The PPGSA Outreach Committee

The PPGSA outreach committtee’s primary goal is to increase awareness of challenges in food production. We are dedicated to informing the communtiy about agriculture, plant sciences, and tools we use to provide good food for all. We have presented information on plants and the pathogens that infect them to master gardners, growers, and students of all ages. We also organize students to participate in BugFest and Biotechnology Day at the Raleigh Museum of Natural Science.


Images of BugFest 2013 taken by Alex Putnam

Biotechnology Day (BEST FEST) 2013

BugFest 2012

The outreach group was formed as a service to the community and to give current graduate students an opportunity to share their discipline with others.

First Classroom Visit

Bunn High School Biology

Student Members

Kestrel McCorkle (Chair), Laura Bostic, Miranda Ganci, Torey Gonzalez, Alyssa Koehler, Emma Lookabaugh, Lucky Mehra, Roslyn Noar, Joseph Roberts, Kathryn Schweri, William Sharpee, Amber Smith, and Anna Thomas.