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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. 

Jul 27, 2015

So Long, Drawl

For more than half a century, the familiar Southern accent has been fading in Raleigh. Its disappearance has been so slow that locals may not even have noticed. But for Robin Dodsworth, associate professor in sociolinguistics at NC State, the decline tells the story of rapid social change across the urban South. 

Jul 22, 2015

Highlighting STEM and Diversity at NC State

One way NC State is trying to highlight the diversity of researchers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.