Center for Family and Community Engagement

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 […]

Jun 19, 2020  |  Uncategorized

Our Commitment to Racial Justice

As an engaged university center, we learn from families and communities, and with them, we create and inform practice, policy, and knowledge.    The COVID-19 pandemic and the murder of George Floyd and too many other Black people has laid bare […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dec 10, 2019

CFACE Highlight: Sam Zottola

We here at the Center for Family and Community Engagement are always excited to highlight the work of our staff, faculty, and students. Today we would like to showcase the work of Sam Zottola, who just received the Derek Eaves […]