Student Spotlight

Nov 18, 2018

Reimagining Women in STEM: Ph.D. Student Emily Reed

Former French major Emily Reed didn't think science and math were for her – until she took a molecular and cellular biology course with an excellent female professor.

Nov 13, 2018

PDPS to Prague: Senior Hannah Lunsford’s “Leap of Faith”

Rising senior Hannah Lunsford just returned from a study abroad program in Prague. She talks about her experiences there, how she came to the Prestage Department of Poultry Science and what she plans to do next.

Oct 30, 2018

Student Spotlight: Aspiring Plant Doctor Josh Henry

A love of plants led Josh Henry to NC State, where he’s earning a Ph.D. in horticultural science and crop science.

Oct 23, 2018

Going Airborne

Agriculture and Business Management student Savannah Strickland explored endless avenues for growth during her internship with Syngenta.

Oct 17, 2018

Student Spotlight: Research in the Land of Potatoes

Enrolled in three majors -- crop and soil science, horticultural science and Spanish -- Mark Watson keeps a busy schedule. He made time this summer, though, to spend 12 weeks conducting research at the International Potato Center in Peru.

Sep 21, 2018

Studying Water Management In Europe

Before last summer, Biological and Agricultural Engineering senior Sam Blackman had never left the United States.

Sep 10, 2018

Student Spotlight: Poultry Science’s Youngest Senior

With ten scholarships and 92 credit hours at age 18, Coleman Berry is the Prestage Department of Poultry Science's youngest rising senior.

Sep 4, 2018

Student Spotlight: AGI Entrepreneur Andrew Emanuels

Andrew Emanuels got his first job cutting grass at age 8. By the time he was a high school senior, he was managing 32 landscaping accounts and two crews. Today, Andrew studies agribusiness in the NC State Agricultural Institute and serves as a U.S. Coast Guard reservist.

Aug 14, 2018

Student Spotlight: Committed to Managing Natural Resources

Travel that took her to national parks and forests in the western United States spurred Laura Villegas Ortiz to learn more about environmental policy. As an NC State graduate student, she’s gaining an interdisciplinary education as she works to better understand the impact that environmental legislation can have on communities.

Aug 8, 2018

Student Spotlight: “I Want to Be Part of the Solution”

CALS senior and Agricultural Institute grad Luke Stancil believes that every child deserves a quality education. That’s why he donated $500 in books to his second-grade teacher. And from that single gift, he has created the JOCO Reads Foundation.