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2021 MSA graduates celebrate

Aug 2, 2021

OIED’s Annual Report Tells How We Served You

Despite the challenges of the pandemic this past year, the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity offered enriching programs and experiences for students, faculty, staff and community while providing critical campus support services. The office’s annual report outlines the expansive accomplishments of 2020-21, as well as the impact of philanthropy on these efforts. 

exterior shot of the GLBT center doors with the pride flag with raised fist hanging

Jun 29, 2021

Finding Your Wolfpack: The GLBT Center

Formally founded in 2007, the GLBT Center’s stated mission is to engage, develop and empower members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer (GLBTQ) communities and their allies. In practice, it does much more. Learn more about the center's offerings, which are enhanced by the generosity of our donors. 

exterior shot of the GLBT center doors with the pride flag with raised fist hanging

Mar 22, 2021

New Fund Will Support Students Through the GLBT Center

A gift from NC State friend Bill Spitz seeds the Dream Fund, which the center staff can use to aid students who face financial hardship, particularly after coming out. 

Edgar Mancia Garcia headshot

Mar 22, 2021

Day of Giving: Edgar Mancia Garcia ’20

For Edgar Mancia Garcia ’20, a Salvadorian Guatemalan student from Durham, North Carolina, coming to a PWI was a big culture shock. Fortunately, Garcia was able to find a community and form meaningful bonds with fellow NC State students, with the help of Multicultural Student Affairs, before his first semester even began. 

Kali Fillhart

Mar 22, 2021

Day of Giving: Kali Fillhart ’21

The stars aligned for Kali Fillhart ’21, a Virginia native studying anthropology and creative writing, when she came to NC State and developed her passion for activism and feminism. Fillhart’s passions have led her to work as a poll worker for the primary and general elections, learn about the intersection of astrology and feminism at the Portland School of Astrology during a gap year, volunteer as an interpersonal violence prevention peer educator with The Movement and work as a programming intern for the Women’s Center. 

Memorial Belltower

Jan 25, 2021

New Efforts, New Hopes After a Challenging Year

The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity shares its accomplishments in 2020 and hopes for 2021. Donor support strengthens the programmatic efforts of the office and its affiliated centers. 

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Nov 24, 2020

Rising to the Challenges of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Work

The last few years have brought many challenges to the work of diversity, equity and inclusion, and NC State's Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity continues its daily efforts to support and empower marginalized groups. Philanthropy ensures the office will be able to do even more. 

Seminar series announcement

Nov 10, 2020

Diversity Seminar Series to Address Inequities in Natural Resources

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion at NC State’s College of Natural Resources is launching a virtual seminar series to address the discrimination and systemic inequalities faced by marginalized individuals in fields related to natural resources. Funded by the Duke Energy Foundation, the Diversity, Inclusion and Racial Equity (DIRE) Dialog seminar series aims to create a lasting impact within the college community that brings about a change-culture to further promote a climate of equity, inclusion and belonging. 

wolf statue howling

Sep 22, 2020

NC State Day of Giving Results Show Strength of the Pack

In challenging times, NC State supporters put the university’s special fall Day of Giving theme of “stronger as a Pack” into action, with real-time numbers showing 8,230 gifts totaling $23,223,425 — an increase of nearly $10 million from 2019’s numbers. Wolfpack members in all 50 states generously contributed to the effort. 

copper wolves on Wolf Plaza

Sep 15, 2020

Why Your Gift for Diversity and Equity Matters

The directors of NC State's African American Cultural Center, GLBT Center, Multicultural Student Affairs and Women's Center share how donor support will benefit students and alumni.