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Apr 18, 2024

Joseph Donaldson Receives NC State’s Outstanding Teacher Award

Joseph Donaldson, associate professor in the Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences, receives the Outstanding Teacher Award for his innovative teaching practices and commitment to student empowerment. 

Apr 10, 2024

Journey to Excellence: Jillian Ford’s Path in Agricultural Education at NC State

Growing up around her family’s wholesale plant nursery in eastern NC, Jillian Ford developed an appreciation for agriculture. Learn how she turned that into three degrees from NC State. 

Mar 29, 2024

Cultivating Tomorrow’s Leaders in Agricultural Education

Following in their father's footsteps, Tori Gwaltney was introduced to 4-H at a young age. Captivated by the program, they grew to become an ag educator. 

Feb 7, 2024

AHS Presents at the Southern Region-AAAE Conference

Members of the AHS Department recently traveled to Atlanta for the annual Southern Region - AAAE Conference, where they presented their research papers and posters. 

Feb 2, 2024

Nurturing Diversity and Growth in Agricultural

Hailing from a bustling urban center, Mikayla Daniels, a graduate student, initially had minimal exposure to the realm of agriculture. It was only upon commencing her academic journey at NC State that she cultivated an appreciation for the field and unearthed a lifelong passion. 

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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Dec 8, 2023

From Rural Roots to Extension Excellence

Growing up surrounded by cattle and the Christmas tree industry in Ashe County, Alex Kissinger developed a profound connection to agriculture. This passion for farming grew during high school, his… 

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 18, 2023

Nurturing Global Perspectives in Agricultural Education

Amber Beseli, an adjunct professor in AHS, has always had a passion for teaching and education but her journey has taken her internationally. 

Oct 10, 2023

Cultivating a Future in Agricultural Education: Meet Katlyn Foy

Growing up in the midst of family farming operations, Katlyn Foy gained a profound understanding of the values of hard work and dedication embedded in agriculture.