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Tag: COVID-19

Workers remove green chairs from Talley Student Union to limit seating capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sep 24, 2020

Proactive Pack

Once COVID-19 started spreading in North Carolina, staff in Facilities and Campus Enterprises stepped up to the challenge of making campus safe. 

NC State and Wake Forest prepare to play Saturday at a mostly empty Carter-Finley Stadium.

Sep 24, 2020

Not the Same-Day Ops

Last weekend's NC State-Wake Forest football game was unlike any ever played at Carter-Finley Stadium, but the show went on — flawlessly, thanks to the athletics department's experienced game-day operations staff. 

Spring morning sun illuminates the Holladay Hall and the Memorial Belltower.

Sep 24, 2020

Temporary Furloughs, Salary Reductions Planned

With revenue down more than 60% due to COVID-19 restrictions, some auxiliary services units face the tough task of reducing personnel costs. 

housekeeper cleaning door

Sep 17, 2020

Housekeeping (Super) Heroes

NC State’s housekeeping staff go above and beyond the call of duty every day to ensure a safe and healthy environment for the campus community. 

Football rests in the end zone after a Wolfpack touchdown in Carter-Finley Stadium.

Sep 17, 2020

Taking the Field

NC State returns to Carter-Finley Stadium Saturday against longtime rival Wake Forest in the opening game of the 2020 football season. 

person in protective gear preparing a test kit

Sep 14, 2020

Finding the Best Way to Get COVID-19 Test Kits Where They’re Needed

NC State research effort aims to improve COVID-19 test kit distribution and supply chains. 

two chefs standing in front of One Earth restaurant

Sep 3, 2020

Keeping Students Fed

NC State Dining employees are hard at work converting a campus restaurant into a self-service dining hall to help feed students who remain on campus. 

man and woman wearing marathon medals after a race

Sep 1, 2020

‘The Unifier’

When the pandemic forced most NC State employees to work remotely, Shelly English found a way to bring her dispersed colleagues even closer together. 

A small, red fly on a blueberry, against a black background.

Aug 31, 2020

A New IDEA: Pairing Trainees With Computational Experts During the Pandemic

How COVID-19 led to an unexpected bump in computational research. 

self-portrait sketch of a woman with flowers

Aug 26, 2020

How the Pandemic Affected My Struggle With Bulimia

As a public health expert, Lindsey Haynes-Maslow says she assumed the pandemic would impact our country heavily. But, in this first-person account, she says that she was not prepared for its impact on her. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Aug 10, 2020

Knowledge Is Power: Learning More About COVID-19 Can Reduce Your Pandemic Stress

The more people know about COVID-19, the less pandemic-related stress they have. 

masked healthcare worker talks to elderly patient

Jul 30, 2020

Study Highlights Mental Health Risks Facing Healthcare Workers During Pandemic

Healthcare workers are struggling with mental-health challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

woman receives vaccine shot

Jul 29, 2020

Why We Should Already Be Planning for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

What is the best way to distribute vaccines fairly and efficiently? 

man on riding mower

Jul 23, 2020

Final Countdown

The Facilities division works behind the scenes to prepare campus for the fall semester, making important changes with everyone's safety and health in mind. 

A sign in Talley Student Union reminds people to wear face coverings

Jul 22, 2020

Proactive Protection

NC State implements a number of safety measures for employees returning to campus, including a constant supply of face coverings so faculty and staff always have them on hand.