Posts Tagged ‘endowments’

Environmentalist Tom Quay, one of the first to receive a Ph.D. from N.C. State, has died

Dr. Thomas L. Quay, professor emeritus of zoology in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, died April 16 at the age of 97.

Luginbuhl launches two scholarship endowments at retirement celebration

Dr. Gerry Luginbuhl signs the endowment agreements, along with CALS Dean Johnny Wynne (seated, right), Dr. Eric Miller (standing, left) and Dr. Ken Esbenshade.

Dr. Geraldine Luginbuhl, professor of microbiology and assistant director of Academic Programs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, retired in July, but she does not intend to retire from contributing to the education of N.C. State University students.

Carlson Endowment created to fund annual award for outstanding ARE dissertation

Barbara Carlson, Dr. Ying Zhu, Dr. Keri Jacobs and Dr. Gerald Carlson

Dr. Gerald Carlson and his wife, Barbara, have created an endowment in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, where Carlson spent 35 years as a faculty member.

Carlson Endowment created to fund annual award for outstanding ARE dissertation

From left, Barbara Carlson, Dr. Ying Zhu, Dr. Keri Jacobs and Dr. Gerald Carlson gathered for the presentation of the inaugural Gerald A. Carlson Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation Awards to Zhu and Jacobs.

The Barbara E. and Gerald A. Carlson Endowment — to fund the annual Gerald A. Carlson Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation Award in Agricultural and Resource Economics — was established in ceremonies April 29.

Remembering Dr. B.

George Barthalmus autographed copies of his first mystery novel during the CALS tailgate event. The proceeds from book sales support scholarships for CALS students.

Dr. George T. Barthalmus, director of the university’s Office of Undergraduate Research, Professor Emeritus of Zoology and former CALS associate dean and director of Academic Programs, has passed away.

Resource Development Awards presented, new endowments celebrated at 2011 joint foundations spring event

Shown are honorees (front, from left) Lauren Mabry, Lindsay Pitts, Matt Greene, Cortney Freeman and Scott Whisnant; and (back) Wayne Skaggs, Frank Rackley, Zakiya Leggett, Sue Johnson-Langdon, Judi Grainger, Frank Grainger and Carolyn Dunn.

The awards, sponsored each year by the N.C. Agricultural Foundation Inc., recognized CALS faculty and student organizations for efforts in raising funds to benefit College programs, as well as volunteer, corporate/foundation and commodity organization support activities.

Sustainable development professorship fully endowed by Bayer CropScience

In September, Bayer CropScience’s Dr. Nick Hamon presented the final of three gift installments from the company to fully endow the position of Bayer Environmental Science Professor of Sustainable Development in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

First Bone Scholars begin classes

In June, Bone Scholars Omar Acosta (left), Stephanie Knowles  and Guadalupe Arce-Jimenez (right) met with Genia and Dale Bone (center), who established the scholarship endowment for migrant farm workers and their families.

The Bone Scholars program was created by Dale and Genia Bone, who established an endowment that will provide scholarships to migrant farm workers and their families.

Crop Science alumna Laura Whatley creates student emergency fund

Dr. Laura Whatley, with husband Thomas Whatley, credits her professional success to N.C. State University.

The Laura Medlen Whatley and Thomas L. Whatley Crop Science Student Emergency Fund will help crop science students who may experience unexpected economic hardship or changes in their financial status.

New CALS scholarship honors Richard Canady and his love for family, friends and agriculture

David and Jean Canady shared memories of their son Richard.

It’s not typical that an endowment signing draws a standing-room-only crowd, but when word went out that a scholarship was being created in memory of Richard Canady, 2002 graduate of N.C. State University, nearly three score family, friends and colleagues made a point to be there Oct. 1.

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