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.
Pack Hacks for Faculty: Intentional Engagement for Student Success
This month, Carrol Warren, teaching assistant professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development, provides advice on being engaged for student success.
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.
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.