Election Results in Historic Firsts
The 2020 elections saw a number of historic diversity firsts across the country. Several candidates from underrepresented backgrounds made history as they were elected into office.
NC State Commemorates Indigenous Peoples’ Day
On Monday, October 8, 2018, Multicultural Student Affairs hosted its annual Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebration in Talley Student Union.
NC State Gets New Top 100 Rankings for Degrees to Diverse Students
NC State has earned recognitions again this year from Diverse: Issues in Higher Education for degrees awarded to students from underrepresented groups.
Native American Community Comes Together for Annual Campus Events
NC State’s Native American community hosted two significant events during the spring semester, an end-of-year banquet, held on March 23, 2018, and the annual NC State Powwow, held on April 7, 2018.
“Treasures of Native America” on Display at Gregg Museum
Now through April 29, 2018 in the Thomas E. Cabaniss Gallery on the first floor of the Gregg Museum of Art and Design, "Treasures of Native America" features a rotating display of Native American art donated from the Greenberg Collection.
NC State Makes Two Diverse “Top 100” Lists
The newest Diverse: Issues in Higher Education rankings, as reported on August 24, 2017, tabulate the top 100 institutions awarding bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees to African-American, Asian-American, Native American and Hispanic students across all disciplines.
NC State Recognized in Native American Undergraduate Rankings
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education has published its 2016 rankings of "Top Producers of Native American Graduates" and NC State appears on two of its lists.
The Native Space Housing Initiative: “Find Your Space, Find Your Family”
Multicultural Student Affairs and University Housing are proud to present Native Space, a new housing initiative marketed toward Native American first-year students. Native Space was designed out of an observed need to provide a more communal experience for incoming Native students through a supportive and culturally engaged campus environment.
Chancellor Woodson Attends Pow Wow
On April 2, 2016, Native American Student Affairs (NASA) and American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) in conjunction with Multicultural Student Affairs hosted NC State's 26th Annual Pow Wow in Carmichael Gymnasium. The gym was filled with people of different tribes and nations who sang, danced, drummed and reflected on the history of the Indigenous people of North Carolina and acknowledged their present status. The event started at 12:00 p.m. and lasted until 7:00 p.m.
NC State Celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day
This year, students successfully brought Indigenous Peoples' Day to NC State, an historical first. Read student Karli Moore's account of how this celebration began and grew into a full day of programs held on Monday, October 12, 2015, culminating in the "1490 Who" panel sponsored by Native American Student Affairs.