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Hannah Lunsford

Coleman Berry in graduation regalia

Sep 7, 2018

Wolves to Wolfpack: “Freshman” Coleman Berry

What makes new PDPS undergrad Coleman Berry stand out in a stand-out crowd? At 18, he’s entering the Prestage Department of Poultry Science (PDPS) as a senior. 

Adolescent turkey poult

Aug 31, 2018

Winter is Coming — But First, the Fall Youth Market Turkey Show

As North Carolina looks forward to cooler temperatures, it also looks forward to the State Fair. For some of NC's youngest, that means the Youth Market Turkey Show. PDPS checked in to see how things are going. 

Hannah Lunsford portrait in Prague

Jul 16, 2018

PDPS to Prague: Senior Hannah Lunsford’s “Leap of Faith”

Rising senior Hannah Lunsford just returned from a study abroad program in Prague. She talks about her experiences there, how she came to CALS and what she plans to do next. 

Five club members

Mar 19, 2018

Poultry Science Club at 2018 IPPE

In January, the NC State Poultry Science Club (PSC) flocked to the International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, gathering industry knowledge — and recognition — during the 3-day conference. 

Kate Hice

Dec 19, 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! 

Dr. Pettite

Dec 19, 2017

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 with large check

Dec 19, 2017

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. 

PSSI 2017 participants

Dec 19, 2017

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. 

Patricia Curtis

Dec 19, 2017

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. 

Dec 19, 2017

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.