The Ruby C. McSwain NAADA Outstanding Philanthropist Award was given to Bill and Marsha Prestage and the Prestage family. Dr. William K. Collins was named a 2014 recipient of the NAADA Volunteer Service Award.
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at N.C. State University has announced leadership changes in six of its departments, with the appointments of three new department heads and three interim department heads.
Developed as part of CALS’ strategic planning process, the Dean’s Enrichment Grants Program is an internal request for proposals to support people, programs and partnerships in the College.
Leaders representing 50 of the state’s commodity groups and agriculturally related organizations were in attendance March 11 at a meeting hosted by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. One of the main objectives for the meeting was to strengthen relationships and identify collaborative ways to meet the needs of the state, nation and world.
The gift from Dr. Joseph K. and Deborah Kapp Gordon of Raleigh to the university’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences will support a number of initiatives to better prepare rural North Carolinians for acceptance to – and then the rigors of – N.C. State.
Among the news we bring in this Winter 2014 issue of Perspectives is an article on the fall celebration of the centennial of the Extension and Community Association (ECA). This year, the celebration continues as the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service officially turns 100 on May 8: It was founded in 1914, in conjunction with the national [...]
The College’s newest administrative leaders share their visions of things to come for CALS.
North Carolina Cooperative Extension’s leaders highlight the organization’s 100 years of service, and its ongoing mission and programs, on UNC-TV, the statewide public TV network.
Two long-time College of Agriculture and Life Sciences administrators have been named to new positions. Dr. Marshall Stewart has been named special assistant to the dean and director of college strategy and leadership effective Jan. 1. Dr. Harry Daniels’s appointment as head of the newly created CALS Department of Applied Ecology was effective Nov. 1.
The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service has launched a strategic visioning and planning initiative to evaluate the organization’s business model, adapt accordingly to the current economic environment and devise a strategy going forward.