GLBT Center Sponsors ‘Week of Action’
Students get hands-on training in some of the tools for advancing social justice, including public art and social media.
Trick or Treat or Barf: Researchers Use Social Media to Raise Awareness of Norovirus Season
NC State researchers are trying to raise awareness of norovirus safety through a novel (and cute) social media campaign.
Short and Sweet Twitter Tips
Social media is a great way to spread the word about NC State, if you use it correctly. Follow these easy tips for tweeting at work.
Get the News, Share the News
From Forbes to Fox, NC State is in the news every day. Sign up to get a daily email with links to some of the top media hits. Then share the news on social media to help build NC State's reputation.
Homeless for a Week
After taking time to talk with a homeless man downtown, alum Will Langley wondered what he could do to help the growing number of people living on the street. For the next seven days, the graphic designer will share their stories as he lives out of his car.
Hitting the Road
For the next seven days, NC State alum and Raleigh-based graphic designer Will Langley, armed with only a $20 bill and a full tank of gas, is taking to the streets to raise the profile of the growing number of unsheltered homeless residents facing daily, harsh realities in our local community.
What does a boxing match have to do with a press release? Absolutely nothing. Maybe that's why University Housing finds it easy to keep students informed and engaged. Check out their new guerrilla marketing campaign promoting a sustainability contest.
NCSU Libraries has long been a technology incubator for the university, helping students with budgets based around Ramen Noodles to have free access to the latest computing platforms, ebooks and multimedia gear. This week, we put iPads in the hands of five students, who agreed to blog about the gadget as they head to class, do their work, and surf the Web.
Agricultural extension agent Debbie Roos has fallen in love with the social media program Twitter, posting nearly 400 tweets about small farm issues, including extension programs that encourage sustainable, organic and alternative agriculture.
Making a Connection
The massive earthquake that struck Haiti on Jan. 12 devastated the country, leading to an estimated 150,000 deaths. Now, an NC State alumnus and Haiti native has employed his talents to help people get in touch with friends and loved ones using social networking technology.