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Feb 25, 2024

Jawan Burwell’s Journey: From Camp Counselor to Youth Advocate

Spending several summers working as a summer camp counselor, Jawan Burwell started his venture into supporting youth and families. Though he had found his passion, it wasn’t a direct path… 

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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. 

Jan 24, 2024

Rooted in Agricultural Success

Daniel Radford, an alum of the AHS department, has always been an NC State fan as proven by his two degrees and even working at the university. Radford attributes his successful career path to the opportunities and support he received at NC State. 

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Jan 22, 2024

For CALS Alum, Giving Back is Giving Forward

For Malachi Curtis, the people and programs at NC State have been instrumental in molding him into the person he is today. It’s one of the reasons he’s participated in the annual Day of Giving for the past four years. 

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Dec 20, 2023

Empowering Youth as an Advocate

Molly Crum, a YFCS alum, found a profound passion for empowering youth. She took this passion into her higher education at NC State and into her career. 

Nov 27, 2023

A Journey from the Farm to the Classroom

Learn how Missy Swain developed a profound passion for agriculture through her involvement in 4-H and FFA and carried that passion to the classroom. 

Oct 25, 2023

Embracing the ‘Think and Do’ Philosophy in Community Engagement

Stacie Kinlaw has exemplified the 'Think and Do' philosophy both during her time at NC State and in her role as the current community engagement manager for Robeson County Partnership for Children 

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Oct 13, 2023

An Open-Door Approach to Agriculture: William Upchurch Named CALS Distinguished Alumnus

William Upchurch’s career has taken him from the fields of the family farm to a seat at the negotiating table for landmark tobacco settlements. 

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Oct 9, 2023

2023 CALS Distinguished and Outstanding Alumni Honored

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences celebrated its alumni award recipients for 2023 during a ceremony on Oct. 6. 

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Oct 9, 2023

Celebrating Excellence: CALS Alumni Award Winners

AHS Alumni Joy Morgan and Laura Parker, both received the CALS Alumni Awards, highlighting their inspiring journeys and significant contributions to the agricultural field.