Talley Turns Heads

After more than two years of renovation, the second phase of construction is finished and the union is open for all to see. That doesn’t, of course, mean the $120 million project is complete, says Tim Hogan, director of NC State student centers. Read more here.

2015-16 Finance and Business Scholarship

Applications are being accepted until June 5 for the 2015-16 Finance and Business Scholarship. This scholarship provides support for the children of permanent Finance and Business employees. Click here for more information and to apply. Questions should be directed to Lisa Osborne at (919)515-7466.

More Big Shoes to Fill on Campus

Expect to see some new faces in senior leadership positions on campus. Jayne Fleener, dean of the College of Education, will step down June 30 and join the faculty in the Friday Institute; Charles D. Leffler, vice chancellor for finance and administration, will retire in October; and Ira Weiss, dean of the Poole College of Management will step down in June of 2016. Read more.

StateView Hotel Breaks Ground

Calling it the next step in the Centennial Campus “neighborhood of hospitality,” NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson joined several private industry partners on Tuesday to break ground for the StateView Hotel, a 164-room Marriott Autograph Collection hotel and conference center. Read more.

Pullen Road Extension Approved

The $3 million extension project, which will begin next year and be ready for use in 2017, will connect Pullen Road with Centennial Boulevard, via Bilyeu Street, providing a better transit route for West Raleigh residents, worshippers attending the soon-to-be-built Roman Catholic Diocese of Raleigh cathedral and NC State’s 1,125-acre technology campus. Read more.