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Sep 22, 2022

After 25 Years, Ag Institute’s Alease Hancock Says Goodbye

Alease Hancock spent decades helping and mentoring students at NC State’s Agricultural Institute. Upon her retirement at the end of May, a scholarship was created to honor her spirit and dedication to AGI. 

plush wolf with NC State bandana around its neck

Sep 8, 2022

Where’s the Wolf? Enjoying Bucolic Life at the Edge of Campus

Research specialist — and former Wolfpack football player — Kent Passingham makes the correct guess in the latest installment of our contest for NC State employees. 

Aug 25, 2022

Life Coaching in Life Sciences

Kim Allen believes her winding path into academia and her life-coaching skills add value to one of NC State's foundational fields of study. 

Aug 17, 2022

FAQ: What You Need To Know About Personal Observance Leave

Eligible NC State employees can now take a paid day off to observe a personal day of significance. 

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Aug 12, 2022

DELTA Fall Workshops: Use Your Noodle to Navigate Moodle and More

Fall DELTA workshops are now available in Reporter for registration. All your favorite topics are available again this fall with a concentration on the Moodle 4 upgrade. Both virtual and in-person options are available for most of the offerings. 

Jul 26, 2022

FASAP Offers Resources for Difficult Times and Much More

NC State employees can access resources that can help them navigate difficult times and other challenges. 

Adam Meade standing in a hallway

Jun 8, 2022

Blazing a New Trail

On the heels of inventing a game-changing personality test, Psychology Professor Adam Meade launched a startup company and recently won two national awards. 

Image of person in the Phytotron, a controlled environment facility

May 26, 2022

Bob Franks Tapped to Lead Applied Ecology

Professor Bob Franks says he looks forward to serving as the interim department head for Applied Ecology while the college and department search for a permanent leader. 

Pat Curtis

May 20, 2022

Poultry Science’s Curtis Praised for Transformative Leadership

After more than 30 years working in higher education, 15 of those years at North Carolina State University, Patricia Curtis, department head for the Prestage Department of Poultry Science, is retiring beginning July 1. 

NC State staff member Raven Evans recently won the Office of Finance and Administration’s Award for Excellence in Human Relations and the Chancellor’s Creating Community Award for Outstanding Staff.

May 19, 2022

Evans Wins Back-to-Back Awards for Community Service, Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

Staff member Raven Evans recently won two awards, including the Office of Finance and Administration’s Award for Excellence in Human Relations. 

plush wolf with NC State bandana around its neck

May 19, 2022

Where’s the Wolf? At NC State’s Global Courtyard

Graduate School staffer Katie Homar makes the correct guess in the latest installment of our contest for NC State employees. 

Monica Osburn in NC State's Counseling Center

May 19, 2022

The Gift of a Student’s Trust

Monica Osburn is executive director of the Counseling Center, where thousands of students turn each year to find help with anxiety, depression and other problems. 

Faculty Fellow Claire Gordy. Photo by Katie Harris.

May 18, 2022

Keeping Students Engaged in Asynchronous Lectures

What makes the learning active or passive is not the modality (Zoom vs. pre-recorded videos vs. text-based lessons), but the structure of the lesson the instructor creates. Faculty Fellow Claire Gordy share tips for keeping students engaged. 

A group of NC State employees took pictures in a photo booth during a Staff and Faculty Appreciation Event on May 2.

May 16, 2022

Nearly 2,000 Employees Attend Appreciation Event

University Human Resources hosted a Staff and Faculty Appreciation Event on May 2. 

Apr 20, 2022

Back from the Brink: NC State’s Key Role in Red Wolf Recovery

The College of Veterinary Medicine is at the center of a nationwide effort to help the canid survive, providing medical care, conducting research and tending its own pack of the critically endangered species.