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Apr 22, 2014

4-H scholarship endowment created by Wilson couple

The endowment will be used to provide scholarships for Wilson County 4-H’ers enrolled in an agriculture, business or health sciences undergraduate or two-year curriculum in any school in the UNC system or N.C. Community College system -- including the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and its Agricultural Institute. 

Apr 14, 2014

‘Apostle for horticulture’ Bryce Lane creates student travel endowment

During his 32-year career, Bryce Lane led students on many national field trips and competitions, as well as international excursions, where he introduced students to world horticulture practices. Creating a fund to support travel opportunities for horticulture students seemed a natural choice as his parting gift to the Department of Horticultural Science when he retired. 

Mar 10, 2014

$3 million gift to CALS from alumni couple will seed rural student access initiative at N.C. State University

The gift from Dr. Joseph K. and Deborah Kapp Gordon of Raleigh to the university’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences will support a number of initiatives to better prepare rural North Carolinians for acceptance to – and then the rigors of – N.C. State. 

Dec 21, 2013

CALS donors and retirees celebrated at December reception

The Retiree and Donor Appreciation Event, celebrating the contributions of donors and retirees to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, this year included an opportunity for the guests of honor to participate in a special Cooperative Extension Visioning Initiative. 

Oct 4, 2013

Swartzel retirement, FSLI anniversary, APLU endowment are celebrated

The APLU FSLI Endowment will support the APLU Food Systems Leadership Award and future enhancements. Swartzel directed the FSLI from its founding until his recent retirement. 

May 14, 2013

Riggans Memorial Scholarship honors former 4-H’er who was a dairy industry leader

A new scholarship endowment was established in April in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to honor Megan Mann Riggans and her infant son, Will. 

Feb 7, 2013

Special People, Special Gift

Bill and Marsha Prestage share memories of the growth of their company – and their reasons for making a historic gift to N.C. State. 

Nov 15, 2012

Wayne and Judy Skaggs create endowment for water resources and hydrology research

The Wayne and Judy Skaggs Endowment for Water Resources and the Hydrology of Poorly Drained Lands was created Nov. 9 as part of festivities in commemoration of Skaggs’ career. 

Sep 12, 2012

New scholarship endowment honors 4-H’s Thearon and Vanette McKinney

The endowment will provide opportunities for N.C. 4-H members to attend the American Youth Foundation Leadership Conference. 

Aug 14, 2012

CALS alumnus and wife create ROTC scholarship endowment

The Tim and R.J. Peppe Military Leadership Scholars Endowment will join the family of Gen. Hugh Shelton Leadership awards at N.C. State University.