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AHS Blog Series

Nov 4, 2022

AHS November Blog: 2022 Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less Holiday Challenge

In the November AHS blog post, staff member Casey Collins, provides details about the annual Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less Holiday Challenge. 

Oct 12, 2022

Spotlight on Hope: Talking to Children and Youth About Race and Racism

Welcome to the Spotlight on Hope blog, which will address pressing family issues in our research, teaching, and extension, as we work to empower youth, families, and communities. For our fourth entry, Dr. Maru Gonzalez will explore the struggles parents and caregivers experience while discussing race and racism. 

Oct 7, 2022

AHS October Blog: When Ties to Communities Go Beyond the Physical Environment

In the October blog post, AHS professor Dr. Sarah Kirby, discusses the complicated effects of disasters on individuals, families, and communities. 

Sep 27, 2022

Spotlight on Hope: Farm Family Stress

Welcome to the Spotlight on Hope blog, which will address pressing family issues in our research, teaching, and extension, as we work to empower youth, families, and communities. For our third entry, Dr. Joy Morgan will discuss the types of stress that farm families encounter. 

Sep 2, 2022

AHS September Blog: When the Damage is Done

In the September AHS blog post, Cooperative Extension Agent Alyssa Spence discusses safety and health issues found within the farming industry. 

Aug 1, 2022

AHS August Blog: Female Empowerment in Agriculture at NC State

In the August blog post, Agricultural Science Major Alisa Andrews, brings focus to the need of female empowerment in agriculture at NC State. 

Jul 29, 2022

Spotlight on Hope: Reproductive Health and Justice

Welcome to the Spotlight on Hope blog, which will address pressing family issues in our research, teaching, and extension, as we work to empower youth, families, and communities. For our second entry, we will discuss the changes to reproductive rights happening in our country. 

Jul 13, 2022

AHS July Blog: Addressing the Need for Low-Cost Mental Health Services

In the July blog post, YFCS Alumni Dawn M. Holmes discusses how she shifted her career to focus on offering low-cost mental health services to individuals and families in need. 

Jun 29, 2022

Spotlight on Hope: LGBTQ+ Youth Mental Health

Welcome to the Spotlight on Hope blog, which will address pressing family issues in our research, teaching, and extension, as we work to empower youth, families, and communities. For our first entry, we will focus on the anti-LGBTQ+ sentiment that is sweeping our country. 

Jun 22, 2022

Spotlight on Hope: Empowering Youth and Families in Challenging Times

The faculty, staff, and students in the AHS Department would like to introduce a new blog series called Spotlight on Hope.