Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity

Welcome!

The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible, and diverse intellectual and cultural campus experience related to the mission of North Carolina State University. We bring the offices of Equal Opportunity and Equity and Diversity and Inclusion together with the African American Cultural Center, the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT) Center, Multicultural Student Affairs and the Women’s Center. OIED also offers diversity and equity training through its Education and Training unit and a campus-wide diversity newsletter, the Diversity Digest (this week’s top articles below).


Our Units

The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity is comprised of Equal Opportunity and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Education and Training, Multicultural Student Affairs, the African American Cultural Center, the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Centerm and the Women’s Center.

The Equal Opportunity and Equity unit of OIED is comprised of staff dedicated to serving NC State in the areas of equal opportunity, affirmative action, discrimination and harassment and employment and hiring. Web: Equal Opportunity and Equity.
The African American Cultural Center promotes awareness of and appreciation for African American and African descent experiences through activities and events. Web: African American Cultural Center.
The NC State Women’s Center is a catalyst and resource that advances gender equity and social justice through education, advocacy and leadership for the campus community. Web: Women's Center.
The Diversity and Inclusion unit of OIED is comprised of staff dedicated to promoting and enhancing diversity, serving underrepresented NC State students, faculty and staff through diversity programs and initiatives. Web: Diversity and Inclusion.
The mission of the NC State GLBT Center is to engage, develop and empower members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities and their allies. Web: GLBT Center.
OIED Communications produces and publishes the OIED websites, brochures, photography and video. To submit an item for our campus-wide Diversity Digest newsletter, please send your diversity-related news items to OIED Communications.
OIED Education and Training provides diversity and equity related training and workshops for the NC State community, including the Equal Opportunity Institute, National Coalition Building Institute and open enrollment workshops. Web: OIED Education and Training.
Multicultural Student Affairs is comprised of staff dedicated to serving African American, Hispanic, Native American and other underrepresented students at NC State. Web: Multicultural Student Affairs.
The NC State Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity is a 2014 recipient of Insight Into Diversity Magazine's Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award.

Calendar

Aug
31
Mon
Monday Movies & Mingling @ GLBT Center Lounge (Talley 5230)
Aug 31 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Stop by the GLBT Center on Mondays from 5-7 PM and hang out in the lounge. The weekly Monday Movies & Mingling is designed to be a multipurpose drop-in space for students who want to study, connect with friends, watch a movie, play games, or meet other GLBT and Ally students.

oSTEM Meeting @ Talley 4101
Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

oSTEM is a professional organization for GLBT students majoring in STEM fields. The oSTEM student organization is the NC State chapter of the national professional organization (https://www.ostem.org/). oSTEM meets once a month to discuss issues of importance for GLBT students preparing to enter STEM fields. Past meeting topics have included panel discussions featuring “out” professionals, workshops on developing resumes, mock interviews, etc. oSTEM is a great way for students to learn the skills they need to succeed, whether they are looking for summer internships, co-ops, or full-time jobs after graduation.

Sep
1
Tue
Project SAFE workshop @ Talley 4280
Sep 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Project SAFE is a three-hour workshop open to NC State undergraduates, graduate students, staff, faculty and alumni as well as interested members of the local community. The workshop addresses a wide range of information, including identity terms associated with the GLBT community, issues that GLBT students often deal with during the coming out process, concerns that GLBT students face both in and out of the classroom, ways that allies can create inclusive environments, and the on- and off-campus resources available to students.

To register for the Project SAFE workshop, visit http://oied.ncsu.edu/glbt/glbt-advocates-program/.

Drop-In Counseling Hours @ GLBT Center Lounge (Talley 5230)
Sep 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

A licensed Counselor from the NCSU Counseling Center will be at the GLBT Center every Tuesday afternoon for walk-in appointments, consultations, and scheduling of appointments.

Harambee! The African American Cultural Center Presents: Harambee @ Washington Sankofa Room
Sep 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Harambee!! is the Swahili word meaning “let us come together.” Join us as we officially welcome the new members of our community. Also, enjoy the special sneak peak of our fall exhibit, “The Creative World of Synthia SAINT JAMES.”

GLBTCA Meeting @ Talley 3285
Sep 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The GLBT CommUNITY Alliance (GLBTCA) is the primary social organization at NC State for GLBT and Allied students. GLBTCA meets every Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Talley 3285. Want to know more about GLBTCA? You can email the group at glbtalliance@ncsu.edu or you can check them out on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/316059986376/.

Sep
2
Wed
Mi Placita @ Outside of Talley Student Union (near food court seating entrance) Cultural Hearth (on inclement weather days)
Sep 2 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Multicultural Faculty Group Ice Cream Break
Sep 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Come take an ice cream break with NC State’s Multicultural Faculty (MCF) Group! All faculty and families are welcome. This is a no-host event coordinated be the MCF.



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