Jessica Barker

Nov 11, 2020

Roundtable Discussions: Racial Justice in America

We are excited to share that the Center for Family and Community’s Engagement’s Racial Justice Panel video is now available for viewing! This collaboration with university and community partners on important and timely topics related to racial injustice can be […]

Nov 9, 2020

CFACE Highlight: Recent Publication

We are excited to highlight the recent publication “Family and Community Approaches to Intimate Partner Violence: Restorative Programs in the United States.” Dr. Joan Pennell, our founding director, is the lead author of this article published in Violence Against Women. […]

Oct 14, 2020

NC State Addictions Specialist Certificate Program for Paraprofessionals

NC State University’s Center for Family and Community Engagement and the School of Social Work are proud to announce the launch of the NC State Addictions Specialist Certificate Program for Paraprofessionals. New on-demand courses will be released on the 15th […]

Sep 29, 2020

CFACE Co-Sponsoring North Carolina 2020 U.S. Senate Race Town Hall

EDIT: Due to a scheduling conflict, this town hall has been postponed. We are working to reschedule it and will post details as soon as they are available. We apologize for the late notice. Thank you to everyone who had signed […]

Sep 2, 2020

Day of Giving 2020

Day of Giving is an annual fundraising event typically hosted by the university in the month of March. However, the 2020 event was rescheduled due to COVID-19, and will now take place on September 16th. This year’s theme, “Stronger as […]

Jul 23, 2020

Center Spotlight: Dr. Samantha Zottola

This month we are excited to announce that Dr. Samantha Zottola has transitioned into a new role with the Center as a Postdoctoral Research Scholar! Dr. Zottola has worked for the Center since August 2018 engaging with community partners to […]

Jul 23, 2020

Meet Our Impactful Students

Here at the Center for Family and Community Engagement (CFACE), students play an essential role in many of our projects, service and research. CFACE relies on graduate students from a variety of disciplines such as Social Work, Psychology, and Communication […]

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 […]

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 […]