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Oct 7, 2019

NC Governor Roy Cooper Proclaims 2019 Ombuds Day

NC Governor Roy Cooper recently issued a proclamation celebrating Ombuds Day! Take a look and meet your NC State University Ombuds on Wednesday October 16th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 pm in Talley Student Union! 

Oct 3, 2019

Ombuds Day 2019

Sep 12, 2019

Meeting Guidelines Revisited !

Aug 5, 2019

Meet Your Campus Troubleshooter – the Ombuds

Apr 8, 2019

IOA Conference Highlights – “Where is your middle?”

I recently attended the IOA Annual Conference and, with just over 500 attendees, it was the largest conference to date! Thus, you can imagine the learning and networking and, of course fun in New Orleans, to be had by all! The conference included excellent plenary and keynotes along with a diverse selection of concurrent sessions.… 

Dec 21, 2018

Ombuds Services – Coaching !!

People often ask – what is it that you do as ombuds? As we explore this question, let’s first note that overall the ombuds role is primarily twofold – (1) to help people (individuals, groups, units, departments, etc.) engage with issues, concerns, disputes, complaints, etc., that usually arise in an organization and (2) help the… 

Dec 5, 2018

Ombuds Day 2.0 – Thank You NC State

We celebrated Ombuds Day across campus on Monday with some great visits! (This was our 2.0 effort due to tropical storm Michael that had rudely postponed our planed October 11th celebration.) We hosted across campus starting at Park Shops, then on to DH Hill Creamery, then to Talley, then to the Vet School and finished… 

Nov 13, 2018

Ombuds Day 2.0 – rescheduled for Monday, December 3rd due to tropical storm Michael!

Meet your NC State University Ombuds’ to celebrate our rescheduled Ombuds Day!! The American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section Ombuds Committee and other ombuds organizations including the International Ombudsman Association set October 11, 2018, as ombuds day; however, due to tropical storm Michael it was postponed here at NC State.  We are excited to reschedule and hope you can… 

Nov 1, 2018

It’s Halloween (yesterday)! What’s your costume?

I hope you enjoyed a fabulous Halloween! And, did you enjoy some sweets? In fact, I heard a fun and interesting Top Five list of candies yesterday morning from sports radio announcer Mike Golic, Sr. – 1 – Hersey bar 2 – Twix 3- Reeces Cups  4 – M & Ms 5 – Milky Way.…