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Aug 8, 2013

2013 Arb Gala is an elegant Asian Reflection

The April 28 Gala in the Garden, the annual garden party and fundraiser at JC Raulston Arboretum, came with cool temperatures and April showers, yet it was as magical and beautiful as ever. This year’s theme was “An Asian Reflection.” 

Aug 8, 2013

Brubaker honored for career and service to the state, university and FFA

The career impacts and legacy of former North Carolina Speaker of the House Harold Brubaker were celebrated March 27 at a special event co-hosted by the N.C. Agricultural Foundation Inc. and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at N.C. State University. 

Feb 20, 2013

College Profile: Sharon Rowland

Sharon Rowland retires after a career devoted to the betterment of Cooperative Extension and the people it serves. 

Feb 7, 2013

Special People, Special Gift

Bill and Marsha Prestage share memories of the growth of their company – and their reasons for making a historic gift to N.C. State. 

Feb 7, 2013

New CES endowments, funds announced at fall meeting

The foundations that support North Carolina Cooperative Extension celebrated a whopping 23 new endowments and enhancement funds at their annual fall meeting. 

Feb 10, 2012

Donor generosity is the top story as CALS newsmakers are on display at 2011 Donor Recognition Event

At the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ 2011 Donor Recognition Event, exhibits were themed around programs and activities that have been newsmakers in the pages of Perspectives. 

Feb 10, 2012

CES foundations announce new endowments

Despite a slow economy, the three foundations that support North Carolina Cooperative Extension had something to celebrate at their last meeting: 14 new endowments and enhancement funds. 

Feb 10, 2012

Troxler and Rouzer honored at CALS joint foundations event

North Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture Steve Troxler and state Sen. David Rouzer are the 2011 recipients of the Distinguished Service Awards, presented by the North Carolina Agricultural Foundation. The awards are given annually to individuals who provide outstanding support to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and N.C. State University. 

Dec 12, 2011

Scholarship to honor innovative agribusinessman

The late Livio Ferruzzi, an agricultural business entrepreneur and innovator with a global reach and local presence, was honored Dec. 8 when family, friends and associates gathered at the Center for Marine Science and Technology in Morehead City to establish an N.C. State University scholarship endowment in his name. 

Dec 1, 2011

Nickels for Know-How referendum passes with overwhelming vote

Described as a self-help program for farmers, Nickels for Know-How is a 60-year-old voluntary assessment on feed and fertilizer produced and purchased in North Carolina. On Nov. 16, the Nickels referendum passed with a whopping 96 percent of the vote.