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Agricultural and Human Sciences

Participants at CALS' Juntos program -- a nine-year-old program that has helped over 600 young Hispanic people improve grades, increase graduation rates and prepare for college.

Nov 9, 2016

Juntos Means “Together”

The Juntos program brings Latino parents and students in 8th through 12th grade together as they learn to navigate the school system, increase high school graduation rates and prepare for college. 

4H Electric Congress Students At Work

Aug 3, 2016

Empowering Future Engineers at 4-H Electric Congress

Participants ages 11 to 18 gain hands-on experience in the fundamentals of electricity. Though the number of female electrical engineers nationwide hovers at about 8 percent, 45 percent of Electric Congress participants since 2000 have been female. 

Bell Tower

Jul 29, 2016

Teaching Honors for CALS Instructors

Four instructors from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences earned honors for their transformational teaching from the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture in June 2016. 

Parents With Baby Working on Social Media

Jul 20, 2016

Social Media Tools Key for Teen Parents

Social media learning tools provide important new opportunities to educate teen parents, according to an article recently published by the Very Important Parents Program in the Journal of Extension. 

A large group of young people wearing green shirts and holding a large poster participating in the 2016 North Carolina State 4-H Congress

Jul 20, 2016

1,000 4-H Hands Feed The Hungry

Nearly 500 4-H’ers lived their pledge of “hands to larger service” Monday July 18 as they joined together to pack 80,000 meals for hungry North Carolina families. 

Andrew Behnke NCSU CALS

Jul 5, 2016

Faculty Focus: Building Successful Families

Two years as a missionary in south central Mexico introduced Andrew Behnke to his lifelong mission: giving immigrant children and families access to the same support as others in their communities. 

Apr 12, 2016

Millstone milestone

It was a 4-H family reunion of sorts as more than 300 people gathered at Camp Millstone in Ellerbe Sunday April 10 to celebrate the opening of a new $1.5 million multi-purpose history and learning center complex.