October 17, 2016

Diversity Education Week 2016

THIS is Diversity Education Week!

Every October, the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity, together with the Union Activities Board, numerous NC State student groups and academic departments, hosts Diversity Education Week (DEW). Choose from 47 programs this year. Attend as many as you can! Follow us on Twitter for a chance to win prizes!

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HB2 Digital Archive

Associate Professor of History to Discuss Impact of HB2

The GLBT Center will host the first of two guest lectures addressing institutionalized discrimination as part of GLBT History Month. On Thursday, October 20, 2016 Dr. Tammy Gordon, NC State associate professor of history, will give a talk on “The Impact of Legalized Oppression: The HB2 Digital Archive” from 6:00-7:00 p.m. in Park Shops 210.

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month Events – go.ncsu.edu/DVAM
African American Cultural Center 25th Anniversary Events – go.ncsu.edu/AACC25th
People Dr. Linda McCabe Smith

Provost Interviews Dr. Linda McCabe Smith

NC State Provost Warwick Arden highlighted Vice Provost Dr. Linda McCabe Smith in his October newsletter. Dr. Smith leads the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity and serves as the university's chief diversity officer, ADA coordinator and Title IX officer.

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Southern Smash Eating Disorder Awareness Event
Mon, Oct 17
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
GLBT Faculty and Staff Network Luncheon
Mon, Oct 17
12:00-1:00 p.m.
Witherspoon 356
Please RSVP to Renee Wells.
oSTEM (Out in STEM) Meeting
Mon, Oct 17
7:00-8:00 p.m.
Talley 3210
Lunch & Learn:
Women of Color and Domestic Violence with Dr. Shanita Brown
Tue, Oct 18
12:00-1:30 p.m.
Talley 5210
GLBT Drop-In Counseling Hours
Tue, Oct 18
12:00-1:00 p.m.
GLBT Center Lounge
Talley 5230
Fall Diversity Dialogue: How Historic Sites Mislead the Public
Tue, Oct 18
2:00-3:30 p.m.
Stewart Theater
Book signing to follow.
AcePack (Asexual/ Aromantic) Community Meeting
Tue, Oct 18
5:00-7:00 p.m.
GLBT Center Lounge
Talley 5230
Fall Diversity Dialogue: Lies My Teacher Told Me and Race Relations Today
Tue, Oct 18
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Stewart Theater
Book signing to follow.
News Items

Donate Water, Nonperishable Food, Toiletries and Diapers to Lumberton Residents

Following Hurricane Matthew, the city of Lumberton is still submerged in water and in need of help. Multicultural Student Affairs is collecting water, nonperishables, toiletries and diapers as well as monetary donations to help residents. Drop-off locations are Talley 4261 and Park Shops, 2nd floor.

Nobel Laureate Distinguished Lecture: Dr. Hiroshi Amano to Speak on October 19

NC State International Affairs, in partnership with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the PowerAmerica Institute, is pleased to host Dr. Hiroshi Amano of Nagoya University to NC State campus for a Distinguished Lecture.

Join CENet for this opportunity to hear from a professor in the Gradauate School of Nagoya University, one of NC State's Strategic Partner universities. CENet will meet in the lobby of Hunt at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 to enter the lecture together.

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Join the New Wolfpack World Student Org!

Wouldn't it be exciting to create a brand new student organization to bring local and international students together for social events and cultural exchange?  If you would like to meet people from all over the world and share your cultures, then this new student organization is the perfect place for you! Because this student org is brand new, there will be plenty of opportunities to develop valuable, transferable leadership and cross-cultural communication skills that will be beneficial to you well after graduation.

Free pizza will be provided at the first interest meeting on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in 323 Mann Hall. Email OIS Programs Coordinator Alexis McCloskey for more details. We hope to see you there!

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Film Showing: Confirmation, Starring Kerry Washington as Anita Hill

Women's and Gender Studies and the UAB Films Committee will show the HBO film Confirmation starring Kerry Washington on October 19, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in Witherspoon Cinema. As you all may know, this film was created to re-explore the then Supreme Court Justice nominee Clarence Thomas' trial for sexual harassment of former employee Anita Hill (Washington). Following the showing, there will be a panel discussion with Dr. Blair LM Kelley (@profblmkelley), historian and NC State assistant dean of interdisciplinary studies and international programs, and Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal (@NewBlackMan), author of New Black Man and creator of @LeftOfBlack.

Goodnight Scholars Program Presents TED Senior Fellow, Epibone CEO Dr. Nina Tandon

The Goodnight Scholars Program welcomes TED Senior Fellow and CEO of EpiBone Dr. Nina Tandon for her presentation “Body 3.0” as part of the “Goodnight Scholars Program Presents” speaker series. The event will take place on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. in the Talley Student Union Stewart Theatre. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Admission is free. In this thrilling and eye-opening talk, Dr. Tandon will explain the process of growing tissue and transplants and the future of medical science. With the help of manufacturing and information technology, we are on the verge of being able to grow human tissue – and Dr. Tandon is here to walk us through this unbelievably exciting era, which can simply be defined as science fiction meeting reality. More info is available at goodnight.ncsu.edu.

Dr. DeLeon Gray: "Making Scholastic Activities Worthwhile for Black Adolescents"

Dr. DeLeon Gray is assistant professor of educational psychology at NC State. His research focuses on the ways in which students' achievement, motivation and school behavior may be traced back to interpretations of their own social encounters. Please join the African American Faculty and Staff Organization on Thursday, October 20, 2016 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in Witherspoon Student Center, Room 356 for Dr. Gray's presentation.

Join the Staff Women's Network for a Tour of NC State's "Hallowed Places"

Join the Staff Women's Network on Thursday, October 27, 2016 for a lunchtime walking tour led by David Josephus, PLA, Office of the University Architect as we explore some of the “hallowed places” and unique outdoor artwork of the NC State campus.