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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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 ’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.
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.