Honors and Awards

Aug 26, 2020

Curtis Appointed to USDA Food Safety Advisory Committee

Patricia Curtis, professor and department head of the Prestage Department of Poultry Science with the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, will provide years of knowledgeable expertise and experience in a new appointment with the USDA.

Aug 14, 2020

Elaine Bohórquez Named as a Finalist for Top Hat’s Most Innovative Educator

In March 2020, Elaine Bohórquez was chosen as a finalist for Top Hat’s Most Innovative Educator Award. Top Hat is NC State’s enterprise-level student engagement tool. We caught up with Bohórquez to discuss her path to the nomination. 

Apr 6, 2020

Shroeder-Moreno Wins Faculty Sustainability Award

Agroecology professor Michelle Shroeder-Moreno was named one of the 2020 NC State Sustainability Award winners.

Dec 22, 2019

John Dole Recognized with Distinguished Alumni Award

The CALS academic programs associate dean received the honor from the University of Minnesota. His work garners an international reputation in floricultural crop production and handling and use of cut flowers.

Oct 28, 2019

Candy Orr Honored for Leadership in Agricultural Health and Safety

Candy Orr has devoted her 24-year career to ensuring the safety and well-being of those she works with. She was recognized for her safety leadership with an award from NC State and Eastman Chemical Company.

Sep 27, 2019

Rutgers Gardens’ Hamilton Award Goes to Dennis Werner

NC State University plant breeder Dennis Werner is on a roll: In August, he won both judges' and people's awards at a large annual garden show in Oregon, and in late September, he picked up Rutgers Gardens' prestigious 2019 Hamilton Award.

Sep 21, 2019

Linton Accepts Nomination to FDA Science Board

CALS’ dean to serve on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s science board, a committee that counsels the FDA commissioner on complex technical and scientific issues.

Aug 27, 2019

North Carolina 4-H Honored for Contributions to YouthVoice Program

Sarah Kotzian and Mike Yoder are recognized for helping develop the next generation of leaders to county government.

Jun 26, 2019

Faculty Focus: Spayd is a Winner in Growing the U.S. Wine-Grape Industry

NC State University Professor Emerita Sara Spayd has spent decades working to build the U.S. wine-grape industry, and the American Society of Enology and Viticulture recently celebrated her accomplishments with its highest honor, the Award of Merit.

Apr 29, 2019

Patterson and Ristaino Receive Awards for International Impact

Congratulation to CALS faculty members Bob Patterson and Jean Ristaino, who were honored recently at NC State’s annual Global Engagement Exposition.