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Faculty Focus

Jan 20, 2022

Inspiring the Agriculture Teachers of Tomorrow: Meet Travis Park

AEE Professor and Director of Undergraduate Programs, Travis Park, states his passion for agricultural education and what it means to inspire the next generation of teachers. 

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Dec 17, 2021

Extension Specialist Silliman on 20 Years Serving NC Cooperative Extension

Ben Silliman reflects on his 20 years at NC State after announcing his retirement. 

Ben Chapman stirring in a pot.

Nov 24, 2021

Chapman Named AHS Department Head

CALS names Ben Chapman as the new head of the Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences. 

Oct 30, 2021

Faculty Member Focuses on Justice and Equity Work

Katherine McKee, assistant professor and co-director of the Oaks Leadership Scholars, discusses her deep commitment to transformative leadership and justice work in agriculture. 

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Jun 1, 2021

Carolyn Dunn Reflects on Time at NC State, Leadership and What’s Next

As AHS department head since 2014, Carolyn Dunn says that the most rewarding aspect of leading the department has been the ability to help faculty figure things out. 

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Aug 13, 2020

Mental Health and the Pandemic: A Professor’s Struggle with Bulimia

The COVID-19 pandemic has created hardship and stress for many. Immediately we think about the number of jobs lost and not necessarily mental health. Lindsey Haynes-Maslow, an associate professor & extension specialist, shares her struggle with bulimia. 

Oct 16, 2018

Dr. Travis Park Recognized as a National Teach Ag Champion

This semester, the Department of Agricultural and Humans Sciences has celebrated those pioneering the way in agricultural education. Dr. Travis Park, Associate Professor of Agricultural and Extension Education here at… 

Andrew Behnke NCSU CALS

Jul 5, 2016

Faculty Focus: Andrew Behnke Builds Successful Families

Two years as a missionary in south central Mexico introduced Andrew Behnke to his lifelong mission: giving immigrant children and families access to the same support as others in their communities.