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Author: Krystal Lynch

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Oct 6, 2022

Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month: Mara Cuebas-Irizarry

Mara Cuebas-Irizarry promotes her Puerto Rican heritage by engaging with and serving in Latinx communities on campus and beyond. 

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Oct 3, 2022

VetCAMP Coordinators Learn the Importance of Collaborative Leadership

CALS animal science majors Kylie Deuser, Abby Todd and Ashley Kropf gained invaluable leadership experience as VetCAMP camp coordinators during the summer of 2022. 

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Sep 7, 2022

Travel With a Purpose

CALS senior Emily Haupt takes her passion for veterinary medicine to South Africa, where she encounters the challenges of animal conservation and develops newfound self-confidence along the way. 

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Aug 29, 2022

The Maymester of a Lifetime

During the summer, animal science major Beatrice Eddy experienced a once-in-a-lifetime chance to study the wildlife, customs and beauty of South Africa. 

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Aug 15, 2022

The Power of Mentorship

Through intentional mentorship, industry training and job preparedness, FFAR Fellow Camilo H. Parada Rojas understands what it takes to get science to the field. 

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Jul 29, 2022

FFAR Fellow Daniela Pezzini Develops Self-Knowledge for Career Success

The FFAR Fellows program encouraged self-awareness and fostered a path of success for Brazilian-born graduate student Daniela Pezzini. 

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Jul 1, 2022

ALLI Bridges the Gap in Leadership Education

The ALLI program equips CALS graduate students with the leadership development training that reaches beyond technical expertise and hones in on emotional intelligence and enhanced working relationships. 

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Apr 21, 2022

How TJ Jones Transformed from Naval Cook to Future Turfgrass Manager

Set to graduate in December 2022, TJ Jones' journey reveals a hopeful message that following your inner compass can lead to a greater sense of purpose and fulfillment. 

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Apr 14, 2022

AGI Student Max Jeffers Forges His Pathway at CALS

Max Jeffers, a Durham, NC, native with deep roots in the Pearsontown neighborhood, is earning an associate's degree in general agriculture through AGI. 

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Mar 22, 2022

Introducing a New Generation to Agriculture: AGI Welcomes Recruiter Kaylee Gabriel

AGI recently brought on alumna Kaylee Gabriel whose role focuses on enhancing recruitment efforts and boosting student enrollment at the institute.