Department of Animal Science

Department of Animal Science
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1910s

8/27/1919-8/29/1919 Swine demonstration set up at Pullen Hall

Swine Extension agents set up a demonstration in front of the old Pullen Hall during the Farmer's Convention in August 27-29, 1919.

Swine demonstration by Swine Extension office during Farmers' Convention meeting in Pullen Hall, 1919.Swine demonstration by Swine Extension office during Farmers' Convention meeting in Pullen Hall, 1919.

1920s

circa 1920 Department of Animal Industry established

1950s

1952 Robert W. Scott graduated

Robert W. Scott graduated from NC State in 1952. He later became the 67th Governor of North Carolina from 1969 to 1973.

North Carolina Governor Robert W. Scott portraitNorth Carolina Governor Robert W. Scott portrait

1960s

1962 Department of Animal Industry renamed

The Department of Animal Industry is renamed the Department of Animal Science.

1967 First African American PhD Recipient

Stephen Benton Latimer received a PhD in Animal Science and became the first African American to earn a doctoral degree from NC State.