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Fitts-Woolard Hall By the Numbers

Artist rendering of Fitts-Woolard Hall

Work has begun on Fitts-Woolard Hall,* the College’s newest building on NC State’s Centennial Campus. The new home of the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering and the Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering represents a new funding paradigm for the College and for NC State.

While the project received $75 million from a statewide bond issue in March 2016, the College hopes to raise $60 million in private funds to complete the project. Below you’ll learn more about the building, the alumni and friends who have pledged to help raise that money and how you can help.

The Space

  • 1,560 Students to be served
  • 9 classrooms
  • 137 faculty and staff offices
  • 227,546 square feet
  • 13 conference rooms
  • 47 labs

The Donors

  • 327 Alumni and friend donors
  • 46 Dean’s Oval Club members
  • 41 Cornerstone Society members
  • $46 million Private support raised

Where You Come In

To learn more about how you can support Fitts-Woolard Hall, contact Griffin Lamb, assistant dean for development and college relations with the NC State Engineering Foundation, at or 919.515.7458.

*[Editor’s Note:  The Engineering Building Oval (EB Oval) was renamed Fitts-Woolard Hall on April 20, 2018, at the groundbreaking ceremony.]

Return to contents or download the Spring/Summer 2018 NC State Engineering magazine (PDF, 3MB) along with the insert about Fitts-Woolard Hall (PDF, 479KB).

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