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Category: Student Spotlight

Aug 8, 2022

Finding Purpose in Agricultural Education

Savannah Currens, an AEE graduate student with a passion for agriculture and education shares her path from transfer student, to ag teacher and future doctoral student. 

Jul 6, 2022

Mentorship, Higher Education, and Supporting Early Childhood Educators

YFCS Student Destinie Pate discusses how the MR program was a perfect fit for her and her growing family. 

Jun 6, 2022

Student Spotlight: Nassib Mugwanya, EdD ‘22

Nassib Mugwanya, an AEE doctoral student, reflects on his time at NC State and his future goals. 

May 11, 2022

Jana Hunter: Meet One of Raleigh’s Rising Middle School Agriculture Teachers

Starting in July, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences graduate Jana Hunter will teach two agriculture courses and start the FFA program at the school. 

Mar 16, 2022

Scholarships Provide Opportunity for First-Generation Student

Elizabeth Espino is the recipient of several scholarships thanks to the generosity of several donors. 

Belltower

Jan 27, 2022

Jefferson Scholar Alisa Andrews Is Making Sustainable Differences

Alisa Andrews is using her two degrees to make a difference in her local community by focusing on sustainability and agriculture. 

Jan 13, 2022

Kimberly Eshleman: “Take the Next Right Step”

YFCS Student, Kimberly Eshleman, discusses her transition from staff member to student and what it's like to be part of the last group of admitted students for the YFCS program. 

Dec 16, 2021

Passion for Helping Families Inspires Online Grad to Cross the Finish Line

Online graduate overcomes health obstacles to earn her degree with her passion for helping others as a guiding force throughout her educational journey. 

steel wolf on campus

Dec 13, 2021

Online Degree Elevates Furloughed Camp Director to Licensing Family Caseworker

Furloughed camp director finds her passion for working as a licensing family caseworker in the foster care industry while earning her masters degree as a student in the NC State Online and Distance Education program. 

Watermelon Queen

Dec 9, 2021

AHS Student Details Her Time as Watermelon Queen

Anna Young, an agricultural science major, reflects on her time as NC Watermelon Queen and her future after NC State.