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JCRA celebrates special anniversary, new Lath House, leadership award

Touring the newly dedicated Lath House, Dr. Richard Linton (right), CALS dean, hears from JCRA donor Chuck Friedrich about the renovation of the facility.

New College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean Richard H. Linton joined the festivities Sept. 21 as more than 200 gardening enthusiasts and supporters of the JC Raulston Arboretum gathered for an evening of special arboretum celebrations.

A tribute to the land-grant mission

Dr. Johnny Wynne

This Summer 2012 Perspectives commemorates a historic year for N.C. State University and its College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. It is the 125th anniversary of the founding of the university and the 150th anniversary of the passage of the Morrill Act which established federal mandates for the funding of land-grant institutions in each state to provide education in the agriculture and the mechanic arts.

Wynne, College supporters honored at spring joint foundations event

Dean Johnny Wynne (right) receives the CALS Foundations' Distinguished Service Award from Steve Smith, N.C. Tobacco Foundation chairman.

Award recipients include the Animal Science and Food Science clubs, the Student Organization Resource Development Award winners, recognized for their efforts in support of the Dairy Foundation Campaign for Excellence.

CALS on the job as a go-to resource for North Carolinians

Dean Johnny Wynne (right) holds a check presented by Bayer CropScience’s Dr. Nick Hamon (center right) to fully endow the position of Bayer Environmental Science Professor of Sustainable Development. With them are Dr. David Smith (left), CALS associate dean and director of the N.C. Agricultural Research Service, and Dr. Mark Stowers, chair of the North Carolina Agricultural and Life Sciences Research Foundation board.

This past October, we celebrated the official installation of Dr. W. Randolph “Randy” Woodson as the 14th chancellor of N.C. State University. In his inaugural remarks, the chancellor defined the role the university will play in the future of the state. “We have a clear understanding of our mission and a passion for fulfilling it,” […]

2010 CALS Donor Recognition is a special celebration

Extension’s Dr. Joe Zublena joins Chancellor Woodson (center) as he greets CALS benefactors Bill and Melda Lamm at the October reception.

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ annual donor recognition event at McKimmon Center was especially festive this year.

N.C. State University dedicates its first ‘green’ building at Eastern 4-H Center

4-H Conference Center

The facility that is expected to be N.C. State University’s first “green” LEED-certified building will be dedicated Thursday, Jan. 6, but it won’t be on campus. The conference center at the Eastern 4-H Educational Center in Tyrrell County is awaiting LEED certification – Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. The new conference center building – with a recreation hall, classrooms and dining room — will be dedicated at 3 p.m.

Sustainable development professorship fully endowed by Bayer CropScience

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The endowment is used to support activities of a full professor working in turfgrass management or other areas of innovation in sustainable development in the College.

Order of Long Leaf Pine and Distinguished Service Awards are presented at College of Agriculture and Life Sciences foundations event

Jerry Hardesty (left) holds the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, while Dr. James West and N.C. Sen. Richard Stevens display their Distinguished Service Awards.

A state legislator, a county commissioner and a retired Extension-director-turned-community-volunteer were honored Nov. 10 during the joint meeting of the North Carolina Agriculture, Dairy and Tobacco foundations at N.C. State University.

Hightowers endow awards for graduate students in fisheries and wildlife

Drs. Joe and Robin Hightower

The new endowment will support financial awards and educational opportunities for graduate students enrolled in programs jointly administered by CALS, the College of Natural Resources and the College of Veterinary Medicine at N.C. State.

2010 CALS Donor Recognition is a special celebration

Chancellor Randy Woodson is joined by Dr. Joe Zublena (left), CALS associate dean, as he greets scholarship benefactors William and Melda Lamm.

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ annual donor recognition event was especially festive this year for two reasons. First, it wrapped up a week of activities commemorating the Oct. 26 installation of Dr. Randy Woodson as N.C. State University’s 14th chancellor. Second, the 2010 CALS Donor Recognition took place on Halloween, adding a holiday ambiance to the occasion.

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