Alumni and Friends

Sep 23, 2020  |  Gifts and Awards

Collins Continues Support for Agricultural Innovation

Bill Collins and Ann Collins named a study room in the new Plant Sciences Building. Learn why they feel supporting the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative is vital for the future of North Carolina.

Sep 2, 2020  |  Initiatives

Syngenta Donates One-of-a-Kind Laboratory Equipment to N.C. PSI

Syngenta donated four plant growth chambers and a specialized weighing system to the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative. At more than $1.5 million, this is the largest corporate donation to N.C. PSI, so far.

Sep 1, 2020

CALS Alumna Works To Prevent Food Waste

As a production and quality manager at Ripe Revival, CALS alumna Trisha Bhatia’s mission is to reduce as much food waste as possible.

Aug 24, 2020

YFCS August Blog: Police Engagement Among Individuals with Developmental Differences

Emily Ragland, an alum of the online Master of Youth, Family, and Community Sciences program and owner and founder of communiTEAM LLC, shares her perspective in the latest YFCS blog.

Aug 5, 2020

Agriculture Loses Longtime Advocate Dan Weathington

NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is remembering friend Dan Weathington, a supporter and advocate for the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative. Weathington recently passed away.

Jul 22, 2020

Curious, Creative, Connected, Caring

Throughout his NC State career, engineer Mike Boyette has used these four Cs as a guide for transforming North Carolina agriculture and cultivating a cadre of alumni committed to making a difference.

Jul 15, 2020

Alumna Designs and Donates Masks with Farmworker Safety in Mind

Designer Lisbeth Carolina Arias’ latest creation, colorful cloth masks, will help protect farmworkers in North Carolina through a partnership with NC State Extension.

Jul 7, 2020

Alumna Helps Guide Watauga County into a Trauma-Informed Community

Recent CALS graduate Hayley Bayne is one of several volunteers helping her town become a more a more trauma-informed and compassionate community.

Jun 30, 2020

Becky Boston: A Distinguished 30-Year CALS Career

“Once I got to NC State, I was extremely happy in the department. ...I had the resources I needed to pursue my research. I could attract really good graduate students. I liked the courses I taught and I found that it was a really great fit for me,” Boston said. “From the time I arrived here, there's always been a very cooperative and collegial research community of people being willing to help and people doing excellent science.”

Jun 17, 2020

NC Dairy Industry: A Glass That’s More Than Half-Full

North Carolina’s dairy industry plays a key role in North Carolina’s agricultural fabric, contributing more than $10 billion to the state’s total economy. Despite its ups and downs, dairy farmers remain committed to providing families with delicious and nutritious dairy products for a family meal or quick snack.