“I Was Hooked”: Poultry Science’s Outstanding Young Alumni Winner Zack Lowman
Four years after leaving PDPS with both bachelors and masters degrees plus a Ph.D., it’s easy to see why Lowman was just named one of CALS’ 2018 Outstanding Young Alumni.
CALS Celebrates Outstanding Alumni
Alan Ayers and Tony Avent were honored as the 2018 CALS Distinguished Alumni, along with 13 Outstanding Alumni and 12 Outstanding Young Alumni.
Planting a Seed for Future Generations
In the more than 40 years that Scott and Rebecca Rothney have lived in Raleigh, the couple has seen firsthand how NC State benefits the surrounding area. It was this dedication to community that inspired them to make a planned gift to the university that will support the JC Raulston Arboretum.
Multidisciplinary Maven: Animal Science’s Sabriya Dobbins
Growing up in Fayetteville, Sabriya Dobbins always wanted to go to NC State and become a veterinarian. She made it to CALS as a Jefferson Scholar and a Caldwell Fellow. And she realized that her calling was different, and more diverse, than expected.
NC State Loses a Distinguished Researcher, Teacher and Leader
NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences lost a world-renowned poultry science expert and award-winning teacher, mentor and leader on July 31, when William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor John Brake passed away.
The Long Run
CALS alumnus Robert Moore will face mountains and the summer heat to run the equivalent of six marathons in six days. His goal: raising awareness of multiple sclerosis, a disease he’s dealt with since he was a student at NC State 10 years ago.
Giving Students the Chance to Travel
Graduate School Dean Emeritus and BAE alumnus Bob Sowell and his wife Suester have established Robert and Suester Sowell Graduate Student Travel Fund, an endowment that will help graduate students pay for travel to present papers at professional meetings and conferences.
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.
First Ph.D. Graduate Endows Professorship in Biological and Agricultural Engineering
Professor Emeritus Charlie Suggs spent his 90th birthday the same way he had spent many other days: making a lasting impact on NC State's Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering. This time, he and his wife, Jane, created an endowed professorship.
An Acclaimed Career
CALS alumnus Cassius Williams was honored recently for his long record of volunteerism and support of the university with the 2018 Jerry and Elizabeth Godwin Red Torch Award.