Our Supporters

We are grateful for all the generous donors who help support the mission and goals of Arts NC State and its programs. For a list of our supporters as well as stories from Arts NC State, please view our most recent #creativestate magazine.

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Bowers Medal of Arts

The Bowers Medal of Arts recognizes and celebrates our great volunteers and the significant contribution these individuals or organizations make to the arts at NC State University.

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Named scholarships and endowments

Endowments may be established with a minimum commitment of $50,000—which can be paid over five years—and may honor or memorialize an individual or family member while supporting the arts at NC State. Current endowments include:

  • ABB Inc. Arts Outreach Endowment
  • Judy C. Abee Marching Band Endowment
  • Patricia H. Adams Scholarship
  • Arts NC State Endowment
  • Athletic Bands Endowment
  • Thomas W. and Virginia P. Avery Instrumental Music Endowment
  • Donald & Maryann Bitzer Theatre Achievement Awards Endowment
  • Robert Keith Black & J. Ormond Sanderson, Jr. Endowment
  • Carey H. Bostian Music Endowment
  • Henry & Sory Bowers Arts Endowment
  • Brenda & E. Wade Brickhouse Fine Craft Collection Endowment
  • Bruce T. Brown Marching Band Endowment
  • Charlotte V. Brown Museum Endowment
  • Raymond A. Bryan, Jr. Jazz Endowment
  • Dr. Eloise A. Cofer Arts Endowment
  • Margaret Price Corcoran Marching Band Scholarship
  • Curtis R. Craver Clarinet Scholarship
  • Mildred J. Davis Museum Endowment
  • Ronald G. Ellis & Earl Lynn Roberson Scholarship
  • Annabelle Lundy Fetterman Symphony Concertmaster Endowment
  • Fox Family Foundation Crafts Center Endowment
  • Friends of the Gallery
  • Miriam Bailey Gardner Music Scholarship Endowment
  • Dr. Norman Greenberg Brass Quintet Endowment
  • Gregg Museum Collection Endowment
  • John N. & Nancy C. Gregg Museum Endowment
  • Dewey M. Griffith Marching Band Endowment
  • Harry M. Habets Music Scholarship Endowment
  • Harry M. Habets Music Technology Endowment
  • Dr. Frank M. Hammond Endowment for Musicianship & Outstanding Leadership
  • Robin Harris Dance Program Endowment
  • Roxanne Hicklin Visual Artist Award Endowment
  • Horton Fellowship Endowment Fund
  • Amelia E. Hunter Choral Leadership Endowment
  • ITG Norma Ausley Memorial Endowment
  • Jerry & Nina Jackson Endowment for Outdoor Programming
  • The Suzanne Kennedy-Stoskopf Endowment for Creativity in the Performing Arts
  • The Lattice Endowment for the Performing Arts
  • James & Eileen Lecce Ethnic Art Collection Endowment
  • Sheila Margaret Lund Endowment
  • Jim Marchman Marching Band Endowment
  • Toni Christine Masini Memorial Marching Band Scholarship Endowment
  • John C. McIlwee Theatre Endowment
  • John Menapace Photography Endowment
  • Sharon Herr Moore NC State LIVE Endowment
  • Mu Beta Psi Honorary Music Scholarship
  • NC State LIVE Endowment
  • NCSU Pipes and Drums Scholarship
  • NCSU Theatre Endowment
  • Barbara G. & Hayne Palmour III Museum Endowment
  • Pearsall-Wilkinson Scholarship Endowment
  • James M. Poyner Visiting Artist Endowment
  • Kimberly Titmus Przybyl Music Endowment
  • Lew & Billie Rentel Arts NC State Endowed Scholarship
  • Lew & Billie Rentel Museum Enhancement Endowment
  • Lew & Billie Rentel Thompson Building Endowment
  • Stephen P. Reynolds Scholarship Endowment
  • Alby Rose Marching Band Scholarship
  • Marc & Anita Baker Sherman Music Endowment
  • Stafford Endowment for Arts NC State Student Travel
  • Banks & Louise Talley Arts Endowment
  • Banks C. Talley Jr. Arts Endowment for the Frank Thompson Building
  • Brita M. Tate Memorial Endowment
  • Martha Emerson Upchurch Performing Arts Endowment
  • Randall & Susan Ward Arts NC State Scholarship
  • Randall & Susan Ward Museum Endowment
  • Wells Fargo Endowment for Excellence in Visual and Performing Arts
  • Mary Lib Wood Endowment for the Visual and Performing Arts

R. Stanhope Pullen Society

The R. Stanhope Pullen Society was created in 1993 and recognizes alumni and friends who invest in the future of the university through any type of deferred gifts.

The following Pullen Society members have designated support for Arts NC State programs:

  • Dorothy R. Adams
  • J. Norwood & Valeria* C. Adams
  • Thomas W. & Virginia P. Avery
  • Robert K. Black & J. Ormond Sanderson Jr.
  • C. Wade & Brenda E. Brickhouse
  • Joan D. DeBruin
  • Linda W.* & Charles E.* Edwards
  • Ronald G. Ellis Jr.
  • Norman* & Gilda Greenberg
  • Nancy C.* Gregg
  • Glenn S. Harman
  • Michael J. Holland
  • Ginger & Freddy Horton Jr.
  • Ame & Jack M. Hunter Jr.
  • Bernard J. & Patricia H. Hyman
  • John T. & Jane G. Kanipe Jr.
  • Martha N. Keravuori
  • Peggy J.* Kirby
  • James G.* & Eileen K. Lecce
  • Sheila M.* Lund
  • N. Alexander Miller III
  • Wendy B. & Charles A. Musser
  • Paul D. & Rebecca M. Nagy
  • Mac & Lindsay Newsom
  • Lew & Billie Rentel
  • Louise W.* & Banks C.* Talley, Jr.
  • Eric & Lisa Terwilliger
  • Caroline Hickman Vaughan
  • David B. & Judi M. Wilkinson

*deceased