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Feb 11, 2016

5 Questions on Diversity in Higher Ed

Robert Jones, president of the University at Albany, shares his perspectives on the nature of leadership and the importance of confronting issues of race and racism. Jones delivers the 2016 Humanities and Social Sciences Diversity Lecture Feb. 17. 

Feb 10, 2016

NC State Backs Effort to Advance Equity in Research

NC State is part of a growing national initiative committed to advancing research on women and girls of color. 

Jan 29, 2016

Narrowing the Completion Gap

A new report from the nonprofit Education Trust shows that NC State is among the top schools in the nation shrinking the disparity in graduation rates between white and underrepresented minority students. 

Jan 21, 2016

Football Hears Barrier-Breaking Athlete

Irwin Holmes, the first black student to earn an undergraduate degree from NC State, talked about his educational opportunities and his experiences as the first African-American student-athlete in ACC history, as part of the football team's "Real World Wednesdays" program. 

Jan 6, 2016

Nightline Anchor to Deliver MLK Address

Byron Pitts headlines NC State’s 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration on Jan. 11. Join the campus community in welcoming the Emmy winning journalist. 

Jan 6, 2016

SUNY Albany President to Give Diversity Lecture at NC State

Robert Jones, president of the State University of New York at Albany, will give the NC State College of Humanities and Social Sciences’s Diversity Lecture on Feb. 17. Jones’s presentation is titled “Institutional Culture Change in Higher Education: Leadership and Inclusive Excellence.” 

Oct 8, 2015

Diversity Ed Week Begins Sunday

NC State's sixth-annual Diversity Education Week begins on Sunday, featuring more than 35 events over six days. 

Sep 28, 2015

NC State Joins Coalition to Improve College Application Process

NC State joins more than 80 colleges and universities to provide more robust college planning and application tools to high school students. 

Sep 14, 2015

Researchers Aim to Understand What Drives School Diversity or Resegregation

Why are some school districts able to maintain economic diversity in their schools, while others have become effectively resegregated in recent decades? That’s a question being explored by a team of researchers led by NC State University under a grant from the National Science Foundation. 

Aug 19, 2015

Students Vow to ‘Respect the Pack’

The world is a mosaic of unique, individual tiles, NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson told scores of students at Tuesday's "Respect the Pack" event.