NC State will be closed for winter break from Dec. 24, 2014, through Jan. 4, 2015. During that time, the university will reduce the temperature set points in most buildings on campus to save money on energy costs. The university’s Winter Holiday Energy Saving Initiative saved $288,590 during the 2013 winter break. Read more here.
Beginning in January, the parking-ticket surcharge of visiting certain locations on campus could be a thing of the past thanks to a new Pay-By-Space system that NCSU Transportation will roll out for the spring semester. Read more here.
NC State University will join the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) in a commitment to improve campus health by formalizing guidelines around food, nutrition, physical activity and programming. Read more.
Visit Budget Central to review the new 2014-15 Budget and Financial Information Brochure.
Visit the new Transportation website that launched today.
NC State stands at the crossroads of enterprise and innovation. To get there, the university needed a foundation built on tradition. There are landmarks across campus that echo the traditions that forged the path to NC State’s present.
They are NC State’s hallowed places. Read more.
APLU, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, announced the four winners of its second-annual Innovation and Economic Prosperity University Awards, including – in addition to NC State – Georgia Tech, the University of Massachusetts Boston and the University of Houston. Read more.
Now that you’ve invested hours into carving that pumpkin for Halloween night—and used up a perfectly good box of Band-Aids—here’s what you need to know to get rid of the mushy orange carcass on Saturday. Read more here.
Two major credit agencies recently provided negative outlooks for investment in U.S. higher education, stressing lagging state investments, declining revenues and flat or falling enrollments.
While this may be true for pockets of colleges and universities across the nation, North Carolina’s public institutions are bucking that trend. With just one exception, all received stable or positive ratings from Moody’s.
Read more here.