Pardue named dean at University of Georgia
Dr. Samuel Pardue, associate dean and director of academic programs for NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, has been named the new dean and director of the University of Georgia's College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
Connect NC Bond will invest in North Carolina agriculture
NC State University Chancellor Randy Woodson welcomed Gov. Pat McCrory and Commissioner of Agriculture Steve Troxler to Centennial Campus today (Oct. 21) for the governor’s signing of the Connect NC Bond Package, which includes a state-of-the-art facility for CALS' Plant Sciences Initiative.
Steve Troxler, Wanda Collins honored as CALS Distinguished Alumni
Also receiving awards on this Friday night before CALS Tailgate and Ag Day weekend were 12 Outstanding Alumni and seven Outstanding Young Alumni.
WNR Professors honored
Seven CALS faculty members joined the ranks of colleagues who have earned the named professorship, established 65 years ago by William Neal Reynolds, the longtime president and board chair of the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Linton named to US-Israel ag research and development fund board
Dr. Richard H. Linton, dean of NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, was recently named to serve on the board of directors of the United States-Israel Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund.
N.C. Food Manufacturing Task Force takes shape
Seated around a large table anchored by North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory, members of the state's new Food Manufacturing Task Force convened for the first time on June 18. The task force, created by executive order this spring, is made up of 30 representatives of all aspects of food manufacturing, from farming to transportation to economic development.
Burke accepts position as interim director
Dr. Travis Burke has been named as interim associate dean of NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and director of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service beginning July 1.
CALS 2015 donor appreciation event is a family affair
When College of Agriculture and Life Sciences donors and scholarship recipients got together April 12 at NC State University’s McKimmon Center, it was like a family gathering.
Dr. Lisa Guion Jones named American Council on Education Fellow
The ACE Fellows Program is designed to strengthen institutions and leadership in American higher education by identifying and preparing emerging leaders for senior positions in college and university administration.
Zublena, Cooperative Extension Service director, retires July 1
Dr. Joseph P. Zublena, director of the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service and associate dean for NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, is retiring effective July 1.