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Author: Kevin Moye

A young Black male student in a classroom

Jul 17, 2020

Deconstructing Early Childhood Racism and Inequity

Youth, Family, and Community Sciences (YFCS) is one of the less well-known degree programs at NC State, but the research and outreach it provides is invaluable. Ebonyse Mead, both a former student and lecturer of the program, has had an impactful tenure in advocating for disadvantaged children.  

Closeup photo of a bunch of tulips about to open

Feb 14, 2020

Long-Lasting Freshness

For longer-lasting flowers and fruits, thank NC State’s Sylvia Blankenship and Edward Sisler, 2020 inductees in the National Inventors Hall of Fame. 

Man at podium with banners behind him that say "Extraordinary Leadership" and "Extraordinary Purpose"

Dec 10, 2019

Extraordinary Leadership

CALS alumnus Larry Wooten wraps up his career at the North Carolina Farm Bureau’s helm but promises he’ll continue to be involved in advocacy. 

Brandon Huber, showing off his 151-pound watermelon at the NC State Fair.

Oct 18, 2019

A Different Kind of Gardening: Ph.D. Student Brandon Huber

Brandon Huber, a Ph.D. student in Horticultural Sciences grows large plants competitively and will placing his plants in the upcoming NC State Fair horticulture competition. 

Two men sitting joining in a larger conversation.

Sep 27, 2019

Linton Accepts Nomination to FDA Science Board

CALS’ dean to serve on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s science board, a committee that counsels the FDA commissioner on complex technical and scientific issues. 

CALS alum David Hoffman

Dec 9, 2018

AgPack Strong: The Young Professional

At NC State, he was a horticultural science major who graduated in 2012. Just six years later, David Hoffman has begun to take the reins of his family company, Hoffman Nursery. 

Josh Henry, Ph.D. student in NC State Conservatory (greenhouse)

Oct 30, 2018

Student Spotlight: Aspiring Plant Doctor Josh Henry

A love of plants led Josh Henry to NC State, where he’s earning a Ph.D. in horticultural science and crop science.