Student Spotlight

May 8, 2018

Outstanding CALS Grad: Serene Ahmad

Serene Ahmad jokes that “senioritis” has set in full-force. It’s no wonder the accomplished student is ready for a break – her NC State career is packed with scholarly achievements and extracurricular activities.

May 4, 2018

Student Spotlight: Passion for Ag Turns into Life Calling

Outstanding CALS grad Abby Whitaker was confident four years ago that CALS was the place to pursue her passion for agriculture, and today she’s surer than ever.

Apr 2, 2018

Student Spotlight: From Ballet to Bioprocessing

After a 20-year career in ballet, Elice Kitchen-McKinley hung up her pointe shoes to embark on a new journey at NC State -- a career in bioprocessing science.

Feb 5, 2018

Student Spotlight: A Passion for Teaching and Learning

As she studies a disease that threatens the reproductive abilities of cattle, Becky Poole hopes to help farmers keep their herds healthy.

Oct 25, 2017

Not Your Ordinary Summer Internships

Whether on Capitol Hill or at the North Carolina General Assembly, three exceptional CALS students had once-in-a-lifetime experiences.

Sep 6, 2017

Student Spotlight: An Artist with a ‘Passion for Plants’

Meet Amy Arnold, the student behind the prize-winning illustration on this year's special-edition CALS Alumni and Friends t-shirt.

Jun 19, 2017

State Officers Reflect on Leadership, Legacy and Their ‘FFA Family’

Six CALS students will retire this week from what they describe as the rewarding, exhausting and ultimately life-changing experience of being a North Carolina FFA officer.

May 25, 2017

Student Spotlight: Hitting it Out of the Park with AGI

Charlie Goode dreams of being a groundskeeper at a major league stadium. And his experience in the Agricultural Institute (AGI) helped put him a big step closer.

Apr 2, 2017

Student Spotlight: Five Questions with Brock Deatherage

Baseball season -- that beloved harbinger of spring -- is in full swing, and CALS student Brock Deatherage is front and center for the Wolfpack.

Mar 7, 2017

Growing a Future

When Katelyn Thomas didn't get accepted into NC State as a freshman, she pursued an alternate path. Thanks to STEAM, Thomas is now a CALS Honors student majoring in agricultural business management.