January 2020 Announcements
Find out the latest happenings related to NC State faculty and staff, including awards nominations, upcoming workshops and other professional development opportunities, and more.
Five Questions with the Office of Faculty Development
The Office of Faculty Development (OFD) helps faculty experience success through a variety of programming and other services, including professional development opportunities throughout the year. Diane Chapman, OFD executive director, talks about how OFD helps NC State faculty plan their professional development throughout their academic careers.
Spring Semester Sees New Students at NC State
More than 300 new first-year students are enrolled at NC State for the spring semester through the Spring Connect program. We spoke with a few of these students and learned about how New Student Programs welcomes them to campus life.
University Standing Committee Survey Now Open
The University Standing Committee Survey is available online now through Monday, February 3. Benefit-eligible employees in a .75 or greater FTE position, along with emeritus/emerita faculty, may serve on a university standing committee.
Pack Hacks for Faculty: Connecting with First-Year Students
This month, Kimberly Bush, director of undergraduate programs and teaching associate professor; and Michael Kanters, interim department head and professor in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, give advice on how to help Spring Connect students make a successful transition to NC State.
Making Their Way
Regardless of their journey, they will come together on December 19 to celebrate their achievements at the university’s fall commencement. Meet three fall 2019 graduates who are ready to Think and Do beyond the brick pathways at NC State.
Pack Hacks for Faculty: Quantitative Literacy on Discussion Boards
This month, Justin Post, teaching associate professor and director of online programs in the Department of Statistics, gives advice on using discussion boards (like Moodle) to facilitate engagement on quantitative data.
Search for Vice Chancellor and Dean of the Division of Academic and Student Affairs Underway
An open search for the vice chancellor and dean of the Division of Academic and Student Affairs (DASA) is underway. The nomination committee is chaired by Louis Hunt, senior vice provost for Enrollment Management and Services.
Survey Gauges Faculty Job Satisfaction
NC State seeks to support faculty through continual improvement of recruitment, retention and professional development initiatives. The university’s participation in the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE) survey reinforces a strong commitment to faculty success.
International Partnerships Strengthen Global Health
NC State’s Global Health program merges veterinary research and training to address today’s (and tomorrow’s) most pressing animal and human health challenges. From infectious disease control and antimicrobial resistance, to food security, global health and more, the program puts NC State's teaching and research into action around the world.