Sara Lane ’01 Brings Diverse Experience to Career Advising at NC State

Sara Lane’s diverse professional experiences have led her all over the world. Now as coordinator of career services for NC State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), Lane ‘01 has come full circle, and her nonlinear career path also benefits the students with whom she interacts each day.

Peace Corps Volunteer Sara Lane ’01 Coordinates Sustainable Practices in Malawi

posted 2011.05.31 After growing up on a dairy farm in Caswell County, Sara Lane ‘01 now finds herself nearly 8,000 miles away from home in eastern Africa. Along the way, Lane completed degrees in agricultural business management and agricultural extension as a Park Scholar at NC State. She went on to pursue a master’s degree in broadcast journalism at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Lane later worked as a producer with CNN until she decided to trade her office in New York for more modest
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Alumna Makes Headlines—Literally

CNN Associate Producer Sara Lane (2001) helps bring stories home—from covering Katrina to the war in Iraq. The following is an excerpt from the Winter Issue of Perspectives, the magazine of NC State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. For the full article, visit the Web site. The morning after Hurricane Katrina laid waste to the Gulf Coast, CNN associate producer Sara Lane set out with reporter Anderson Cooper to find and help tell the world the stories of those
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