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Diversity Digest

Americans with Disabilities Act 30th anniversary
Honoring 30 Years of Inclusion #ThanksToTheADA
Vice Provost Sheri Schwab writes:

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), signed into law on July 26, 1990, is a monumental piece of civil rights legislation that prohibits discrimination towards individuals with disabilities.

The ADA celebrates its 30th anniversary this month. Within our lifetime, this comprehensive law has promoted diversity and inclusion in our communities and ensured that all individuals can fully participate in and benefit from public service, education, employment and more. NC State is able to attract and retain a diverse workforce and student body, #ThanksToTheADA.
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Faculty Voices

In Recognition of the Unique

Associate Professor Lori Petrovich writes about how providing accommodations for students has enhanced her teaching.

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Staff Voices

The ADA: From the Past to the Future

Director of Outreach and Education Beverly Jones Williams writes about her perspective on the ADA over her 33-year career at NC State.

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Equal Opportunity and Equity

How to be Inclusive of Persons with Disabilities

At NC State, we ensure that employees with disabilities have opportunities for equity and accessibility through our reasonable accommodation process. 

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Student Diversity

Students Moving Forward Begins Fourth Year

Students Moving Forward (SMF) will continue to provide career experiences for neurodiverse students through the Career Development Center.

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Campus Accessibility

Making Our Campus More Accessible: University Transition Plan

The physical properties that make NC State such a special and unique place for someone to study, work and visit also present many challenges to universal access to the campus.

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National Events

Supreme Court Expands Workplace Protections for LGBTQ+ Community

On June 15, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the 1964 Civil Rights Act protects gay, lesbian and transgender employees from discrimination based on sex.

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Feed the Pack Now Accepting Donations of Face Masks in Addition to Food Supplies »
Make a Difference in the Upcoming Election – Apply Now to Be a Pack the Polls Ambassador »
Future Teachers More Likely to View Black Children as Angry, Even When They Are Not (from NC State News) »
Appy to Become a Latinx Heritage Month Ambassador »
Apply today for the Augustus M. Witherspoon Graduate Scholarship »
Apply now for the Lawrence M. Clark Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship »
Free Webinar: STEMing While Black, Part I »
Addressing Anti-Blackness on Campus: Webinar »
Teaching for Social Justice During a Public Health and Racism Pandemic: Resources and Best Practices for Centering Equity and Inclusion in the Online Classroom (from Office of Faculty Development) »
Campus Vote Offers Student Voting Resources and Opportunities »
NSF ADVANCE Proposal Preparation Webinar on July 29 »
AISES National Conference on October 15-17 Now Registering »
Join Elivade, a networking and mentorship community of Black and Latinx students and professionals »
Young, Gifted and Non-Dominant Career Opportunities »
NC State Coronavirus Response Updates (NC State News) »
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