Stories From 2017

Dec 11, 2017

DUE TODAY: 2018 Equity for Women Awards Nominations

</p><!– –><hr style=”width:1080px;color:#f2f2f2″> The NC State University Council on the Status of Women invites you to nominate NC State faculty, staff and students for a 2018 Equity for Women Award. This award is made annually to recognize faculty, staff and […]

Dec 8, 2017

Chrysalis Conference Seeks Volunteers for December 11-12

</p><!– –><hr style=”width:1080px;color:#f2f2f2″> The Chrysalis Conference: “Solving the Campus Sexual Assault and Dating Violence Puzzle” seeks volunteers for parking assistance and staffing the information table on December 11-12, 2017. The conference will be held at NC State. Sign up to […]

Dec 8, 2017

Association of Women Faculty Wolf Tales Open Recording Day

</p><!– –><hr style=”width:1080px;color:#f2f2f2″> Wolf Tales is a program through the NCSU Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center that seeks to record the diverse voices of NC State, to add them to the archives and the historical record of our university. The program honors and […]

Dec 7, 2017

OIED Announces Diversity Mini-Grant Program Recipients for 2017-18

The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017-2018 Diversity Mini-Grant Program. Now in its fifteenth year, the initiative emphasizes the importance of university-wide efforts and endorsement of NC State as a place to learn, work and grow. Projects this year include initiatives focusing on pre-college outreach, undergraduate recruitment, graduate recruitment, student retention in STEM, inclusive practices in academia and campus climate.

Dec 7, 2017

Finding Community and More in the African American Cultural Center

Gwen Hopper, one of the African American Cultural Center’s office assistants, is a sophomore majoring in chemistry from Gastonia. She began working in the AACC this past August. “I wanted to work somewhere that had a community,” Hopper said.

Dec 7, 2017

North Carolina Diversity and Inclusion Partners Meet at Duke

Sixteen years after Benjamin Reese worked to organize the first meeting of diversity and inclusion practitioners from North Carolina universities, the annual North Carolina Diversity and Inclusion Partners (NC DIP) conference gathered once again at Duke University. This year’s conference focused on current topics relating to the conference theme of "Center Staging: Diversity and Inclusion."

Dec 1, 2017

Read to L.E.A.D. Now Accepting Applications for Mentors

</p><!– –><hr style=”width:1080px;color:#f2f2f2″> Read to L.E.A.D. is a relationship-based program that seeks to provide literacy development and intentional conversations about gender, race/ethnicity, class and ability. Join us in this opportunity to “inspire growth” and promote gender equity and social justice. […]

Nov 30, 2017

Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration to Expand in 2018

The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity will partner with the Division of Academic and Student Affairs to coordinate a week of events for the 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration on January 15-17. 2018. The theme of this year's celebration is "The Power of Voice."

Nov 30, 2017

Ryan Emanuel Bridges Science and Community

During his sabbatical last spring, Ryan Emanuel, associate professor in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, began working on an environmental history of the Lumbee community. It was the next step in a journey that had begun two years prior.

Nov 30, 2017

Diversity Community Intrigued by New Podcast Series

In mid-October, The Praeci Podcast gained some notice for entering a niche not currently occupied in the campus digital media scene. Offering long-form audio interviews, video and written news, the publication has started out strong with several timely topics of interest to the NC State and local community.