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Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Women’s Center Hosts Month of Events in Recognition of Domestic and Dating Violence
Alongside the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdowns, reports of domestic and dating violence have risen sharply across the world, so much so that many advocates and experts are beginning to refer to the violence as a “pandemic within a pandemic.”

Domestic violence, defined by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), is the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault and/or other abusive behavior as part of a systematic pattern of power and control perpetrated by one intimate partner against another. It includes physical violence, sexual violence, threats and emotional abuse. The frequency and severity of domestic violence can vary dramatically. The NCADV reports that 43% of dating college women reported experiencing violent or abusive behaviors from their partner and on average, nearly 20 people per minute experience physical abuse by an intimate partner in the U.S., equating to more than 10 million people every year.

The Women’s Center will host events throughout October to raise awareness of the prevalence and impact of domestic and dating violence and share resources and strategies to support those who have experienced domestic violence.
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Harambee! Block Party

African American Cultural Center

Harambee! A Campus Celebration of 30 Years of Home at NC State

To commemorate thirty years of the AACC and its supporters, partners and friends, we invite our community to join our celebration on Oct. 29.

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Multicultural Student Affairs

OIED Welcomes Melissa Faircloth to Multicultural Student Affairs

The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity welcomed Melissa Faircloth as its new director for Multicultural Student Affairs in September.

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African American Cultural Center

OIED Welcomes Andaiye Qaasim to the African American Cultural Center

The African American Cultural Center welcomed Andaiye Qaasim as assistant director on August 31, 2021.

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Women's Center

Bodies on Display: How to Engage in Evolving Self-Love with Pride

The Women’s Center and GLBT Center will host this year’s Love Your Body Day event on Oct. 13, 2021.

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Women's Center

Supporting Interpersonal Violence Survivors with Disabilities

We aim to ensure that survivors with disabilities are aware of the available support and provide awareness to the campus community.

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Equal Opportunity and Equity

ADA Modules for Supervisors, How-To Videos

A new online training module provides a virtual alternative for faculty and staff to attend the Americans with Disabilities Act Training for Supervisors.

Women's Center 30th Anniversary Celebration on Oct. 14 from 1-4 p.m., Stafford Commons »
Latinx Heritage Month: Talley Takeover on Oct. 14 from 6-7:30 p.m., Coastal Ballroom »
Class of 2022 Will Present the William C. Friday Award to Julius Tillery on Oct. 15 (from Park Scholarships News) »
GLBT Center Presents: Our Futures with Anna Patton on Oct. 17 from 5-6 p.m. (virtual) »
Brittney Cooper: "Creating Home Through Time and Space" on Oct. 22 from 6-8 p.m., State Ballroom »
Color Blindness Awareness Event Open to All on Oct. 25 from 12–2 p.m., Hill Library Patio on Hillsborough St. »
GLBT History Month Events: "Reclaiming Our Narratives" throughout October »
OIED's Building Future Faculty Program Accepting Applications »
Listen to the AACC's Fo' Yo' Soul Podcast »
National Coalition Building Institute Team to Offer Workshops in October, November, December »
Feed the Pack Food Pantry Needs Donations »
Global Film Series: Weathering With You (Japan) on Nov. 9 at 6:30 p.m., Witherspoon Cinema »
Opening Doors Retreat Now Registering (from CALS Diversity) »
Faculty Conversation Series: The Adaptive Instructor and the New World of Teaching (from Office for Faculty Excellence) »
Behind The Voice: Communication Alumnus Finds Success with Voice Acting, Reps Major Brands (from Humanities and Social Sciences News)  »
Overcoming Oceans for Opportunity: Alumnus Looks Back on Family’s Journey (from NC State News) »
Archiving U.S. History: Alumna Meredith Evans Preserves History at Jimmy Carter Presidential Library, Museum (from Humanities and Social Sciences News) »
Vaccine Q&A: Do I Have a Moral Obligation to Wear a Mask or Get Vaccinated? (from NC State News) »
Kevin Howell to Lead Raleigh Chamber Board of Directors (from NC State News) »
Study Raises Questions About Access to Urban Parks During the Pandemic (from NC State News) »
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