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Jan 12, 2012

A Step in the Right Direction

Need a little inspiration to get moving? Follow in the footsteps of 165 Facilities employees who walked enough to cross North Carolina, several times over. 

Dec 22, 2011

Powering Down for the Holidays

NC State's energy-saving holiday plans call for lowering temperature settings and turning off lights and office equipment. Here's how you can help. 

Sep 8, 2011

Hurricane Help

In the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, an NC State landscape crew and heavy equipment rolled into Elizabeth City to help a sister university. 

May 24, 2011

Colby Earns Fellow Award

Jack Colby, assistant vice chancellor for Facilities Operations, will be honored July 17  in Atlanta with the Fellow Award from APPA, an international organization for educational facilities management. 

Apr 28, 2011

Belltower Feeling Its Age

The Belltower stands tall but the iconic structure is starting to feel its age. Find out what's wrong. 

Apr 18, 2011

Minimal Storm Damage on Campus

NC State suffered little damage in a weekend storm that battered the state, generating tornadoes that roared into Raleigh Saturday afternoon with wind speeds exceeding 100 mph. 

Apr 13, 2011

Building Community

A team from the Facilities Division used community service leave to build camaraderie and low-income housing. 

Jun 9, 2010

Stairway to 1911

To paraphrase Led Zeppelin, there are three paths you can go by near the historic 1911 Building. 

May 14, 2010

NC State Unplugged

As part of keeping the lights on at NC State, the power will have to go off for six hours of repairs on Sunday. A planned outage will interrupt utility service to most of the main campus from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Apr 28, 2010

Tucker Hall Working Off Waste

Tucker Residence Hall has been selected to participate in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s first national “Working off the Waste” competition. 

Apr 16, 2010

Recognized for Recycling

NC State was named 2010 Outstanding University Program for Waste Reduction and Recycling by the Carolina Recycling Association. 

Apr 13, 2010

Wheeling and Dealing for the Green

A process called "performance contracting" helps NC State pay for energy-saving enhancements without tapping the taxpayers. It's just one of many new green strategies on campus. 

Apr 8, 2010

Colby Wins Turner Award

Jack Colby, assistant vice chancellor for facilities operations, received the Frank B. Turner Award, given to a state employee who makes an outstanding professional contribution to the built environment. 

Dec 3, 2009

Hall Renamed for Joab Thomas

South Gardner Hall was renamed Thomas Hall on Nov. 19, in honor of Dr. Joab L. Thomas, NC State’s ninth chancellor. 

May 7, 2009

Bolt Hits Belltower

Lightning struck the Belltower, knocking a capstone loose Tuesday night.