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.
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.
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,” […]
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ annual donor recognition event at McKimmon Center was especially festive this year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
More than 1,100 CALS alumni and friends celebrated the tradition on Sept. 4, as the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences held its 19th annual football tailgate event at Dorton Arena on the state fairgrounds.