Stories From Oct 2020

Oct 30, 2020

Recognition and Appreciation Program Name Contest

University Human Resources is leading an effort to enhance employee recognition and appreciation at NC State. And they need your help to identify a short, compelling name to encompass NC State’s recognition and appreciation programs and resources.

Oct 29, 2020

Ask an Expert Groups are Retiring

All North Carolina Ask an Expert (AaE) groups and widgets on Monday, November 2. 

Oct 26, 2020

CALS Community Conversations – Coronavirus Predictions: The Lasting Effects of the Pandemic on Marginalized Communities

Dr. Thomas Birkland will lead the third and fourth sessions of the Conversations about the Current Health Crisis and Marginalized Communities series on Nov. 5.

Oct 26, 2020

CALS Community Conversations – Are Certain Communities More or Less Susceptible to Contracting and Transferring COVID-19?

Current communication messages about the COVID-19 pandemic tend to focus more on individual risks than community risks. A panel featuring Huiling Ding, Vanessa Volpe and Xin Ding will field questions about communities and the spread of coronavirus.

Oct 26, 2020

Last Days of Benefits Open Enrollment – Action Required

The annual enrollment period for benefit plan changes is Oct. 15-31. This is your opportunity to enroll in employee benefit programs or make changes to the benefits you selected in previous years.

Oct 26, 2020

Carter to Retire after Impactful 40+ Year Career

Dr. Tommy Carter is retiring from NC State University following an outstanding career as a USDA Research Geneticist and Soybean Breeder.

Oct 26, 2020

Social Media Tips From Sara: Facebook Rooms

Sara Awad, CALS social media specialist, is sharing her knowledge through monthly Social Media Tips. This month, Sara provides insight into a new Facebook feature, Facebook Rooms.

Oct 25, 2020

CALS Comm Workshop – Extension Core Brand Tenets and Marketing

October's workshop will reintroduce and reinforce NC State Extension's core brand tenets (brand platform, our common denominator, key messaging, etc.), while also discussing marketing planning and storytelling. Join us!

Oct 25, 2020

Planning for Virtual Commencement – Dec. 4

NC State University will celebrate the class of 2020 with our first-ever virtual commencement on December 4. During the ceremony we will honor the graduates of spring, summer, and fall 2020. Be part of the ceremony by sharing your photos and videos by October 30. Learn more on the website.

Oct 23, 2020

New Enhancements Coming to ServiceNow

The ServiceNow system is being upgraded to provide an enhanced user experience. Take a moment to read about these enhancements and view the short overview videos.