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Celebrating Thanksgiving Appropriately
The history of Thanksgiving may have involved a feast but often fails to mention the spread of disease, violence, and ultimately, the colonization of Indigenous peoples that ensued and in many ways still persists today.

The Thanksgiving myth has impacted public perceptions of Indigenous peoples, and it’s important for us to recognize the true history of Thanksgiving by acknowledging what really happened. November is Native American Heritage Month, which provides ample opportunities to learn about and support Native populations.
 
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National News

 
Election Results in Historic Firsts

Candidates from underrepresented backgrounds made history in the 2020 elections.

 
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Institutional Equity and Diversity

 
New Senior Director to Lead Centers

The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity welcomes a new senior director for its four centers.

 
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Women's Center and Partners

 
Nominations Open for Equity for Women Awards

The Council on the Status of Women invites you to nominate NC State faculty, staff and students.

 
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Inclusive Excellence

 
Intercultural Development Inventory Pilot Launches

The IDI is underway with six leadership teams selected following a rigorous application process.

 
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Women's Center

 
Tips for Self-Care during Finals Week

It is hard not to feel overwhelmed during finals week. Several students shared tips for staying grounded.

 
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Women's Center

 
Womxn of Color Retreat Goes Virtual

This year's Womxn of Color Retreat was held virtually, drawing students, staff and community members.

 
 
 
NEWS + ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
 
Diversity Communications Survey Winners Announced »
 
Register for the LGBTQ and Allies Holiday Send-Off on Nov. 24 »
 
Volunteer at Feed the Pack Food Pantry Over Winter Break »
 
Doneka Scott Named Vice Chancellor and Dean of the Division of Academic and Student Affairs (from NC State News) »
 
Black Ecologists Look to Offer Support, Recruit Next Generation (from NC State News) »
 
New Software Focuses On Better Targeting Mental Health Resources for Hispanic Populations (from NC State News) »
 
NC State Researchers Take On COVID-19 (from NC State News) »
 
In the Name of Freedom (from Humanities and Social Sciences News) »
 
Wake County Offering Childcare and Remote Learning Assistance for Families »
 
Virtual 9th Annual Faculty Women of Color in the National Academy on Apr. 9-10, 2021 »
 
Office of Faculty Development’s Annual Teaching and Learning Symposium on Feb. 26, 2021 with Saundra Yancy McGuire: "Increase Faculty Success by Increasing Student Resilience: Metacognition is the Key!" »
 
 
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