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Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences

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Sep 20, 2021

How the Pandemic Triggers Mental Health Struggles

A large, multi-state study highlights how the COVID-19 pandemic has created a cyclical public health problem by both exacerbating mental health challenges and making it more difficult for people to maintain physical activity. 

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Sep 3, 2021

Ivey Brewer: FFA Shaped My Career in Ag Education

Ivey Brewer talks about growing up in a farming community and how FFA shaped her into the woman she is today. She recently was named NC State's Student Teacher of the Year. 

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Aug 24, 2021

Student Enriches Family Life Through Research

After experiencing a divorce firsthand, Beth Edwards was filled with inspiration to pursue the a family life education and coaching degree. 

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Aug 2, 2021

Alumna Shares Experience as an Agricultural Science Teacher

NC State alumna Ally Edwards is a driven and passionate agricultural science teacher. Edwards talks about her journey and the steps she took to achieve her dreams. 

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May 19, 2021

Haynes-Maslow Tapped for Vaccine Education Program

A CALS associate professor will help guide market research for a national vaccine education program involving USDA-NIFA, the CDC and the Cooperative Extension System. 

Molly Crum

May 13, 2021

Graduate Student Balances Career, Master’s Program

Molly Crum's passion for learning inspired her to pursue a Master of Youth, Family, and Community Sciences from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. 

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May 10, 2021

A Leading Advocate: Master’s Student Coleman Simpson

Master’s student Coleman Simpson drew on his leadership skills and agricultural education to write a grant that provides counseling services for CALS students. 

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May 7, 2021

Graduating with an NC State Online Master’s Degree, Daryl Anderson Brings New Expertise to Full-Time Job

More than 30 years ago, a livestock agent suggested that Daryl Anderson attend NC State to become an extension agent. Now as an employee, Daryl is thrilled to earn his master’s degree. 

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May 3, 2021

I AM CALS: Dalton Dockery Wins Public Service Award

Meet the winner of NC State’s 2020 Award of Excellence in Public Service, who’s served as Extension director for Columbus County through hurricanes and racial tension. 

Tsharre Sanders

Apr 26, 2021

Tsharre Sanders: Keeping the Faith

Tsharre Sanders’ passion for making sure Christian LGBTQ youth maintain their faith stems from her own personal story. Upon graduating this spring, the CALS graduate student will attend divinity school in Georgia.