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Student Spotlight

Mar 6, 2018

Student Spotlight: Oaks Leadership Scholar, Courtney Moore

Share a bit about your experience in the Oaks Leadership Scholars Program.  This program has transformed my perspective on the social injustices happening in the world.  I have learned how… 

NC State student Jacob Nester

Dec 11, 2017

Outstanding December Graduate: Jacob Nester

After losing three fingers working to pay for college, Jacob Nester is ready to teach and inspire the next generation of ag ed students. 

NC State student Amber Page

Dec 7, 2017

Outstanding December Graduate: Amber Page Emerson

As she approaches graduation from the Youth, Family and Consumer Sciences program, Amber Emerson hopes to start a career working with young children and their families. 

Student with float bed used to grow lettuce

Nov 28, 2017

Outstanding December Graduate: Maddie Ciszewski

As NC State student Maddie Ciszewski prepares for a career that brings together her passion for agriculture and for people, she’s been at the forefront of student-led efforts to help others learn more about aquaponics. 

CALS student Abby Whitaker with a cow

Oct 19, 2017

Student Spotlight: Passion for Ag Turns into Life Calling

Four years ago Abby Whitaker was confident that CALS was the place to pursue her passion for agriculture, and today she’s surer than ever. 

CALS student Rachel Brown helping a boy shear his sheep.

Oct 18, 2017

CALS Student Helps “Lil’ Aggies” Make Big Splash at State Fair

Sophomore ag education major Rachel Brown is already living her dream, teaching nine students the ins and outs of animal agriculture and showing them the ropes at the N.C. State Fair. 

AHS Freshman Marybeth Tyndall

Aug 14, 2017

From 4-H to the Brickyard

When 4-H Skillathon champion and second-generation CALS student MaryBeth Tyndall hits the Brickyard on the first day of classes, she’ll already know her way around campus. 

Portrait of state FFA officers

Jun 19, 2017

State Officers Reflect on Leadership, Legacy and Their ‘FFA Family’

Six CALS students will retire this week from what they describe as the rewarding, exhausting and ultimately life-changing experience of being a North Carolina FFA officer. The state’s annual FFA Convention takes place June… 

A sea of mortarboards at NC State commencement

May 10, 2017

Extraordinary Grads, Endless Opportunities

The homestretch is narrowing, and the end is in sight. Meet eight of the college’s outstanding students poised to receive degrees at commencement exercises this weekend. 

Shahnee Haire

Feb 20, 2017

Student Spotlight: Serving Local Communities in Big Ways

Graduate certificate program student Shahnee Haire serves local communities through her work as a regional public health educator and founder of a youth development organization.