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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.

Hightowers endow awards for graduate students in fisheries and wildlife

Shown at the signing are Drs. Robin and Joe Hightower (seated) and, standing from left, Dr. Barry Goldfarb, Dr. David Bristol, Dr. Damian Shea, Dr. Robert Brown and Dr. Johnny Wynne, along with fisheries and wildlife program colleague Dr. Chris Moorman.

The Joseph E. and Robin C. Hightower Graduate Award Endowment in Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences was created Oct. 22.

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. Vegetation Management Association increases its scholarship endowment

Matt Lynch (left) and Rob Richardson of the North Carolina Vegetation Management Association present a check to Chris Wessel of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ Advancement Office.

The North Carolina Vegetation Management Association (NCVMA) has doubled its scholarship endowment in the N.C. Agricultural Foundation Inc. to provide annual merit-based scholarships.

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.

A Cookbook Full of Memories

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When is a cookbook more than just a collection of recipes? When it’s ‘North Carolina’s 4-H Centennial Cookbook: Celebrating 100 Years of Blue Ribbon Recipes.’

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