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Oct 20, 2010

NC State to Lead Local Gates Foundation Effort to Help Low-Income Youth Finish School, Get Training, Find Jobs

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and MDC, a nonprofit organization dedicated to expanding opportunity and reducing poverty, today announced that Raleigh has been selected as one of four cities to participate in the Partners for Postsecondary Success (PPS) initiative as part of a Gates-funded national effort to improve postsecondary completion rates among low-income young… 

Oct 8, 2010

NC State Economist Receives UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Public Service

Michael L. Walden, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of economics at North Carolina State University, received the Award for Excellence in Public Service today from the Board of Governors of the multi-campus University of North Carolina. The award, announced during the Board’s regular October meeting, was established in 2007 to encourage, identify, recognize, and reward distinguished… 

Oct 4, 2010

Learn How The UNC System Makes A Difference For North Carolina

The colleges and universities that comprise the University of North Carolina system make a positive difference in the lives of North Carolinians. Dr. James Zuiches, vice chancellor of  extension, engagement and economic development at North Carolina State University, will present an overview of UNC system outreach efforts at the National Outreach Scholarship Conference (NOSC) on… 

Sep 21, 2010

NC State University’s Latest International Expansion Brings French Business School to North Carolina

North Carolina State University has expanded its international connections after signing an agreement with French business school SKEMA, which selected NC State over several other locations for its U.S. campus. 

Sep 17, 2010

NC State Launches “Springboard” to Job Creation

North Carolina State University has promised by 2012 to double the number of startup companies it launches each year, creating much-needed jobs for workers statewide. NC State’s new innovation “hub,” called the Springboard Innovation Partnership Portal, will play a key role in achieving this goal by facilitating business partnerships and speeding up the pipeline through which… 

Sep 10, 2010

NC State Unveils New Entrepreneurship Facility For Students

North Carolina State University is unveiling a new facility designed to help student entrepreneurs dream up new ideas – and turn those dreams into reality. The facility, called “The Phase I Garage,” was sponsored by the NC State Entrepreneurship Initiative and Red Hat, Inc. A ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house will be held Sept. 13 from… 

Sep 7, 2010

This Red House

It has been more than 80 years since NC State built a new chancellor’s residence. A thing or two has changed since 1928 – like the advent of central heat and air conditioning, which are among the many “retrofittings” that have taken place at the residence. The way the residence is used has changed a great deal, too, as… 

Aug 13, 2010

NC State University Prepares for Beginning of Fall 2010 Semester

The welcome mat is out as North Carolina State University heralds in the fall semester and a new academic year on Wednesday, Aug. 18. NC State received the largest number of freshman applications in its history – more than 19,000 – and expects a freshman class of 4,550, as well as 1,100 transfer students. The new… 

Jun 3, 2010

NC State Chancellor Woodson Will Speak At Guilford Senior Send-Off

North Carolina State University Chancellor Randy Woodson will join Guilford County alumni and fall 2010 incoming freshmen and their parents tonight at 7 p.m. at the Guilford County Senior Send-Off at Revolution Mills Studios in Greensboro. The send-off events, held across the state by the NC State Alumni Association, honor local students as they prepare to… 

May 30, 2010

Easley Grievance Dismissed

Chancellor Randy Woodson announced today that the grievance filed by former employee Mary Easley last summer has been dismissed. Notification of that dismissal was sent to Mrs. Easley last Friday and the university received notification that she has received that notice. Ten months have transpired from the date the grievance was filed. The grievance was… 

May 17, 2010

NC State Begins National Search For Provost

North Carolina State University’s national search for a new provost has begun with the appointment of a search committee. Margery Overton, chair of the faculty and professor of civil, construction and environmental engineering, will be the chair of the committee, which will hold its first meeting May 20. Other members include: Ken Adler, professor of… 

May 17, 2010

Search Firm Selected For NC State Athletics Director Position

North Carolina State University has selected Parker Executive Search from Atlanta, Ga., as the firm to assist in the search for the university’s new athletics director. The firm’s fee is $75,000. The university has a 13-person nomination committee to begin the work of finding the university’s next athletics director. Smedes York, a former chair of… 

May 10, 2010

Dr. M. Jayne Fleener Named Dean of NC State’s College of Education

Dr. M. Jayne Fleener, dean and E.B. “Ted” Robert Professor at Louisiana State University’s (LSU) College of Education, has been named dean of the College of Education at North Carolina State University, effective July 1. Interim Provost Warwick A. Arden announced the appointment today. 

May 8, 2010

Committee Selected For NC State Athletics Director Search

North Carolina State University Chancellor Randy Woodson has selected a 13-person nomination committee to begin the work of finding the university’s next athletics director.  Smedes York, a former chair of the NC State Board of Trustees, will be committee chair. “Selecting our next athletics director is an important decision for the future of the athletic program… 

Apr 26, 2010

Woodson to Visit N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis

Dr. Randy Woodson, North Carolina State University’s 14th chancellor, will begin a series of visits across the state to meet with North Carolinians, learn more about the university’s role and reach, and reaffirm the university’s commitment to meeting the state’s needs. On Tuesday, April 27, Woodson will visit the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis,…