Stories From 2020

Jun 5, 2020

Resources for a Time of Racial Unrest

At this time of national racial unrest, NC State community members may seek resources and avenues for education about how to process these difficult events, how to help stop racial injustice or how to enact inclusive practices within their organizations. […]

Jun 5, 2020

Americans with Disabilities Act Turns 30 This Year

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) was signed into law on July 26, 1990. The ADA opened the door for individuals with disabilities  to receive equal opportunities and independence in their living arrangements and finances; particularly in employment, […]

Jun 5, 2020

COVID-19, Police Violence Disproportionately Affect Black People

As people across the globe take to the streets to protest police violence following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, infectious disease experts, doctors and governments are concerned about a potential increase in COVID-19 cases.  COVID-19 was already disproportionately […]

Jun 5, 2020

When I Think of Home… An Ode to Stephanie, By Stephanie

When I was a child, my family lived on the second floor of an apartment building on the south side of Chicago. One of my favorite pastimes when I couldn’t go outside to play was to station myself in our […]

Jun 5, 2020

Collegial Conversations Assist in Navigating Pandemic

Amid the pandemic, the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity continues to offer education and training to promote diversity and build cultural competency. Three Collegial Conversations held via Zoom in the last two weeks engaged 220 NC State faculty and […]

Jun 1, 2020  |  Diversity Digest

Campus Community Centers: Response to Racial Violence

Over the next few weeks, the Campus Community Centers will offer resources and opportunities dedicated to community, self-care and ongoing learning. We encourage you to stay connected to our social media pages and newsletters. As always, if you need us, we are here.

May 30, 2020  |  Vice Provost

Statement Regarding the Events in Minneapolis

We call the names of those who have been victims of racism, violence and unjust treatment in this country — a list that is far, far too long — so that we actively reinforce the inherent value of the human lives that these names represent.

May 5, 2020  |  Diversity Digest

Year-End Reflections: On Resilience and Hope

I write at the close of the academic year to send both congratulations and words of continued encouragement to all of you. The resilience and can-do spirit shown by our faculty, staff, and not least of all, our students has been a source of inspiration for me.

May 1, 2020  |  Diversity Digest

APIDA Heritage Month Succeeds Despite Pandemic

Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) Heritage Month, nationally recognized in May, celebrates the collective accomplishments, stories and experiences of those from Asian, Pacific Islander and Desi heritage.

May 1, 2020  |  Diversity Digest

Chancellor’s Creating Community Awards Go Virtual

The annual Chancellor's Creating Community Awards honor outstanding faculty, staff, colleges, students and student organizations that have made exceptional efforts and contributions in the areas of equity, diversity and inclusion.