College Advancement

Dec 22, 2016

JC Raulston Arboretum’s New Grand Entrance Open Every Day of the Year

Fun for people of all ages and free to the public, NC State's JC Raulston Arboretum is ready to debut its unique new pedestrian gate.

Dec 5, 2016

Football With a Side of Agriculture

Nearly 1,000 CALS alumni and friends enjoyed the 25th annual Tailgate -- the largest celebration of its kind at NC State.

Dec 5, 2016

Students in Large-Scale Organic Agriculture to Benefit from Gift

A new endowment, funded by Frank and Judi Grainger, will support undergraduate students pursuing hands-on research and travel experiences related to organic crop production.

Nov 11, 2016

Voters Continue Nickels for Know-How Support

In a recent statewide referendum, users of fertilizer and feed voted overwhelmingly to continue a self-assessment supporting agricultural research, extension, and teaching programs in NC State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Oct 25, 2016

Nickels for Know-How Check-off Vote Set for Nov. 1

North Carolina users of fertilizer and feed can vote Nov. 1 in Nickels for Know-How, a self-assessed check-off that supports CALS' agricultural research, teaching and extension programs.

Sep 1, 2016

Mr. Sweet Potato’s Legacy

North Carolina’s sweet potato growers are building an endowment at NC State to ensure that a most successful university-industry partnership endures. It honors Henry M. Covington, a longtime extension specialist whose research and partnerships spurred the industry's growth.

Mar 24, 2016

Recognizing CALS philanthropists and recipients

Student scholars get to know donors and agricultural leaders during an annual thank-you event, and Windell and Judy Talley are recognized for their $1 million commitment.

Mar 22, 2016

Farm Bureau gift to enhance plant sciences

With strong grassroots support, an initiative aimed at making North Carolina the global hub for plant sciences innovation got a big boost when the North Carolina Farm Bureau Federation pledged $500,000 to start the Seeds of Success Fund.

Feb 8, 2016

New day in North Carolina agriculture heralded at joint foundations meeting

The fall joint meeting luncheon of the N.C. Agricultural, Dairy and Tobacco foundations on Nov. 10 was charged with excitement over news of a potentially impactful future for NC State University, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the state.

Feb 8, 2016

Traditional tailgate activities enhance scholarship support

Neither high winds nor pouring rain could dampen spirits at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ 24th annual Tailgate, which took place Oct. 3 before kickoff of the NC State-Louisville football game. While the event featured popular Tailgate staples […]