NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ research and extension work on sweet potatoes got a big boost April 15, as leaders in the sweet potato industry and associated endeavors gathered to celebrate reaching their $1.3 million goal for the Henry M. Covington Endowment.
“Bridging the past to the future” was the theme when 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.
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.
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.”
The career impacts and legacy of former North Carolina Speaker of the House Harold Brubaker were celebrated March 27 at a special event co-hosted by the N.C. Agricultural Foundation Inc. and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at N.C. State University.
Sharon Rowland retires after a career devoted to the betterment of Cooperative Extension and the people it serves.
Bill and Marsha Prestage share memories of the growth of their company – and their reasons for making a historic gift to N.C. State.
The foundations that support North Carolina Cooperative Extension celebrated a whopping 23 new endowments and enhancement funds at their annual fall meeting.
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.
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.