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Employee Appreciation Event

May 21, 2021

NC State Gives Away More Than 2,300 Meals During Employee Appreciation Event

NC State gave away more than 2,300 meals to employees who showed up for a giveaway outside Reynolds Coliseum on State Employee Appreciation Day, which was May 5. Volunteers, including Chancellor Randy Woodson, members of his cabinet and representatives from University Human Resources, handed employees a meal and two gifts ⁠— a waterproof bag and a… 


May 19, 2021

NC State Extends Contract With Child Care Provider, Plans To Announce Agreement With Second Provider

Just as parents are showing interest in reenrolling their children in child care, NC State has extended an agreement with one child care provider and plans to announce an agreement with another provider soon. NC State and Bright Horizons have agreed to extend their partnership — which gives eligible NC State staff and faculty special tuition rates and… 

Memorial Belltower

May 19, 2021

Belltower Restoration Project Completed

A dedication ceremony held at the Memorial Belltower on May 14 celebrated the completion of a restoration project at the historic landmark. A gift from Bill Henry, a 1981 graduate of NC State, and his wife, Frances, helped fund the project, which began in 2019 and included the installation of 55 bells, a carillon and interior… 


May 18, 2021

Mental Health Awareness Toolkit

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. ComPsych, the vendor that manages the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program, has created a Mental Health Awareness Toolkit. The toolkit includes advice to help employees achieve work-life balance, tips for coping with stress and other resources. 

May 18, 2021

AVC Corner: The Passing of the Baton in HRIM

Colleagues, One of the things I enjoy about working in University Human Resources is the immensely talented people I work with daily. Sadly, one of those people, Todd Driver, the former director of Human Resources Information Management and Analytics, recently retired. Todd began his career at NC State in 1992 in the Provost’s Office, where he… 

May 18, 2021

Shine a Light on Abuse

Learn how you can protect children from abuse. 

Class of 2021

Apr 23, 2021

Congratulations, NC State Class of 2021

Read about three NC State employees who have persevered through the pandemic and will graduate in May. 

Employee Appreciation

Apr 23, 2021

Register To Receive Lunch and a Gift on State Employee Appreciation Day

NC State will give employees a boxed lunch and a gift on State Employee Appreciation Day. 

PAWS and Say Thanks

Apr 23, 2021

PAWS and Say Thanks: Send Your Colleague a Thank-You Card

Employees have sent more than 250 electronic PAWS and Say Thank cards since the program began in March. 

NC State Football

Apr 23, 2021

Discounted NC State Football Season Tickets Available for Employees

NC State football is gearing up for a seven-game home schedule this fall. The Wolfpack will kick off the 2021 football season with a Thursday night game against the South Florida Bulls on Sept. 2 for Wolfpack Club Day. After a road trip to Southeastern Conference opponent Mississippi State in week two, coach Dave Doeren’s ninth…