NC State Wins $1.5 Million CDC Grant to Combat Obesity
Efforts to combat obesity in eastern North Carolina just got a big boost, thanks to a new $1.5 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Alumna Promotes Change Through Work at El Pueblo
As a community organizer at El Pueblo, a nonprofit organization located in Raleigh, N.C., Martha “Iliana” Santillian-Carrillo works to build positive social change in the Latino community.
Vivian Howard to Speak at NC State
Award-winning chef, TV personality, author and NC State alumna Vivian Howard will return to campus Dec. 15 to deliver the annual Eloise S. Cofer Lecture on connecting food, family and community.
Cooking Stuffing This Holiday? Here’s a Simple Way to Help Ward Off Foodborne Illness
Extension specialist Ben Chapman offers food safety tips to help ensure that foodborne illness isn't on your holiday menu this season.
AgPack Strong: Passionate about Helping People
Shonette Lewis earned her master’s degree in family life and youth development and embarked on a career dedicated to helping children and families.
Vivian Howard’s Words Resonate, Celebrate
During her Dec. 15 Eloise Cofer Lecture on connecting food, family and community, Howard shared stories of growing up in Deep Run, N.C., and how proud she is to be from Eastern North Carolina.
Student Spotlight: Serving Local Communities in Big Ways
Graduate certificate program student Shahnee Haire serves local communities through her work as a regional public health educator and founder of a youth development organization.
Cookbooks Give Readers (Mostly) Bad Advice On Food Safety
A recent study finds bestselling cookbooks offer readers little useful advice about food safety, and much of the advice they do provide is inaccurate and not based on sound science.
Alumna Makes Big Impact Behind the Scenes Through Coaching
From playground safety to the dangers of radon, alumna Bria Sledge is dedicated to helping families and communities understand the issues that could affect their welfare.
Small Changes Yield Big Results
Real-time, online weight management program addresses what’s arguably the biggest public health issue today: overweight and obesity.