CFFACE Feature

Jun 5, 2019  |  Center for Family and Community Engagement

Way to go to our community partner Carmelita Coleman!

Way to go Carmelita Coleman! One of the Center for Family and Community Engagement’s community partners, Carmelita Coleman, will be a featured artist for the exhibit “The Story of Foster Care” by the Empty Frames Initiative. The exhibit will display […]

May 30, 2019  |  Center for Family and Community Engagement

Center Staff Attend Annual SHIFT NC Conference

The 2019 Annual Conference on Adolescent Sexual Health hosted by Sexual Health Initiatives For Teens of North Carolina (SHIFT NC) was held May 15 – 17 in Greensboro, North Carolina. This year’s theme was “Diving Below the Surface: Exploring the […]

May 22, 2019  |  Center for Family and Community Engagement

Way To Go, Claudia Kearney!

The Center for Family and Community Engagement would like to highlight one of our incredibly talented staff members, Ms. Claudia Kearney, for her recent accomplishments. Ms. Kearney joined the Center in 2009 and has been an invaluable asset to our […]

May 20, 2019  |  Center for Family and Community Engagement

Center Spotlight: Raisa Mathies

Meet Raisa Mathies! Raisa is the Center for Family and Community Engagement’s Masters of Social Work Intern. She is currently earning her Masters of Social Work degree from North Carolina State University and has worked for the Center since August […]

May 13, 2019  |  Center for Family and Community Engagement

Center Spotlight: Michelle White

It’s time for another look into our organization and the wonderful people that make up the Center for Family and Community Engagement! Meet Michelle White, one of our amazing Graduate Research Assistants. Michelle is currently earning her Masters/Specialist Degree in […]

May 10, 2019  |  Center for Family and Community Engagement

Military and Veteran Needs in North Carolina: An On-Going Project

A recent project spearheaded by Dr. Sam Cacace of North Carolina State University’s Center for Family and Community Engagement seeks to understand, assess, and promote the needs of active military and veterans in North Carolina. The primary objective of this […]

Apr 26, 2019  |  Center for Family and Community Engagement

The Networking Alliance: A Look Inside Our Organization

The Networking Alliance is the Center for Family and Community Engagement’s advisory council. Members of this council are appointed by the Center director and serve two-year terms. Members are from family and youth groups, community organizations, public agencies, and universities. […]

Apr 19, 2019

CFFACE SPOTLIGHT: Cindy Wooden Wins First-Ever Facey Award!

The Center for Family and Community Engagement (CFFACE) is continuously looking for new ways to encourage and showcase our incredible staff. The Facey Award was designed to do just that! The Faceys are the Center’s semi-annual award ceremony dedicated to […]

Apr 15, 2019

CFFACE Spotlight: What has Dr. Joan Pennell been up to since retirement?

Dr. Joan Pennell became the founding director of the Center for Family and Community Engagement (CFFACE) in 2008, and served in this capacity until her retirement in 2018. She is currently a Professor Emerita of Social Work at North Carolina […]

Mar 20, 2019

Cumberland County SOAR is a strong example of a North Carolina Community Based Child Abuse Prevention Planning (CBCAPP) model making an impact

SOAR, which stands for Strengths in Overcoming Adversity thru Resiliency, is a committee comprised of over 40 major county agency stakeholders, dedicated family members, professionals, and community partners who have been working together for over 5 years to come together […]