2015 NC State Sisterhood Dinner Registration Now Open

Talley Student Union at night

Registration is now open for the annual Sisterhood Dinner, sponsored by the Council on the Status of Women. This annual event that showcases and honors the achievements of women will be held on Monday, February 23, 2015 in the State Ballroom of the Talley Student Union. The dinner will be preceded by a reception and silent auction to benefit the Women’s Center at 5:15 p.m., with dinner service beginning at 6:30 p.m. The theme of this year’s dinner is Soar Like an Eagle: Spirit, Vision, Strength. The keynote speaker is Dr. Ruth Dial Woods, educator and activist who was the first woman selected to an at-large seat on the UNC Board of Governors.

The Sisterhood Dinner registration is available online until Wednesday, February 11.

Equity for Women Awards – Nominations Now Open

The NC State Council on the Status of Women invites you to nominate NC State faculty, staff and students for the Equity for Women Award. This award is made annually to recognize faculty, staff and students for their outstanding leadership in establishing equity for women at NC State University. Nominations are solicited from all members of the campus community, including faculty, staff, students, alumni and partners. This year, we will be giving up to three awards.

Criteria for selection is based on commitment to leadership, service and/or scholarship as well as the impact of the nominee’s efforts. Please note: Current members of the Council of the Status of Women are not eligible for the award and should not be nominated. Please check the current roster if you aren’t sure who is on the council.

Please nominate worthy candidates for any category by completing the nomination form by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 30, 2015. Award winners will be announced at the 2015 Sisterhood Dinner, Monday, February 23, 2015.

If you have any questions please contact Megan Albidrez 515-4501. Thank you for supporting our NC State community in the advancement of women’s equity. See the full Diversity Digest article.