diversity

Mar 3, 2020

Alumna Makes Business NC Power 100 List

NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumna Sepi Saidi has been named to Business North Carolina’s Power 100 List. She has remained engaged with the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering and serves on the department's Advisory Board.

Feb 24, 2020

A Champion Beyond the Court

Impactful and purposeful might be the best way to describe College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alum and former NC State basketball player Sam Hunt.

Aug 5, 2019

Know Ourselves: Understanding Our Five Personality Traits

Conversations That Matter Hosted by CALS Office of Diversity and Inclusion   Openness. Conscientiousness. Extroversion. Agreeableness. Neuroticism. Dig deep into five personality traits that help make you, you. Emerge from this Conversation that Matters with a better understanding of your unique temperament […]

Feb 28, 2017

Faculty Focus: Alex Graves Leads CALS Efforts for Diversity, Inclusion

A desire to effect real systemic change drives an associate professor of soil and environmental microbiology in her role as interim director of CALS' Office of Diversity Affairs.

Nov 21, 2016

‘Many Faces of Islam’ is Topic for Upcoming Diversity Affairs Event

As part of an identity dialogue series of NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Dr. Omar Ali will be deliver the presentation “The Many Faces of Islam: Beyond the Headlines” Dec. 8 in the Talley Student Union.

Jun 5, 2015

CALS student heads to El Salvador

Helping poor farmers in Latin America develop effective soil management strategies is the goal of CALS crop science student Angel Cruz, who will be working this summer, courtesy of a Fulbright Fellowship and a Borlaug Fellowship, in El Salvador.

May 3, 2015

Strategic efforts boost CALS in minority student rankings

Sabriya Dobbins is one of the increasing number of successful minority students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Recently released rankings show that NC State has moved into the nation’s Top 10 when it comes to graduating minority students in agriculture.

Apr 2, 2015

Dr. Lisa Guion Jones named American Council on Education Fellow

The ACE Fellows Program is designed to strengthen institutions and leadership in American higher education by identifying and preparing emerging leaders for senior positions in college and university administration.

Jul 26, 2013

Bringing CALS to counselors

A summer program raises awareness of CALS among high school and community college students by reaching out to their guidance and college transition counselors.

May 20, 2013

Postdoctoral program aims for greater faculty diversity

When Dr. Terrence Gardner was hired, he became the first African-American postdoctoral researcher in the College in nearly a decade, which is why the Dean’s Postdoctoral Fellowship was created. The fellowship provides outstanding scholars from underrepresented groups with an opportunity that might not otherwise be available.