The A Team
The College’s newest administrative leaders share their visions of things to come for CALS.
Gentry honored, new Pullen Society initiative launched at CALS fall joint foundations luncheon
“Preparing the Way,” a campaign initiative for the foundation boards of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to join N.C. State University’s Pullen Society, was launched Nov. 7. The foundations also presented the annual Distinguished Service Award to Jimmy Gentry, president of the State Grange.
Hello Cherry Brick Road
Dean Richard Linton played host to hundreds of students and staff members who lined up to try the dean’s signature flavor of Howling Cow ice cream and hear the announcement of its name.
Embracing change and new opportunities
As I reflect on the past 12 months, I am reminded of the significant challenges we faced and the tremendous support we received from our stakeholders, as we launched a new era for the College.
Since Sept. 15, Dean Linton's first day on the job, he's been “in learning mode – learning about the reach and breadth of this great College and getting to know the people who carry out its research, teaching and extension missions, as well as the beneficiaries of its work. They share a passion and commitment for the vital role the College and N.C. State University continue to play in lives of North Carolina’s citizens.”
Public invited to attend college listening sessions
As N.C. State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) charts its future, it is looking for insight from the people it serves – the people of North Carolina. Over the coming weeks, the college’s dean, Dr. Richard Linton, will lead listening sessions in locations across the state.
2012 CALS Dean's Tour
Dean Richard Linton hit the road in October and November to get to know North Carolina and how the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences makes a difference in the lives of the state’s people. Over six days, he met with North Carolinians and explored communities across the state.
Day Six of the Dean’s Tour: Research Triangle Park
New College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean Richard Linton has been criss-crossing North Carolina on a whirlwind tour of the state since Oct. 23. But on Nov. 8 he was back in the heart of the Triangle, as he toured sites at the Research Triangle Park.
Day four on the dean's tour: Wilson, Greenville and Columbia
Nearly 100 people came together Oct. 30 to welcome the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ new dean, Dr. Richard Linton, to northeastern North Carolina and to share their ideas on the College’s future.
Day three on the dean’s tour: Goldsboro, Clinton
The third day of Dean Richard Linton’s cross-state trek took him to eastern North Carolina for a tour of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems in Goldsboro, bookended by stops in Clinton and Wallace.