Stories From Aug 2020

Aug 27, 2020

3D Memo: Important Update: Community Service Leave and Child Care and Work-Life Balance Resources

To help employees deal with the challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Office of State Human Resources assembled a task force of HR experts to create a resource guide for parents. That guide covers many topics, including where to find child care, leave options, flexible scheduling and a change to a community service leave policy.

Aug 27, 2020

From Provost Arden: Adjustments to Fall 2020 Academic Calendar

In this memo, Provost Arden announces to instructors of record that the fall 2020 academic calendar is being adjusted to provide students the time needed to prepare to move off-campus. He is aware of the additional challenges created by the calendar change and appreciates instructors work and ongoing support of their students, and asks that they consider ways to provide flexibility with assignments and due dates where possible.

Aug 25, 2020

Nominations for 2020-21 Faculty Awards Sought

Nominations are now open for seven awards for NC State faculty members. This year’s nomination submission deadlines have been moved up a few weeks earlier than normal in order to accommodate the change in the fall semester calendar, and to provide departments and colleges ample time to prepare nominations.

Aug 20, 2020

From Provost Arden: Shift to Remote Instruction for Remainder of Fall 2020 Semester

In this memo, Provost Arden announces to faculty that as of 8 a.m. on Monday, August 24, NC State will be moving all undergraduate instruction that is not already online to a remote instruction format, and that graduate courses will remain in their existing format. The Office of Faculty Development and DELTA have created a tip sheet for faculty in light of this transition.

Aug 17, 2020

August 2020 Provost’s Corner

August marks the start of an academic year that no one could have imagined this past spring. In spite of all the unknowns and uncertainties, the campus community came in ways we haven’t seen before.

Aug 14, 2020

A Different Kind of Summer

NC State faculty, staff and students have experienced many changes in their lives over the course of the spring semester, and summer didn’t necessarily like what they’ve experienced in the past. Regardless of the situation, the campus community came up with great ways to think and do both personally and professionally this summer.

Aug 13, 2020

August 2020 Announcements

Find out the latest happenings related to NC State faculty and staff, including campus COVID-19 updates, information on the start of the fall semester, professional development opportunities and more.

Aug 13, 2020

COVID-19 Resources and Campus Updates

As the fall semester begins, NC State is working to provide faculty, staff and students with the resources they need for a safe and successful academic year. These resources cover teaching, research, campus life and more.

Aug 13, 2020

Services for Success

In the midst of countless changes during the COVID-19 pandemic, NC State’s focus on student success remains steadfast. This semester, the Academic Success Center (ASC) opens to provide another avenue for the university to fulfill its land-grant mission.

Aug 12, 2020

Vice Chancellor and Dean of the Division of Academic and Student Affairs Finalist Interviews Announced

Virtual campus interviews for the three finalists for vice chancellor and dean of the Division of Academic and Student Affairs have been announced. They will begin the first week of September.