Stories From 2020

Jul 17, 2020  |  Diversity Digest

Honoring 30 Years of Inclusion #ThanksToTheADA

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), signed into law on July 26, 1990, is a monumental piece of civil rights legislation that prohibits discrimination towards individuals with disabilities.

Jul 17, 2020  |  Diversity Digest

How to Be More Inclusive of Persons with Disabilities in the Workplace

At NC State, we ensure that employees with disabilities have opportunities for equity and accessibility through our reasonable accommodation process. 

Jul 16, 2020  |  Diversity Digest

Students Moving Forward Begins Fourth Year

The 2020-2021 academic year will mark the fourth year of the Students Moving Forward (SMF) program in the Career Development Center at NC State University.

Jul 16, 2020  |  Diversity Digest

In Recognition of the Unique

Accommodations are now an everyday process, simply communicating with students to set up the best circumstances for their success using the framework of the DRO letter.

Jul 16, 2020  |  Diversity Digest

Supreme Court Expands Workplace Protections for LGBTQ+ Community

On June 15, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the 1964 Civil Rights Act protects gay, lesbian and transgender employees from discrimination based on sex.

Jul 15, 2020  |  Diversity Digest

Making Our Campus More Accessible: University Transition Plan

The physical properties that make NC State such a special and unique place for someone to study, work and visit also present many challenges to the university’s ability to provide universal access to the campus.

Jul 15, 2020  |  Diversity Digest

The ADA: From the Past to the Future

Even well-intended individuals have a bias in their perceptions. These will sometimes play out as microaggressions.

Jul 7, 2020  |  Diversity Digest

Diversity Training Now Available for Both Faculty and Staff

The DiversityEdu online training module is now open to all NC State staff members at no cost.

Jul 5, 2020  |  Diversity Digest

Supreme Court Upholds DACA

The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked the Trump administration’s plan to dismantle the Obama-era immigration policy known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

Jul 5, 2020  |  Diversity Digest

Movements Throughout History: An Educational Resource Guide

During this time, many of you are looking for ways to educate yourselves and others about the critical issues we are facing.