Gifts and Awards

May 16, 2019

10,000 Square Feet Of Sweet (Potato) Promise: Four New Greenhouses Dedicated

The 10,000 square feet of new growing space are allotted for the annual production of certified elite sweetpotato plants. Starting with certified disease-free plants has enormous benefits for growers: increased yields, better quality and reduced pesticide use.

Apr 1, 2019

“With Gratitude and Pride: Thank You”

Support from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences community exceeded all expectations for NC State's first Day of Giving, Dean Linton says. For a behind-the-scenes look at this remarkable day, check out our video recap.

Mar 6, 2019

Smithfield Foods Supports Soldier to Agriculture Program

A CALS program that provides in-depth training for veterans transitioning into agricultural careers got a recent boost: the Smithfield Foundation announced a $200,000 donation.

Jan 22, 2019

Sporting Event Benefits NC FFA and 4-H

Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina raise $100,000+ for 4-H and FFA.

Dec 9, 2018

Like Son, Like Father

When Lewis Cauble decided to create a bequest to benefit NC State’s Apiculture Science Fund, housed within the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, one of the first people he told was his dad, Jim.

Sep 19, 2018

“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.

Sep 5, 2018

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.

Jul 23, 2018

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.

Jul 2, 2018

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.

Jun 25, 2018

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.