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.
One of our College goals for 2010 is to foster economic vitality by generating and applying science and technology that support robust agricultural and life sciences industries. It is part of our land-grant mandate to conduct programs that undergird the agricultural industry in North Carolina. The pursuit of those efforts is also the College’s role [...]
When North Carolina’s commodity leaders gathered for their annual meeting at N.C. State University on May 7, the event drew more than 250 attendees, its largest meeting ever.