Stories From Dec 2017
Student Spotlight: PDPS Junior Kate Hice Interns with Rose Acre Farms — Hyde County
NC State Prestage Department of Poultry Science (PDPS) Junior Kate Hice interned with Rose Acre Farms — Hyde County Egg Facility in Pantego, NC this summer and was invited back to intern next summer!
Faculty Spotlight: PDPS Professor Jim Petitte Works with Transgenic Poultry
Petitte came to NC State to work on his postdoctoral research in Biotechnology. Currently, Petitte is working with a team from NC State and Duke University and using poultry as a model for human disease, specifically ovarian cancer.
Poultry Science Club
PSC had its first meeting on Aug. 22. The club plans to participate in the NC State Fair where a PDPS booth will be set up as well as Casey the Cardinal. Members will assist with the Annual Youth Market Turkey Show, various food drives, and a ham/turkey sale.
NC State PDPS hosts annual Poultry Science Summer Institute
On July 30-Aug. 3 NC State Prestage Department of Poultry Science (PDPS) celebrated its 10th-anniversary Poultry Science Summer Institute (PSSI) program.
PDPS names Dr. Patricia Curtis as Department Head
NC State Prestage Department of Poultry Science (PDPS) recently named Dr. Patricia Curtis as the new Department Head.
Prestage Department of Poultry Science Graduates Nine Students
On December 15th, nine undergraduates and one Ph.D. candidate graduated from the Prestage Department of Poultry Science.
What’s new in the department
NC State Prestage Department of Poultry Science (PDPS) has been restructured to offer a more flexible, structured and organized work environment.
Outstanding December Graduate: Chandler Keck
At CALS, Chandler Keck found a lot of unexpected twists and turns — and the freedom and opportunity to explore them all. He graduates this December with a double major in animal and poultry sciences.