Named in honor of the late Coach Kay Yow, who coined the “Village” moniker, the Spirit of the Village Award was established in 2008 and recognizes outstanding residents in NC State’s Living and Learning Villages.
Category: Diversity and Inclusion
Seniors Daniela Patiño and Alan “CHICO” Marines have released their long-awaited debut single, “Miel”—a Spanglish bolero that dropped in April. Both have been heavily involved in Juntos programming at NC State.
Sahaana Veeravalli will graduate with a degree in biochemistry. One of her biggest impacts at NC State is the Best Buddies program that she chartered with eight other students in 2018.
Wesley Wade has received the Chancellor’s Creating Community Award for Outstanding Staff for his ability to go above and beyond to support students in his role at the Career Development Center.
Four students from the Women of Welch (WOW) Living and Learning Village presented about current issues in society at the NC State Women’s Center’s annual Gender and Equity Symposium, held virtually on April 9.
As a sophomore, Lauren White knows how difficult it can be adjusting to college life and academics. As a member of the LGBTQ community from out of state, and as a female in the traditionally male-dominated STEM field, the task of fitting in on campus seemed extra daunting when she first arrived at NC State. Fortunately, she had several mentors who helped her get acclimated and involved, and now she’s paying it forward to others like her.
NC State College of Education professor Jessica Hunt and Mark Newmiller, director of the Disability Resources Office, share tips for helping college students with disabilities learn remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Despite the cancellation of in-person events, NC State Women’s Center plans to spread important messages through virtual activities as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
While the COVID-19 pandemic has forced the cancelation of almost every in-person campus event this spring, the Division of Academic and Student Affairs has quickly adapted to the situation and is now offering a plethora of virtual events and activities to engage the NC State community as well as the public.
Yuka Kato, a licensed psychologist for the NC State Counseling Center, was named Counselor of the Year at the annual conference for the American College Counseling Association.