AVC Corner: Coping With ‘Lifequakes’

Colleagues, The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions in the lives of many people in this country, and the Wolfpack community is no exception. Difficult experiences such as layoffs, furloughs and the loss of loved ones often have long-lasting effects that can be difficult to address without some help. According to author Bruce Feiler, massive Read More »

AVC Corner: The Passing of the Baton in HRIM

Colleagues, One of the things I enjoy about working in University Human Resources is the immensely talented people I work with daily. Sadly, one of those people, Todd Driver, the former director of Human Resources Information Management and Analytics, recently retired. Todd began his career at NC State in 1992 in the Provost’s Office, where Read More »

AVC Corner: UHR’s 2019-20 Annual Report

Dear colleagues, I am proud to share with you the University Human Resources 2019-20 annual report. The report is a comprehensive overview of UHR’s accomplishments during the 2019-20 fiscal year. This is the second annual report published by UHR, after the inaugural report in 2020. That report followed the publication of UHR’s 2018-21 strategic plan, Read More »

AVC Corner: Enhancing Employee Recognition

Dear colleagues, In early 2021, my team and I will announce some exciting news regarding employee recognition at NC State. I cannot reveal all the details yet, but I want to make you aware of the work taking place before we make our announcement. A group of university employees has been working since May 2019 Read More »

AVC Corner: If You’re Stressed, NC State Can Help

Dear colleagues, If I had to choose an adjective to describe 2020, that word would be stressful. Some mental health experts might agree with me. COVID-19, the presidential election, the fight for racial equality in this country and other issues are causing an excessive amount of stress in the lives of Americans, according to a Read More »