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Sep 17, 2013

Chocolate Festival Best Thing Ever

Times are tough so why not take a break from research, teaching and extension to do something fun. Something that involves lots of chocolate. We promise it's for a good cause. 

Nov 9, 2012

NC State Celebrates 40 Years of Title IX

NC State marks the 40th anniversary of Title IV, the landmark 1972 law outlawing gender discrimination in higher education athletic and academic programs, with a series of events next week. 

Jan 19, 2012

Woodsons Announce Student Leadership Program

Nominate a first year student to apply for Chancellor and Mrs. Susan Woodson's new leadership program. Here's how. 

Mar 2, 2011

Clothesline Project Honors Assault Survivors

The Women's Center is sponsoring the Clothesline Project on campus this month to support survivors of sexual assault and relationship violence. Painting sessions are scheduled March 17 and 22. 

Sep 1, 2010

Women’s Center Director Leaving

Dr. Shannon Johnson is leaving NC State after five years at the helm of the Women's Center. Under her guidance, the center has expanded services, added staff and sought to reduce incidents of interpersonal violence. 

Aug 18, 2009

Change Brings Change

There’s an old African proverb that best-selling author Greg Mortenson, NC State’s 2009 convocation speaker, often quotes as the driving force behind his humanitarian efforts in Afghanistan and Pakistan: If you educate a boy, you educate an individual – if you educate a girl, you educate a community. It's a mindset shared by a group of NC State students who have implemented Mortenson's Pennies for Peace program on our campus in hopes of helping bring a shared philosophy of equality in education to children halfway around the world.