Diversity Trailblazers Honored at Chancellor’s Creating Community Awards 2018
The annual Chancellor’s Creating Community Awards affirm NC State’s strong commitment to the principles and work of diversity, equity and inclusion. This year, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences was awarded three of the top awards: for outstanding college, outstanding faculty member and outstanding student.
Educator Dubroy to Discuss Xenophobia and Inclusivity
Tashni-Ann Dubroy, executive vice president and COO of Howard University, will deliver the 2018 Humanities and Social Sciences Diversity Lecture on Thursday, Feb. 22. Her talk is titled “There Is a Xenophobe Among Us: Diversity and Inclusivity on College Campuses.”
Philosophy Major Victor Eduardo Named Leader of the Pack
Get to know junior philosophy major Victor Eduardo, the 2017 recipient of NC State's Leader of the Pack Award.
Professor’s Juneteenth Lecture Encourages Collaboration, Coalitions
Longtime NC State psychology professor Rupert Nacoste discusses society's ongoing struggle for equality at a campus event in honor of Juneteenth. Learn how working in a coalition helps us rise together.
Forging a Path to Follow
Drawing from her own past, alumna Sharita Whitaker (B.A. Communication, summa cum laude 2007) works to open doors for minorities in North Carolina’s legal community. She also chairs the NC Bar Association’s Minorities in the Profession Committee, through which she's introducing African American, Latino, Asian and other minority students to the legal profession and showing them how they can make a difference.
Moms More Likely Than Dads to Favor Diverse, Neighborhood Schools
In the first empirical study on gender and school assignment, NC State researchers find that mothers are more likely than fathers to favor both school diversity and so-called neighborhood schools. The study also finds that mothers are more likely to be concerned about challenges, dangers and uncertainty related to school assignments.
Moms More Likely Than Dads to Favor Diversity and Neighborhood Schools
Mothers are more likely than fathers to favor both school diversity and neighborhood schools, according to a new study on gender and school assignment conducted by N.C. State University. The study also found that mothers are more likely to be concerned about challenges, danger and uncertainties of school assignments. And they were more fearful that a school reassignment would negatively affect their child’s learning or friendships. Toby Parcel, sociology, and Andy Taylor, political science, featured.
NC State Backs Effort to Advance Research on Women, Girls of Color
By joining the Collaborative to Advance Equity through Research, the university has committed to supporting its existing research about women and girls of color while also developing new opportunities for scholarly inquiry.
Racial Makeup of Labor Markets Affects Who Gets Job Leads
Research from NC State's Department of Sociology and Anthropology and Rice University finds that the racial composition of a labor market plays a significant role in whether workers find out about job leads -- regardless of the race of the worker.
December Student of the Month
Justin Lo is a sophomore majoring in political science. A Chancellor's Leadership Scholar, Justin has held several internships, is active in campus groups and sings in gospel choirs. He plans to study abroad at the University of Seoul in Spring 2016, and envisions a career in law.