Use Those Community Service Hours
All SHRA and EHRA employees who work at least 20 hours per week are allotted up to 24 hours for volunteer activities, or one hour a week (up to 36 hours annually) for mentoring/tutoring in a school-affiliated program for “at-risk” students or five hours a month (up to 45 hours annually) for participation in a public school literacy program.
Faculty, Staff Appreciation Game on Nov. 26
Employees can purchase up to four deeply discounted NC State men's basketball tickets for the Nov. 26 game against Loyola at PNC Arena for Faculty and Staff Appreciation Day.
Football Streak Ends at 598 Straight
Francis Combs, valued member of the Wolfpack Radio Network, will end his streak of 598 consecutive NC State football games, dating back to the 1966 season-opener. His reason? Family over football.
Deadlines for Donations Extended
Faculty and staff can help college students around the state who are in need with donations to a pair of Staff Senate drives: restocking the Feed the Pack food pantry and donating to the Warm the Pack winter coat drive. Deadlines have been extended to serve more students across the UNC system.
Breaking Down the 2016 Election
Want a better understanding of just what happened during the 2016 election cycle? Join NC State political science experts at two events this week to discuss and analyze Donald Trump's win over Hillary Clinton and other significant outcomes from one of the most compelling elections in U.S. history.
Veracity and Verification of Scientific Research
Ever wonder about the accuracy of published research? Jeff Leek, assistant professor of biostatistics at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has, and on Thursday he will discuss his thoughts on the subject in the Mountain Ballroom of Talley Student Union.
Libraries Host Mini-Moogfest
Moogfest—the Asheville-born, now Durham-based music, art and technology festival named for the inventor of the Moog Synthesizer—will host an evening full of interactive workshops for NC State students, faculty and staff next Friday evening at the Hunt Library.
Hillsborough Work to Reroute Traffic
The installation of new power poles on Hillsborough Street will impact traffic and bus routes during the evening hours this week.
Pledge to Combined Campaign Through Nov. 18
Staff and faculty can choose from among almost 1,000 statewide charities as part of the State Employees Combined Campaign. The campaign drive began Monday and ends on Nov. 18.
Celebrate All Things NC State During Red and White Week
The annual Red and White Week leading up to next Saturday's Homecoming football game against Boston College at Carter-Finley will have a slew of activities, from Chancellor Randy Woodson's annual fall address next Friday afternoon to food and beer presentations to free Howling Cow ice cream on Stafford Commons for students.