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Pat Curtis

May 20, 2022

Poultry Science’s Curtis Praised for Transformative Leadership

After more than 30 years working in higher education, 15 of those years at North Carolina State University, Patricia Curtis, department head for the Prestage Department of Poultry Science, is retiring beginning July 1. 

a man outside of a barn

Apr 25, 2022

Meet the Man Who Makes Feed for Howling Cow’s Dairy Cows

Sam Brown, a 2008 alumnus of the Prestage Department of Poultry Science, is now the supervisor of research operations at the Feed Mill Education Unit. 

Little girl on tractor at CALS Farm Animal Days

Apr 17, 2022

Five Things To Know About Farm Animal Days 2022

No matter how many times you've attended the longtime spring tradition at NC State University's Lake Wheeler Road Field Laboratory, here's what you absolutely need to know for your 2022 visit. 

Sophie Chance in her cap and gown on NC State's campus

Dec 7, 2021

Taking a Chance on Poultry Science

NC State graduate Sophie Chance reflects on her four years at CALS and shares valuable advice with future students. 

A young man holding a glass award, standing with three other people

Oct 29, 2021

JT Pope: Keeping Hens Healthy

A career in the poultry industry was meant to be for JT Pope. The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumnus and current nutritionist with the House of Raeford says it all started when he was 13 years old. 

Lynn Worley-Davis teaching students in one of her embryology labs

Mar 30, 2021

Laying the Foundation for an Agricultural Career

Lynn Worley-Davis has found her niche in teaching — educating the next generation about the importance of agriculture and the variety of career opportunities available to them. 

May 7, 2020

Until We Meet Again

Ph.D. graduate Matthew Warren leaves a legacy of nutrition research and peer mentoring at NC State as he takes on a new biomedical science position. 

People in a processing plant

Jan 9, 2020

Teaching and Learning Beyond Campus: Poultry Processing

Pat Curtis and Rasha Qudsieh think outside the box when teaching poultry process and products. From field trips to baking, students applied what they were learning. 

CALS Poultry Science Extension's Dannica Wall and Marissa Herchler

Feb 25, 2019

Non-Traditional: Full-Time Student. And Parent. And Extension Employee. And…

National statistics show that "non-traditional" is increasingly the norm for students across the United States – in just one example, 75 percent of graduate students also work at least 30 hours a week. Over the next few months, we're highlighting some of our own amazing multi-taskers across CALS. 

Photo of a lady laughing outside

Nov 29, 2018

From 4-H’er To Newest Poultry Science Hire

The Prestage Department of Poultry Science welcomes Mary Fosnaught to the faculty as the 4-H and Youth Development Extension Associate. Step one: Bring all youth programs under one umbrella.