May 1, 2021
  • DEADLINE: Apply for the Janet B. Royster Memorial Staff Scholarship Fund

    Date: May 1, 2021 - May 1, 2021
    Time: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
    Location: http://www.northcarolina.edu

    The purpose of the Fund is to provide scholarships to full-time, permanent non-faculty employees who are taking either undergraduate or graduate level courses at an accredited institution of higher education, or enrolled in approved – short courses, licensure, certificate or continuing education programs that supports staff development.

    The Fund has been established in memory of Janet B. Royster, a UNC-TV employee who provided important leadership, knowledge and dedication of the UNC Staff Assembly where she served as its first Parliamentarian until her untimely death in June 2011.

    The intent of the scholarship is to cover the out-of-pocket expenses for one undergraduate or graduate course per year (tuition, fees, books) to a non-faculty employee after eligibility for tuition free course is exhausted, or for a short-term professional development program as noted above.

    Application Deadlines:

    For fall enrollment, the application deadline is May 1
    For spring enrollment, the application deadline is October 1

The following events are from the NC State University Calendar / Community Events

Jun 3, 2021: NC Tomato Club History and Transcribathon

In the 1910s, Jane McKimmon’s tomato club movement taught young girls in North Carolina how to grow, can and sell their own tomatoes, as part of a broader effort to teach rural families more efficient farming methods through an emerging agricultural extension service. The tomato club girls created booklets documenting their experiences, which are preserved in the State Archives of North Carolina and have been digitized and shared online by the NC State University Libraries Special Collections Research Center. Learn more about the history of the tomato clubs, extension and 4-H programs in North Carolina during a panel discussion from noon to 1 p.m. and stick around for a live transcription practice from 1 to 3 p.m. View on site | Email this event

May 20, 2021: NC State LIVE @ the Lot Presents Caique Vidal and Batuque at Spring Hill Park and Ride Lot

Join NC State LIVE and Visit Centennial for NC State LIVE @ the Lot, a drive-in concert series celebrating North Carolina's expansive music scene. The final concert of the series will feature high-engery Afro Brazilian rockers Caique Vidal & Batuque. There will be a unique selection of the Triangle’s best food trucks on hand. Digitial ordering services will be available, and the food trucks will make deliveries directly to your car. For more information about the concert series, including purchasing tickets and COVID-19 safety precautions, visit the concert series webpage. View on site | Email this event

May 20, 2021: Black Graduate Student Male Collaborations: Creating Community at NC State

Join the Black Male Collaboration at NC State for its Learn, Aspire and Creating Community monthly graduate students meeting via Zoom. The goal is to provide graduate students with targeted academic and nonacademic supports designed to enhance their skill sets, cultivate a sense of belonging and build resolve as they pursue a degree from NC State and continue beyond. This event's sponsors are a group of college diversity educators, practitioners and campus partners who established the Black Male Collaboration committee, which supports undergraduate and graduate Black male students on campus. Our meetings offer graduate and undergraduate students who identify in the African diaspora an opportunity to create a community. View on site | Email this event

May 18, 2021: Black Undergraduate Student Male Collaborations: Creating Community at NC State

Join the Black Male Collaboration at NC State for its Learn, Aspire and Creating Community monthly undergraduate students meeting via Zoom. The goal is to provide undergraduate students with targeted academic and nonacademic supports designed to enhance their skill sets, cultivate a sense of belonging and build resolve as they pursue a degree from NC State and continue beyond. This event's sponsors are a group of college diversity educators, practitioners and campus partners who established the Black Male Collaboration committee, which supports undergraduate and graduate Black male students on campus. Our meetings offer graduate and undergraduate students who identify in the African diaspora an opportunity to create a community. View on site | Email this event

May 12, 2021: Wolfpack Wellness Power Lunch Series: Mastering Mindfulness

The Wolfpack Wellness Power Lunch Series is designed to promote employee health and well-being through empowerment, education and connection. Balancing work and personal life can be overwhelming. This interactive session will give you the chance to try some easy guided mindfulness exercises and reflect on what works for you. View on site | Email this event

May 6, 2021: NC State LIVE @ the Lot Presents Jack the Radio at Spring Hill Park and Ride Lot

Join NC State LIVE and Visit Centennial for NC State LIVE @ the Lot, a drive-in concert series celebrating North Carolina's expansive music scene. Come and check out Raleigh-born roots rockers Jack the Radio, led by NC State alum George Hage. There will be a unique selection of the Triangle’s best food trucks on hand. Digitial ordering services will be available, and the food trucks will make deliveries directly to your car. For more information about the concert series, including purchasing tickets and COVID-19 safety precautions, visit the concert series webpage. View on site | Email this event

May 5, 2021: Integrating Diversity and Social Justice Into Your Practice

The Diversity and Social Justice Committee within the College of Education's Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences will present Integrating Diversity and Social Justice in Your Practice. A distinguished panel of teachers, administrators and researchers will share best practices and practical strategies for making your teaching more equitable, anti-racist and socially just. After the panel, breakout sessions will help participants plan for individualized next steps. This event will be held via Zoom. You must register to receive the Zoom link. The panelists are: Sandra Shipp, eighth grade social studies teacher at Ligon Middle School.Hannah Gray, assistant principal at Cliffdale Elementary School.Daniel Kelvin Bullock, executive director for equity affairs for Durham Public Schools.Rodney Trice, assistant superintendent for fquity affairs for Wake County Public Schools.Lauryn Mascareñaz, director of equity at Wake County Public Schools and founderof RISE Equity Consulting.Paula McAvoy, assistant professor of social studies education at NC State. View on site | Email this event

Apr 30, 2021: Helping Hands

Get outdoors on the last day of class and give back by helping out in The Women's Center Community Garden. The center works to prevent and end homelessness for women and their families. If you choose to participate in this service event, you will help move dirt, remove weeds from the garden and water and sow plants. The garden is located on Park Avenue in a lot that is behind the Alexander Family YMCA on Hillsborough Street. Participants are encouraged to meet at Talley Student Union at 9:30 a.m. on the day of the service event. The group will walk to the garden. If you drive, you can park on the street or in the YMCA parking lot. View on site | Email this event

Apr 29, 2021: Whine and Design: Destress Fest at Wellness and Recreation Center and Carmichael Gym

Our premier Destress Fest event, Whine and Design is back with even more fun! Join NC State Dining, Student Health Services, and Wellness and Recreation for a relaxing evening of painting fun on Thursday, April 29. You will paint your stress away while enjoying homemade snacks and mocktails through a cooking demo provided by NC State Dining. Not to mention free giveaways throughout the event. No artistic abilities are necessary. All participants will leave with a beautiful canvas of their painting! Registration is now open. The first 100 students who register to attend will receive a Whine and Design paint kit for the event which includes a canvas, 24-color acrylic pain pack, and brushes. Don’t miss out, register today. *Disclaimer: Participants must be able to pick up their supplies from the Wellness and Recreation Center once distribution begins. Supplies will not be mailed. View on site | Email this event

Apr 29, 2021: Multicultural Graduation at Talley Student Union

Since 2015, Multicultural Student Affairs has hosted a multicultural graduation ceremony for our diverse student populations. MSA invites students receiving their undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degrees to a special recognition ceremony each year to celebrate their accomplishments with invited faculty, staff and friends. If you are interested in participating in the 2021 graduation in person or virtually, please complete the registration form. The deadline to complete the form is 9 a.m. April 23. The graduation ceremony is set for 3 to 6 p.m. April 29 at Talley Student Union. This year, graduates are welcome to stop by the MSA suite in the student union to receive a stole and a gift. View on site | Email this event

Apr 29, 2021: NC State Compost Facility Tour at Compost Facility and Research Cooperative

Join us for a tour of the Compost Facility and Research Cooperative to learn about NC State's closed-loop organic waste management system. Our facility processes all of the organic waste collected on campus into a nutrient-rich soil amendment that is utilized in the campus landscape and at the Agroecology Farm. If you've ever wondered where the items go that you put in the compost collections on campus, this tour is for you. We will offer tours on April 8 and 29. Those tours will be limited to 25 people each. If more than 25 people register for a tour, we will put the additional registrants on a waitlist. We will notify those registrants if a spot becomes available. The tours will be outdoors, so please wear close-toe shoes. Everyone must wear a mask and adhere to physical distance guidelines at all times. View on site | Email this event

Apr 28, 2021: Spring on the Green: Movie Night at Court of North Carolina

Join us for a showing of Pixar's Soul at the Court of North Carolina. Bring your blankets and snacks for a fun and physically distanced movie night. View on site | Email this event