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Tag: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Dec 28, 2016

Esbenshade tapped as FSLI director

Ken Esbenshade, NC State Alumni Distinguished Professor of Animal Science, has been named director of the Food Systems Leadership Institute, a national executive leadership program for upper-level leaders in higher education, government and industry. 

Robert Elliott works outside with three men

Dec 22, 2016

Opportunities to Grow

NC State's Agricultural Institute seeks support and mentors for veterans initiative. 

Dec 19, 2016

Student Spotlight: Estefania Castro-Vazquez Uses Science to Serve

Estefania Castro-Vazquez, a Thomas Jefferson Scholar and recipient of the Edward W. Glazener Merit Scholarship, says her work in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is already in line with her mission: using science for good. 

Dec 12, 2016

Students in Large-Scale Organic Agriculture to Benefit from Gift

A new endowment, funded by Frank and Judi Grainger, will enhance support for undergraduate students interested in hands-on research and travel experiences related to large-scale organic crop production. 

Dec 12, 2016

The One Who (Almost) Got Away

After a summer program on campus and a year at Sampson Community College, Susan Jones is now a junior in CALS, thanks to the Student Transfer Enrollment Advising and Mentoring program. 

Dec 12, 2016

Student Spotlight: Bone Scholar Laura Johnson Aims High

Fourth-generation farmer Laura Johnson is a CALS Bone Scholar. The program, established by Dale and Genia Bone, supports qualifying students from North Carolina farm families. 

Robert Elliott works outside with three men

Nov 28, 2016

Opportunities to Grow

The Ag Institute at NC State provides a hands-on technical education in agriculture and related areas. 

Nov 14, 2016

CALS Alumnus and Supporter Tab Williams Dies

Arthur Tab Williams Jr., 88, a distinguished College of Agriculture and Life Sciences graduate, passed away Oct. 25. A successful businessman, he funded scholarships benefiting hundreds of NC State students. 

Nov 14, 2016

New Scholarship Endowment Supports Rural Students

The newly established Sam and Stacy Pardue CALS Scholarship Endowment, which honors Lloyd and Joan Pardue, will support undergraduate students from Yadkin and surrounding North Carolina counties. 

Nov 2, 2016

Facilitating Farm to Fork

Distinguished professor Dr. Nancy Creamer is at the forefront of efforts to use local food systems for the benefit North Carolina’s economy and citizens’ health and well-being.