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Jun 13, 2018

Center Staff Win Awards

Two staff members were recently recognized for their contributions to the center and the university. Alicia Light, our Instructional Design Technologist, won the University’s Award for Excellence  at the college level and Cindy Wooden, our Project Administrator, received the Pride of the Wolfpack award.   Alicia’s nomination highlighted “her excellence as a team member for… 

May 22, 2018

Focus on Resilience at the 12th Annual Prevent Child Abuse Conference

On Saturday April 21, 2018, Jenny King hosted a CFFACE vendor table at the 12th Annual Prevent Child Abuse Conference where over 100 Cumberland county community members came together.  The conference took place from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Cumberland County Department of Social Services in Fayetteville, North Carolina.  In addition to CFFACE,… 

May 21, 2018

Faculty Partner Featured in NC State Research Magazine

Our faculty partner, Dr. Sarah L. Desmarais, was being featured in the latest issue of NC State's Results magazine titled "Unlocking the Mind." Dr. Desmarais serves as the incoming Principal Investigator for the Family Centered Practice Project at CFFACE and is an Associate Professor of Psychology at NCSU.  

Feb 7, 2018

Center Graduate Research Assistant Highlighted

Kayla Watson, a graduate student working with our center, wears many hats. While she is a getting her Master of Science in Communication (’18), she is also a Public Speaking Instructor in the Department of Communication, a Research Assistant with our Center for Family and Community Engagement, and the Treasurer for the Communication Graduate Student… 

Jan 3, 2018

New Professional Training Dates for the New Year

New in-person, online, and on-demand training dates for 2018 announced 

Dec 13, 2017

Collaborative Research Project Aims to Improve Child Welfare in NC

An interdisciplinary group of NC State researchers is helping improve the wellbeing of children across North Carolina. 

Jun 6, 2017

Giving Families a Voice in North Carolina’s Child Welfare System

NC State's Kara Allen-Eckard is helping lead an effort to better serve the most vulnerable among us in North Carolina: at-risk children and their families. 

May 27, 2014

The Center for Family and Community Engagement Celebrates its Contributions to High-Impact Learning

by: Calista Wickert and Marianne Latz The center offers many opportunities and supports for students to engage in high-impact learning.  These learning opportunities support students in completing degree requirements through internships and research work. Students from multiple disciplines; public and private universities; and different levels of education (high school, undergraduate, graduate) have participated in center… 

May 9, 2014

May is National Foster Care Month

May is National Foster Care Month. This is a time to celebrate all the people involved in supporting children and youth in foster care. 

May 9, 2014

Youth Leadership Cafe

by: Marianne Latz The Center for Family and Community Engagement in collaboration with Strong Able Youth Speaking Out (SaySo) on March 21, 2014 jointly hosted a daylong conference entitled Youth Leadership Café. The event was based on the World Café model of engaging community members and professionals in discussion of a specific topic. This Café topic was “how to…