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Category: Alumni and Friends

Jul 27, 2022

Alumni Spotlight: Kristen Taber, Founder of Tabletop Media Group

Tabletop Media Group Founder and AEE Alumni, Kristen Taber, explains her path from extension education to operating a media agency. 

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Jun 27, 2022

Jenny Vazquez ‘20 Translates Experience and Passion into a Meaningful Career

YFCS Alumni, Jenny Vazquez, reflects on her time at NC State and how it prepared her for the career she has now! 

May 30, 2022

Agriculture, Leadership, and Goats: Kaena Wallace Prince’s NC State and Career Journey

AEE Alumni, Kaena Wallace Prince, her path to NC State, working as an agent and owning a goat farm. 

Feb 7, 2022

‘We Share a Kinship’: Black Alumni Society Fosters Connection, Community

Learn about the Black Alumni Society, a tight-knit group that links past, present and future Black NC State students. 

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Dec 30, 2021

Alumna Applies Knowledge to Support Parents, Caregivers and Children

AHS alumna Kylie Rymanowicz reminisces on her time at NC State and how she applies the skills and knowledge she gained here to support parents, caregivers, and children. 


Nov 29, 2021

A Lifelong Learner Comes Full Circle

Shepherd Stearns, an agricultural and extension education alumnus, credits NC State for preparing him to work with dairy farmers to expand their enterprises. 

Nov 5, 2021

Lendy Johnson: Focusing on North Carolina Agriculture Advocacy

Agriculture runs deep in Lendy Johnson’s blood. Her experiences over the years have only increased her appreciation for an industry that she now advocates for on a daily basis. 

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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. 

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. 

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Oct 4, 2021

YFCS October Blog: Trauma of COVID and Its Impact on Families

In the October 2021 YFCS blog post, Emily Ragland, founder and owner of communiTEAM LLC, discusses how trauma from the pandemic has affected families.