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Letter to Alumni: Benny Suggs, Executive Director, NC State Alumni Association

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Students participate in an engineering graduation on campus. Photo by Marc Hall   Dear Alumni, You are fulfilling your NC State legacy. In your workplaces and communities, you are already inspiring others to “think and do.” At the Alumni Association, we are Pack Proud of how you help others be more productive and live better lives. We are here to connect you with each other and with NC State — through programs and services. And we want to cheer you on and share your stories of inspiration. Kipling said it best: “The strength of the Wolf is the Pack.” And the Pack we know is strong because it dreams big and builds a better tomorrow. The Alumni Association has NC State networks in North Carolina, across the nation and throughout the world. They bring NC State to your hometown. Or connect with fellow alums who share a commonality like the one you share. We sponsor societies based on your NC State college, department, student activity, profession, age and ethnicity. The Association will roll out the welcome mat for you at Homecoming, reunions, game-viewing socials and special events. Alumni Career Services can help you pinpoint job opportunities to advance your career. Our WolfTreks Travel Program will take you to faraway places. And you are always welcome at your alumni home: the Dorothy and Roy Park Alumni Center, located on the shores of Lake Raleigh on Centennial Campus. Our goal is to keep you connected. Our award-winning NC State magazine will keep you informed about campus news and highlight the inspiring accomplishments of your fellow alumni (or your own). Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, join us on LinkedIn and read our RedandWhiteforLife blog to get daily NC State updates. Visit our website and open our emails to see myriad events that can keep your NC State connections personal. Help us tell your stories of inspiration as you help others. We’d like to share them with your fellow alums. If you have a story to tell, reach out to Kathy Hart, our associate executive director of communications, at k_hart@ncsu.edu. She’ll direct it to the right medium. And while you are at it, consider joining your Alumni Association. It’s just $49 a year for a single membership or $60 for a joint membership. We offer a complement of discounts and benefits to our members. To learn more about your NC State Alumni Association and to join, visit us at www.alumni.ncsu.edu. We’ll keep you connected, involved, informed and bursting with pride. Join thousands of other alumni in a louder howl as we celebrate and support all things NC State. Pack Proud! Benny Suggs Executive Director, NC State Alumni Association Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ncstatealumni Twitter: http://twitter.com/NCStateAlumni  Blog: http://www.redandwhiteforlife.com

One response on “Letter to Alumni: Benny Suggs, Executive Director, NC State Alumni Association

  1. Captain George E. Watkins says:

    Dear Admiral Suggs, Benny, Congratulations on your latest award from NC State. We
    hope that all is well with you and your family. I am sure that NIcolas is in high school. Mary Jo and I are doing fine, just moving a little slower. Still swinging at the golf ball and Mary Jo is doing well with the garden club, winning blue ribbons and such. You have the e-mail address and the phone number is 757-484-4040. Let us hear from you
    when you have a spare minute. All the best, Captain George

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