September 26, 2016

The Rise of Latinx

Tomorrow Evening: "The Rise of Latinx: Striving for Inclusion within Gendered Languages"

Have you seen the term Latinx and wondered what it meant? Come to Witherspoon 356 on September 27, 2016 from 5:00-6:30 p.m. to learn what this term means, why it is used and the movement behind it.

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Building Future Faculty program participants

Building Future Faculty Upcoming Info Sessions for Departments

The Building Future Faculty (BFF) Program is a three-day professional development workshop for doctoral students and postdocs working toward faculty careers. BFF is hosted by NC State each spring, drawing participants from across the nation.

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2016

Women's Center to Host Events for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Did you know that domestic violence most commonly happens to women aged 18-24? Domestic violence can affect anyone regardless of age, gender, sexuality or race. The Women's Center will be recognizing Domestic Violence Awareness Month throughout October.

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People Stephanie Roubain

Counselor-in-Residence Stephanie Rubain

Stephanie Rubain is a full-time counselor at the Counseling Center in the Student Health Center, as well as the counselor-in-residence at the African American Cultural Center in Witherspoon Student Center.

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Associate Professors' Community: "Leadership – The Many Ways to Lead as a Faculty Member"
Mon, Sep 26
11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Clark 405
Please register online.
AACC Book Club:
Too Heavy a Yoke
Mon, Sep 26
12:00-1:00 p.m.
African American Cultural Center, Witherspoon 356
University Diversity Advisory Committee
Mon, Sep 26
3:00-4:30 p.m.
Talley 3285
LGBTQQ Counseling Group
Mon, Sep 26
4:30-6:00 p.m.
Counseling Center
Student Health Services
"Collaboration: Teachers Working with Hispanic/Latino Students and Their Families"
Mon, Sep 26
6:00-7:00 p.m.
Park Shops 201
GLBT Drop-In Counseling Hours
Tue, Sep 27
2:00-4:00 p.m.
GLBT Center
Talley 5230
GLBT Community Alliance Meeting
Tue, Sep 27
7:00-9:00 p.m.
Talley 4280
Lunch and Learn: Salary Negotiation
Wed, Sep 28
12:00-1:30 p.m.
Women's Center
Talley 5210
News Items

"Breaking Taboos: How Art is Changing the Middle East" to Feature Lebanese Illustrator

Illustrator Lena Merhej will give a talk and show an exhibit in the State Ballroom, Talley Student Union on Thursday, September 29, 2016 entitled, "Breaking Taboos: How Art is Changing the Middle East." All are welcome.

Merhej will also teach two illustration workshops on September 27 and 28, 2016 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. in Talley on the 3rd floor, outside of the Arts Suite. Email Amy Sawyers to reserve a space!

Student Government Racial Climate Town Hall to Happen on September 29

Student Government will host a Racial Climate Town Hall on Thursday September 29, 2016 from 4:00-5:30 p.m. in Talley Student Union, Room 4140. Come join the conversation, enjoy Insomnia Cookies and enter a raffle for a gift card! ​​Please submit general concerns to WTF* NC State (What To Fix NC State) so that they can be addressed in future Town Halls.

Chocolate Festival Tickets Still Available for Friday's Event!

A limited amount of tickets still remain for this Friday's annual Chocolate Festival for Breast Cancer Research, to be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the State Ballroom, Talley Student Union. The event usually sells out, so act quickly! See our September 6, 2016 article to learn more about the festival.

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Multicultural Student Affairs Calls for Programs for Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month at NC State. Colleges, departments, offices and student organizations are invited to submit Native American Heritage Month programs to be included in the commemorative calendar by Monday, October 3, 2016. Please consider hosting an event that highlights Native American Heritage Month in a manner that is educational, motivational and/or celebratory.

In addition, this year Multicultural Student Affairs would like to establish a committee tasked with assisting in creating the calendar and theme for the month.  If you would like to serve on this committee, please contact Brittany Hunt as soon as possible, as the committee will convene during the week of September 26, 2016.

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Students Invited to Become Multicultural Student Affairs Volunteer Ambassadors

Are you ready to make a difference in your community? Do you want to learn what it's like behind the scenes of NC State's fabulous multicultural events? Or are you just itching for some volunteer hours? Join the MSA Volunteer Ambassadors for an experience you'll never forget. You’ll learn valuable skills that will carry over into your classes and careers. If you have additional questions, please contact MSA at or 919-515-3835.

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NC State's International Affairs to Send Parade of Flags to Raleigh's International Festival

Raleigh will hold its 31st International Festival on October 14-16, 2016 at the Raleigh Convention Center. NC State's Office of International Affairs will kick off the festival on opening night by showcasing a Parade of Flags. NC State students, employees and community members are welcome to sign up to carry a flag of their choice. The event will showcase our international community and celebrate the cultural diversity of North Carolina.

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Only Two Weeks Left to Submit Your Diversity Mini-Grant Program Proposal!

All full-time, part-time and temporary university employees, faculty and staff are eligible to apply for a Diversity Mini-Grant. Proposals must meet the mini-grant program guidelines and will be selected by a committee appointed by the vice provost. All eligible proposals must be submitted online by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 7, 2016.  The maximum proposal request is $3,000.00. Announcement of grant recipients will be made by November 2016.

The University Diversity Mini-Grant serves as a seed grant to enhance or build an initiative. Previously funded proposals may reapply. However, proposals will only be funded for a maximum of two (2) years.

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