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Aug 1, 2022

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. 

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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. 

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Jun 1, 2022

AHS June Blog: North Carolina 4-H Camps

David J. Herpy, a North Carolina 4-H camping specialist, discusses the positive impact 4-H camps can have on youth. 

May 2, 2022

AHS May Blog: The Secret to the Work-life Balance

In the May blog post, AEE doctoral student Taylor Jones, discusses how to achieve a work-life "balance" that works for you. 

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Jan 4, 2022

The Importance of Agricultural Advocacy

In the January 2022 AHS blog post, agricultural science student Sarah White discusses the importance of advocating for agriculture and sharing your ag story. 

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Dec 3, 2021

How to Manage Your Time More Effectively

In the Dec. YFCS blog post, professor Carolyn Bird highlights the importance of time management for quality work and life experiences. 

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Nov 4, 2021

Preparing for Success in Graduate School

In the November YFCS blog post, associate professor Harriet Edwards discusses the importance of organizational skills during your graduate school career.