Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences

Sep 24, 2020

Economic Perspective: Is There A Looming Debt Crisis?

Is there a looming debt crisis like during the Great Recession?

Sep 24, 2020

Celebrating Successes in the Walk with Faithful Families Challenge

The Youth, Family, and Community Sciences graduate program publishes a monthly blog written by students and alumni sharing important topics and helpful resources related to the field of family science. The latest post highlights the Faithful Families walking challenge held virtually this summer.

Aug 26, 2020

Allen Named Associate Director for Academic Programs

The youth, family and community sciences professor will coordinate student success programs, lead graduate programs and manage distance education, summer school and non-credit course programs.

Aug 24, 2020

YFCS August Blog: Police Engagement Among Individuals with Developmental Differences

Emily Ragland, an alum of the online Master of Youth, Family, and Community Sciences program and owner and founder of communiTEAM LLC, shares her perspective in the latest YFCS blog.

Aug 13, 2020

Mental Health and the Pandemic: A Professor’s Struggle with Bulimia

The COVID-19 pandemic has created hardship and stress for many. Immediately we think about the number of jobs lost and not necessarily mental health. Lindsey Haynes-Maslow, an associate professor and extension specialist, shares her struggle with bulimia.

Jul 7, 2020

Alumna Helps Guide Watauga County into a Trauma-Informed Community

Recent CALS graduate Hayley Bayne is one of several volunteers helping her town become a more a more trauma-informed and compassionate community.

Jun 26, 2020

Building Strong Stepfamilies

The Youth, Family, and Community Sciences graduate program publishes a monthly blog written by students and alumni sharing important topics and helpful resources related to the field of family science. In the latest post, Rhonda Peters provides positive parenting techniques to help ease major family transitions.

Jun 9, 2020

In the Cards

Extension family and consumer sciences professionals across North Carolina are working together to ensure families in crisis have the information they need to bring healthy, safe meals to the table.

Jun 2, 2020

The Dine-In Revival

Stay-at-home guidelines have eased, and many North Carolina restaurants are reopening their dining rooms. In the latest episode of CALS' Farms, Food and You podcast, learn more about COVID-19's impact on the restaurant industry, what the industry is doing to protect patrons and workers, and how you can help keep yourself and your community safe and healthy should you go out.

May 28, 2020

Studying Abroad: My Experience as an NC State Online International Student

In the latest Youth, Family, and Community Sciences blog post, Alice Chen describes her experiences as an international student in the program.