October 24, 2016

Students at 1887 Bistro

Diversity Resources Now Available on the NC State Website

It is now easier than ever to find NC State's diversity-related information on the web. Simply go to www.ncsu.edu and select Diversity from the top menu. Find contact information, articles and the people you are looking for, all in one place. We are pleased to announce this new resource that reflects NC State's growing commitment to fostering an inclusive atmosphere for all.

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NC Voter ID Law

Creating Institutional Barriers to Access: The NC Voter ID Law

The GLBT Center will host UNC Boyd Tinsely Distinguished Professor of Law Gene Nichol on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. in Park Shops 210 as a part of its 2016 GLBT History Month programming. This lecture is open to students, staff, faculty, and community members.  

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People Dondre McCaskill

Dondre McCaskill, Senior, Speaks on Diversity

Dondre McCaskill is a senior majoring in science, technology and society with a minor in computer programming from Greensboro, North Carolina. Hear what he has to say about NC State's diversity.

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Reading Circle:
How Women Decide: What's True, What's Not
Mon, Oct 24
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Faculty Commons
D.H. Hill Library, 2312G
"Finding One's Fit and Moving Forward: Formal and Informal Advice on Pursuing Full Professorship"
Mon, Oct 24
11:45 a.m. - 12:35 p.m.
Hunt Library 4403
Please register online.
African American Cultural Center's Weekly Wellness Walk and Talk
Mon, Oct 24
12:00-1:00 p.m.
Witherspoon 356
University Diversity Advisory Committee Meeting
Mon, Oct 24
3:00-4:30 p.m.
Witherspoon 201
LGBTQQ Counseling Group
Mon, Oct 24
4:30-6:00 p.m.
Counseling Center
Please contact Richard Tyler-Walker to join.
Bi/Pan @ NCSU Meeting
Tue, Oct 25
7:00-8:00 p.m.
GLBT Center Lounge
Talley 5230
GLBT Center Drop-In Counseling Hours
Tue, Oct 25
2:00-4:00 p.m.
GLBT Center Lounge
Talley 5230
Bullied: From Terror to Triumph with Author Tensie Taylor
Tue, Oct 25
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Witherspoon 126
Book signing to follow.
News Items

Alumna and Author Tensie Taylor Returns to NC State to Speak on October 25

Tensie Taylor returns home to the WolfPack to tell her story of survival. During October, National Bullying Month, Ms. Taylor encourages everyone to take a stand and empower youth by understanding the impact of bullying on victims and perpetrators. Everyone is welcome to hear her story of triumph. While bullying is relevant to all ages and places, this message is especially important for youth and those advocating for youth. Join us on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in Witherspoon 126 for her talk or Wednesday, October 26, 2016 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. at Wolfpack Outfitters to meet the author. Taylor will sign her books at both appearances.

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.

Student Success Series: Resume Preparation and Critique Workshop on October 26

Do you need someone to look over your resume? Join Multicultural Student Affairs on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 from 5:30-7:00 p..m. in Talley 4140 for the second Student Success Series workshop where representatives from Cisco will help students improve their resumes. Also, look for the November Student Success Series workshop, “Building Your Personal Brand” on Wednesday November 16, 2016 from 5:30-7:00 p.m.


Student Government to Hold Town Hall on Academic and Student Affairs on October 27

Student Government will be hosting a Town Hall on Thursday October 27, 2016 from 4:00-5:30 p.m. in Witherspoon Cinema focused on the Division of Academic and Student Affairs (DASA). Come join the conversation, enjoy free Insomnia Cookies and enter a raffle for a gift card! Topics of discussion will include an update on the search for the director of Student Involvement, creating transparency between DASA and the student body, DASA diversity initiatives and more.

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. 


GLBT Center to Host Two Workshops on Microaggressions on October 31

As part of the lineup of workshops for the 2016-2017 GLBT Advocate Program, the GLBT Center will host two “Recognizing and Responding to Microaggressions” workshops on Monday, October 31, 2016. The first workshop will be from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in Talley Student Union, Room 3222 and the second workshop will be from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. in Talley Student Union, Room 3285. This three-hour workshop is open to NC State undergraduates, graduate students, staff, faculty and alumni as well as interested members of the local community. The workshop helps participants learn how to identify microaggressions, understand their impact and respond appropriately when they occur. Also, check out the recent article on NC State News. 

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November is International Education Month – Join International Affairs for Events

November is International Education Month, a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education. The initiative is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. International Affairs celebrates all month long by hosting a variety of events across campus for students, employees and the community.

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Showcase of NC State Women Faculty’s Research, Creativity and Scholarship

The Association of Women Faculty invites you to participate in a showcase of NC State Women Faculty’s Research, Creativity and Scholarship. The event will be held on November 1, 2016 in the Brooks Hall Galleries and consist of a poster session and networking reception. Paper posters, electronic posters, videos and other types of displays are invited. All faculty are welcome to attend and/or exhibit posters prepared for recent conferences. This is an opportunity to network with other women faculty, learn what their research is about and make connections for future collaborations. Come (and register) even if you don't wish to present a poster. Those who cannot attend but wish to be added to the database should also register.

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Host an International Student for Thanksgiving this Year!

The Global Training Initaitive invites students, faculty, staff and community members to share the Thanksgiving holiday this year. Apply to host an international student! Applications are due by Sunday, November 13, 2016.

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