Stories From Dec 2020

Dec 22, 2020

Giving Back: Kamal Bell and Sankofa Farms

Kamal Bell isn’t your stereotypical North Carolina farmer, and his Orange County farm isn’t your everyday farm. There, he’s not just farming, he’s also teaching — and doing both in ways aimed at raising the quality of life for people in his nearby hometown of Durham.

Dec 11, 2020

CALS’ Quick Guide for the Holidays

You’re four steps away from a brighter, better-tasting season.

Dec 8, 2020

Sarah Maddry: Finding a Career Opportunity in Challenging Times

Despite a global pandemic, NC State CALS graduate and former Ag Institute Ambassador Sarah Maddry couldn’t have asked for a better senior year, needed a couple of semesters’ work to earn her degree. Little did she know that a global pandemic was about to dramatically change her university experience while dropping a career opportunity at her doorstep.

Dec 8, 2020

2 Named Fellows of Inventors Academy

Two NC State faculty members have been honored for their innovative work at the forefront of their disciplines.

Dec 8, 2020

Initiatives to Make N.C. Agriculture a $100 Billion Powerhouse

Three major NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences initiatives aim to transform agriculture and agribusiness,

Dec 4, 2020

Shelby Ferrell: From Oaks Leadership to Plant Progeny

While Shelby Ferrell graduates with a bachelor’s degree in agricultural science during a pandemic, she reflects on many favorite experiences of in-person classes and adapting to an “unreal” year online.

Dec 3, 2020

Students Think and Dig Around New Kilgore Hall Arbor

Thanks to the creativity and perseverance of Julieta Sherk, Dallas Bretzman, their Design/Build students and Facilities staff members, a new arbor now graces a pathway leading to NC State’s Kilgore Hall.

Dec 3, 2020

NC State to Hold Virtual Commencement Ceremony Dec. 4

NC State will confer degrees on more than 9,100 graduates from the spring, summer and fall semesters of 2020.