Meet Graduate Student Dominique Foster
Dominique Foster worked with Dr. Marcia Gumpertz, assistant vice provost for faculty diversity, as a fall semester intern in the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity. See his article about Human Rights Day above and learn about his involvement at NC State.
What is Human Rights Day?
Human Rights Day, observed annually on December 10th, commemorates the day on which the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) in Paris in 1948. This year, we created a video of Wolfpack members reading the declaration.
Jakini Kauba, Senior in Biological Sciences
Jakini Kauba is a senior in biological sciences with a concentration in human biology from Maxton, NC. She is a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc., an intern at the African American Cultural Center, member of the Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity program ...
New NC State Resource: "Speaking and Writing About Diversity"
The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity (OIED) now provides a resource on its website for the campus community about communicating about diversity. Included are both NC State and general diversity terms and definitions, as well as "do's and don'ts" and "language to avoid."
NC State Shows Steady Increases in Recruiting Diverse Faculty
A recent article in the Washington Post was titled “An Ivy League Professor on Why Colleges Don’t Hire More Faculty of Color: ‘We Don’t Want Them.’” At NC State, the Recruiting Diverse Faculty program works to ensure that this claim does not apply here.
Never Can Say Goodbye…
On the occasion of Toni Thorpe's retirement from NC State and the African American Cultural Center, Dr. Frances Graham, interim director of the Cultural Center, gives a farewell tribute.
GLBT Wolfpack Finds Community at Holiday Potluck
The week before Thanksgiving, the GLBT Center and GLBT Faculty and Staff Network hosted a Holiday Potluck for GLBT students to gather in a place of community, solidarity and caring. Well over 100 students and over 15 faculty and staff were in attendance.
What is Compliance?
Is compliance the same as diversity and inclusion? Is compliance another word for diversity? Is diversity the new compliance? Diversity and inclusion represent the proactive efforts to promote inclusiveness and respect for differences in the workplace and the educational environment. Diversity is not the new compliance.
In Depth: Dr. Alexandria Graves
Dr. Alexandra Graves is the interim director of the Office of Diversity Affairs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS). She has served as the interim director since July 2015. We recently interviewed Dr. Graves about her work and the issues facing students today.
NC State Recognized in Native American Undergraduate Rankings
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education has published its 2016 rankings of "Top Producers of Native American Graduates" and NC State appears on two of its lists.