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A record-setting 184 state employees from eight state agencies and three University of North Carolina System institutions were honored with Governor’s Awards for Excellence during ceremonies today in Jones Auditorium on the campus of Meredith College.

A record-setting 184 state employees from eight state agencies and three University of North Carolina System institutions will be honored with Governor’s Awards for Excellence at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25 in Jones Auditorium on the campus of Meredith College. The ceremony will mark the first in-person presentation since 2019, after which pandemic protocols shifted recognition to virtual ceremonies.

Public sector employees from state agencies and local governments will be recognized today for completing the rigorous North Carolina Certified Public Manager® Program (CPM) during the program’s first in-person commencement ceremony since the pandemic. The 40th anniversary event, which gets underway at 3 p.m. in the State Archives Auditorium, 109 E. Jones St., Raleigh, will celebrate the current 28-member cohort as well as graduates from the past two years.

State Human Resources Director Barbara Gibson and State Budget Director Charles Perusse will visit Pinkston Street Elementary School in Henderson at 10:30 a.m. on September 16 to donate school supplies for Vance County Schools.

The third annual State of North Carolina Virtual Career Expo will welcome job seekers interested in careers in state government from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29.

The NC Office of State Human Resources invites state employees and the public to recognize the 49th anniversary of Women’s Equality Day with a special virtual program featuring Gloria Steinem, the renowned American journalist, political activist and leader in the global feminist movement.

State of North Carolina recruiters will participate in a Virtual Government and Non-Profit Jobs Hiring Event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 27. Jobseekers visiting the State of North Carolina chatroom will have the opportunity to meet with representative of state agencies and the UNC System Office to learn about the vast scope of jobs available across North Carolina.

The NC Career Advancement Resources for Employees on the Spectrum (NCCARES) pilot program is accepting requests from employees with ASD who need support in achieving workplace goals.

WalkSmartNC will partner with State Capitol Police (SCP) and Raleigh Police Department (RPD) from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday to conduct a pedestrian and motorist safety awareness event. A program of the NC Office of State Human Resources (OSHR) that is funded by NC Governor’s Highway Safety Program (GHSP), a division of the NC Department of Transportation (DOT), WalkSmartNC will promote safety at a high-traffic location in the Downtown State Government Complex during the busy lunchtime period.

The NC Military Spouse Transition Network is available to all identified military spouses working for state government agencies in member states of the National Association of State Personnel Executives. The program is designed to help military spouses moving to or leaving North Carolina access career resources, including resume building, skills translation and informal contacts to support military spouse re-employment.

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