Under the Hatch Act, the federal government provided $15,000 to each state for agricultural experiment stations.
The Agricultural Experiment Station is transferred from the North Carolina Department of Agriculture to the North Carolina College of Agricultural and Mechanic Arts.
Eula Louisa Dixon takes a course in dairying, becoming the second female student at A&M.
With the beginning of a fall term, a small number of students became interested in Biology, and desiring to further promote their interests developed the Biological Club.
Prof. and Mrs. Massey gave a Valentines Party to the agricultural students.
The Dean of Agriculture position is created and first held by Charles B. Williams, though the School of Agriculture would not be established until 1923.
Swine Extension agents set up a demonstration in front of the old Pullen Hall during the Farmers Convention, August 27-29, 1919.
The State College Apple Judging Team wins third place at the Intercollegiate Apple Judging Contest in Atlantic City, NJ.
Dr. B.W. Wells gives a lecture on plant evolution as part of the Phi Kappa Phi lecture series.
Four prize cows step on an electrical wire, costing State College over $3,500 in damages.
Fire destroys one of State College's dairy barns, with damages estimated at $4,000.
The Department of Chemistry is placed under the administration of the School of Agriculture.
Margaret Kramer and Martha S. Richard become the first women to receive M.S. degrees in agricultural chemistry.
State College's new dairy barns are dedicated as part of the college's first annual Livestock Day.
District kings and queens of health at the 4-H Short Course. NC State has traditionally hosted youth groups on campus during the summers. The North Carolina 4-H Short Courses, State Club Weeks, and State Congresses have been held at NC State since the 1920s.
State 4-H Club Leader L. R. Harrill and others watch as the U.S.S. Tyrrell is launched from Wilmington. North Carolina 4-H helped fund and name two warships during World War II.
The School of Agriculture was reorganized, bringing three fields of work - teaching, research, and extension - into the direct orbit of the School.
Governor W. Kerr Scott and others receiving guests at the governors mansion during North Carolina Cooperative Extensions Farm and Home Week.
Scott later became the 67th Governor of North Carolina, 1969-1973.
Dr. James H. Hilton resigns his position as the Dean of the School of Agriculture.
The Peru Project is established, a cooperative effort between NC State, the Foreign Operations Administration (U.S. Agency for International Development), and the government of Peru to develop programs in agricultural and textile research, extension, and education.
Farmers watched a demonstration of North Carolina State Colleges fistulated cow during Farm and Home Week in June 1956. NC Cooperative Extension Service demonstrations like this helped to share knowledge gained at NC State with farmers throughout North Carolina.
Mrs. H. H. Weathers, a member of the Wake County Home Demonstration Club, performed in "Baccy Time in the South" as a part of the Farm and Home Week talent night.
To promote June as National Dairy Month, the 1958 Dairy Princess posed with a carton of ice cream in the dairy factory.
Hunt later earned an MS in 1962. He became the 69th and 71st Governor of North Carolina (19771985, and 19932001), making him the state's longest service chief executive.
The Agricultural Policy Institute is established, and is one of only two such organizations in the United States.
The Department of Chemistry is transferred from the School of Agriculture to the School of Physical Science and Applied Mathematics.
Named for former chancellor John William Harrelson, Harrelson Hall opened to the public for the first time as part of the School of Agriculture's Open House. At the time the building seated 3,429 people.
Lady Bird Johnson, wife of Vice President Lyndon Johnson, visits the School of Agriculture.
A pig which escaped from the Animal Disease Lab is captured in the ladies' restroom in Winston Hall.
Chu later developed a prostate cancer detection test that saves countless lives.
NC State received its first NSF grant to create a science development plan in order to strengthen faculties in the biosciences; support materials, mechanics and electrotechnics in engineering; and support the social sciences.
William E. Splinter, on the faculty of the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, with tobacco harvesting equipment that he helped develop. Throughout the history of North Carolina State University, research and development conducted by its faculty and students have assisted North Carolina farmers.
The International Potato Center is established in Peru by NC State and the Peruvian government, in an effort to increase the world's supply of white potatoes.
Eight of the university's academic schools are redesignated as colleges.
Authored by William L. Carpenter and Dean W. Colvard, the college published Knowledge Is Power : A History of the School of Agriculture and Life Sciences at North Carolina State University, 1877-1984.
To commemorate more than 100 years of 4-H in North Carolina, an exhibit on the history of the organization was displayed in the D.H. Hill Library.
Wilma Hammett, Jan Christensen, Joan Gosper Ordinary Women, Extraordinary Service: To Family, Community, and North Carolina, a history of the family and consumer science program in North Carolina. A print edition exists in the library.
The department becomes the Prestage Department of Poultry Science after receiving a $10 million gift to honor Bill and Marsha Prestage, owners of the Prestage Farms poultry and pork production company.