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NCSU Celebrates, Supports, Transforms Manufacturing

Reprinted from: UNC@Work: Engagement & Economic Transformation on the 17 campuses of the UNC November 2014, Issue #41   @work on the economy:   The NC State Industrial Extension Service-sponsored Manufacturing Day broke records this fall, with 50 companies across the state hosting events designed to celebrate the state’s manufacturing past – and future, in… Read More

Honoring A Smart Library and Its Creative Collisions: NC State Wins National Award for Innovation and Economic Prosperity

November 20, 2014 by Dr. Teresa Helmlinger Ratcliff Last week, NC State was recognized by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) for our leadership in economic development and innovation with an Innovation and Economic Prosperity Award for ‘Place.’ NC State’s first-ever submission to the ‘place’ category, which recognizes excellence in community, social and… Read More

Coming Soon: CINC 2015 Tour

2015 Mini Connecting in North Carolina (CINC) Faculty/Staff Development Tour May 13 – 14, 2015 (Tentative)   So, what are the tour plans for May, 2015?  Will the bus travel to the east, to the south, to the north, or to the west?  Who knows at this point?  No one, not really!  Typically, we begin… Read More

CINC 2014 Week 4: Carver Machine Works

This is part four of a four-part series on the 2014 Mini Connecting in North Carolina Faculty and Staff Development tour. To view the other entries in the series, click here. Week 4 of the Series: Carver Machine Works After eating a delicious lunch in historic Bath, NC, and listening to a presentation by Mr.Barry Nash with the NC State… Read More

CINC 2014 Week 3: Flanders Corporation

This is part three of a four-part series on the 2014 Mini Connecting in North Carolina Faculty and Staff Development tour. To view the other entries in the series, click here. Week 3 of the series: Flanders Corporation  The visit with Davenport was a great shared experience for Mini-CINC tour participants to discuss as we rode to our next manufacturer, a… Read More

CINC 2014 Week 2: JP Davenport & Sons

This is part two of a four-part series on the 2014 Mini Connecting in North Carolina Faculty and Staff Development tour. To view the other entries in the series, click here. Week 2 of the series: JP Davenport & Sons The first stop along the Mini CINC Tour took us off the major highway and past the seemingly endless flat… Read More

CINC 2014 Week 1: Tour Overview

This is part one of a four-part series on the 2014 Mini Connecting in North Carolina Faculty and Staff Development tour. To view the other entries in the series, click here. Week 1 of the series: Highlights and overview of the Mini-CINC tour Sponsored by the Provost, the Vice Provost for Outreach and Engagement and the Vice Provost for… Read More

Doing Business in China Class

This interactive course is designed to give a general overview of business in China, focusing on understanding Chinese culture aspects that affect business in China. Topics covered include simple business Chinese phrases, Chinese business culture, etiquette, communication techniques, how to build and maintain business relationships, etc. We will also have special guest speakers to share… Read More

Chinese Language Classes

Confucius Institute at NC State University offers five proficiency levels of Chinese Language Classes from basic introductory Chinese to advanced topics. Whether you learned or not learned Chinese before, there always has a class suits your needs. Our language class program has been offered more than seven years and opens every academic semester. For more… Read More

Natural Resources Leadership Institute

The Natural Resources Leadership Institute (NRLI), is a multifaceted Institute providing 1) leadership development, 2) environmental decision-making and multiparty facilitation, 3) research, and 4) needs based training. Hundreds of natural resource professionals in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors have participated in the leadership development program, building leadership skills and knowledge in conflict resolution, multiparty… Read More

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