Posts Tagged ‘international programs’

BritParis trip is a special spring break experience

The BritParis 2011 tour group displays Wolfpack colors in London.

This past March, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences faculty members Melissa Hendrickson and Ron Campbell led a group of 35 participants for a European spring break to remember.

CALS will support agricultural education in Liberia

Project partners

Faculty members in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences will share their teaching expertise to help the West African nation of Liberia rebuild its agricultural education system following almost two decades of civil war and unrest.

Croatian university representative visits CALS

Croatian visitor with Paul and Patricia

A new relationship between N.C. State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and a Croatian university offers opportunities for CALS students. N.C. State recently signed a memorandum of understanding with University of Zagreb in the Croatian capital, and in July, Ivana Prosinecki of Zagreb’s International Relations Office visited N.C. State to share information about what the university could offer for students here.

Caitlin Lowe: Off to great places

Caitlin Lowe

When Caitlin Lowe came to N.C. State University four years ago, she never imagined the places she’d go or how those travels would influence her future. But now, with her head full of brains and her shoes full of feet, as Dr. Seuss would put it, the graduating senior is off to graduate school with the determination to make a difference when it comes to agricultural policy and international development.

Costa Rica faculty visit Chatham farms

Costa Rican faculty visit Chatham farms

Two faculty members from University of Costa Rica recently visited farms in Chatham County in November, as part of an information exchange with scientists at N.C. State University and N.C. A&T State University. Photos of the visit are available on Debbie Roos’s Growing Small Farms website.

CALS tour brings Central America to plant pathology students

Bridget Lassiter

Bridget Lassiter, a Ph.D. student in crop science, describes her experience traveling to Costa Rica as part of a class on tropical agriculture and plant pathology.

Now’s the time to sign up for CALS study trip abroad

CALS’ Agricultural Institute is offering an international agribusiness, law and culture tour that will take participants to England, France and Wales from March 5 to 13, 2011. It’s open to CALS students, parents and alumni as well as faculty and staff. More information is available in a PDF that’s available online.

Ellen Orabone: Stopping World Hunger

Ellen Orabone

Senior food science student Ellen Orabone’s career goal: to end world hunger. Study abroad experiences have taken her to farflung places and given her experience working on food- and hunger-related issues.

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