Call for Members for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee (DEIC)
Established in Fall 2021, the DEIC seeks first and second-year graduate MSE students, faculty, and staff members. Email us to join.
The Department of Materials Science & Engineering seeks members for the MSE Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee (DEIC). Open to graduate and undergraduate students, postdocs, faculty, and staff, we seek individuals who are passionate to advance equity, diversity, and inclusion. The committee aids MSE leadership to foster inclusive practices in the Department, promote recruitment and retention initiatives, and act as an ally to all members of the NC State MSE Department. Meetings are monthly and terms serve each year.
Learn more about the committee in the DEIC Charter
On-Campus Tools for Effective Allyship
NC State Building Future Faculty Program– a two-and-half day all-expenses-paid workshop for doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars who are interested in pursuing academic careers and who are committed to promoting diversity in higher education.
Graduate School Diversity Enhancement Grant Program promotes diversity at the graduate level at NC State by criteria such as academic record, character, creativity, educational and economic background, race and ethnicity, gender, exceptional personal talents, unique work or service experience, and leadership potential. Applicants must add to the goal of increasing diversity in graduate education at NC State.
Witherspoon Graduate Fellowship is awarded to second-year graduate students who have demonstrated experience in or a commitment to supporting Black communities within and beyond NC State’s campus.
The Foundations of Cultural Competence and Inclusivity Certificate Programprovides multiple levels of engagement in the areas of cultural competence and cultural intelligence.
Inclusive Teaching and Pedagogy is a collection of tools curated by NC State’s OIED to help incorporate diverse perspectives into curricula and foster inclusion in the classroom.
Project SAFE is designed to prepare participants to understand and address the needs of GLBT students including terms, issues, strategies for on and off-campus.
Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity Workshops is a series of group workshops aimed to expand students, faculty, and staffs’ awareness of DEI issues and suggestions for implementing best practices. Examples of workshops include “Creating a GLBT-Inclusive Workplace”, “Building a Trauma-Informed Practice for Faculty and Staff”, and “Search Committee Training.”
Global Training Initiative develops customized short-term education and training opportunities for students and professionals from across the globe by harnessing the resources available at the university. More than 6,500 participants have completed GTI programs in the last decade. GTI is part of NC State’s Office of Global Engagement.
Institute for Emerging Issues, Civic Conversations invites people from different backgrounds and perspectives to spend time together in real and rich conversation in which all listen first to understand.
African American Cultural Center promotes awareness of and appreciation for African American and other African descent experiences through activities and events that enhance academic excellence and strengthen cultural competence for the campus and surrounding communities.