Stories From May 2017

May 31, 2017

Centennial Visioneers Toastmasters Club

Guests are welcome to join us every Wednesday at noon where we will spend time developing our speaking and leadership skills. Our club is a wonderful place to practice your skills in a fun, supportive environment no matter where you are in your journey.

May 31, 2017

New Oracle Identity Manager and New User Identification and Authorization Questions Required

The campus has rolled out the new Oracle Identity Manager (OIM). This project impacted password management, and all previous User Identification and Authorization (UIA) challenge and response questions created prior to May 9, 2017, are no longer valid. Please go to to set up new questions and answers.

May 26, 2017

Interdisciplinary Faculty Team Lands $1 Million NSF Grant for New Master’s Program

A $1 million National Science Foundation grant will enable the college to create a new interdisciplinary master’s program for students from underrepresented groups.

May 25, 2017

Meeting Deepens Plant Science Collaboration

On May 11-12 representatives from NC State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences traveled to Flanders, Belgium, to share their research and gain insight from their counterparts with VIB.

May 22, 2017

Faculty Recognition Reporting

Please submit names of faculty members in your department who have received significant awards by Friday, June 9, 2017. Please visit the link in this announcement and submit the names (your Unity ID is required to access the page).

May 22, 2017

Class of Spring 2017

Spring 2017 graduation has come and gone, and we conferred a total of 695 degrees. In the lead-up to graduation we spoke with eight graduates about their journey to NC State and where their plans will take them next. Read about those students here.

May 19, 2017

Daubert Named MU Vice Chancellor and Dean

Dr. Chris Daubert was recently named vice chancellor and dean of the University of Missouri's College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR) effective August 1, 2017.

May 17, 2017

Director of Research Administration Candidate Forums and Evaluations

You are invited to meet the finalists in the Director of Research Administration search. The individual selected to fill this position will replace Dollie Moore who retired in April 2017 after 28+ years of service. Each candidate will participate in an open forum session with a presentation followed by Q&A.

May 17, 2017

State Health Plan Audit

The State Health Plan will be conducting a dependent eligibility verification audit, and you will soon receive a letter from the State Health Plan at your home address. This dependent eligibility audit is comprehensive and applies to all dependent members. The State Health Plan is conducting this audit to ensure that only eligible dependents (legal spouses and dependent children) are enrolled, and they believe this will help with the Plan’s financial liability.

May 15, 2017

Register Now for Opening Doors Retreat 2017

Faculty and staff are invited to register for the Opening Doors Retreat 2017, October 11-13, 2017, at the Eastern 4-H Center in Columbia, NC.