Monday, October 4, 2021 | Fall Edition
This Thursday, join this workshop facilitated by Kristin Koch, M.S., Coordinator in Student Leadership and Engagement and learn more about the Enneagram, a comprehensive personality system that doesn't just focus on what we do; it focuses on why we do it.

Leadership Development
CliftonStrengths is an online assessment tool used to discover and develop your greatest talents. Operated by Gallup, the well-known global analytics and advice firm, this 177-question assessment measures your natural patterns of thinking, feeling and behaving and categorizes them into the 34 CliftonStrengths themes.

Join our October workshops below:
Taking Back Your Time Using CliftonStrengths | October 13 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
In this workshop, you will use your strengths to help understand how you can manage your time more effectively to give you time to do things you want to do! We will also find ways to incorporate your strengths to learn how to study and prepare for your final exams.

A Pathway to a Healthy Life: Leveraging Your CliftonStrengths and Wellbeing | October 20 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Tapping into your strengths can help you create a self-care plan that is tailored to you. Together we will explore the six elements of wellness and how to use the resources NC State has to be healthy, happy, and whole.

Civic and Community Engagement
Alternative Service Break Program Information Meeting on Wednesday, October 6
We're excited to begin planning for 2021-2022 Alternative Service Break experiences!

The Alternative Service Break (ASB) program is a unique learning experience in which students engage in direct service to a community while being immersed in the culture. Teams are led by student team-leaders and accompanied by faculty or staff advisors.

Each team spends extensive time prior to travel doing team-building, planning for their experience, and studying the scope of their impact in the communities they will engage with. Throughout their travels, team members participate in a variety of cultural, educational, recreational, and reflective activities to enhance their service experience.

There will be an information meeting on Wednesday, October 6 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. via Zoom. You can access the Zoom link here.

Mega Mystery Service Saturday on October 9
Mystery Service Saturday is a program where students are given the chance to explore social and volunteer opportunities around North Carolina. Students will embark to an unknown local service organization and provide their help. Afterward, students will be taken to a fun social activity that explores local North Carolina culture. Be excited for the element of surprise and the enjoyment of service!
Join us for this special Mega MSS with more than 40 participants! This event will take place on Saturday, October 9 from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Registration for the event is required. Please reach out to Lexi DeFalco at with any questions.
Events and Activities
“Who’s Calling? Understanding the Scourge of Robocalls” Keynote Address on October 6
In celebration of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month in October, NC State’s Office of Information Technology will sponsor “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart” to increase the awareness and prevention of security threats.

Brad Reaves, an assistant professor in the NC State Department of Computer Science, will present the keynote address, “Who's Calling? Understanding the Scourge of Robocalls,” from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 6 online.

Telephone subscribers in the U.S. are inundated by frequent unsolicited calls known as robocalls, and this is arguably one of the greatest cybersecurity issues facing people today. In this talk, Reaves will explain how and why the robocall problem became so significant, how NC State research reveals how these robocallers operate, and what is being done to put an end to the problem.

There will be an opportunity to win great prizes, including an Apple Watch. This event is free and open to the public.
To learn more about other planned security events in October, see NC State’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2021 website at
"Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl" Screening on Friday, October 8
Join UAB's Wellness, Outreach, Leisure, and Films (W.O.L.F.) Committee for their weekly films each Friday in Witherspoon Cinema. Showtimes are at 7 p.m. and 10:15 p.m. Grab a friend and don't miss this week's showing of "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl" on October 1. Light refreshments will be provided while supplies last.

Make sure to follow UAB to stay up-to-date on upcoming Friday Films and events! @NCStateUAB
My Culture Is Not a Costume: Call For Performers
UAB's P.A.C.K. Committee invites you to perform at My Culture Is Not a Costume on October 20, 2021! This event is a campaign to raise awareness about cultural appropriation, especially around the Halloween season. We are looking for acts highlighting culture, tradition, and lifestyle. Some examples are songs, dances, acted scenes, think pieces, and spoken word poetry. If you have other ideas, feel free to submit them below!

The event will begin at 8 p.m. in Stewart Theater, but we would need you to arrive at least by 6:30 p.m. Please make sure you will be available at this date and time. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions at!

The deadline to submit the form is Sunday, October 10. We will review all submissions and contact you soon after the submission deadline!
Party Culture Trivia Night on Tuesday, October 12
Test your party knowledge and compete in our Party Culture Trivia night Tuesday, October 12 from 7-9 p.m. in Talley 4210 for a chance to win prizes!
The Women's Center Turns 30, Celebration on October 14
This year, the Women’s Center celebrates its 30th anniversary at NC State! At the heart of this rich and storied history is a group of tenacious students who sought to establish a space dedicated to advancing gender, equity, and social justice on campus. With the support of Student Affairs staff and the Provost, their dream became a reality in October 1991. That student-led vision has continued to shape the campus climate and culture at NC State to this day.

Save the Date! packHOWL on Thursday, October 14
packHOWL is a hip-hop style concert planned by UAB! This is the Concerts Committee’s signature Fall event, drawing in over 4,000 students year after year! Some of the previous headliners have been T-Pain, 2-Chainz, Big Sean, and TY Dolla $ign. This year, packHOWL is working in collaboration with Primetime for the first time, bringing a huge double header straight to State!
Money Talks Financial Wellness Coaching Available Now
Money Talks is back with even more appointments! Money Talks are opportunities for students, faculty and staff to chat one-on-one with a financial wellness coach.

Regardless of your level of experience with personal finances, we are here to help you grasp a better understanding of your financial situation, set financial goals, identify barriers and develop a strategy to achieve your goals. Schedule your 20-minute financial consultation today and start your journey to financial freedom.

About Student Leadership and Engagement
Student Leadership and Engagement helps students engage in memorable involvement experiences that build their sense of belonging at NC State and provide them with the knowledge, tools, and experiences to practice socially responsible leadership.

Our new office brings together the talent of a dynamic team of professionals from the previous offices of Student Involvement and Leadership and Civic Engagement.