Faculty Focus

May 16, 2022

Evaluation Expert Jay Jayaratne on 18 Years – So Far! – at NC State

Our faculty feature for the month of May is on Jay Jay Jayaratne, AEE faculty member and state leader for extension evaluation. He discusses how his research, teaching, and extension work helps make sure that extension education in our state is effective.

Apr 18, 2022

Helping Students, Helping Families: A Conversation with Annie Hardison-Moody

YFCS Professor and Director of Graduate Programs, Annie Hardison-Moody, discusses her path to becoming a tenure track faculty member and provides advice for graduate students.

Mar 16, 2022

“A Vastly Rewarding Experience”: Joseph Donaldson’s Career-Long Commitment to Excellence in Extension Education

AEE Professor and Director of Graduate Programs, Joseph Donaldson, discusses his passion for extension education and mentoring agricultural and extension students.

Mar 11, 2022

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘My Thing Has Always Been Helping Kids and Helping Adults Help Kids,’ Says Autumn Guin ’20PHD

“I feel like I grew up in Poe Hall.” That’s how Autumn Guin ’20PHD describes her time spent as a student at NC State University—and for good reason. Between earning her…

Feb 15, 2022

Gonzalez Serves North Carolina Youth and Families

YFCS Assistant Professor, Maru Gonzalez, shares how she serves families and youth in North Carolina.

Jan 20, 2022

Inspiring the Agriculture Teachers of Tomorrow: Meet Travis Park

AEE Professor and Director of Undergraduate Programs, Travis Park, discusses his passion for agricultural education and what it means to inspire the next generation of teachers.

Dec 17, 2021

Extension Specialist Silliman on 20 Years Serving NC Cooperative Extension

Ben Silliman discusses his time and experiences at NC State after announcing his retirement after 20 years here.

Nov 24, 2021

CALS Names Chapman as New AHS Department Head

Ben Chapman was recently named department head of the Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences. Chapman discusses his past experiences and shares his vision for the department.

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 16, 2018

Dr. Travis Park Recognized as a National Teach Ag Champion

This semester, the Department of Agricultural and Humans Sciences has celebrated those pioneering the way in agricultural education. Dr. Travis Park, Associate Professor of Agricultural and Extension Education here at NC State University, in the College of Agriculture and Life […]