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Muslim Community Celebrates Ramadan
During the Pandemic
Last month marked the beginning of the Islamic holy month, Ramadan. This month of religious observance, celebrated April 23 to May 23 this year, is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. The dates of Ramadan change every year because Islam follows the lunar calendar.

For Muslims, Ramadan represents a period of reflection and growth. During the month of Ramadan, Muslims strengthen their relationship with God and their faith by praying, reading the Quran, engaging in charity work and fasting from sunrise to sunset. The breaking of the fast, or iftar, at sunset usually involves large gatherings where friends and family come together for meals; however, traditions like this, and others, are going to look a bit different now.

This year, the coronavirus pandemic has changed how Ramadan is celebrated.
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Chancellor Randy Woodson speaks at the virtual Chancellor's Creating Community Awards, April 22, 2020

Institutional Equity and Diversity

Chancellor’s Creating Community Awards

The annual awards honor exceptional efforts and contributions in the areas of equity, diversity and inclusion.

Lantern on table at night

Vice Provost's Message

Year-End Reflections: On Resilience and Hope

I write at the close of the academic year to send both congratulations and words of continued encouragement.

Miyah Wilson and John Pierre Craig

Student Voices

Graduate Students Help Advance Equity Work

For John Pierre Craig and Miyah Wilson reflect on their graduate student experience working n the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity.

Global Diversity Advocates of 2019-20

Inclusion on Campus

Global Diversity Advocates Promote Studying Abroad

A small cohort of students who have studied abroad now guide their peers who are interested in studying abroad.

Students celebrate APIDA Heritage Month

Multicultural Student Affairs

APIDA Heritage Month Succeeds Despite Pandemic

APIDA Heritage Month, celebrates the collective accomplishments, stories and experiences of those from Asian, Pacific Islander and Desi heritage.

Rhonda Sutton, Ph.D.

Women's Center

NC State Pioneer Rhonda Sutton: Serving, Advocating, Leading

Rhonda Sutton helped form the Women's Center’s current strengths in advocacy, programming and support for survivors.

Women's Center Feminist Collective Applications Due by May 29 »
"Existence as Resistence: The Magic in Blackness" Virtual Gallery Exhibit »
Global Film Series Goes Virtual (from Global Engagement) »
2 Decades on the Front Lines of Emergency Response (from NC State News) »
Professional Development Available at No Cost Through LinkedIn Learning (from NC State News) »
How — and Why — to Stay Fit When All the Gyms Are Closed (from NC State News) »
The Effect of COVID-19 on the Workforce (from NC State News) »
McKimmon’s Online Classes Support Employees Working Remotely (NC State News) »
Need to Know: COVID-19 Unemployment Benefits for the Self-Employed (from NC State News) »
Feed the Pack Food Pantry Rallies to Stay Open (from NC State News) »
Pack Essentials Resources for Students Available (Academic and Student Affairs) »
Combating Stress and Anxiety in Family Life During COVID-19 (from NC State News) »
How Can I Tell Which Charity to Support During This Crisis? (from NC State News) »
Tips for Setting Up Your Home Workspace (from NC State News) »
NC State Coronavirus Response Updates (NC State News) »
NC State Experts on COVID-19 (from NC State News) »
Lessons From a Pandemic (from NC State News) »
Apply for the BRIDGES Academic Leadership for Women by May 6 (Friday Center) »
Extended Deadline for AISES Scholarships — Now May 15 »
AISES National Conference on October 15-17 Now Registering »
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