CFACE Feature

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 […]

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 […]

Jun 15, 2020

CFACE Names Acting Director

Craig (Kwesi) Brookins will lead NC State’s Center for Family and Community Engagement as acting director from July 1 - December 31, 2020.

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 […]

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 […]