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New On-Demand Course, Documentation 101 Available

Apr 1, 2021

New On-Demand Training!

The NC Addictions Specialist Certificate Program for Paraprofessionals was developed to increase paraprofessionals in the field of addictions. Each month, new on-demand courses are released, which can be applied to North Carolina Addictions Specialist Professional Practice Board certification.  

Jul 13, 2020

Center Spotlight: Dr. Emily (Lefebvre) Smith

This month we are excited to announce that Dr. Emily (Lefebvre) Smith has transitioned into a new role with the Center as a Postdoctoral Research Scholar! Dr. Smith is a recent graduate of the Lifespan Developmental Psychology program and began working with the Center in June 2017. During her time at the Center her work… 

Dr. Brookins talking at a podium

Jul 1, 2020

Dr. Kwesi Craig Brookins Serving as Temporary Acting Director of CFACE

Starting in July Dr. Sarah Desmarais will be taking a six-month scholarly leave to further the incredible community-engaged research she has been doing. Dr. Desmarais, a Professor in NC State’s Applied Social and Community Psychology Program since 2012, took on the Center leadership role July 1, 2018, following the retirement of founding CFACE director Joan Pennell.… 

Laptop with CFACE logo on screen

Apr 17, 2020

Transition to Online Trainings

For many, the current COVID-19 epidemic has altered professional life. With stay-at-home orders and social distancing regulations in place many organizations are making the transition to conduct business online. The Center for Family and Community Engagement has a long and successful history of embracing both online and in-person formats for trainings, meetings and other key… 

Kristin Bradford

Mar 30, 2020

Center Spotlight: Kristin Bradford

This month we would like to feature one of our incredible Communication Specialists Kristin Bradford! Kristin is a M.S. Candidate in the Department of Communication at North Carolina State University. She received her B.A. in Communication with a concentration in Media Studies from NC State in 2018, and recently earned an unconditional pass on her M.S.… 

Jessica at Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota.

Jan 27, 2020

Center Spotlight: Jessica Barker!

This Monday’s Center spotlight is on one of our communication specialists, Jessica Barker! Jessica is currently working towards her Masters of Science in Communication degree, which she is expected to receive this coming May. In addition to being a graduate student and communication specialist for the Center, Jessica is also a graduate teaching assistant for… 

Woman soldier reunited with her son on a sunny day

Jan 17, 2020

Grant Awarded to Military Health & Well-Being Project

The NC State Non-Laboratory Research/Scholarship Program grant was awarded to Dr. Sarah Desmarais and Dr. Sam Cacace for their project exploring the health and well-being of military service members and veterans in the United States. The $15,000 grant will support their work creating a large national database of psychosocial factors related to service member’s health and… 

Jan 10, 2020

CFACE Awards Staff Member and Student

Facey Award In case you missed it last year, the Faceys are the Center’s semi-annual award ceremony dedicated to highlighting the exceptional efforts of our staff. All CFACE employees participate in nominating one another, and the winner is chosen by a committee of randomly selected CFACE staff members. This award is given out during our… 

Sarah Desmarais sharing the mission and vision to a group of people at the winter gathering

Dec 13, 2019

CFACE Winter Gathering

Happy Holidays, everyone! The Center for Family and Community Engagement (CFACE) recently held our annual Winter Gathering on December 6, 2019. This year’s gathering was extra special as we unveiled our new mission and vision statements! We thought you all would appreciate the update too. Our Mission: As an engaged university center, we learn from… 

Dr. Brookins talking at a podium

Dec 12, 2019

CFACE Highlight: Dr. Brookins

North Carolina State University’s Office of Outreach and Engagement recently hosted “Moving from Good to Great” on November 18, 2019. This conference was a celebration of NC State’s win of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) Economic Engagement Connections Award. However, in addition to this rightful celebration, the conference was also meant to illustrate…