July 19, 2021
Nettie Baugher Gets Hands-on with Horticulture Research
For Nettie Baugher, NC State’s online Master of Horticultural Science program offered the best of both worlds. Baugher’s undergraduate degree is in horticulture, and she currently works in horticulture as a commercial horticulture area agent for Gates, Chowan, and Perquimans
June 17, 2021
Max Alff Nurtures a Passion for Plants
When Max Alff graduated high school, he didn’t initially plan to study for much longer. He enrolled in the NC State Agricultural Institute for Ornamentals and Landscape Technology, planning to get his associate degree and get out into the workforce.
May 17, 2021
Graduate Returns to His Roots in the Online Master of Animal Science
When Dillon Mellick graduated from Coe College in 2011 with a degree in biology, he was not quite sure where he wanted to take his career. Based in Des Moines, Iowa, he joined Kemin Industries as a quality assurance auditor,
May 5, 2021
Cultivating Balance in Online Courses
This article was written by Elizabeth Porter and published by Lily Fandel. You wouldn’t expect to learn how to juggle in NC State’s Ph.D. of Horticultural Science program, but for Kira Sims, that was the case. “If someone asked me
May 5, 2021
Active Duty Animal Science: Olivia Jones Pursues Her Passion
When Olivia Jones graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2017, she had two dreams –– to serve her country in the military and become a veterinarian. Now, as a graduating student in NC State’s online Master
March 10, 2021
YFCS March Blog: Tips for Writing a Personal Statement
In the March YFCS blog post, Graduate Certificate Coordinator Deidra Craig shares tips on how to write an insightful personal statement for the YFCS program that helps your application shine.
November 30, 2020
Online Graduate Student Uses Her Degree to Guide Families and Build Connections
Jennifer Vazquez is a fall 2020 graduate with a dedication to helping families and building connections through her degree in Youth, Family, and Community Sciences.
November 30, 2020
Online Graduate Found Inspiration at NC State to Expand the Reach of Her Work
Lauren Nolley shares her story as a student at NC State as she prepares to graduate from the nutrition program. Nolley plans to use her degree to help alleviate the effects of food insecurity.
November 13, 2020
Engineering a New Path: Online Graduate Student Reflects on Career Change
For Jonathan Stephens, a graduate degree from NC State Online meant making a career change and landing his dream job with the Wolfpack. Now the soon to be Master of Biological and Agricultural Engineering graduate is sharing his journey to earning his degree.
October 22, 2020
October YFCS Blog: Mobilizing Your Social Capital To Benefit The Youth
The Youth, Family, and Community Sciences graduate program publishes a monthly blog written by students and alumni sharing important topics and helpful resources related to the field of family science. The October blog post, written by Kendra Dowen, highlights the importance of mentoring and using your own networks to help youth increase their own social capital.