Archive for the ‘Perspectives’ Category

Jim Hunt reflects on Extension’s century of service: ‘Thank goodness for Cooperative Extension’

Former N.C. Gov. Jim Hunt

Having lived three-quarters of North Carolina Cooperative Extension’s history, former four-term N.C. Gov. James B. Hunt has plenty to say about the agency’s value and positive influence on communities and people across the state.

Evans, BAE head and CALS alumnus, named to international hall of fame

Dr. Robert Evans (right) was accompanied by his colleague Dr. Wayne Skaggs at the International Drainage Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

Dr. Robert O. Evans was honored at the International Drainage Hall of Fame award dinner and ceremony, held at The Ohio State University.

Gifts from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Universal Leaf Tobacco Co. and Alliance One bring Collins endowment closer to $10 million goal

Dean Rich Linton (top photo, second left), Chancellor Randy Woodson (back, center) and Ann and Bill Collins (right) accept the donation presented by the team from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco.

Sizeable donations from tobacco companies R.J. Reynolds, Universal Leaf and Alliance One have brought a recently established tobacco program endowment in N.C. State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences closer to its funding goal.

Proud Heritage

Chet Black, center, is named a Legend of Extension. With Fletcher Barber, left, and Joe Zublena.

N.C. Cooperative Extension celebrates its centennial birthday.

Floating Classroom

students in front of the RV Humphries

It’s time for a cool change as a CAAE outreach program takes youngsters out on the water for lessons in aquatic ecology.

Priceless Experience

Working in the free stall at the Dairy Education Unit are (front to back) students Devan Schreiber and Connor Reynolds, herd manager Alli Davis and student Danielle Pierce.

The Dairy Education Unit prepares tomorrow’s dairy leaders in a real-world environment.

Fulfilling the Mission

Six William Neal Reynolds Professors uphold the College’s strategic vision and goals through impactful research endeavors.

Meeting of Minds

Dr. John Russ (seated front) and the CALS ARE 306 class pose in real time along with their transatlantic counterparts, shown on screens in Croatia (including the white-bearded Dr. Ron Campbell).

CALS and Croatian students attend ag law class together via transatlantic connections.

College Profile: Travis Burke

Travis Burke

Northeast District Director Travis Burke can’t wait to see what unfolds as Extension’s next century begins.

Ancient history and science come to life as Jefferson Scholars explore Italy

Thomas Jefferson Scholars and their advisers visited the Colosseum in Rome as part of their week-long tour of Italy in May.

The Vatican, the Roman Colosseum, the Sistine chapel, the Roman Forum: These were among the wonders beheld this past May by group of Thomas Jefferson Scholars and their N.C. State University faculty advisers.

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