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Month: June 2020

Students, faculty and staff planting along a road in Princeville

Jun 23, 2020

Teamwork that Addresses Flooding Challenges

Philanthropy supports the work of NC State’s Coastal Dynamics Lab, which helps communities recover from events such as hurricanes and plan for a better future. 

A diverse group of students posing at a Sciences Diversity Banquet

Jun 23, 2020

College of Sciences Creates Diversity Program Endowment

In March of this year, the College of Sciences announced the creation of a new Diversity Program Endowment that will meet a critical need for permanent funding for diversity initiatives. The endowment will support recruitment, professional development and student activities, and interested donors can contribute to ongoing fundraising efforts. 

Copper Wolf on Central Campus in the fall

Jun 23, 2020

NC State College of Education Students Share the Impact of Scholarships

College of Education students Eric Wylie, Juan Cortes and Elyse Smith share their stories and how scholarship support has impacted their lives and their academic experience. 

Chancellor Woodson, Dean Linton and local leadership participate in a ceremonial groundbreaking indoors

Jun 23, 2020

Partner Profile: North Carolina Soybean Producers Association

Support for a ready pool of technology, commercial agriculture and researchers, along with a commitment to investing in the state's rural communities, helped inspire the North Carolina Soybean Producers Association to become one of the first commodity groups to pledge support for the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative. 

Chris Gaudette in scrubs in front of a CVM building

Jun 23, 2020

Annable Scholar Dedicated to a Life of Service

The need-based Ross M. and Michele M. Annable Scholarship at the College of Veterinary Medicine encourages commitment to serving the community. That's no problem for Annable Scholar and Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Chris Gaudette, whose personal motto is "do better, be better." 

Raven Solomon portrait against a city background

Jun 23, 2020

Alumna’s Experiences in Poole College Inspire Leadership Across Generations

Through her experiences in the Caldwell Fellows program and at Poole College of Management, Raven Solomon developed the leadership skills needed to pivot to a successful career as a speaker. Solomon continues to stay involved with NC State through workshops and speaking engagements focused on generational dynamics in the workplace and soft skills development.  

Kellie Burris working with plants in a greenhouse

Jun 23, 2020

Securely Studying Salmonella to Advance Produce Safety

Kellie Burris, a staff fellow microbiologist with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration based in the Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Science, is using NC State’s secure, BSL-3 greenhouse to study how fresh fruits and vegetables become contaminated with foodborne pathogens before harvesting. Lee-Ann Jaykus, a William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor in the same department, led the collaboration between NC State and the FDA.  

Jun 23, 2020

Ask the Expert: How Can Teachers Use Technology in the Classroom?

Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Karen Hollebrands shares how using technology in the classroom can enhance learning and motivate students. 

Mary Beth Martin in front of a Scruggs and Flatt poster

Jun 23, 2020

Mary Beth Martin ’08 Helps Expose North Carolina’s Musical Roots

Park Scholarships alumna Mary Beth Martin '08 puts leadership, service, character and scholarship to work as executive director of the Earl Scruggs Center in Shelby. There, she heads efforts to celebrate the legacy and contributions of one of the most influential bluegrass and country-music banjo players in history. 

Jun 23, 2020

Goodnight Scholars to Join CALS

Danielle Chadwick, Mika’el Chabeda, Nyssa Ndey-Bongo and Rhett Pasour will explore their interests in biochemistry, sustainable agriculture, plant biology and horticulture at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences as members of the newest cohort of Goodnight Scholars.