 1. The annual event honors faculty who have won prestigious state, national and international awards and created new knowledge and advancements in their respective disciplines.
Two Faculty Win Holladay Medal
Donald Bitzer and Youngsoo (Richard) Kim received the Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence, the highest honor bestowed by NC State and the university’s Board of Trustees. Chancellor Randy Woodson recognized the awardees during 2019 Celebration of Faculty Excellence on May 1.