Faculty and Staff

Jan 31, 2017

Wehner Honored with Career Award

Dr. Todd C. Wehner was presented with the career award at the international meeting of EUCARPIA VI, the European plant breeding organization, in Warsaw, Poland. Dr. Todd C. Wehner is leader of the cucumber and watermelon breeding project at North Carolina […]

Sep 30, 2016

Whipker Wins National Award

An NC State University professor who's an internationally acclaimed expert in the fields of plant growth regulators and plant nutrition recently won the Society of American Florists' Alex Laurie Award.

Aug 22, 2016

Saving Lives Through Horticulture

Julia Kornegay’s resume includes an unusual line: Her quick action during the Rwandan genocide in 1994 catalyzed a collaboration that helped prevent famine and save lives.

Jun 29, 2016

Tom Kon Appointed New Apple Physiologist

It gives me great pleasure to announce that Tom Kon has accepted the position of Multi-State Apple Physiologist in our department and will begin work at the Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center on September 1st. Tom is finishing […]

May 26, 2016

Dr. Davis Elected Fellow of the American Society for Horticultural Science

Dr. Jeanine M. Davis was elected a Fellow of the American Society for Horticultural Science. This is the 53rd Annual Class of Fellows to receive this distinction in recognition of outstanding contributions to the science, profession, or industry of horticulture.

May 26, 2016

May 2016 Awards & Honors

Tom Ranney, 2016 American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS) Outstanding Researcher Award Julia Kornegay, 2016 ASHS Outstanding International Horticulturist Award Jeanine Davis, Fellow, ASHS Craig Yencho, 2016 Outstanding Global Engagement Award Paul Fantz (et al.), 2015 ASHS Outstanding Ornamental Publication […]

May 10, 2016

Smart Research Keeps Produce Fresh

SmartFresh, an innovative product that helps extend the life of produce, is one of the most successful licensed technologies to come out of NC State research.

Mar 31, 2016

Ms. Michelle Healey Honored with 2016 Award for Excellence

Please join me in congratulating Michelle Healey, recipient of a 2016 Award for Excellence from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Michelle received a letter of congratulations for this recognition from the Dean yesterday. She will be honored with […]

Feb 24, 2016

Success at the 2016 Weed Science Society of America Meeting

Last week, Sam McGowen, Nick Basinger, Dr. Katie Jennings, and Shawn Beam (left to right) traveled to Puerto Rico to attend the Southern Weed Science Society and the Weed Science Society of America joint meeting. While attending the annual meeting they […]

Jan 28, 2016

Dole Named as Interim Associate Dean and Director for Academic Programs

On Monday, January 25, 2016, Dean Richard Linton named Dr. John Dole, Interim Associate Dean and Director of Academic Programs, starting March 1.  Dole replaces Sam Pardue who will become the Dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences […]