Stories From Oct 2021

Oct 30, 2021

AHS Faculty Member McKee Focuses on Justice and Equity Work

Katherine McKee, who is an assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences and co-director of the Oaks Leadership Scholars, discusses the strides she has made during her short time at NC State and how she is deeply committed to transformative leadership and justice work in agriculture.

Oct 29, 2021

YFCS Alumni Spotlight: How Creativity Led to Passion

YFCS alumni cultivates her creativity into a small business. This is how Hannah Kline turned a search for a nativity scene into a surging business.

Oct 28, 2021

NC 4-H and AHS Faculty and Staff Wins Award at NC Cooperative Extension Conference

The NC 4-H Empowering Youth and Families Program (EYFP) wins the Research Friend of Extension Award at this year's NC Cooperative Extension conference.

Oct 27, 2021

Trick-or-Treating Food Safety Tips

With the COVID-19 pandemic still lingering, Ellen Shumaker, extension associate and Director of Outreach for Safe Plates at NC State University, sat down with The Abstract to discuss what trick-or-treating may look like this year and which foods to steer clear of. When trick-or-treating this year, “it’s really up to each person to decide their level…

Oct 26, 2021

Healthy Start: Alumna Virginia Stage Adds Science, Nutrition in Preschool

NC State alumna Virginia Stage, a nutrition researcher, leads programs to introduce science and nutrition in preschool.

Oct 25, 2021

Salmonella in Onions: What You Need to Know

How can I tell which onions are safe? What do I do if I’m not sure?

Oct 22, 2021

Call for nominations for Outstanding Extension and Engagement Awards

The Office of Outreach and Engagement is pleased to announce the annual call for nominations for the Outstanding Extension Awards and Outstanding Engagement Awards. The Outstanding Extension Awards…

Oct 20, 2021

Pack Appreciation Day 2021

NC State’s third annual Pack Appreciation Day takes place Oct. 27 on Stafford Commons. In this video, our students share who they want to show their #PackAppreciation to.

Oct 18, 2021

Feedback Sought on Post COVID-19 Innovation Task Force Recommendations

In March 2021, Chancellor Randy Woodson charged a Post COVID-19 Innovation Task Force Steering Committee to identify major innovations realized during NC State’s pandemic response. Four task forces were created: Instruction and Student Support, Research, How We Work, and Digital Transformation.

Oct 15, 2021

Ag Ed Student Excels on the Field and in the Classroom

Excerpt: An Ag Education student discusses how she balances her passion for agriculture and softball while excelling in both areas.