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Red lanterns for Chinese New Year
Gong Xi Fa Cai — Happy New Year!
Happy Chinese (or Lunar) New Year!

This year, the first day of Chinese New Year was on Saturday, Jan. 25. The first day corresponds with the new moon using the lunisolar Chinese calendar. Based on the Chinese zodiac, it's now the Year of the Rat.

“Gong Xi Fa Cai” and “Gong Hey Fat Choy” do not translate to “Happy New Year” as some people may think. The loose translation in Mandarin is “wishing you prosperity in the coming year,” while the Cantonese translation is “wishing you happiness and prosperity.” Some people substitute prosperity for wealth, so it can mean “wishing you to make lots of money.”
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Inclusion on Campus

MyPack Allows Self-Selected Pronouns and Gender Identity

NC State has given students the option to self-select their personal pronouns and gender identity in MyPack Portal.

NC State Belltower with spring flowers in the foreground

Institutional Equity and Diversity

Vice Provost's Message: A New Year Brings New Hope and Renewed Efforts

Vice Provost Sheri Schwab sends a message to the campus community at the start of the spring semester.

Postcards for The Movement Peer Educators

Eliminating Interpersonal Violence

Stalking Awareness Workshop Educates the Community

A local news channel spoke to students participating in a Stalking Awareness workshop last week.

A character actor presents at Blacks in Wax Live Museum 2019

African American Cultural Center

Blacks in Wax Live Museum: An Experience and an Education

Watch history come to life as we reenact moments in Black history for your education and entertainment.

Faculty fellow Delisia Matthews speaks about Sneakerhead culture

African American Cultural Center

Faculty Fellows Bring New Research to the AACC

The AACC continues its emphasis on intellectual creativity and presentations through its faculty fellows program.

Phone screen and fingertips

Inclusion on Campus

Creating Accessible Online Content is Critical

Clicking a button or searching for an answer isn’t that easy for everyone if online content isn’t accessible.

Ibram X. Kendi and the Call for Antiracism (from NC State News) »
Submit a Proposal for The Gender and Equity Research Symposium »
Landmark Exhibit Unearths History: "When MLK and the KKK Met in Raleigh" »
Attend the Black Lens Symposium on Feb. 1 at Hunt Library »
Documentary Premiere: The Romey Lynchings on Feb. 4 »
Tickets on Sale for TEDx at NC State Conference on Feb. 21  »
The Beehive Collective $5,000 Grant Applications for Women's Empowment Proposals Due Feb. 28 »
Staff Senate Panel: Working as a Person with a Disability on Mar. 3 »
Call for Proposals: 18th Annual International Males of Color Empowerment and Retention Educational Conference »
Faculty Women of Color in the Academy Conference: Apr. 20-21 at Virginia Tech »
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