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College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Alice Chen standing on top of a hill overlooking a bridge and water.

May 28, 2020

Studying Abroad: My Experience as an NC State Online International Student

In the latest Youth, Family, and Community Sciences blog post, Alice Chen describes her experiences as an international student in the program. 

May 7, 2020

Graduate’s Strong Desire to Help Parents and Families Leads to Launching Her Own Business

Following her spring 2020 graduation, Emily Ragland will use her master’s degree in Youth, Family and Community Sciences (YCFS) to launch her own consulting business. First, she’s reflecting on her time as an online graduate student. 

Apr 29, 2020

Mission to Serve: Meghan Montemurro on Combating Homelessness

During these unprecedented times, NC State Online graduate student Meghan Montemurro has remained steadfast in her mission to help the homeless find safe housing. 

Feb 24, 2020

A Champion Beyond the Court

Impactful and purposeful might be the best way to describe College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alum and former NC State basketball player Sam Hunt. 

May 7, 2018

After Earning Master’s Degree, Online CALS Graduate Plans to Earn Ph.D

Natisha Melchor is set to graduate May 12 with a new Master of Youth, Family, and Community Sciences in tow. 

Apr 23, 2018

Flexibility of Online Program Helps Ryan Finley Succeed On and Off the Field

NC State quarterback Ryan Finley shares why NC State Online and Distance Education has helped him balance school with football. 

Mar 15, 2018

Making Goals: Balancing an Online Education with Basketball

NC State men’s basketball players Allerik “Al” Freeman and Kevin “Sam” Hunt talk about how the online Youth, Family, and Community Sciences faculty members have helped them balance their education with the love of basketball.