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Author: Nicole Reeve-Parker

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Jul 12, 2024

Inside DELTA: 5 Questions with Carrie Helms

“Wake up, drink coffee, be awesome.” This is how Carrie Helms starts her days, though recently she’s cut back her coffee consumption to one or two cups a day, which she enjoys with Chobani White Chocolate Raspberry creamer. “Holy smokes,” she said of the Chobani. “It’s all one needs in life.” In her approach to… 

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Jun 28, 2024

Meet our People: Inside DELTA 2023-2024 Roundup

Our 2023-24 Inside DELTA staff profiles demonstrate the breadth of our people's talents and interests both in and out of the workplace. Learn about this unique cross-section of team members which includes: A trombone-playing event planner. A European fashionista. A rock climber. A K-pop fan, an animal shelter volunteer, fly fishers, marathon runners, cooks, YouTubers, world travelers and more!  

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Jun 25, 2024

Inside DELTA: 5 Questions with Alin Yalcinkaya

Cosmopolitan.  Get to know Alin Yalcinkaya (pronounced uh-LEAN) even a little bit, and the word will almost certainly come to mind.  Born in Erzincan, Türkiye, Yalcinkaya was educated in Türkiye, Italy, New York City and Raleigh, has lived in Istanbul, Salerno, and Manhattan and has traveled across Europe, the eastern U.S. and some of East… 

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Jun 24, 2024

Excellence All Around: DELTA Awards Roundup 2023-2024

Another academic year has ended, and with it comes another year of accolades and recognition for the people and programs that make NC State an outstanding place to learn, teach and work.  As always, DELTA staff were well-represented within our unit, across the NC State campus and at the national level. Learn more about the many accolades… 

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Jun 12, 2024

DELTA Celebrates 2024 Pride of the Wolfpack Awards

In a much-anticipated annual tradition, the DELTA Pride of the Wolfpack Awards were presented by Vice Provost Donna Petherbridge at the May 30 all-DELTA cookout in Pullen Park. Six DELTA staff members were recognized for their outstanding contributions to DELTA that embody the university’s mission and values.  2024 Award Recipients Congratulations to this year’s award… 

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Jun 11, 2024

Inside DELTA: 5 Questions with James Perry

If you’ve had a good experience at a DELTA event in the last couple years, you probably have James Perry to thank.  As the primary event planner for many all-DELTA events and activities, Perry makes sure the drinks are cold, vegetarians have options and everyone is having a good time celebrating one another’s accomplishments or… 

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Jun 7, 2024

DELTA LearnTech Team Recognized for Operational Excellence

Congratulations to the DELTA Learning Technology (LearnTech) Support team, which was recognized earlier this year for outstanding contributions to campus operations with the NC State IT Community Team Award for Operational Excellence. The award recognizes an IT service team that demonstrates an exceptional commitment to client support, accountability and collaboration across campus units.  The award recognized… 

Jun 5, 2024

Caitlin McKeown Recognized With Provost’s Award For Accessibility Efforts

The Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost honored Lead Instructional Designer for Digital Learning Caitlin McKeown with a 2024 Provost’s Unit Award for Excellence at a ceremony held in March at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library. McKeown was one of five staff members from across the university recognized with the award.  McKeown… 

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May 28, 2024

DELTA Grants Yearbook Highlights Innovative Collaborations

The new DELTA Grants Yearbook highlights the innovative and impactful student engagement opportunities created through the collaborative efforts of faculty grant awardees and DELTA staff. Using compelling visual storytelling and engaging narrative, the project aims to inspire prospective grantees interested in improving their own courses. 

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May 21, 2024

Inside DELTA: 5 Questions with Grace Hatterschide

When it comes to educational technology, Grace Hatterschide is a self-described geek.  Hatterschide embraces her inner geek, or — more professionally — her deep interest in the theory and application of various technologies to create transformative learning experiences and outcomes for students and instructors in higher education. “I call it LearnTech geekiness,” she said.  Less…