New Website Focuses on Faculty
The spread out nature of faculty resources at NC State led to the recent creation of the Faculty Central website, a one-stop shop for information and tools distributed across the vast ecosystem of NC State websites.
Kwesi Craig Brookins Named 2018-19 ACE Fellow
The American Council on Education (ACE) announced that Kwesi Craig Brookins, associate professor in the Department of Psychology with an appointment in Africana Studies, has been named an ACE Fellow for the 2018-19 academic year. Brookins will spend the next year at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) learning more about community engagement, the Scholarship of Engagement, and how anchor institutions in urban areas effectively collaborate with local communities.
2019 Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Recipients Announced
From nanomaterials that mimic our own platelets to a promising baby-formula prebiotic and a possible canine cancer vaccine, the recipients of this year’s Chancellor’s Innovation Fund are prepping groundbreaking research for the open market. Meet this year’s awardees and see how their discoveries could change your life.
Top Value in North Carolina — Again
NC State claims the distinction of offering North Carolina college students the best value for their money for the second straight year. The annual list by Money magazine ranks schools based on quality, affordability and alumni success.
Introducing the Global Engagement Institute
The Office of Global Engagement is initiating a new annual program, the Global Engagement Institute, to provide professional development, support, guidance and consultation for faculty and staff interested in developing research, scholarship or academic programs with an international focus.
Envisioning Research Winners Capture Insights Into the World Around Us
The winners of this year’s Envisioning Research contest demonstrate the many ways research offers new perspectives on our world.
Vice Provost for Continuing Education Alice Warren to Retire
Alice Warren, vice provost for continuing education, has announced that she is retiring this fall, effective October 1. Warren has spent the past 39 years in various capacities at NC State and the McKimmon Center for Extension and Continuing Education.
Update on NCSU Libraries Leadership Search
Progress continues in the Senior Vice Provost and Director of Libraries search. The nomination committee began reviewing applicants in July and will identify candidates in August for video conference interviews. On-campus interviews for three or four candidates will be conducted during the last week of September into the first few weeks of October.
NC State Lands $1 Million Grant to Support Transfer and First-Year Students in the Life Sciences
The grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute will improve advising, mentoring, courses and research experiences.
Provost’s Corner: July 2018
With just over a month before the new academic year begins, summer activities are winding down but NC State is getting ready to welcome a host of new faces to campus. This fall, more than 4,800 first-time, first year students, 1,300 transfer students, 2,200 master’s and 525 doctoral students, and 100 Agricultural Institute students will call the university home.