NC State's contributions to the war efforts in the 1940s during World War II has been well documented.
But it wasn't just students from NC State who were pitching in both on the homefront and in the Pacific and Europe. It was administrators, too, as it was on this day in 1942 that Blake Ragsdale Van Leer
, the dean of the School of Engineering, was called for active duty in the U.S. Army.
"This morning, Blake Ragsdale Van Leer, D[...] READ MORE