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CALS Advancement

Allyson Farmer

Oct 9, 2022

Allyson Farmer Joins CALS Advancement to Bolster Support for 4-H, FFA

Allyson Brake Farmer joined CALS Advancement on Oct. 3 as its new associate director of leadership annual giving for the 4-H and FFA programs. 

Carol McNeel portrait in garden

Jun 13, 2022

When Nature Calls, A Necessary Gift Comes Through

The Necessary, a quaint blue cottage containing the restroom facilities at the JC Raulston Arboretum, will receive a much-needed update thanks to the generosity of Carol McNeel. 

Goodnight Distinguished Professor Cranos Williams

Mar 22, 2022

Cranos Williams Named Goodnight Distinguished Professor

NC State faculty member Cranos Williams was recently named a Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Agricultural Analytics by the College of Engineering and CALS. 

David and Mary Peele

Mar 8, 2022

In Memory of Mary

David and Mary Peele named a greenhouse in the NC State Plant Sciences Building to honor Mary’s love of horticulture. After Mary passed, David named a second greenhouse to honor her. 

John Radcliff (left) and John Holshouser (right) of JTI

Feb 23, 2022

JTI Partners with N.C. PSI to Advance Sustainability and Innovation in Agriculture

JTI Leaf Services has been a longtime partner of NC State in research, teaching and extension. Now they’re a partner in sustainability and innovation through the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative. 

Pam Marrone alongside Dean Richard Linton as she receives her Distinguished Alumna award in 2021

Jan 14, 2022

Sustainable Ag Leader Names Test Plot in Support of N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative

The success of Distinguished CALS Alumna Pam Marrone’s biopesticides depended heavily on test plots. Now she’s naming a test plot in her family’s honor to support the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative. 

From left to right: Vern Hawkins, Janis McFarland, Richard Linton, and Steve Lommel

Dec 21, 2021

Syngenta Internship Endowment to Strengthen Students’ Regulatory Knowledge and Leadership

Janis McFarland was both surprised and honored as leaders from NC State and Syngenta named an internship endowment in her honor during a recent celebration. 

Randy Canady, Founder and CEO of Atticus

Dec 3, 2021

Forever Forward

Leading entrepreneur and NC State alum Randy Canady was born to move forward. True to form, he is helping advance the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative. 

N.C. PSI supporter Bob Winston

Nov 16, 2021

Shrinking Footprints

Hospitality industry giant Bob Winston supports the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative to make agriculture more sustainable and to enrich lives through advanced research and innovation. 

plant sciences building

Oct 8, 2021

A Chance to Match Your Excitement for N.C. PSI

CALS has received a very special set of gifts that enables us to match the gifts of donors who name a space in the NC State University Plant Sciences Building. Time is limited, so please contact us with your interest as soon as possible.