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Month: October 2021

Oct 30, 2021

Faculty Member Focuses on Justice and Equity Work

Katherine McKee, assistant professor and co-director of the Oaks Leadership Scholars, discusses her deep commitment to transformative leadership and justice work in agriculture. 

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Oct 29, 2021

How an Alumna’s Creativity Led to Passion

YFCS alumna Hanna Kline turned her search for a nativity scene into a surging small business. 

4-H Group

Oct 28, 2021

Faculty and Staff Win Award at 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 26, 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 19, 2021

6 Steps to Starting a Sustainable Workplace Committee

Boost your sustainability impact. 

Oct 19, 2021

Pack Appreciation Day 2021

NC State‚Äôs 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. 

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Oct 15, 2021

Ag Ed Student Excels on the Field and in the Classroom

The agriculture field was not an interest for Parker Greene until her high school freshman year when she was involuntarily placed into an agriculture class and soon drawn into a dairy judging competition. Greene always had a passion for animals and a drive for competition, which she learned during her years of playing various sports,…