Outreach and Engagement 2024 Awards Presented at Annual Ceremony

NC State recognized this year’s most impactful engaged scholars and staff at an awards celebration on Monday, April 29. The Office of Outreach and Engagement hosted its 2024 Awards Ceremony in the sunlit Grand Ballroom of Dorothy and Roy Park Alumni Center. Twenty-two individuals and five organizations were celebrated for their commitment to teaching, research, public outreach, and extension. One faculty member was inducted into the Academy of Outstanding Faculty in Extension and Engagement. Economic Development Partnership Director Tom White presented the awards, and Director of the Golden Leaf Biomanufacturing Training and Education Center Dr. Ruben Carbonell gave introductory remarks. The awards honor the commitment of NC State faculty and staff members to fulfilling NC State’s land-grant mission alongside community partners. See below for a gallery of photographs from the event. “Our hope is to make the campus coextensive with the boundaries of the state.” Former UNC President Edward Kidder Graham The award winners are as follows:

2024 Outstanding Extension and Engagement Awards

2024 Academy of Outstanding Faculty in Extension and Engagement

Cranos Williams, Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering

2024 Opal Mann Green Engagement and Scholarship Award

Research Triangle Nanotechnology Network Core team
  • Jacob L. Jones, Ph.D.
  • Phillip Strader
  • David M. Berube, Ph.D.
  • Nina Balke, Ph.D.
  • Philip Barletta, Ph.D.
  • Nan Marie Jokerst, Ph.D.
  • Mark Walters, Ph.D.
  • Jim Cahoon, Ph.D.
  • Bob Geil, Ph.D.
  • Maude Cuchiara, Ph.D.
  • NC State College of Engineering
  • NC State College of Education
  • NC State College of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • NC State Public Communication of Science and Technology
  • NC State Instrumentation Facility
  • NC State Nanofabrication Facility
  • Duke University Shared Materials Instrumentation Facility
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Analytical and Nanofabrication Laboratory

2024 William L. Turner Award for Outstanding Contributions to Extension and Continuing Education

Maureen Deis, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

2024 Economic Development Partnership Award

North Carolina Biotechnology Center NC State Golden LEAF Manufacturing Training and Education Center

2023 Finalist, Governor James E. Holshouser, Jr. Award for Excellence in Public Service

Cathrine Hoyo, Ph.D., Biological Sciences

2023 W. K. Kellogg Foundation Community Engagement Scholarship Award

Coastal Dynamics Design Lab

2024 Advancing Research Impact in Society Enduring Achievement Award

The Science House Those we proudly celebrate today are not only researchers, teachers, and staff members…they are partners to the people of North Carolina and the finest examples of what can be accomplished by a cutting-edge university with a land-grant mission. Dr. Ruben Carbonell If you are in an awards committee for your department or unit, or would like to receive the 2025 award announcements, please fill out this form to receive next year’s award nomination announcements. For more information about these awards, visit ‘Recognition’ on our website.

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