In celebration of Global Accessibility Awareness Day last week, the IT Accessibility Office honored several employees in the Division of Academic and Student Affairs as Spring 2020 Accessibility Champions.
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.
The Division of Academic and Student Affairs recognized exemplary employees in several categories, including the 2020 Awards for Excellence.
NC State students Kassidy DeMaio and Jacob Weinberg have been awarded David L. Boren Scholarships. The awards are sponsored by the National Security Education Program (NSEP), a federal initiative designed to build a broader and more qualified pool of U.S. citizens with foreign language and international skills.
Eighteen NC State students have earned awards that will help support their graduate school pursuits, thanks to the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
Josh Privette, associate director of development for the Division of Academic and Student Affairs, is the recipient of the first-ever NC State Employee of the Year Award from the Hillsborough Street Community Service Corporation.
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.
NC State University’s Division of Academic and Student Affairs’ Marketing and Communications Office received special recognition for “Best Practices in Digital Communication” from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).
The Equity for Women Awards recognize faculty, staff and students for their outstanding leadership in establishing equity for women at NC State.
Hilary Leggette, operations manager for the Gregg Museum, receives Betty Siegel Universal Access and the Arts award.