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The Memorial Belltower, as seen from Holladay Hall

Feb 24, 2022

Caldwell Fellows Fundraising Campaign ‘Thinks Big’

As NC State wraps up its Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign, the Caldwell Fellows celebrates the impact of program alumni, friends and supporters. 

Nov 12, 2021

Caldwell Fellows Application Due Jan. 18

First-year students are invited to apply to the Caldwell Fellows program by January 18, 2021. 

Apr 5, 2022

Caldwell Fellows Celebrate Community Support on Day of Giving

The Caldwell Fellows celebrated a record single-day of fundraising during NC State’s March 2022 Day of Giving. The day brought together five decades of Caldwell Fellows alumni and friends, as more than 250 individual donors stepped up to help raise more than $1 million for NC State’s oldest merit scholarship and servant-leadership development program. Caldwell Fellows Director… 

Mar 4, 2022

Caldwell Fellows Announces Class of 2025

The Caldwell Fellows program at North Carolina State University has named twenty eight first-year students to its class of 2025 – the 55th class of Caldwell Fellows. The new class can be viewed on the Caldwell Fellows website. “Each year we embark on the challenge of identifying first-year NC State committed to developing their leadership and… 

Alisa Andrews visits Bodie lighthouse on the Thomas Jefferson Scholars retreat.

Jan 27, 2022

Jefferson Scholar Alisa Andrews Is Making Sustainable Differences

Alisa Andrews is using her two degrees to make a difference in her local community by focusing on sustainability and agriculture. 

Nov 15, 2021

Wilson College Alumna Designs Suit to Help Search and Rescue Teams Save Lives

Kori Hyer is receiving international recognition for an avalanche rescue suit she created as a student. 

Ryan O’Donnell with Mr. and Ms. Wuf

Nov 2, 2021

A Head Start: Poole Entrepreneurship Alum Shares Impact of the Program in the Real World

Poole College alumnus and former Caldwell Fellow Ryan O’Donnell ’15 shares how he was recently able to sell the company he launched as a senior because of the training he learned during his time at NC State. 

William O'Brien sits on a wall at NC State's campus in a red Wolfpack polo.

Aug 30, 2021

A Lifetime of Commitment

William O’Brien ’81 created his legacy and boosted NC State’s through his work as an alumnus, volunteer and donor. He’s honoring his experiences with the Caldwell Fellows program by creating a new endowment through planned and current use gifts that will continue serving Caldwell Fellows far into the future. 

Copper Wolf on Central Campus in the fall

Apr 19, 2021

The Caldwell Fellows Program Has Announced the Members of Its Class of 2024

The program selects NC State students completing their first year on campus, and its mission is developing the next generation of self-aware, globally-minded humans that engage in creative, conscientious leadership. 


Mar 24, 2021

Building an Impact: Architecture Alumnus Bolsters Student Travel Opportunities

In conjunction with NC State’s annual Day of Giving, alumnus Greg Cranford is making a $250,000 estate gift to support students studying abroad.