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Building Future Faculty 2019 participant group
Reflections on NC State’s
“Building Future Faculty” Experience
Stephanie Helms Pickett, associate vice provost for diversity engagement, training and education, reflects on the Building Future Faculty program’s 2019 campus experience. The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity hosts this annual conference, which brings promising young academics on the verge of entering the professoriate for three days of workshops, seminars, departmental visits and networking opportunities. Numerous NC State faculty members have initially connected with the university through this program, which began in 2006.

‘Twas the day after Building Future Faculty (BFF) and all through the campus, not a creature was stirring, because we were all slammed with exhaustion from an amazing experience. NC State welcomed 33 doctoral students and postdoc scholars from all over the country in various disciplines for its annual professional development experience, held on April 3-5, 2019.
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Joel Ducoste

Bridge to the Doctorate

$1.1M Grant Funds Underrepresented STEM Ph.D. Students

Joel Ducoste, professor of engineering and assistant dean of graduate student enhancement and faculty enrichment, talks about the grant.

McNair Scholars

Building the Academic Pipeline

McNair Scholars Program Prepares to Welcome Third NC State Cohort

The McNair Scholars Program, federally funded through the U.S. Department of Education, will soon welcome its third cohort.

Charlene Carruthers

Women's Center

A Place to Start: Reflecting on Womxn’s Herstory Month

Many events during the month helped us remember womxn of the past and learn from them to radically alter society.

AYA Ambassadors travel to Stagville for historical and experiential learning

African American Cultural Center

Beyond the Textbook: Enriching the AYA Experience

The African American Cultural Center’s student group has embarked on trips, seminars and research to expand its goals.

Rainbow graduation stoles at Lavender Graduation

GLBT Center

In Their Own Words: Lavender Grads

In advance of Lavender Graduation, we stopped by the GLBT Center to speak to a few of this year’s graduates.

Brianna Williams

Equal Opportunity and Equity

New Equal Opportunity Officer Strengthens Team

The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity has added a new equal opportunity officer to its team.

TODAY: GLBT Faculty and Staff Network Meeting »
TODAY: Earth Fair on the Brickyard, Waste Reduction and Recycling Booth (from Sustainability) »
Born a Crime by Trevor Noah Selected as 2019 Common Reading (from New Student Programs) »
Immersive Learning Civil Rights History Trip Informative, Transformative (from Academic and Student Affairs) »
Unique Partnership Sheds Light On Energy Challenges for Low-Income Households (from NC State News) »
Next GLBT Faculty and Staff Network Social to Be Held on April 25 »
Fourth Annual Women in STEM Event in Apex, NC on April 25 »
Sign Up to Have Lunch with Interim Vice Provost Sheri Schwab »
Registration Now Open for STRIVE (Student Transition Resource Initiative for Veteran's Education) Conference on June 6 »
Opening Doors Three-Day Diversity Awareness Retreat Now Registering for October 9-11 »
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