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Month: June 2017

strawberries in a bowl

Jun 29, 2017

Healthy Eating Campaign Targets Mothers of Young Children

A new social marketing campaign launched by NC State’s SNAP-Ed Steps to Health program encourages mothers to model healthy eating for their young children. 

State FFA Coordinator Jason Davis

Jun 21, 2017

AgPack Strong: ‘It All Starts With Our Youth’

State FFA Coordinator Jason Davis took a quick break from convention week to talk with us about his journey and the power of youth development programs like FFA. 

Portrait of state FFA officers

Jun 19, 2017

State Officers Reflect on Leadership, Legacy and Their ‘FFA Family’

Six CALS students will retire this week from what they describe as the rewarding, exhausting and ultimately life-changing experience of being a North Carolina FFA officer. 

Woman at computer screen

Jun 9, 2017

Small Changes Yield Big Results

The research findings made headlines around the globe: Eating mindfully helps people lose weight. But the headlines tell just one part in a larger story of Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less, a groundbreaking weight management program that has helped more than 17,000 people over the past 16 years. 

Jun 5, 2017

Developing Educational Leaders and Teachers of Agriculture (DELTA)

The Agricultural and Extension Education faculty and the State Agricultural Education/FFA staff work together to provide training to new agricultural education teachers through the Developing Educational Leaders and Teachers of Agriculture (DELTA) program. 

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Jun 5, 2017

College to Career Preparation and Readiness Experience

The words “college experience” hold new meaning for 72 military teens who spent a week exploring the campus and community of NC State University as they attended the College to Career Preparation and Readiness Experience (C2PR). 

Juntos students visiting NC State University.

Jun 5, 2017

Juntos

The Juntos Program helps Latino students have more success in middle and high school. The program uses family engagement, 4-H clubs, success coaching and mentoring, and a summer Juntos Academy to help Latino students and their families gain the knowledge and resources they need to reach their academic goals. 

CALS alumna Bria Sledge

Jun 2, 2017

Alumna Makes Big Impact Behind the Scenes Through Coaching

From playground safety to the dangers of radon, alumna Bria Sledge is dedicated to educating and helping her community, especially young people.