There’s going to be an End of Summer Party on August 31 at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ Tailgate 2013 in Dorton Arena.
“Bridging the past to the future” was the theme when the boards of foundations supporting N.C. State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences convened for a particularly special and historic joint meeting on April 10.
Samantha Smith, a 2011 North Carolina State University graduate with a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and chemistry, recently received the Patricia “Pat” Fedeles Award for Compassion in Physical Diagnosis given by the West Virginia University School of Medicine.
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.
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.
Bill and Marsha Prestage share memories of the growth of their company – and their reasons for making a historic gift to N.C. State.
Dr. Charles W. Stuber and Jessie Thomas “Tommy” Bunn were honored as the College’s 2012-2013 Distinguished Alumni at an award reception in November. Also recognized were the College’s Outstanding Alumni, Outstanding Young Alumni and Outstanding Staff Member.
CALS horticultural science alumnus Keith Davis has solved the riddle of growing the endangered ghost orchid. His efforts recently won recognition from the American Orchid Society.
Brian DuMont describes the start of his company as the “perfect storm.” As a senior pursuing a degree in horticultural science at N.C. State in 1997, DuMont was assigned a class project about business ownership. He came up with a plan for a landscaping company and received one of his best grades ever.
When College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumnus Dr. Giles Shih talks about the success of his company, BioResource International (BRI), he sometimes mentions the Louis Pasteur quote “chance favors the prepared mind.”