May 2, 2016

EOI 2016 Graduates

Shaw President, Chancellor Illuminate Equal Opportunity Institute Graduation

The Equal Opportunity Institute, an NC State institution that has provided award-winning diversity and equity education to the community for 17 years, hosted Shaw University President Dr. Tashni-Ann Dubroy as the keynote speaker of its annual graduation celebration on April 27, 2016. Chancellor Randy Woodson provided an introduction for Dr. Dubroy, who earned her Ph.D. in Chemistry at NC State just eight years ago.

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Take Back the Night 2016

Take Back the Night Rally 200 Strong

Women and allies came out in full force at this year's Take Back the Night event on April 21, 2016. About 200 students gathered in Stafford Commons to show their support for survivors of sexual violence and to let their voices be heard. Take Back the Night is one of the final events of NC State's observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The Women's Center organized and hosted events throughout the month of April to educate and empower the NC State community.

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Chancellor Woodson

Chancellor Reaffirms Commitment to Free Speech in April 28 Letter

Chancellor Woodson reaffirmed NC State's commitment to fostering free speech in response to a lawsuit initiated by a faith-based organization. Campus and community groups are routinely issued permits to speak or distribute information on campus, including over 2,000 permits granted over the past three years, close to 500 of those to faith-based groups.

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Sam LaFell, Rising Junior in PR, Spanish Language

Sam LaFell, an NC State student from Durham, is double majoring in Communication with a concentration in PR as well as Spanish Language and Literature. Find out where he will be going next year.

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Sam LaFell
Have You Studied Abroad? Win $1,000 with Your Story

The Institute of International Education (IIE) recently announced, in partnership with The New York Times in Education, the 2016 Generation Study Abroad Voices Video Challenge.  By hearing and seeing study abroad alumni articulate the value of their study abroad experience, they hope to inspire Generation Z and others to seek out an international experience as part of their college education.

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BRIDGES Academic Leadership for Women Program

The BRIDGES Program is accepting applications through May 4, 2016. BRIDGES is an inclusive professional development program for women in higher education who seek to gain or strengthen their academic leadership capabilities.

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GLBT Center Seeks Transgender, Genderqueer, and Gender-Nonconforming Students for Research Study

NC State students are invited to take part in a research study about the impact of housing policies and practices on their experience at NC State. If you identify as transgender, genderqueer or gender-nonconforming, are over the age of 18 and are currently living or have lived in University Housing in the last three years, we would appreciate the opportunity to interview you. This audio-recorded, semi-structured interview will be used to gather information on your perspective as a transgender-identified student with recent experience living in University Housing. The findings of this study will assist in producing recommendations to create a more positive, empowering campus community. Please note that your participation will be voluntary, anonymous and will take a maximum of 1-1.25 hours to complete.

To participate in the study, please contact Andy DeRoin, 919-513-3563.

Peer Mentor Program Still Accepting Applications

Students are encouraged to apply to serve as peer mentors in the Peer Mentor Program, a program within Multicultural Student Affairs. Applications will be accepted through May 5, 2016.

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Staff Diversity Advisory Board
Tue, May 3
3:00-4:30 p.m.
Avent Ferry 106
Annual Chancellor's Creating Community Awards Program
Wed, May 4
9:00-11:00 a.m.
Piedmont-Mountains Ballroom, Talley Student Union
Special Guest Seminar: "Examining Diversity and the Mythical Norm"
Wed, May 4
2:00-3:00 p.m.
1911 Building, Room 129
Black Faculty Focus Group
Wed, May 4
3:00-4:00 p.m.
1911 Building, Room 129
T-Files Meeting
Wed, May 4
6:00-7:30 p.m.
Talley 5230
GLBT Graduate Students and Young Professionals (GSYPN) Meeting
Wed, May 4
7:30-9:00 p.m.
Talley 4132
Ernestine Taylor Workshop on Negotiation Skills and Leadership for Women
Thu, May 5
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Talley 3210
Registration required.
Black Faculty Focus Group
Thu, May 5
1:30-2:30 p.m.
Talley 3223
MSA Counseling Hours
Thu, May 5
3:00-5:00 p.m.
Talley 4261
Women Faculty Networking Hour
Fri, May 6
4:30-6:00 p.m.
W XYZ Bar in the Aloft Hotel,
2100 Hillsborough St.
Council on the Status of Women (CSW) Meeting
Fri, May 13
1:00-2:00 p.m.
Admin Services Bldg III, Room 301
Hispanic/Latino Advisory Group (HLAG) Meeting
Fri, May 13
2:00-3:30 p.m.
Winslow 100
University Diversity Advisory Committee (UDAC) Meeting
Mon, May 16
3:00-4:30 p.m.
Talley 3222
Chancellor's African American Community Advisory Council (CAACAC) Meeting
Tue, May 17
3:00-5:00 p.m.
Alumni Building, Chancellor's Reception Room
African American Faculty/Staff Organization (AAFSO) General Body Meeting
Thu, May 19
12:00-1:00 p.m.
Wtherspoon 356
Please see the full OIED calendar for more events!