Summer Behind the Scenes
Even after the academic year ends, NC State remains a hub for activity. Thousands of visitors come to campus each summer for New Student Orientations, summer camps, conferences and more.
What Are You Doing This Summer?
NC State faculty and staff — school may be out for the summer but we know you’ve got a lot going on. We want to tell the campus community about your summer travel, research, community engagement and more in the August 2018 issue of the Provost’s Office newsletter.
Community Service on Campus
NC State faculty and staff positively impact through community service, in addition to research, teaching and innovation. Community service provides a way to give back and make campus a stronger, more welcoming place for all.
2018 Common Reading Program
$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America by Kathryn J. Edin and H. Luke Shaefer is NC State’s 2018 Common Reading Program selection. The book confronts the social and structural barriers to economic stability that many Americans continue to face, giving insight into the real-life implications of living in poverty in the United States.
Ready for a Global Impact
More than 500 international students representing approximately 40 countries will graduate this semester. Each graduate’s unique international experience and perspective continues to shape the university and help make it a more inclusive, welcoming place for students of all nationalities.
Staff Chat: Carl Hollifield
Carl Hollifield came to NC State from Asheville in 1997 to study agricultural business management, earning his degree in 2001. Twenty years after his arrival, he’s now one of the staff members responsible for bringing Howling Cow to ice cream lovers at NC State and around the greater Triangle area.
Pack Hacks for Faculty: Jumpstart Your Summer Writing
This month, Joy Gaston Gayles, Higher Education program coordinator and associate professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy and Human Development, gives advice on gearing up for summer writing.
NC State Recognizes Exceptional Faculty
NC State recognized over two dozen faculty members for their dedication to teaching, research and engagement during the 2018 Celebration of Faculty Excellence on May 1. The annual event honors faculty who have won prestigious state, national and international awards and created new knowledge and advancements in their respective disciplines.
Back to the Pack
Former Caldwell Fellows, Goodnight Scholars and Park Scholars serve the university in a variety of faculty and staff positions. They help achieve NC State’s mission and vision through, teaching, research, community engagement and more.
2017-2018 University Teaching Awards Presented
NC State recognized more than 30 faculty for their dedication to teaching, mentoring and innovation at the 2017-2018 University Teaching Awards Ceremony on April 4. Melissa A. Pasquinelli received the University of North Carolina Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching.