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DIVERSITY DIGEST

The Diversity Digest is the e-newsletter of the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity. The Digest is published weekly during the academic year and monthly during summer.

We encourage the entire campus community to subscribe to stay informed about campus diversity events, news and programs.

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¡Bienvenidos a Latinx Heritage Month!

During National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15), the United States recognizes the contributions made and the important presence of Latin Americans to the United States and celebrates their heritage and culture. NC State will recognize the celebration as Latinx Heritage Month (LHM) to be more inclusive of the experiences and identities of our students, staff and community.

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Social Justice Leadership Retreat Builds Advocates

The first Social Justice Leadership Retreat (SJLR), made possible by an Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity (OIED) Diversity Mini-Grant, had its 2.5 day intensive off-campus excursion from Friday, September 8 to Sunday, September 10, 2017.

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Wolfpack Student Orgs: What is AASAC?

We profiled African American Student Advisory Council Vice Chair Bria Edwards Swann, a senior in applied nutrition from Baltimore, Maryland and Parliamentarian Maya Davis, a junior in philosophy of law from Whitsett, North Carolina to find out more about this student organization.

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“Hidden Figure” Dr. Christine Darden Visits

The College of Engineering welcomed Christine Darden on Thursday, August 17, 2017 for a seminar at Hunt Library. One of the African American women NASA hired as a “human computer” to compute numbers for the engineers, Darden holds a B.S. in mathematics from Hampton University, a master’s degree in applied mathematics from Virginia State College and a doctorate in mechanical engineering from George Washington University.

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