Alumni and Friends

Aug 3, 2021

50th anniversary of the first Black faculty member at NC State

This year is the 50th anniversary of the 1st Black professor at NCSU! Augustus Witherspoon earned his Ph.D. from NCSU (1970). In 1971, he became a professor of Botany and the first Black professor in the university’s history.

Jun 7, 2021

Plants In Space

Last week, SpaceX-22 was launched into space transporting scientific research projects to the International Space Station, including several plant biology experiments whose roots can be traced back to PMB! Learn more about the PMB scientists and their research that is currently underway in space!

Jun 4, 2021

Alumni Spotlight: Jill Barber

Jill Barber graduated from NC State in 2014 with a B.S. degree in Plant Biology. Now, Jill works in the Cultivation Department at Pure Ohio Wellness, growing legal medical marijuana. Learn more about what she has been doing since graduation!

Jun 4, 2021

Alumni Spotlight: Ben Davis

Ben Davis graduated from NC State in 2004 with a B.S. degree in Microbiology. He then returned to NC State to earn a Master's of Microbial Biotechnology in 2007. Check out what he has been up to since he graduated!

May 3, 2021

Distinguished NCSU Microbiology Alumnus Passes Away, Endowment Established

Dr. Carl Cerniglia, a distinguished NCSU Microbiology Alumnus, passed away in April, but his legacy will live on in an endowment to provide aid for Microbiology students named in his honor.

Mar 18, 2021

NC State’s Day of Giving – March 24, 2021 – Save the Date!

A Day of Giving is a fun, unique way for our university community to come together and maximize its collective impact through challenge matches and competitive spirit. Our department and CALS are participating in the Day of Giving on March 24th. Please consider helping us spread awareness about this event to the community.

Feb 27, 2019

NC State’s Day of Giving – Save the Date

A Day of Giving is a fun, unique way for our university community to come together and maximize its collective impact through challenge matches and competitive spirit. Our department and CALS are participating in the Day of Giving on March 24th. Please consider helping us spread awareness about this event to the community.