AgPack Strong: A Family Affair
Ag Institute grad Jeremiah Jones raises Animal Welfare Approved free-range hogs; grows and processes his own feed; operates a non-GMO soybean processing facility for local farmers and is president of the North Carolina Natural Hog Growers Association. We caught up with Jeremiah and his wife Jessica (also a CALS grad) to learn more about their family farm and why they love what they do.
Student Spotlight: An Enriching Step on the Path to Dental School
A master of nutrition student in the Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, Amelia Wilson visits a local Head Start center to educate children and their parents about dental health. It’s all part of her goal to become a dentist.
Aimutis Tapped to Lead N.C. Food Processing Innovation Center
An R&D expert with more than 30 years of experience in corporate and academic settings, Bill Aimutis has been named director of the North Carolina Food Processing Innovation Center (FPIC), a one-of-a-kind enterprise housed in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Golden LEAF Grant Bolsters Soldier to Agriculture Program
A recent $150,000 grant from Golden LEAF breathed new life into the Soldier to Agriculture Program, an intensive five-week course that is the first of its kind to provide agricultural training for transitioning veterans on a military base.
The Future is Bright: CALS Celebrates the Class of 2018
The homestretch is narrowing, and the end is in sight. Meet 10 of the college's outstanding students poised to receive degrees at commencement exercises this weekend.
Outstanding CALS Grad: Serene Ahmad
Serene Ahmad jokes that “senioritis” has set in full-force. It’s no wonder the accomplished student is ready for a break – her NC State career is packed with scholarly achievements and extracurricular activities.
“The Future of Dairy Education”: CALS Celebrates New Museum, Education Center and Creamery
The new Randleigh Dairy Heritage Museum will give visitors the unique opportunity to immerse themselves in a dairy farm and learn about the importance of the dairy industry in North Carolina, the history of Jersey cows and more.
Dining Diplomats Promote Health and Wellness on Campus
Eating nutritious meals on a college campus is no small feat. Enter Dining Diplomats, an innovative student-led program that educates NC State students on health and wellness.
Developing Wisdom For Med School: Tin Phan
Tin Phan is a Goodnight Scholar who volunteers for multiple nonprofit organizations, serves on student councils for global health and Operation Smile — and still finds time to coach the youth-development soccer team he co-founded with his brother.
Student Spotlight: From Ballet to Bioprocessing
After a 20-year career in ballet, Elice Kitchen-McKinley hung up her pointe shoes to embark on a new journey at NC State -- a career in bioprocessing science.