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.
NC Vision Zero Steps Up Highway Safety Effort
Donate shoes for Sunday’s commemoration of the World Day of Remembrance on Centennial Campus.
Meet the Man Behind Google Drive
Meet Jonathan Rochelle, co-founder of Google Docs and Google Drive, and celebrate "5 Years of Google at NC State” on Wednesday, Nov. 30, in the Talley Student Union.
Dance Program Presents Fall Concert
The NC State Dance Program will present its annual fall concert today and Friday, Nov. 17-18, at 8 p.m. in Stewart Theatre inside Talley Student Union. The concert will feature dances in a variety of styles, including contemporary ballet, tap, jazz, African and modern.
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.
NC State Fighting Zika on Multiple Fronts
NC State is fighting the worldwide outbreak of the mosquito-borne virus Zika by designing innovative, mosquito-proof fabrics; developing mathematical models that describe and predict the spread of infections; genetically engineering mosquitos to suppress their transmission of disease; and drawing attention to missed opportunities for better biotechnology regulation.
Business, Biotech Leader Rothblatt at Hunt Library
Martine Rothblatt, one of the nation’s most innovative business and biotechnology leaders and a leading voice on transgender rights, will speak at Hunt Library on Friday, Nov. 18, at 5:30 p.m.
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.
Spend An Evening With John Muir
John Muir was a pioneering naturalist who was responsible for preserving millions of acres of wilderness in the American West. Join Muir-impersonator Lee Stetson from 7:30-9 p.m. Monday to learn more about his fascinating life.