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Aug 16, 2021

Tips for Success in Your Online Courses

Whether you’re back for another semester or just starting your journey with NC State, we’re excited to welcome you to the Wolfpack! Check out these tips on how to have a successful fall semester in your online courses. 

Jul 23, 2021

YFCS July Blog: What it Means to be a Coach

In the July Youth, Family and Community Sciences (YFCS) blog post, Autumn Guin highlights what it means to be a coach, “… I get to help others dream big, grow as a team or family, and really reach for their goals.” 

Jun 23, 2021

YFCS Alumni Survey Highlights Strong Alignment with Career and Online Learning Goals

In the June Youth, Family, and Community Sciences blog, Associate Professor Annie Hardison-Moody shares results of the YFCS alumni survey highlighting strong alignment with career and online learning goals. 

May 11, 2021

YFCS May Blog: Why the Learning Experience is More Important Than Grades

The Youth, Family, and Community Sciences graduate program publishes a monthly blog written by students, alumni and faculty sharing important topics and helpful resources related to the field of family science. 

May 11, 2021

Driven Graduate Student Balances Her Career and Earning Advanced Degree

Molly Crum’s passion for learning inspired her to achieve her master’s degree while balancing her professional life. She shares her experiences in the Youth, Family, and Community Sciences program at NC State. 

Apr 22, 2021

YFCS April Blog: Graduate Student Kallie Green Shares Her Story and Tips During Sexual Assault Awareness Month

This month, our YFCS guest blogger is YFCS master’s student, Kallie Green, who shares with readers a bit about her story and helpful sexual assault prevention tips. 

Mar 29, 2021

A Leading Advocate: Master’s Student Coleman Simpson

Master’s student Coleman Simpson drew on his leadership skills and agricultural education to write a grant that provides counseling services for CALS students. 

Mar 10, 2021

YFCS March Blog: Tips for Writing a Personal Statement

In the March YFCS blog post, Graduate Certificate Coordinator Deidra Craig shares tips on how to write an insightful personal statement for the YFCS program that helps your application shine. 

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Jan 25, 2021

YFCS January Blog: Email Etiquette

In the January YFCS blog post, Professor Sarah Kirby shares ways to effectively and professionally communicate with your professors. 

Nov 30, 2020

Online Graduate Student Uses Her Degree to Guide Families and Build Connections

Jennifer Vazquez is a fall 2020 graduate with a dedication to helping families and building connections through her degree in Youth, Family, and Community Sciences.