Alumni and Friends

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.

Feb 1, 2017

AgPack Strong: Caitlin Boon Speaks Up For Food Safety

From a Wolfpack baby bottle and her first 4-H presentation at age 9, senior FDA official Caitlin Boon has a long history with the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Jan 30, 2017

Fueling the Future of Specialty Crops

A $1 million specialty crops professorship and allied programmatic endowment for the NC State Specialty Crops Program will create exciting new opportunities for North Carolina farmers.

Jan 13, 2017

AgPack Strong: A Force of Nature

Armed with two NC State degrees and an unflinching desire to help others, Paula Woodall makes a real difference in the lives of youth and farmers alike.

Dec 6, 2016

AgPack Strong: Passionate about Helping People

Shonette Lewis earned her master’s degree in family life and youth development and embarked on a career dedicated to helping children and families.

Dec 5, 2016

Football With a Side of Agriculture

Nearly 1,000 CALS alumni and friends enjoyed the 25th annual Tailgate -- the largest celebration of its kind at NC State.