Student Spotlight

May 28, 2020

Studying Abroad: My Experience as an NC State Online International Student

In the latest Youth, Family, and Community Sciences blog post, Alice Chen describes her experiences as an international student in the program.

May 14, 2020

There’s No Stopping Rachel Brown

Throughout her time at NC State, recent graduate Brown has been contributed eagerly and often to the college community and to the growth of school students. Not even the COVID-19 pandemic could slow her momentum.

May 8, 2020

A Love for Agriculture and Science

As one NC State chapter ends, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences graduate Felicia Shepard is excited to start her next — earning her Ph.D in genetics.

May 7, 2020

Until We Meet Again

Ph.D. graduate Matthew Warren leaves a legacy of nutrition research and peer mentoring at NC State as he takes on a new biomedical science position.

May 7, 2020

Growing Upward

On his path toward a career in international development, Mark Watson has built an expansive portfolio. He's earned three majors, two minors and two concentrations; gained research experience in Lima, Peru, and at NC State; and developed and led a student club on the cutting-edge practice of vertical farming.

May 6, 2020

Outstanding Senior Awards Go to …

Congratulations to all of the 2019-2020 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Outstanding Senior Awards recipients.

May 5, 2020

Graduate’s Strong Desire to Help Parents and Families Leads to Launching Her Own Business

Following her spring 2020 graduation, Emily Ragland will use her master’s degree in Youth, Family and Community Sciences (YCFS) to launch her own consulting business. First, she’s reflecting on her time as an online graduate student.

May 4, 2020

On the Mooove: Grad Shauna Somerville’s CALS Dairy Story

When Shauna Somerville leaves NC State, she’ll have a bachelor’s degree in animal science and minors in agricultural business management and agroecology. Her path to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences all started with a crazy idea her mom had.

Apr 30, 2020

Mary Grace Phillips: COVID-19 Frontline Worker and Full-Time Student

Crop and Soil Sciences undergraduate student Mary Grace Phillips is experiencing the COVID-19 fight first-hand. A junior majoring in agroecology and community food systems, Phillips is also working full time in the healthcare field.

Apr 29, 2020

Mission to Serve: Meghan Montemurro on Combating Homelessness

During these unprecedented times, NC State graduate student Meghan Montemurro has remained steadfast in her mission to help the homeless find safe housing.