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Cooperative Extension Celebrates 100 Years

In North Carolina and across the country, 2014 will mark the 100th anniversary of Cooperative Extension programs. Extension’s centennial is linked to the signing of the federal Smith-Lever Act, which provided funds for life-changing educational programs. Today, Cooperative Extension programs in North Carolina are based in all the state’s 100 counties and on the Qualla… Read More

State Climate Office of North Carolina

The State Climate Office of North Carolina (SCO) serves as the primary scientific extension resource for weather and climate science focused on North Carolina. Founded in 1976 and chartered as a Public Service Center by the UNC Board of Governors in 1998, the SCO focuses on service to public and private sectors of North Carolina… Read More

North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

N.C. Cooperative Extension provides practical education you can trust to help people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future. Based at N.C. State and N.C. A&T State universities, N.C. Cooperative Extension provides programs to citizens in all 100 counties and to the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians. Extension programs… Read More

Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research (CCMTR)

At the Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research (CCMTR) we are working on improving human and animal health. We achieve that by building teams of basic scientists and clinical scientists to find solutions to problems that affect human and animal health. The center has over 120 faculty members distributed across the NCSU university campus,… Read More

Economic Development Partnership

This statewide initiative was launched as a partnership among NC State University and state commerce officials,regional economic development entities and local chambers of commerce/economic development commissions. Using a multi-county Industry Cluster analysis as a foundation, NC State deploys its considerable science and technology acumen across multiple disciplines, offering faculty and staff as a formidable institutional… Read More


NC LIVE is a consortium of North Carolina libraries, offering digital library content and services through library websites and http://nclive.org. NC LIVE was founded in 1997 and currently serves 201 libraries from the NC Community Colleges, NC Independent Colleges and Universities, NC Public Libraries, the UNC System, and the State Library of North Carolina. NC… Read More

McKimmon Conference & Training Center

The McKimmon Conference & Training Center, located on NC State University’s campus, offers University, state government, non-profit, and business organizations meeting space for small training sessions to large statewide, regional and national meetings. The 35,000 square feet of meeting space can be subdivided into 23 different classrooms and includes 4 computer labs. Other amenities include… Read More

Office of Professional Development (OPD)

OPD is dedicated to the development and delivery of non-degree professional training courses to assist you in your professional development and your work. Offerings include conferences, seminars, and in-house/on-site training. Courses can be customized so you and your employees receive training tailored to your specific needs. OPD also offers event management services, helping organizations with… Read More