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Jewish Holidays Remind Us to Be Mindful
Every year, members of the Wolfpack who are also of the Jewish faith have the unnecessary burden of having to remind their professors, supervisors, colleagues or fellow students that important religious observations may preclude their attendance at school and work at these times.

One wonders why this is still a problem year after year. At a recent meeting of NC State senior administrators, one of NC State’s college deans reported that there had yet to be a single year during his long service to the university when a major meeting or event was not scheduled on one of the Jewish High Holy Days.

NC State, we can do better.

Sarah Cohn, campus director of Hillel, reminds us that Sunday night marked the start of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, which concludes on Tuesday night. Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, begins at sundown on Tuesday, October 8, and lasts until the evening of October 9. On Yom Kippur, many Jews fast from sundown to sundown.
 
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Pre-college students participate in CAMINOS program
 

Institutional Equity and Diversity

 
NC State Named 2019 HEED Award Recipient

NC State has received the 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award. »

 
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Taking Care of the Pack

 
Raising Awareness About Suicide Prevention

Many people experience depression. It may be a sign that you need to get help as soon as possible. »

 
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Inclusion On Campus

 
Interfaith Prayer and Meditation Spaces Promote Well-Being

Interfaith prayer and meditation spaces encourage peaceful reflection for religious and non-religious faculty, staff and students. »

 
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Equal Opportunity and Equity

 
How-To Series #2: How to Request an Accommodation

OIED’s Equal Opportunity and Equity unit presents the second installment of its “How-To” series with guidance for requesting an ADA accommodation. »

 
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GLBT Center

 
GLBT History Month 2019: "Take Flight"

This year's celebration honors the individuality of the experience and journey of coming out. »

 
#SetTheExpectation wristbands and pledge sheet
 

Interpersonal Violence Prevention

 
On #SetTheExpectation… What Now?

Over the last week, over 500 students, faculty and staff heard the words of activist and educator Brenda Tracy. »

 
 
 
NEWS + ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
 
Leader of the Pack Applications Due TODAY »
 
Latinx Heritage Month Continues – LatinXistence: Estamos Bien »
 
Domestic Violence Awareness Month Events throughout October »
 
Building Future Faculty Program Now Accepting Applications for 2020  »
 
Feed the Pack Food Pantry in State of Emergency – Give Today »
 
UNC Board of Governors Approves Paid Parental Leave for Employees »
 
Visit "Mental States" Exhibit in the African American Cultural Center Art Gallery through October 4 »
 
Pulitzer Prize Winner David Blight: Frederick Douglass’ Vision of a Multi-Ethnic America on October 4 and 5 »
 
Purpose-Driven Business Speaker Series: Reginald J. Miller, VP Global Inclusion and Diversity, VF Corporation on October 9 »
 
Strong Inclusion Ally and Police Chief Jack Moorman to Retire »
 
Global Film Series Runs Through November »
 
 
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