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Sarah Grace smiling in a field of flowers

Mar 8, 2023

Jam-Packed With Opportunities

CALS senior Sarah Grace Stone has found a recipe for success in her business: first-hand farm experience, agribusiness education and support from other women in agriculture. 

a photo of Haley on NC State campus

Feb 7, 2023

Haley Huie: Building Something New

As the new director of NC State’s Entrepreneurship Clinic, Haley Huie is leveraging a diverse set of skills to help a rising generation of entrepreneurs leave their mark. 

Oct 21, 2022

NC State Celebrates Innovation, Entrepreneurship

Craig Yencho and Ken Pecota were both honored with the Innovator of the Year award, and Marshall Brain received the Entrepreneur of the Year award. 

Spore prototyping

Apr 9, 2022

Students design in-home mold detection device; win third place in Stanford Design Challenge

Industrial Design Senior Lindsey Dotson is part of a winning team that designed an in-home mold detection device to help people maintain healthy homes. 

Mar 8, 2022

Startup Stories: Leigh-Kathryn Bonner, Founder, Bee Downtown

An introductory beekeeping class at NC State inspired alumna Leigh-Kathryn Bonner to pursue a career in finding sustainable urban environments for local bees. Jessica Yinka Thomas, director of the Business Sustainability Collaborative, sat down with the Bee Downton founder to discuss her entrepreneurial journey at NC State and her passion to stop the bee population decline. “It’s… 

Feb 24, 2022

Shaping how we train arts entrepreneurs

Arts entrepreneurship faculty around the world finally have a dedicated pedagogy to use in their classrooms. Teaching Professor Gary Beckman, director of entrepreneurial studies in the arts, has written a textbook—The New Arts Entrepreneur—for arts students from all disciplines who want to learn the skills to build and sustain arts-related ventures. 

Feb 2, 2022

Make-A-Thon Winners Design Sustainability Solutions

Learn about the winning designs in this year’s sustainability innovation challenge. 

Jan 27, 2022

Parks and Recreation Alum Promotes Luxury Camping

Patricia “PJ” Ray found her calling in parks and recreation and is now successfully operating her own glamping company. 

Jan 24, 2022

Meet the Wilson College Student Designing Looks for NBA All-Star Zion Williamson

Fashion and textile management student Meredith Howell’s unique take on streetwear has caught the eye of stylists, musicians and athletes. 

Jan 20, 2022

Fashion For All 

Two master’s students are designing the future of inclusive, expressive apparel.