As Dr. Thearon McKinney retired from N.C. State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, a new scholarship endowment was created by his friends and family to honor McKinney and his wife, Vanette. The Thearon and Vanette McKinney American Youth Foundation Leadership Conference Scholarship Endowment was announced Sept. 7 at a retirement celebration for McKinney at the university’s JC Raulston Arboretum.
The awards, recently announced by the North Carolina Soybean Producers Association, are presented to students studying soybean production and involved in soybean research.
The Tim and R.J. Peppe Military Leadership Scholars Endowment will join the family of Gen. Hugh Shelton Leadership awards at N.C. State University.
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has seven students among the university’s four Goldwater Scholars and 20 National Science Foundation Fellows recently selected.
Golfers can play a round on North Carolina State University’s Lonnie Poole Golf Course and raise money for scholarships Sept. 26 at the annual Dr. Art Bruneau Golf Tournament and Scholarship Fundraiser.
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.
Students from across the state have received 4-H scholarships from the North Carolina 4-H Development Fund, to attend institutions of higher learning. During the recent State 4-H Congress held in Raleigh, the foundation awarded more than 70 scholarship
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.
Jefferson Scholar Michael Atkins Jr. makes volunteerism and community service part of his well-planned future.
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.