Meet the 2020-2021 Provost’s Faculty Fellows
The Provost’s Faculty Fellows Program has selected a second cohort of talented faculty to explore academic leadership roles at the university’s highest levels. Four Fellows will embark on specific projects throughout the 2020-2021 academic year, with mentorship provided by senior administrative officials.
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.
Aligning Strengths to Advance Medicine
The Comparative Medicine Institute strengthens research and training across disciplines to pioneer advances in biomedical sciences.
Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Supports Six Promising Projects
This year’s Chancellor’s Innovation Fund winners are working toward safer treatments for human and animal health, novel manufacturing methods for toilet paper, lightweight car frames and synthetic fuel.
Five Questions With Arts Entrepreneurship
NC State offers a wide range of academic choices for students, including the nation’s first and largest campus-wide Arts Entrepreneurship Minor. We spoke with program founder and director Gary Beckman about the program and what makes it stand out in higher education.
Arts NC State Keeps Moving, From a Distance
When classes moved online this spring, the Arts NC State community pulled together to continue to engage students, fellow performers and patrons alike. They made plans, secured technological assistance, communicated openly with students and offered support to the community.
Supporting Academic Continuity
Academic continuity planning in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic marked many faculty members’ first foray into online teaching. Planning is underway for the fall semester, and in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, faculty and university partners are there to help CHASS colleagues with their academic continuity questions.
University Tutorial Center to be Relocated and Renamed this Fall
This fall, the University Tutorial Center will become the Academic Success Center and move its offices and student spaces from Park Shops to a newly renovated space on the second floor of D.H. Hill, Jr. Library.
Faculty and Staff Continue to Support Student Emergency Fund
During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people have resorted to haircuts at home. Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs Katharine Stewart did just that after a team effort that raised more than $93,000 for NC State’s Student Emergency Fund.
A Different Prague Experience
More than 50 NC State undergraduates arrived at the NC State European Center in Prague this January to go on a journey of academic and cultural enrichment. Signs of spring began to show up in the Czech Republic’s capital just as COVID-19 hit. Even with everything that happened this semester, NC State Prague continued with classes, albeit in a different manner than usual.