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Tobacco field

Nov 8, 2022

CALS Alumnus Helps Introduce New Tobacco Crop in North Carolina

Jimbo Eggleston helped farmers start growing Connecticut Broadleaf tobacco in North Carolina and Virginia through his role as a leaf buyer at Hail and Cotton. 

Caitlin Boon at the CALS Alumni Awards

Oct 28, 2022

Food Safety a ‘Labor of Love’ for CALS Alumna

Improving our food system is a priority for College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumna Caitlin Boon. A former employee with the Food and Drug Administration, Boon is now ready to tackle new challenges as she continues to keep our food safe and healthy. 

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Sep 28, 2022

CALS Alumnus Strives for Quality Higher Education in Honduras

Biological and Agricultural Engineering alumnus Marlon Brevé-Reyes works to improve the quality of higher education and increase student access in his home country of Honduras. 

a man outside of a barn

Apr 25, 2022

Meet the Man Who Makes Feed for Howling Cow’s Dairy Cows

Sam Brown, a 2008 alumnus of the Prestage Department of Poultry Science, is now the supervisor of research operations at the Feed Mill Education Unit. 

Man leaning against pillar, with the NC State logo on a wall behind him

Jul 21, 2021

Peter Daniel: An Advocate for Agriculture and Public Service

A longtime supporter of N.C. agriculture and NC State has moved to the N.C. Association of Health Plans, but that doesn’t mean he’s stepped away from the industry he served for four decades. 

A young black woman holding a baby chick

Jul 19, 2021

Hatching a Future

For Ebony Harris, NC State was the only school for her. Now she's making a name for herself in the poultry industry at Perdue. 

Holly del Grande in a field of carnivorous plants

Jul 7, 2021

CALS Pack Strong: ‘The Rest Was Up to Me’

A lab and greenhouse job at NC State led to an unexpected horticultural career for recent grad Holly del Grande. 

Karli Moore in front of white and peach colored buildings

May 14, 2021

NC State Alumna Named Knight-Hennessy Scholar

Karli Moore, a 2016 NC State alumna who is currently a doctoral student at Stanford University’s School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences, is the latest Wolfpack graduate to earn a Knight-Hennessy Scholarship. 

Portrait of Dalton Dockery

May 3, 2021

I AM CALS: Dalton Dockery Wins Public Service Award

Meet the winner of NC State’s 2020 Award of Excellence in Public Service, who’s served as Extension director for Columbus County through hurricanes and racial tension. 

Portrait of Iliana Santillian-Carrillo

Apr 14, 2021

It Takes a Pueblo: Latinx Leader Iliana Santillán

Personal experience, a master’s degree from CALS and directing Juntos inform an alumna’s leadership of a Raleigh nonprofit advocating for Latin American families and students.