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Donor generosity is the top story as CALS newsmakers are on display at 2011 Donor Recognition Event

Bone Scholars

At the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ 2011 Donor Recognition Event, exhibits were themed around programs and activities that have been newsmakers in the pages of Perspectives.

CES foundations announce new endowments

Despite a slow economy, the three foundations that support North Carolina Cooperative Extension had something to celebrate at their last meeting: 14 new endowments and enhancement funds.

Troxler and Rouzer honored at CALS joint foundations event

Steve Troxler and David Rouzer

North Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture Steve Troxler and state Sen. David Rouzer are the 2011 recipients of the Distinguished Service Awards, presented by the North Carolina Agricultural Foundation. The awards are given annually to individuals who provide outstanding support to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and N.C. State University.

The 10% Campaign receives $5,000 gift from Carolina Farm Credit

Carolina Farm Credit, based in Statesville, has given $5,000 to support the 10% Campaign, a North Carolina initiative designed to encourage consumers to spend 10 percent of their food budget on locally produced foods.

Scholarship to honor innovative agribusinessman

Once manager of Open Grounds Farm, the late Livio Ferruzzi was an international agribusiness consultant and innovator.

The late Livio Ferruzzi, an agricultural business entrepreneur and innovator with a global reach and local presence, was honored Dec. 8 when family, friends and associates gathered at the Center for Marine Science and Technology in Morehead City to establish an N.C. State University scholarship endowment in his name.

N.C. State, Monsanto celebrate $500,000 fund for Plant Breeding and Advanced Analytics Fellows program

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at North Carolina State University and Monsanto Company announced today a $500,000 grant to train the next generation of plant breeding professionals.

Troxler and Rouzer honored at CALS foundations event

Steve Troxler and David Rouzer

North Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture Steve Troxler and state Sen. David Rouzer are the 2011 recipients of the Distinguished Service Awards, presented by the North Carolina Agricultural Foundation.

Luginbuhl launches two scholarship endowments at retirement celebration

Dr. Gerry Luginbuhl signs the endowment agreements, along with CALS Dean Johnny Wynne (seated, right), Dr. Eric Miller (standing, left) and Dr. Ken Esbenshade.

Dr. Geraldine Luginbuhl, professor of microbiology and assistant director of Academic Programs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, retired in July, but she does not intend to retire from contributing to the education of N.C. State University students.

North Carolina 4-H Development Fund receives $1 million gift for SECU 4-H Learning Center

The North Carolina 4-H Development Fund Board of Directors has announced its acceptance of a $1 million challenge grant from the members of the State Employees Credit Union (SECU) for a new 4-H learning center.

May Day arboretum gala celebrates spring in Raleigh

Susan Woodson

The annual Gala in the Garden fund-raiser at JC Raulston Arboretum is traditionally a beautiful herald of the spring season in Raleigh, whether the weather is fine, rainy, sweltering or windy. For this year’s May 1 festivities, it was more than fine.

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