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Design Camp in a Box

Jun 21, 2021

Can You Teach Design From a Box? Design Lab Thinks So.

The Design Lab plans to offer two Digital Design Camps this summer. One week of Design Foundations for middle school students and one week of Design Explorations for high school students. This program will be an intensive, pre-college experience that introduces students to the fundamentals of design and the process of creating portfolio quality projects in a virtual studio environment. 

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Mar 10, 2021

Raney Wilson: Why Scholarships Matter

Raney Wilson is a sophomore graphic design student in the College of Design from Saxapahaw, NC and a recipient of the Raleigh Hunter Scholarship in Visual Design. Hear how scholarships have impacted her experience at the college. 

Katherine Peele

Jan 21, 2021

Q&A with Katherine Peele: Why I Give

Katherine currently serves as the president of the College of Design Leaders Council, and is an alumna of the college. She and her husband Rick recently created a scholarship endowment to help design students focus on their studies, rather than their finances. 

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Dec 10, 2020

Mirrors and Mentors: Reaching Back for the Next Generation

ClayVon Lowe, Reggie Howell and Britt Davis are all graduates of the College of Design. By paying the act of mentorship forward, they have not only formed a bond that continues to shape their own lives and careers, but those of other young minds as well. 

Marva Motley

Nov 10, 2020

Leader, Mentor, Mother: Marva Motley Honored for Commitment to Black Students Via Endowed Scholarship

Countless black students have described Motley as an advocate for them, cheering them on within the college, and helping them navigate any college challenge, whether it was financial aid or help attending a national conference. It was exactly that degree of support that shaped Tim Allen’s College of Design experience and led him to develop a new fund in her honor. 

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Sep 7, 2020

Switching Back the Code: A Q&A with Jemima Liteli

Jemima Liteli is a junior studying graphic design at NC State. Attending predominantly white institutions (PWIs) for the majority of her life has caused her to feel the otherness, isolation and disconnection that other BIPOC students often feel. When she first came to the College of Design, Jemima found it hard to break the habits of assimilation she developed over the years. She credits the community she found at NC State for her growth and empowerment as an activist and a designer. 

Demarcus Williams

Jun 29, 2020

Black Design Matters: A Q&A with Demarcus Williams

He was the only Black student to graduate that year with a bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, and one of seven Black students in his class accepted into the College of Design out of 120. 

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Apr 10, 2020

Lizabeth Wardzinski: The Love for Building with Purpose

Lizabeth Wardzinski, a PhD candidate at the College of Design, has recently been awarded the Dumbarton Oaks Junior Fellowship in Urban Landscape Studies for the 2020-21 academic year. The fellowship program is widely considered a leader in fostering research in the humanities and provides substantial financial and academic resources over the course of nine months so candidates can focus solely on their studies. 

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Jan 2, 2020

From Biology to Graphic Design: Andy Hilts Brings Modern Design to SAS

From Biology to Graphic Design: Andy Hilts Brings Modern Design to SAS Andy Hilts, a junior in the Graphic Design program at NC State’s College of Design (CoD), didn’t always consider a career as a creative. Now, his work is featured in a global campaign by one of the Triangle’s most prolific tech companies. Like many… 

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Dec 6, 2019

Creating a Lasting Legacy to the College of Design

As Bill Dove shares stories about his 86 years of life, some of the names and dates are admittedly a little blurred.  The reason has little to do with age.