Alumni

Apr 26, 2023

CEnREP Spotlight: Boris Zhukov

Economics Alumnus and former CEnREP affiliate Boris Zhukov’s start-up LetYouKnow uses artificial intelligence (AI) to simplify the car buying experience.

Feb 8, 2023

A “Berry” Sweet CALS Love Story

From meeting at NC State, to traveling the world, to rebuilding a family farm, CALS alumni Austin and Christina Wrenn do almost everything together, and they wouldn’t have it any other way.

Dec 1, 2022

New ABM Student Success Program Prioritizes Professional Development

The Agricultural Business Management Office of Student Mentoring aims to provide students with the guidance, resources and monitoring necessary to be competitive in the job market upon graduation. 

Nov 10, 2022

Snack King Expands Business, Continues to Give Back

Josh Monahan's 1in6 Snacks is growing quickly. In addition to donating to food banks, the CALS alumnus has a new partnership with NC State University that benefits student scholarships.

Nov 1, 2022

ABM Alumnus Helps Introduce New Tobacco Crop in North Carolina

Jimbo Eggleston has helped farmers start growing Connecticut Broadleaf Tobacco in North Carolina and Virginia through his role as a leaf buyer at Hail & Cotton.

Oct 3, 2022

Economics Alumnus Wins CALS Outstanding Alumni Award

2022 CALS Outstanding Alumni Award Recipient James "Jim" Owens discusses his academic and professional journey and the opportunities he has had to give back to NC State.

Sep 9, 2022

ABM Alumnus Navigates His Career With Precision

Justin O'Ferrell, precision agronomist for Nutrien Ag Solutions, reflects on his journey through the Ag Business Management program and to his current career.

Jul 18, 2018

AgPack Strong: A Family Affair

Jeremiah is an AGI alum and Jessica majored in poultry science and minored in agribusiness management and animal science.

Dec 29, 2017

AgPack Strong: Steve Valencsin Helps Farmers Put Data, Tech to Work

An agricultural entrepreneur and graduate of NC State’s Agricultural Institute recently made Forbes’ annual 30 Under 30 list for enterprise technology.

Aug 25, 2017

AgPack Strong: Leigh Hammond, The Quadruple Threat

CALS alum Leigh Hammond earned degrees from NC State, taught here and is now a benefactor to those following in his footsteps.