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Celebrating Think and Do

Because of you, we are able to build upon the foundational principles of design education, weaving in experiences and perspectives from across the globe. 

Mark Hoversten

Mark Hoversten,

Dean, NC State University College of Design

$23,173,190 Dollars Raised

We are honored to commemorate the last five years of the Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign by recognizing the generosity of donors and volunteers. Please browse this page to see the impact your gifts are making on the College of Design community.

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$7.4 Million in Planned Gifts

Established over the past five years

90% Increase in Scholarships

Scholarships Awarded since

160% Increase in Endowment

Our design endowment increased from $5.8 million in October 2016 to $15.2 million in January 2022

89% of Gifts < $25K

89% of gifts from donors were less than $25,000

86 Students

Receive scholarships and fellowships each year totaling $260,000

65% of the Design Endowment Goes to Student Support

17% goes to programmatic support, 12% supports faculty and 5% is college discretionary support

Stories of Impact

Browse below to read stories of how your gifts transformed the College of Design over the last five years.

Extraordinary Opportunity

Extraordinary Purpose

Extraordinary Places

Extraordinary Experiences

Extraordinary Leadership