Council on the Status of Women Advocated for New Paid Parental Leave Policy

When NC State’s Council on the Status of Women started its effort to get a paid parental leave policy implemented, the task seemed insurmountable, one of its members said. “It seemed like there were so many mountains in front of us to overcome,” said Lisa LaBarbera-Mascote, an ex officio council member and director of the Read More »

Alumni Association

Faculty and staff can join the NC State Alumni Association for $30 a year, which is a $19 discount on the annual membership rate. To join the association, visit its membership page and enter this promo code: 20NCState. The offer expires Oct. 31. For more information, send an email to or call 919-515-3375.   Read More »

Breast Cancer Awareness: Five Things to Know About NC State’s Chocolate Festival

  Since 2003, the Women’s Center at NC State has hosted a fundraiser that helps with the fight against breast cancer. The Chocolate Festival is a fundraiser for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund and the Women’s Center. Yow, a former NC State women’s basketball coach, founded the Kay Yow Cancer Fund in 2007. She was Read More »

Staff Senate Launches Charity Drives

  NC State’s Staff Senate kicked off two charity drives this month and will start a third one in November. “The drives are a testament to how passionate Staff Senate is about community engagement and outreach,” said Marie Williams, vice chancellor of University Human Resources and the chancellor’s liaison to Staff Senate “We hope as Read More »

UHR Introduces Jobs Alerts

Job Alerts

University Human Resources has launched a new job alerts feature on the NC State jobs website that will improve the candidate experience for people interested in working at NC State. The job alerts feature allows prospective candidates to receive notifications when job openings are posted that match their background, skills and interests. “With new jobs Read More »

NC State to Honor Quarter Century Club

  For Carolyn Whitehurst, some of her fondest memories of working at NC State for 25 years include meeting some of the university’s best-known athletes. When Whitehurst worked at NC State Bookstores, she met a bunch of NC State star athletes, including basketball players Spud Webb and Nate McMillan. But those memories might pale in Read More »

NC State’s Faculty and Staff Assistance Program Has Work-Life Solutions

NC State’s Faculty and Staff Assistance Program provides faculty and staff with the support, resources and information they need to help them handle personal and work-life issues. FASAP is designed to provide 24/7 support to faculty and staff, offering work-life specialists to talk to and resources to consult whenever employees need them, said Dan O’Brien, Read More »

Wellness Champions Promote a Healthier Campus

  When Melissa Jackson, an administrative support specialist, became a wellness champion at NC State, she thought all she would do is motivate colleagues to engage in physical activities. Jackson encouraged coworkers in the Department of English to participate in 3-mile races before the Employee Wellness Champions program started, making her the department’s de facto Read More »