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Krystal Lynch

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Jul 11, 2024

New Ph.D. Program Boosts Agricultural and Human Sciences

A new Ph.D. program in the Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences will transform the way graduate students prepare for careers in agricultural leadership, extension education, agricultural education, and family and community sciences. 

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Jun 14, 2024

Matchmaking for Career Success

Launched in the fall of 2023, the CALS Alumni for Student Success program offers students mentorship and coaching from alumni with shared professional interests. 

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Jan 28, 2024

From Distance Learning to Community Farming

Gabrielle Buchanan thrived in the CALS agricultural science distance education program, developing skills that now boost her role as a volunteer services coordinator at Raleigh’s Inter-Faith Food Shuttle. 

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Nov 8, 2023

In Their Own Words: CALS First-Generation Students

In honor of First Generation Celebration Week, CALS recognizes the diversity within the first-generation community and explores how their experiences contribute to the university’s richness. 

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Jun 8, 2023

Black Farmers Address Mental Health and Find Strength in Community

Black farmers like Temika Parker find that building social support networks is critical to circumventing systemic inequities in the farming industry and improving their mental health. 

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May 10, 2023

Distance Education Student Balances Family and Academic Life

New York native and small farmer Michelle Case balances family and work while pursuing her online bachelor’s degree in agricultural science. 

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Mar 15, 2023

Making Dreams Possible

Scholarship recipient Victoria Cooke can pursue an agricultural education without going into debt, thanks to generous donors and the support of the CALS community.