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Faculty and Staff

Oct 13, 2022

Park Named Director of Agricultural Education, FFA Board Chair, and National FFA Advisor

Dr. Travis Park, an AHS Professor, has been named Director of Agricultural Education, FFA Board Chair, and National FFA Advisor. 

A field of corn crops

Sep 30, 2022

Study Analyzes Pathways for Agricultural Students

In collaboration with colleagues at NC State University, Katie McKee recently co-authored an article on agricultural pathways that lead students to enroll at NC State. 

Front exterior of Patterson Hall

Sep 14, 2022

Advancing Agricultural Education through Technology: Wendy Warner

Wendy Warner, associate professor with AHS, is advancing agricultural education through technology. Read about her past research and her current projects to assist agricultural teachers. 

steel wolf on campus

Aug 17, 2022

Jamie Alexander: The Purpose-Driven YFCS Agent of Change

For the August faculty feature, we have Dr. Jamie Alexander. She discusses her path from graduating from the YFCS program to becoming a faculty member in the same program. 

Joy Morgan

Jul 15, 2022

Harnessing the Power of Education: A Conversation with Joy Morgan

Joy Morgan is an assistant professor in the Agricultural and Human Sciences Department. We chatted with her about her career journey, current projects, and passion for excellence in agricultural education. 

Jun 15, 2022

Extension Specialist Lindsey Haynes-Maslow Explores Food Systems, Nutrition, and Public Health in North Carolina Communities

YFCS Associate Professor and Extension Specialist Lindsey Haynes-Maslow discusses exploring food systems, nutrition, and public health in North Carolina communities. 

Talley student union and Reynolds coliseum at night. Photo by Marc Hall

May 20, 2022

Gonzalez Recognized as CALS Outstanding Graduate Instructor

Maru Gonzalez, YFCS faculty member and extension specialist, was recently recognized with the CALS Outstanding Graduate Instructor award for the 2021-2022 academic year. 

Aerial view of CALS Research Station facilities

May 16, 2022

Evaluation Expert Jay Jayaratne on 18 Years – So Far! – at NC State

Our faculty feature for the month of May is on Jay Jay Jayaratne, AEE faculty member and state leader for extension evaluation. He discusses how his research, teaching, and extension work helps make sure that extension education in our state is effective. 

May 6, 2022

Hardison-Moody Publishes Research on How Motherhood Shapes Leisure Activities for Low-Income Families

YFCS faculty member and director of graduate programs, Dr. Annie Hardison-Moody, has recently been published in the Journal of Leisure Activities. 

View of NC State bell tower over a tree-line

Apr 20, 2022

Three AHS Department Members Receive NACTA Awards

Three members of the Agricultural and Human Sciences department have been recognized for their excellence in teaching by North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA).