Job Well Done! Awards for Excellence Nominees

Congratulations to all the individuals who have been nominated for the University Award for Excellence in the Division of Academic & Student Affairs.

DASA End of the Year Program

What a Year! Join us in celebrating the end of a successful year during DASA’s End of the Year Program on Monday, May 12th from 3:00-5:00pm in the Piedmont-Mountains Ballroom in the Talley Student Union. There will be a reception following the program. If you haven’t yet, please RSVP for the program and reception. Collection bins will be available for donations for the Feed the Pack Food Pantry which serves students, faculty, and staff in need. Located in 379 Harrelson Hall, the
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Recognition for Advising Excellence

Five NC State academic advisors have have received recognition for their outstanding work in advising for 2013-2014. The National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) awards participative members for achievements at their respective home institutions. We are proud to announce that among this year’s recipients, 5 NC State advisors were recognized with a Certificate of Merit, and one advisor won in her category. We are proud of each of our nominees and will continue to exemplify characteristics of great advising at our
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Student Government in Action

It’s student elections season once again, as evidenced by this year’s crop of colorful campaign signs dotting the campus at every turn.   Candidates for the four highest-profile leadership roles (Student Body President, Treasurer, Senate President, and Senior Class President) as well senate seats for all the colleges have begun to showcase their creative talents for not only campaign signs but Facebook groups as well. Some candidates have exceeded over 200 likes on their pages in the opening week for
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Not Your Typical Spring Break

More than 200 NC State students are embracing their inner wanderlust and commitment to service this week while participating in Alternative Service Break (ASB) trips, led by the Center for Student Leadership Engagement and Public Service(CSLEPS). Sixteen separate trips are in progress this week, each with a service theme focusing on issues such as Water Quality, Homelessness, Housing, and Health. Faculty and staff work with CSLEPS staff to lead these trips to such locales as Alaska, Costa Rica, Italy, Belize,
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NC State Takes Part in National Initiative to Make Campus Healthier

NC State University will join the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) in a commitment to improve campus health by formalizing guidelines around food, nutrition, physical activity and programming. Through the PHA’s new Healthier Campus Initiative, NC State units agree to implement or strengthen 23 wellness-related guidelines over the next three years. They include: Offering more fruits, vegetables and whole grains while reducing the amount of fried food offered in campus dining halls and eateries. Continuing implementation of a bicycle
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Campus Life Staff Members Recognized

Staff members who have demonstrated a willingness to go above and beyond their typical job duties in support of the goals of Housing programs are eligible for the R. Randy Rice Service Award. NC State is proud to announce that three members of the University Housing community are recent recipients of this award. Accounts Payable Accountant Ashley Chilton has been an asset to Campus Life. During a time when staffing was limited, she was essential in making sure that payments
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First Year College Welcomes New Advisor

The Division of Academic and Student Affairs is pleased to welcome Joseph Rehder, the newest addition to the advising staff of the First Year College. Joe hails from Broadalbin, NY and is joining us from the University of Virginia. He received a B.S. in Sport Management from SUNY Cortland and a M.S. in Sport Administration from Marshall University. In his new role, Joe will provide advising services for students enrolled in the First Year College, and will also teach four
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University Housing Accommodates Students During Holiday Breaks

University Housing provides students with a home away from home, even during holiday breaks. For students planning to remain on campus during the Thanksgiving or Winter Breaks, when residence halls will be closed, alternate housing accommodations are available at Wolf Ridge, E.S. King Village, and the Avent Ferry Complex. Thanksgiving Break Residence halls close November 26th at 10:00 AM and re-open November 28th at 5:00 PM. Wolf Ridge: $60 flat rate per person for the duration of the residence hall
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Donor Support Impacts Student Health Services

During their time at NC State, our students will make many important decisions.  In a university that is shaping students to be the leaders of tomorrow, weighty decisions are to be expected. Deciding between paying for the most basic necessities, such as food, or financing necessary medical care, should never be one of them. With the generous support of key contributors, that’s one decision they won’t have to make. The NC State University Woman’s Club recently donated $5,000.00 to establish
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