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Agricultural and Human Sciences

Front exterior of Patterson Hall

Nov 23, 2021

AEE Doctoral Student Joins International Conference Panel

AEE doctoral student Nassib Mugwanya sat on panel at the World Food Prize Foundation conference. 

Students at FFA Convention

Nov 11, 2021

Students Earn Top FFA Honor

Two AHS students were awarded the highest FFA honor at the 2021 National Future Farmers of America (FFA) Convention. 

up-close view of a cow's face at N.C. State Fair

Nov 11, 2021

AHS Alumni Spotlight: Lifelong Learner Comes Full Circle

Shepherd Stearns grew up on a dairy farm, and now serves as a value-added dairy extension specialist for the University of Tennessee’s Southeast Dairy Business Innovation Initiatives program (SDBII). What brought his career… 

Copper wolves stand by the walkway to Stafford Commons and Talley Student Center. Photo by Becky Kirkland.

Nov 8, 2021

Student Spotlight: Merging Two Distinctive Industries into a Natural Pair

Angelena Castro, a YFCS master of science student, hopes to pursue a career in educational children’s television production. 

FFA sign

Nov 3, 2021

Joshua Bledsoe Awarded NASAE Highest Honor

AHS staff member Joshua Bledsoe was awarded the Outstanding State Supervisor Award by the National Association of Supervisors of Agricultural Education. 


Nov 2, 2021

Addressing the Challenges of Extension Educators

AEE faculty member Koralalage Jayaratne, with colleagues from the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service and the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, were recently published in the journal MDPI. 

Nov 1, 2021

AEE Doctoral Student Wins Award at the 2021 CFSAN Honor Awards

Doctoral student Jodi Riedel, wins at the 2021 CFSAN Honor Awards with a collaborative effort of teachers across the country. 

wooden dolls

Oct 29, 2021

How an Alumna’s Creativity Led to Passion

YFCS alumna Hanna Kline turned her search for a nativity scene into a surging small business. 

4-H Group

Oct 28, 2021

Faculty and Staff Win Award at Extension Conference

The NC 4-H Empowering Youth and Families Program (EYFP) wins the Research Friend of Extension Award at this year's NC Cooperative Extension conference. 

photo of Dail Softball Complex

Oct 15, 2021

Ag Ed Student Excels on the Field and in the Classroom

The agriculture field was not an interest for Parker Greene until her high school freshman year when she was involuntarily placed into an agriculture class and soon drawn into a…