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See how generosity like yours creates extraordinary opportunities and inspires students like Nicholas to make the world a better place.

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One Pack. Limitless opportunity.

Each day, because of our donors, our Think and Do spirit powers the extraordinary across NC State. Your annual support bolsters our students, creates impactful learning experiences, strengthens research programs, bolsters our faculty’s teaching activities and ensures our facilities are as cutting-edge as the work we undertake.

Every gift creates new opportunities for success – and an impact that extends far beyond our campus.

Your Gift Sets a Powerful Example

“Knowing that there are people out there that support students makes the process of coming to this college so much sweeter, and I just wanted to express my sincere gratitude. NC State donors are making the college experience possible for students like me and are creating success for students for years to come. And I just hope that one day I can pay it forward.” – Alex Hutchens ’24

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The Power of the Pack

Gifts of every size make a genuine impact. We are always overwhelmed — and so thankful — to see what we can achieve together.

36,159 Donors

joined us in 2022-23.

6,145 Chancellor’s Circle members

led the Pack in 2022-23.

7,998 New Donors

made their first gift in 2022-23.

Gifts Under $1,000 Totaled $4,516,924

in 2022-23.

4 Crowdfunding Projects Exceeded Goal

to make an immediate difference in 2022-23.

Why I Give: Justin Adelman ’17

Justin Adelman ’17 started giving back to NC State shortly after graduation as a thank-you to the faculty and staff who supported him in the First Year College and at the Wilson College of Textiles. “I continue to give because I want to express my gratitude for the faculty and staff who provided me with a world-class education at the best textile college in the country (maybe even world). My donations can add up to help bring that same education to future textile professionals from all walks of life.”

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Donor Spotlight: Taylor Beringer ’09

As an out-of-state student, Taylor Beringer ’09 found a great education at the Poole College Management, a warm welcome from the Alumni Association and memorable experiences cheering on Pack athletics. He also made valuable connections at NC State career fairs, which helped him break into the banking industry despite 2009’s economic recession. He gives back today so that others can enjoy the same opportunities.

“I want to support continued investment in Poole College of Management’s academic programs and also ensure every student, regardless of socioeconomic background, is given every opportunity to succeed,” he said.

He encourages his fellow alumni to join him in giving back, noting that with so many options for giving, from monthly recurring gifts to one-time donations, all gifts add up to do big things. “It is a relatively small way to give back to a place special to us all to ensure future generations can have similar experiences to the ones we had.”