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Year: 2018

Interested in YFCS Careers? We Can Help

Having wrapped yet another successful graduation, it makes sense to turn our focus to YFCS careers. And you’re in luck. We recently published our new Youth, Family, and Community Sciences (YFCS) Alum in Family Science Careers Booklet. We feature our graduates who consistently earn positions that impact their communities for the better. Booklet Features This[…] Read More

Danielle Pennington: Researching Autism and Grief

NC State’s Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences (AHS) recently hosted the biannual Eloise S. Cofer Family Living Lecture Series, which features critical thinkers and doers connecting food, family and community. New York Times Best Seller, Autism Advocate and Animal Expert Dr. Temple Grandin spoke about her lifelong journey with autism on April 11 at[…] Read More

CALS Scholarship Recipient Sheila O’Neil Serves Seniors

In our February blog, “Need Help Paying For Graduate School? Where to Look,” we offered students multiple resources for financial support, within the YFCS program, within NC State and outside of NC State. Then, we focused on Mariama Ashcroft, a YFCS student who independently secured school funding, in March’s “Financial Support: One Student’s Search +[…] Read More

Financial Support: One Student’s Search + Success

In last month’s blog “Need Help Paying For Graduate School? Where to Look,” we offered multiple resources for funding—YFCS, NC State and outside of NC State opportunities. This month, we reiterate two of those opportunities, with fast-approaching deadlines, and focus on YFCS student, Mariama Ashcroft, who is in her second year of the Masters program[…] Read More

Need Help Paying For Graduate School? Where to Look

In last month’s blog, “Top Resources for YFCS Distance Learners,” we provided general resources to help students achieve success in distance education right out of the gate. This month, we focus more specifically on financial support—an area in which almost all students could use some guidance. YFCS-Specific Funding Opportunities Let’s start by reviewing the funding[…] Read More

Top Resources for YFCS Distance Learners

To some students, distance learning can feel intimidating, and often newly enrolled participants in online courses can feel alone or unsure where to turn for resources. For NC State online students, many ways exist for students to access information and support throughout their course of study. In this month’s blog post, we break down important[…] Read More

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