APIDA Heritage Month Continues to Grow and Expand
Along with the spring breeze came the flavors of Asian street food from the Asian Night Market in Talley Student Union's Mountains Ballroom, bringing attention to Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) Heritage Month at NC State from March 15 - April 15, 2018. For the third year, NC State celebrated this Heritage Month with efforts from Asian student organizations and support from campus offices, extending the observance from one week to a full month. Additionally, events to celebrate the Desi American population added a new dimension this year.
NC State Begins Historic Partnership with Mexican Consulate
On Wednesday, March 14, 2018, the Ventanilla de Orientación Educativa held its official kick-off event and ribbon-cutting ceremony. NC State University Chancellor Randy Woodson, Consul General Remedios Gomez Arnau, Secretary of State Elaine Marshall, Deputy Chief Secretary Reid Wilson (Department of Natural and Cultural Resources) and NC State Director of Multicultural Student Affairs Nashia Whittenburg gave remarks on the importance of a new partnership in advancing education information and attainment across the Carolinas.
¡Bienvenidos a Latinx Heritage Month!
During National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15), the United States recognizes the contributions made and the important presence of Latin Americans to the United States and celebrates their heritage and culture. NC State will recognize the celebration as Latinx Heritage Month (LHM) to be more inclusive of the experiences and identities of our students, staff and community.
Marcela Torres-Cervantes Joins Multicultural Student Affairs
Marcela Torres-Cervantes is the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity's new assistant director for community outreach and engagement within Multicultural Student Affairs.