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."
New Posters Fulfill One Component of NC State’s Federal Title IX Obligations
The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity has published a new Title IX poster series. The posters are intended for display in all campus buildings as part of NC State’s compliance efforts in accordance with Title IX of the U.S. Education Amendments of 1972.
NC State Remains Committed to Fairness as Title IX Interim Guidance Issued
Recent actions relating to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program or activity, have led many to wonder how changes in federal guidelines will affect programs and services on campus and what these changes may mean.
End-of-Year Events Celebrate Diverse Achievements
The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity closes the academic year with old and new traditions. Read the recaps of Equal Opportunity Institute Graduation, Ebony Harlem Awards of Excellence and Lavender Graduation. Attend the Multicultural Graduation Ceremony on Thursday, May 11, 2017.
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.
American Association of Blacks in Higher Ed Conference in Raleigh
Despite strong considerations last fall about whether to bypass North Carolina due to HB2 legislation, the American Association of Blacks in Higher Education (AABHE) selected Raleigh as the host city for this year’s annual conference.
NC State Leaders Update Campus on Diversity Initiatives
University leaders reaffirmed NC State’s strong support of diversity and inclusion on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at the Campus Diversity Conversation in Stewart Theatre. Thirteen areas provided updates on the diversity initiatives occurring during the 2016-17 academic year.
Annual Sisterhood Dinner Fills Ballroom of Talley Student Union
The annual Sisterhood Dinner filled the Ballroom of Talley Student Union on Monday, February 27, 2017 with several hundred attendees who celebrated the achievements of women. The event also honored this year's winners of the Equity for Women Awards from a group of exceptional nominees.
Campus Diversity Conversation: Updates on Progress at NC State
The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity invites the campus community to attend and participate in a "Campus Diversity Conversation: An Update on Diversity Initiatives at NC State" to be held on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. in Stewart Theatre.
Cultural Competency Training Initiatives Underway
The term cultural competence first emerged over a decade ago, but cultural competency training is still not provided to all faculty, staff and students at most universities even though it is a crucial skill set for everyone. That is changing at NC State.