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Tag: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

David and Mary Peele

Apr 26, 2022

In Memory of Mary

N.C. PSI donor David Peele has named an NC State Plant Sciences Building greenhouse in memory of his late wife, Mary, and her lifelong love of horticulture. 

The copper wolves of Wolf Plaza on a summer day.

Apr 19, 2022

A Community Effort

NC State Crowdfunding connects alumni, friends, family and community members with causes they are passionate about and helps our students, faculty and staff bring their ideas to life. 

The belltower lit red

Apr 12, 2022

Honoring Gerald Elkan’s 23 Years of Service Helping Park Scholars Pursue Enrichment Experiences

Dr. Gerald H. Elkan has been heavily involved in NC State’s Park Scholarships program over the years. During and after Elkan’s distinguished four-decade career as a microbiology professor in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, he served as a celebrated Park Faculty Scholar for the Classes of 2002, 2006, 2009, and 2011; established the Gerald H. Elkan Distinguished Lecture on Science and Society to support an annual talk at the university; has volunteered on the Park Enrichment Grant Committee; and much more. 

Morgan Weinberg

Apr 12, 2022

One Sweet Career

Morgan Weinberg is an NC State senior double majoring in food science and history. The Chicago native and president of the Thomas Jefferson Scholars has dreams of working in research and development for sugary treats. Last summer, Weinberg had the opportunity to explore this passion with an internship at a company called Glanbia Nutritionals. 

Plant Sciences Building

Apr 5, 2022

Building Dedication Marks Milestone for N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences will dedicate the NC State University Plant Sciences Building on April 12 at 11 a.m. The event is free to attend, and the public is invited to join state officials, university leaders, donors and friends in the celebration. 

Elizabeth Espino

Apr 5, 2022

Scholarships Provide Opportunity for First-Generation Student

Elizabeth Espino knows the value of giving back to the community. A sophomore from La Grange, North Carolina, majoring in agricultural education, Espino has dreams of being able to help students the way she has been helped as the recipient of several CALS scholarships. 

John Radcliff (left) and John Holshouser (right) of JTI in front of the Plant Sciences Building

Mar 29, 2022

JTI Partners With NC PSI to Advance Sustainability and Innovation in Agriculture

JTI Leaf Services is no stranger to NC State, as the two organizations have been close partners in research, teaching and extension for more than 10 years. Now, JTI has named a lab space in the Plant Sciences Building to further its commitment to the university’s success. 

The Belltower against a blue sky

Mar 22, 2022

‘Think and Do’ Campaign in Review

Join the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences as it reflects on the tremendous impact donors have made on its students, faculty and more over the past five years. 

Pam Marrone alongside Dean Richard Linton as she receives her Distinguished Alumna award in 2021.

Mar 8, 2022

Sustainable Ag Leader Names Test Plot in Support of N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative

Pam Marrone, a key figure in the sustainable agriculture movement, began her trailblazing work when she took part in a groundbreaking agroecology study as a Ph.D. student at NC State. It’s fitting that Marrone is a supporter of the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative, which brings together the brightest minds in academia, government and industry. 

Taylor Rhodes

Mar 1, 2022

Extraordinary Difference: Taylor Rhodes

First-generation college student Taylor Rhodes ’21 wants to take what she learned at NC State and give back to farmers in her community. Thanks to support from the university’s Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign, she was able to graduate debt-free and can begin impacting her family's agricultural company and her community sooner than would otherwise be possible.