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African American Cultural Center Art Gallery, 1994
African American Cultural Center
Highlights Rich History
The African American Cultural Center has been a home away from home for NC State students for many years, although its history is not widely known on campus. A few AACC staff members are hoping to change that with an upcoming project providing an in-depth presentation and timeline of historical events surrounding the center. Headed by Michael Lewis, an AACC student leader, the project provides a unique perspective on the AACC’s history by drawing mostly on student media and digital archives.

The endeavor was inspired by the center’s upcoming 30th anniversary its Witherspoon Student Center location (previously known as the Student Center Annex). The center has been around much longer than thirty years — it actually originating in 1970. During its early years, the first Black Student Union gathered in the basement of the King Building (which was demolished in 1975). This gathering space was dubbed “The Ghetto,” and served as a valuable resource for Black students on campus, although it was described by white students as being dungeon-like.
 
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National News

 
Addressing the Continuing and Widespread Anti-Asian Violence

Over the past year, Asian Americans have reported nearly 3,800 hate incidents, according to Stop AAPI Hate.

 
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Vice Provost's Message

 
Honoring those Lost with Allyship, Attention and Action

Vice Provost Sheri Schwab issues a message to the community regarding recent and upcoming events.

 
Gender and Equity Research Symposium, April 14, 2021
 

Women's Center

 
Join Us for the Virtual Gender and Equity Research Symposium

The Women’s Center will host its Gender and Equity Research Symposium virtually on April 14, 2021.

 
Sexual Assault Awareness Month
 

Women's Center

 
Sexual Assault Awareness Month: How Can We Help Those at Risk?

Assault causes about 10% of traumatic brain injuries, which are common among sexual assault survivors.

 
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Equal Opportunity and Equity

 
Ever Been on a Virtual Accessibility Excursion? Join Us in April.

Join us this April as we host the 2021 (Virtual) Accessibility Excursion to raise awareness about campus accessibility.

 
I do not need to speak 'politely' for my voice to be heard.
 

VR + Feminism

 
Undergraduate Produces VR Exhibit for International Women’s Day

Student Dani Dalton recently collaborated from Costa Rica on an VR exhibit centering feminism.

 
 
 
NEWS + ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
 
New Fund Will Support Students Through the GLBT Center (from NC State News) »
 
Defining the Student Experience at NC State: Meet Doneka Scott (from NC State News) »
 
Out for Undergrad (O4U) Engineering Conference Deadline on Mar. 28 »
 
Amelia Earhart Aerospace Summit Presents Sabina Nawaz on "Behind the Leadership Curtain: One Surprising Secret of How People Become Successful" on Mar. 30 »
 
Opportunities in STEM for Fulbright U.S. Scholar Applicants on March 30 »
 
Virtual Keynote: Labor-Based Grading Contracts as Antiracist Classroom Writing Assessment on April 2 »
 
Virtual Workshop: Universal Design for Learning During a Pandemic on Apr. 8 »
 
Virtual 9th Annual Faculty Women of Color in the National Academy on Apr. 9-10 »
 
Diversity in Education Virtual Teacher Recruitment Fair on Apr. 14 »
 
Graduate School Diversity Enhancement Grant Program Deadline is Apr. 15 »
 
26th Annual National Conference on Diversity, Race & Learning at Ohio State on May 3-4 »
 
National Conference for College Women Student Leaders on May 25-26 »
 
Feed the Pack Food Pantry Seeks Donations »
 
Introducing NC State’s Newest Outstanding Researchers (from NC State News) »
 
Reflections on the Alternative Intercultural Service Break Trip to Black Mountain, NC (from Global Engagement) »
 
Going Abroad Again: Interview with Jai Jackson (from Global Engagement) »
 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Corps Seeks Recruits »
 
 
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