A Salute to NC State’s Veterans

Veterans Appreciation

NC State paid a special tribute on Nov. 11 to veterans who work for the university. The university thanked the veterans for their service during the annual Employee Appreciation Event, which was held at Reynolds Coliseum on Veterans Day. During the event, veterans were given NC State caps embroidered with an American flag and the 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 »

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 »

Discounted Tickets Available for 2 Men’s Basketball Games

Maen's Basketball game

NC State employees can buy discounted tickets to see the men’s basketball team play two home games this season, including the Wolkpack’s Atlantic Coast Conference home opener. Special ticket offers are available to staff and faculty for two games: the Nov. 5 game against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and the Dec. 22 game versus Read More »

Pack Giving Back: UHR Donates Supplies To Local School

Benefits specialist Merari Valencia (middle) delivers boxes of school supplies to Principal Curtis Brower (left) and psychologist and counselor Robin Edwards (right) at Powell Magnet Elementary School in Raleigh.   For Stephanie Davis, University Human Resources’ annual school supply drive is about two things: giving back and team building. UHR staff divided into two teams Read More »

University HR Announces Financial Wellness Seminars

  Kiresten Smith Branch doesn’t remember talking to her parents about being financially responsible when she was a child. But Branch said when she and her husband, André, have children, discussions about financial responsibilities will be a priority. That’s why Branch recently attended a University Human Resources-organized workshop about how to teach children good financial Read More »