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 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
April 29, 2021
John Fertig: Learning to Lead in the Online Master of Forest Biomaterials
Thirteen years ago, long-time educator John Fertig decided to make a career change. He accepted a position at one of the largest bleached board mills in the world in Covington, Virginia, where massive amounts of specialty paper products are produced.
August 12, 2020
Poole’s Master of Accounting Program is Ready for the Fall 2020 Semester
The Jenkins Master of Accounting (MAC) Program is welcoming 33 students to its first online cohort.
July 27, 2020
A new online course — “Wicked Problems, Wolfpack Solutions” — gives incoming first-year students an extraordinary opportunity to learn and connect.
June 24, 2020
Building Strong Stepfamilies
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. In the latest post, Rhonda Peters provides positive parenting techniques to help ease major family transitions.