Awards and Honors

Oct 9, 2018

Thank You, Teachers

NC State faculty make a marked difference in the personal and academic lives of their students. In recognition of this commitment to holistic student success, the Office of Faculty Development started the Thank a Teacher program in 2010.

Sep 17, 2018

Nominations for 2018-19 Faculty Awards Sought

Nominations are now open for six awards open to NC State faculty members. For more information about nominations for any of the awards listed, contact the university awards and events coordinator, Judy Austin.

Sep 11, 2018

Nominations Open for Honorary Degrees

At NC State, honorary degrees recognize individuals whose achievements are extraordinary and have lasting distinction. Usual degree requirements for an academic degree are waived to bestow honors on those who have made exceptional contributions to a specific field or to society in general.

Aug 16, 2018

Kwesi Craig Brookins Named 2018-19 ACE Fellow

The American Council on Education (ACE) announced that Kwesi Craig Brookins, associate professor in the Department of Psychology with an appointment in Africana Studies, has been named an ACE Fellow for the 2018-19 academic year. Brookins will spend the next year at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) learning more about community engagement, the Scholarship of Engagement, and how anchor institutions in urban areas effectively collaborate with local communities.

Aug 15, 2018

2019 Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Recipients Announced

From nanomaterials that mimic our own platelets to a promising baby-formula prebiotic and a possible canine cancer vaccine, the recipients of this year’s Chancellor’s Innovation Fund are prepping groundbreaking research for the open market. Meet this year’s awardees and see how their discoveries could change your life.

Aug 6, 2018

Envisioning Research Winners Capture Insights Into the World Around Us

The winners of this year’s Envisioning Research contest demonstrate the many ways research offers new perspectives on our world.

Jun 22, 2018

2018 Awards for Excellence Winners

Congratulations to the twelve NC State employees who received the NC State University Award for Excellence on Monday June 11, 2018. The Award for Excellence is the most prestigious honor bestowed upon non-faculty employees at NC State. Three this year also were named recipients of the 2018 Governor’s Award for Excellence Program, the highest honor a state employee can receive.

Jun 7, 2018

College of Education Receives $10.8M Grant to Enhance Its Support of Community Colleges

The largest grant ever made to the NC State College of Education will expand the college’s efforts to create a pipeline of highly-qualified community college leaders who improve post-secondary student outcomes.

Jun 5, 2018

Award-Winning Game Teaches Cultural Competency

First Impressions, a virtual reality learning experience developed in partnership with NC State, took home a bronze medal in the 2018 International Serious Play Awards, which recognize excellence in games designed for use in K-12 or higher education settings. Developed […]

Jun 1, 2018

Professor Emeritus Richard Patty Honored for Service in Retirement

The Association of Retired Faculty recognizes longtime physics professor Richard Patty.