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Transforming the Future celebrated at CALS annual donor recognition

Melda and Bill Lamm endowed the scholarship won by CALS senior David Horne (right), who joined them at the donor recognition event.

A snowy weekend did not daunt the more than 400 guests who attended the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ annual donor recognition event, Feb. 17. Among the hundreds assembled at N.C. State University’s McKimmon Center for the occasion were CALS donors, scholarship and professorship recipients, faculty members, alumni and students, along with university administrators.

2013 Arb Gala is an elegant Asian Reflection

Gala-goers place their bids in a silent-auction tent. Proceeds support the JCRA's operations, plant maintenance and educational programs.

The April 28 Gala in the Garden, the annual garden party and fundraiser at JC Raulston Arboretum, came with cool temperatures and April showers, yet it was as magical and beautiful as ever. This year’s theme was “An Asian Reflection.”

Berryhill endowment will support CALS students from Person County

Eugene C. Berryhill Sr.

The Eugene C. Berryhill Sr. Scholarship endowment was established in the North Carolina Agricultural Foundation Inc. in May.

Riggans Memorial Scholarship honors former 4-H’er who was a dairy industry leader

Riggans endowment signing

A new scholarship endowment was established in April in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to honor Megan Mann Riggans and her infant son, Will.

Universal Leaf creates CALS scholarship

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The endowment will be used to provide scholarships for students in CALS’ two-year Agricultural Institute or four-year undergraduate students enrolled in crop production agriculture and related curricula.

Brubaker honored for career and service to the state, university and FFA

N.C. Sen. Daniel Blue Jr. (left) and N.C. Speaker of the House Thom Tillis were among those paying tribute to former N.C. Speaker of the House Harold Brubaker (center).

The career impacts and legacy of former North Carolina Speaker of the House Harold Brubaker were celebrated March 27 at a special event that was also a fund-raiser in support of the North Carolina FFA Foundation.

Transforming the Future celebrated at CALS annual Donor Recognition

Melda and Bill Lamm endowed the scholarship won by CALS senior David Horne (right), who joined them at the donor recognition event.

A snowy weekend did not daunt the more than 400 guests who attended the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ annual donor recognition event, Feb. 17.

Scholarship endowment honors 4-H’s Thearon and Vanette McKinney

Vanette and Thearon McKinney

As Dr. Thearon McKinney retired from N.C. State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, a new scholarship endowment was created by his friends and family to honor McKinney and his wife, Vanette. The Thearon and Vanette McKinney American Youth Foundation Leadership Conference Scholarship Endowment was announced Sept. 7 at a retirement celebration for McKinney at the university’s JC Raulston Arboretum.

New CES endowments, funds announced at fall meeting

Rich Linton, Wanda Denning, Reba Green-Holley, Travis Burke, Joe Zublena and Marshall Stewart

The foundations that support North Carolina Cooperative Extension celebrated a whopping 23 new endowments and enhancement funds at their annual fall meeting.

Plant pathology department and Bayer CropScience team to create new graduate student fellowship

Present for the signing: (seated) Dr. Mark Parrish, director of herbicide, trait, and PGR development, Bayer CropScience; (left to right) Dr. David Monks, interim associate dean and director of the North Carolina Agricultural Research Service; Dr. Eric Davis, Williams Neal Reynolds Professor and director of graduate programs in the Department of Plant Pathology; Dr. James Moyer, department head and professor of plant pathology; Dr. Richard Linton, dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences; Dr. Mike Schwarz, senior crop development manager, Bayer CropScience; and Dr. Sam Pardue, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences interim associate dean and director.

The Department of Plant Pathology and Bayer CropScience have partnered to establish the Bayer CropScience Fellowship for Graduate Students, a training program designed to prepare students for success in private industry.

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