Stories From Aug 2020

Aug 29, 2020

Social Media Tips From Sara: Instagram Reels

Sara Awad, CALS social media specialist, is sharing her knowledge through monthly Social Media Tips. This month, Sara provides insight into a new Instagram feature, Reels.

Aug 28, 2020

2020 Extension Awards

North Carolina Cooperative Extension strives to uphold a fundamental philosophy of recognizing the achievements of our outstanding employees. To bring this philosophy to reality, NCCE provides awards recognizing employees for their accomplishments and service with the organization.

Aug 24, 2020


In the August CALS IT TidBits, find information on remote working resources, loaner requests, new Google Suite features and other updates.

Aug 23, 2020

Safety at Home

Given circumstances across the country, there's an added sense of urgency to sanitize and stop the spread of germs. But where to begin? We've compiled clips to help keep your home spick and span (and safe)!

Aug 23, 2020

Employees Donate Nearly 8,000 Hours to COVID-19 Leave Bank

Leave-earning employees who meet certain criteria qualify to receive leave time from the COVID-19 Voluntary Shared Leave Bank.

Aug 20, 2020

University HR Creates Return To On-Site Work Videos, Resources

University Human Resources has created a series of return to on-site work videos to address employee questions about returning to work during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Aug 19, 2020

Office of Faculty Development to Offer Leadership Program

Apply to the Faculty LEAD Program if you are a faculty member who is interested in moving into a leadership role, have recently stepped into a leadership role or want to better hone your skills.

Aug 17, 2020

Essentially CALS: Jevon Smith

Although many of us are working from home, a few necessary people must physically stay on campus, or go out into their communities, to keep the CALS Community up and running. Check out our series Essentially CALS to learn more about our incredible coworkers.

Aug 16, 2020

‘Protect the Pack’ Wellness Challenge: Register Today!

In an effort to educate everyone on the need to uphold community standards during COVID-19 and our return to campus, designated on-site employees are invited to be a Protecting the Pack Partner and participate in the 'Protect the Pack' wellness challenge.

Aug 15, 2020

Ristaino and Louws Honored as APS Fellows

Congratulations to NC State University’s Jean Beagle Ristaino and Frank Louws, who were among 11 scientists honored during a virtual awards ceremony on Aug. 4 as 2020 Fellows of the American Phytopathological Society.