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 22, 2021
NC State Online Master of Forest Biomaterials Combines Engineering and Sustainability
The NC State Master of Forest Biomaterials online program combines strengths in engineering and sustainability. Apply by June 25 for fall 2021 admission.
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 25, 2021
Celebrating the Spring 2021 Graduates of Online and Distance Education
NC State Online and Distance Education graduates share their stories of resilience in earning their degrees in the face of a pandemic.
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 13, 2021
Passion for Helping Others Drives Online Grad
What does your perfect job look like? For Pam Rose, a spring 2021 M.Ed. in College Counseling and Student Development online grad, it's a role where she helps to improve the lives of others and serves as their cheerleader. And she's landed just that role.
May 12, 2021
Online Graduate Found a New Career in a Familiar Place
If you ask Kelsey Piper how she started her career in data, you may not expect the answer to be with a graduate degree in Wildlife Science from NC State. “I worked for a number of years combining my passion
May 10, 2021
Vicky Weaver: A Growing Family and Career in the Jenkins Online MBA
As the longtime Assistant Director of Technology for GP Strategies, Vicky Weaver considered herself a “triathlete” of the learning and development software world. “I worked in pre-sales and customer engagement, participated in requirements gathering, solution design and business process improvement,
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