Listening Parties Provide Reflection on Social Issues
The Women’s Center hosted its Welcome Back Wolfpack Listening Party on August 24, 2018. The session focused on KOD, the fifth studio album of artist J. Cole, who is originally from Fayetteville, NC
GLBT Center Wraps Lunch and Learn Series
NC State’s GLBT Center wrapped up its second GLBT Advocate Program Lunch and Learn Series this month, presenting four topics during spring semester. The final lunch and learn, “Foregrounding Intersectionality in Your Work with Students,” was held on April 18, 2018.
Second Annual Gender and Equity Symposium Forges New Ground
With a staff of only five, the NC State Women’s Center has proven itself to be a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens by hosting events with big impact, such as last spring’s first campus-wide Gender and Equity Research Symposium. Continuing its mission to change the world for the better beginning with the NC State community, the Women’s Center hosted its second annual Gender and Equity Research Symposium on Monday, April 2, 2018.
“The Politics of Black Hair” Opens; Exhibit to Run Through March 21
The Women's Center and the African American Cultural Center have partnered to bring "The Politics of Black Hair" to NC State. The exhibit will run through March 21, 2018 in the African American Cultural Center Gallery on the second floor of Witherspoon Student Center.
Angela Gay Steps into New Role in Women’s Center
Angela Gay has joined the Women's Center, one of four campus community centers within the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity, as assistant director. Formerly a graduate assistant in the Women’s Center, Angela worked to develop annual signature programs such as the Gender and Equity Research Symposium, the Women of Color Retreat and the Politics of Black Hair Exhibit.
Empowered, Encouraged and Hopeful: Women of Color Retreat
Forty-seven faculty, staff and students of color departed campus on Friday, November 10, 2017 to embark on NC State’s first Women of Color Retreat. The retreat, an inaugural program of the Women’s Center, moves beyond a diversity and inclusion rhetoric and engages in inclusive practices that claim space and reclaim the stories of experiences of women of color at NC State.
Gender and Equity Research Symposium Invites Proposals
The Gender and Equity Research Symposium highlights research that promotes a more equitable and justice-oriented society. An initiative of the Women’s Center, the symposium bridges the interdisciplinary nature of gender and equity work through research and provides an opportunity to for students to connect with faculty and staff who are engaged in these areas.
Gender, Equity Symposium Showcases Research
As part of an increased emphasis on research, the Women’s Center presented its first Gender and Equity Research Symposium on Tuesday, March 25, 2017 in Talley Student Union.
Angela Gay Brings Attention to Gender, Equity
Angela Gay is the graduate programming assistant in the Women's Center. She is currently in her first year of the Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development (ELPHD) Scholar Leader Higher Education doctoral program.
Next Women’s Center Book Club Selection is Brené Brown Bestseller
The Women's Center Book Club has selected its spring semester title. We will be reading The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Brené Brown (Hazelden, 2010). The club will meet every Tuesday beginning on January 24, 2017. Books are provided.