After Miriam Bailey Gardner was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s, her husband Bill assembled a scrapbook of her life, so that their children would more fully understand Miriam’s personal and professional accomplishments. In the process, Bill learned much more about his wife’s early life, including the fact that her lifelong love of music was ignited while a student at NC State.
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As John McIlwee nears his retirement in June after three decades with the University Theatre program, alumni and patrons are gathering to double the John C. McIlwee Endowment by raising $100,000. Roy Cromartie and Paul Fomberg are leading the effort with a $25,000 commitment.
We all know NC State is living proof that chemical engineers can be sensational singers, accountants can really act and software designers can play extraordinary piano. But who knew arts at NC State could also be an incubator for lifelong love matches?
Encouraging. Inspiring. Fearless. Meet Tara Mullins of NC State’s Dance Program.
John McIlwee has spent 31 years in his beloved Thompson Hall. And as he prepares to retire from his position as University Theatre director in June, he is excited about his next act, despite not knowing exactly what it will be.
With great sadness, we are sharing the news that Dr. Banks C. Talley Jr., NC State Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Emeritus and champion of the arts, has passed away at age 90.
Chandler Marr, sophomore from Clayton, majoring in communication, Caldwell Fellow, mellophonist in the marching band.
What better way to start the school year than with a Led Zeppelin tribute concert, featuring The Quadrivium Project, NC State’s faculty rock band. Yes, it’s true. They’re gonna ROCK Stewart Theatre!