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Think and Do the Extraordinary

Meriem Laroussi

Mar 10, 2022

Extraordinary Difference: Meriem Laroussi

Meriem Laroussi ’22 came to NC State to break the mold and learn like only she could. Through support from the university’s Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign, she did just that — and more — as a Fitts Scholar in Fitts-Woolard Hall, an extraordinary new place on NC State’s campus that was also made possible by the campaign. 

Vie Villafuerte

Mar 1, 2022

Extraordinary Difference: Vie Villafuerte

Vie Villafuerte ’22 got her chance at earning an engineering degree in the U.S. when her family moved from Peru so she could chase her dreams. The Goodnight Transfer Scholarship, created during NC State’s Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign, then gave Villafuerte the opportunity to earn that degree as a member of the Pack. 

Thank you postcard featuring photo of NC State belltower surrounded by green trees.

Oct 28, 2021

Foundation Year in Review

In line with other fundraising efforts across campus, the NC State Engineering Foundation, Inc. led the College in surpassing its $230 million Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign goal this year, with $250,010,197 raised to date. We are poised to raise $260-$270 million by campaign close on December 31, 2021. Fundraising totals to the College were… 

Jane and Johnny (’76) Fitch

Oct 28, 2021

Paving the way for adventures

For decades, Jane and Johnny (’76) Fitch each enjoyed successful careers that also allowed them to plan steadily for a future phase two of their lives: a retirement filled with travel adventures. Then, the COVID-19 global pandemic gripped the world and interrupted those adventures. The couple found themselves at home and thinking again about their… 

students working in a laser lab

Apr 28, 2021

College of Engineering meets campaign fundraising goal

NC State’s College of Engineering has met its ambitious $230 million fundraising goal for the University’s Think and Do the Extraordinary capital campaign. 

Mr. and Ms. Wolf

Apr 12, 2017

12 College of Engineering students named NSF Graduate Research Fellows

Twelve students in the College of Engineering at NC State won prestigious Graduate Fellowships from the National Science Foundation (NSF).