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Stories From Oct 2014

Oct 24, 2014 | The Abstract

Trick or Treat or Barf: Researchers Use Social Media to Raise Awareness of Norovirus Season

NC State researchers are trying to raise awareness of norovirus safety through a novel (and cute) social media campaign. 

Oct 24, 2014 | Research and Innovation

New Survey of Triangle Entrepreneurs Shows Optimism

NC State has launched a new quarterly survey to measure the outlook of Triangle entrepreneurs – and the initial results show significant optimism for increased revenue, spending and employment well into spring 2015. 

Oct 23, 2014 | Faculty and Staff

Pennell Lauded for Community Engagement

Social work professor Joan Pennell has been inducted into the Academy of Community Engagement Scholarship. 

Oct 23, 2014 | Faculty and Staff

Benefits Open to Same-Sex Spouses

Landmark federal court rulings in North Carolina this month give state employees in same-sex marriages the opportunity to cover their spouses under the State Health Plan and NCFlex program. 

Oct 23, 2014 | Campus Life

Actor Tony Hale to Speak Nov. 8

Attend an event featuring Emmy-winning actor Tony Hale, who will read from his new children's book and discuss the importance of social work. 

Oct 23, 2014 | Campus Life

IT Access May Be Limited Nov. 8–9

The Office of Information Technology says system maintenance may disrupt network services the weekend of Nov. 8 and 9, including access to MyPack Portal, DELTA Wolfware and the Virtual Computing Lab.  

Oct 23, 2014 | Faculty and Staff

Baker Named Top Educator

The North Carolina School Counselor Association selected NC State education professor Stanley Baker as 2014 Counselor Educator of the Year.  

Oct 22, 2014 | Faculty and Staff

Head of Faculty Affairs to Retire

Betsy Brown, vice provost for faculty affairs, will retire at the end of the academic year. Under her leadership, NC State launched the Office of Faculty Development. 

Oct 22, 2014 | Campus Life

Soccer Team Treats Faculty and Staff

NC State employees will be treated to free admission and free chicken and biscuits at Tuesday's men's soccer game. 

Oct 22, 2014 | Campus Life

Soarin’ Over the State Fair

NC State's Aerial Robotics Club gives fairgoers a bird's eye view of the future of flight with ongoing demonstrations of radio-controlled aircraft.