Alumni and Friends

May 12, 2017

#AgPackStrong: Sepideh Saidi

Founder of top civil engineering firm SEPI, CALS grad Sepideh Saidi has been named one of the top 20 CEOs in the Triangle – and a 2016 Outstanding Alumnus of the Year for the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering. […]

May 8, 2017

Alumna’s Story Inspires Scholarship Endowment for Female Engineers

Mary A. Dolan had no direct connection to NC State’s Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering. But after just a few moments of hearing BAE alumna Sepi Saidi’s story, Dolan was inspired to support the department in a unique way.

Apr 25, 2017

AgPack Strong: On the Path to Success

As he pursues his bachelor's degree in horticultural science at NC State, Ag Institute grad Donavan Battle says collaboration, communication and hard work are key to success.

Apr 10, 2017

AgPack Strong: An Unexpected Path to Success

Wesley Wilson never imagined he'd be president of a company by age 29. Find out how CALS helped guide him toward a career he loves.

Apr 5, 2017

Celebrating the Extraordinary

NC State has launched the most ambitious capital campaign in university history. And CALS is front and center, well on its way to raising 25 percent of the total $1.6 billion goal.

Mar 27, 2017

Program Builds Leaders for North Carolina Agriculture

With farmers making up only 2 percent of the population, James Lamb believes it’s more important than ever for them to let the public know about agriculture. That’s just one of the reasons he devoted 50 days over two years to a program aimed at preparing agricultural leaders for North Carolina.

Mar 8, 2017

March Celebrations Shine a Light on N.C. Agriculture

From a downtown rally to student-led activities on the NC State Brickyard, March is packed with public events that celebrate our state's #1 industry. Join us!

Mar 6, 2017

AgPack Strong: Rachel Grantham’s Advice to Students

During her time at CALS, Smithfield's Rachel Grantham learned a lot about agricultural business management, networking – and the importance of keeping an open mind in your career.

Feb 27, 2017

CALS Alum to Advise President on Agriculture Economic Policy

CALS alumnus Ray Starling has been named special assistant to the U.S. president for agriculture, trade and food assistance by the National Economic Council.

Feb 15, 2017

‘Visionary Gift’ to Bolster Plant Breeding Program

A new endowment - and allied challenge initiative - from Drs. Charlie and Marilyn Stuber will fuel the future of plant breeding at NC State.