Stories From 2015

Dec 13, 2015

2016 MLK Campus Commemoration Speaker Announced!

The 2016 MLK Jr. NC State Campus Commemoration speaker is Byron Pitts. The presentation will take place on Monday, January 11, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. in the Coastal Ballroom in Talley Student Union. This event is co-sponsored by University Scholars.

Dec 10, 2015

National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) Facilitator Roger Callanan

The Digest recently interviewed longtime National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) trainer and well-known NC State administrator and diversity practitioner Roger Callanan. Dr. Callanan, known for his positive and thoughtful demeanor, has been a quiet force and constant presence on the NC State NCBI Team over the years. He has also held many posts at NC State, all tied together with a common underlying theme of teaching, bridging differences and service to others.

Dec 10, 2015

A Glimpse of the Civil Rights Alternative Service Break Trip

Trabazz Bruce, a graduating senior in Design Studies and intern in the Office Institutional Equity and Diversity (OIED), visually shares his experience traveling on an alternative service break trip earlier this year with the following short video. During his internship in OIED, Trabazz completed numerous design projects, including taking hundreds of photographs at OIED programs and events and producing numerous short videos.

Dec 3, 2015

Jasmine Cannon, NC State Senior in Women's and Gender Studies and AASAC Vice Chair

Jasmine Cannon is an NC State senior in Women's and Gender Studies from Paulsboro, New Jersey whom you may have seen participating and leading events on campus. Find out more in our interview with her.

Dec 3, 2015

Tanzanian Proverb: Two Ants Do Not Fail to Pull One Grasshopper

The approach of winter break can often feel just as it sounds, cold, blistery and isolating. Final exams, papers and grades loom as you race to the finish.

Dec 3, 2015

Dissertation Mentoring Fellows Enhance the Graduate Experience

Dissertation Mentoring Fellows (DMF) is a new program engaging faculty in a year-long exploration of ways that dissertation advisors can enhance the graduate experience, promote successful completion of the doctoral degree and provide better preparation for faculty careers for women and underrepresented minority doctoral students.

Nov 24, 2015

Daniel Hackley, Graduating Senior in Communication

Daniel Hackley is a senior graduating in December who is originally from Stockton, California. He is majoring in Communication with an emphasis in Public Relations. He is also a military veteran who has been active on campus in many capacities, holds a full-time job and is also a parent.

Nov 24, 2015

25th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration to be held on December 2 in Witherspoon

Multicultural Student Affairs, in partnership with the Union Activities Board, Black Students Board and the African American Cultural Center, will hold NC State’s 25th annual celebration of Kwanzaa on Wednesday, December 2, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Witherspoon Student Cinema.

Nov 24, 2015

Annual Human Rights Day Observation and Coffee with the Chancellor

The 2015 NC State Human Rights Day observance will focus on the intersection of spirituality, faith and values and the protection and promotion of human rights with an exhibit in Talley's Cultural Hearth featuring graphical stories from the five largest world religions created by Design Professor Marc Russo, along with displays by campus organizations.

Nov 19, 2015

Counseling Intern Donna Battle Comes to the AACC

Interns, both undergraduate and graduate, provide valuable service to the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity while gaining experience and training for their future work. This week, the Digest interviewed Donna Battle, currently a counseling intern in the African American Cultural Center.