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AgDiscovery

AgDiscovery at NC State University is two-week summer camp designed to help students learn about careers in plant science. Students live on campus in dorms, learning field and laboratory research techniques from university professors and practicing entomologists, botanists, and plant pathologists working for the U.S. Government. Students chosen to participate in AgDiscovery students also explore… Read More

Alternative Service Break (ASB) Trip Program

The Alternative Service Break (ASB) trip program is a unique service-learning experience in which students engage in direct service to a community, while being immersed in the culture and customs of that community. Teams are led by student team leaders and accompanied by faculty advisors. Throughout the trip, team members participate in a variety of… Read More

Apparel Comfort & Protection

TPACC is widely regarded as the most advanced academic center in the world for the research & education in personal protective & performance sciences. TPACC is the only academic center in the U.S. that incorporates the capabilities to conduct basic & applied research, testing & evaluation on clothing materials, full garments, and ensemble systems. TPACC… Read More

Arts Entrepreneurship

EMA 430 – “Capstone Experience in Arts Entrepreneurship” – typically offered in the Spring semesters – is a consulting course. Students are grouped as consulting teams and engage the region’s arts organizations and arts entrepreneurs helping to solve their business problems: marketing, audience development, product positioning, etc. We are always looking for clients that need… Read More

Biomanufacturing Training

As part of its overall mission, BTEC collaborates with industry partners to design and develop learning experiences that enhance the knowledge and skills of biotechnology and biomanufacturing professionals. BTEC offers several options to expand the process expertise of individuals and the industry, including professional development courses and seminars. Customized courses can be developed and delivered… Read More

Bioprocess and Analytical Services

BTEC offers access to its facilities, equipment, and the expertise of its faculty and staff to solve the toughest scientific problems. BTEC can meet the needs of industry, academia, and government agencies for process development, scale-up, equipment testing, and analytical testing and method development.

Business Innovation & Growth

Industrial Extension Services offers a wide variety of Business Innovation & Growth services to help companies identify opportunities, solve problems and grow. Contact us today to learn how we can help your company grow. Seeking Opportunities Ideation Workshop Innovation Engineering Technology Scouting Theory of Inventive Problem Solving (TRIZ) Creating Solutions Lean Product Development (LPD) Product Design Design for… Read More

Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research (CCMTR)

At the Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research (CCMTR) we are working on improving human and animal health. We achieve that by building teams of basic scientists and clinical scientists to find solutions to problems that affect human and animal health. The center has over 120 faculty members distributed across the NCSU university campus,… Read More

Center for Family and Community Engagement

The Center for Family and Community Engagement is dedicated to advancing safe, healthy, and productive families and communities. It promotes strategies that widen the circle of supports around families and communities. This is accomplished through emphasizing family leadership, community partnerships, cultural safety, and inclusive planning. The Center fulfills its mission through statewide, national, and international… Read More

Center for Innovation Management Studies (CIMS)

CIMS exists to create, synthesize and disseminate industry-relevant information and applicable tools and techniques in the area of innovation management (IM) – specifically ‘How to Manage IM’ and to develop current and future generations of innovation management researchers and industry practitioners. Since 1984, CIMS has provided answers to industry-driven research questions which has contributed to… Read More

Center for Marine Sciences and Technology

The principal mission of the Center for Marine Sciences and Technology (CMAST) is to discover innovative solutions to questions and problems in marine systems and provide effective communication of these discoveries. CMAST provides a focal point for citizen contact with NC State University’s marine science and extension faculty by promoting multidisciplinary studies among research scientists,… Read More

Center for Student Leadership, Ethics, and Public Service

The Center for Student Leadership, Ethics, & Public Service (CSLEPS) provides unique learning experiences that embody the value of leadership, service, responsible global citizenship and ethics. CSLEPS mission supports one of the University’s top priorities: Preparing leaders for the state, the nation and the world, through a full complement of leadership development and service-learning opportunities…. Read More

Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE)

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education’s (ITRE) Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) conducts innovative research, education, and technology transfer activities that seek to mitigate the impacts of surface transportation on the environment. Established in 1991 under the US Department of Transportation’s University Transportation Centers Program, CTE is administered by ITRE and funded in part… Read More

Clean Transportation

The mission of the N.C. Solar Center’s Clean Transportation Program is to increase the use of alternative fuels (biodiesel, electricity, ethanol, natural gas, propane) and advanced transportation technologies (diesel retrofits, idle reduction equipment). Working with government agencies/departments, non-profits and businesses in North Carolina, the Clean Transportation team’s projects result in more stable local and state… Read More

Community Engaged Faculty Fellows

The Community Engaged Faculty Fellows Program is a learning community focused on community engagement. The fellows keep current with literature and teach or have taught service learning courses. The responsibility of the fellows are to serve as mentors for those interested in learning more about community engaged practices.

Community of Nonprofit Scholars

More than 350 academic and non-academic community nonprofit members are invited to engage in free Community of Nonprofit Scholars (CONS) presentations, forums and roundtables. A collaborative spirit among participants fosters ideas for nonprofit research and practice. For example, CONS participants have used research findings to explore how boards can enhance their problem-solving and decision-making. Other… Read More

Conceiving Your Business

In this short, but comprehensive program, you analyze your business idea to determine whether or not it can be a very profitable and satisfying business that you should pursue. In four comprehensive sessions you: Define your business products and services; assess how your personal strengths match the business requirements; identify your real market; develop a… Read More

Confucius Institute Scholarship

  In order to support the development of Confucius Institutes, facilitate Chinese language promotion and Chinese cultural transmission in the world, cultivate qualified Chinese language teachers and talented students of Chinese language, Confucius Institute Headquarters/Hanban (hereinafter referred to as Hanban) launches the “Confucius Institute Scholarship” program to provide financial aid for students, scholars and Chinese… Read More

Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites

CICS-NC’s climate literacy, outreach and engagement efforts are focused on improving our stakeholder’s knowledge and understanding of climate science, variability and change, as well risks and opportunities for climate adaptation. The stakeholders primarily include business and industries in a variety of sectors such as energy, reinsurance, agriculture, civil infrastructure and some IT/social media companies. We… Read More

Cooperative Tree Improvement Program

The NC State University Cooperative Tree Improvement Program provides vital research and improved genetics to landowners, foresters, forest companies,and the forest products industry. Since 1956, research to support tree improvement has been an integral component and provides new tools to supplement traditional breeding methods. Our research efforts are now focused on using these tools to… Read More

CREM: Certificate in Renewable Energy Management

A New Program on Technology, Policy and Finance for the Non-Installer Business professionals and students are keenly aware of the changing energy landscape. Many professionals want to know more about the renewable energy industry but find that available workshops on renewables are too technical or geared for the installer. The goal of the CREM program… Read More

Customized Contractual Education and Partnership Development

Contractual Education and Partnership Development (CEPD) serves as a gateway to the vast intellectual and technical resources at NC State University. CEPD provides access to the University’s resources for the development and delivery of contractual/customized education and noncredit distance education opportunities to organizations in North Carolina.

Student Leadership and Engagement

Student Leadership and Engagement is focused on supporting student success by creating seamless learning opportunities in and out of the classroom. With a focus on collaboration, our unit strives to provide meaningful experiences for students as we prepare them to be leaders who serve as engaged citizens in local, national and global communities. We embrace… Read More

Student Leadership and Engagement

The Center for Student Leadership, Ethics, & Public Service (CSLEPS) provides unique learning experiences that embody the value of leadership, service, responsible global citizenship and ethics. CSLEPS mission supports one of the University’s top priorities: Preparing leaders for the state, the nation and the world, through a full complement of leadership development and service-learning opportunities…. Read More

Supply Chain Resource Cooperative

The Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) is a unique, industry-university partnership dedicated to advancing the supply chain industry and the professionalism of its practitioners. Because of its location in the Poole College of Management at NC State University, the SCRC is uniquely positioned as a global thought leader in the increasingly complex and competitive supply… Read More

Technology Incubator

The NC State University Technology Incubator offers a collaborative blend of services and resources for the innovative entrepreneur. Entrepreneurs with products as diverse as specialized mold cultures, software development, wireless telecommunications applications, and biotechnology breakthroughs call us their temporary home as they work toward commercializing their products and processes.

Technology Training Solutions

Technology Training Solutions at NC State has provided leading-edge training and certification programs since 1988. You can attend classes in-person or choose from hundreds of courses taught online. Classes are offered in word processing; spreadsheets and accounting; database, project management, and report writing; desktop publishing and graphic presentations; systems networking; the Internet and Webmaster Certificate Program;… Read More

TexLabs

Researchers at the College of Textiles provide an immense knowledge base for research partnerships. In addition to faculty, our labs are managed and staffed by experienced professionals who can help you get the most out of research and development resources. Last year alone, TexLabs provided over 8,000 hours of service to industry partners and student… Read More

Textile Professional Development

Our professional education programs offer classroom and laboratory training for all aspects of textile processing, from fibers to finished fabrics. We offer on-campus, online and customized training courses. Our courses offer accelerated training and simulation methods with maximum transfer of skills and knowledge to the workplace environment. The Textile Technology Certificate Program provides our trainees… Read More

The Ergonomics Center

The Ergonomics Center is part of the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department. The Center provides ergonomics consulting, training, and research to companies throughout the United States, Canada, and Latin America.

The Mountain Outreach Office of The Science House

The Mountain Outreach Office provides extensive, hands-on, inquiry-based professional development and student programs to promote STEM education in 17 mountain counties of our state. The Mountain Outreach Office impacts the region in the following ways: a free Equipment Loan program that offers teachers and students access to equipment for science experimentation, teacher professional development that… Read More

The Nonwovens Institute

The Nonwovens Institute (NWI) is the world’s first accredited academic program for the interdisciplinary field of engineered fabrics. Based at the Centennial Campus at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, the NWI is an innovative global parternship between industry, government and academe. Operating on an “Open Innovation” platform, the Nonwoven Institute engages experts from industry… Read More

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions web site provides potential students, their families and counselors a robust, dynamic tool to help explore the University’s freshman, transfer and international admissions process. Just as importantly, we also provide a window into what NC State has to offer, through quick overviews of opportunities and resources available both on and… Read More

The Resilient Home Program

Homes in the southeastern United States are potentially at risk from many types of natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and floods. The Resilient Home Program provides more effective tools, techniques, resources, and information – through applied research and development – to people who experience or respond to natural disasters.

The Science House

The Science House’s mission is to: 1) Motivate and prepare K-12 students, through innovative programs, to study and work in STEM fields; and 2) Educate and empower K-12 STEM teachers to effectively integrate innovative STEM content, research, and technologies into their practices.

University Sustainability Office

The concept of sustainability centers on a balance of society, economy and environment for current and future health. The University Sustainability Office promotes responsible resource management in all three of these areas to ensure that future generations will have the resources they need to survive and thrive. Office programming and events focus on creating a… Read More

Upper Coastal Plain Learning Council (UCPLC)

The Upper Coastal Plain Learning Council (UCPLC) is a collective effort of the University of North Carolina, the North Carolina Community College System, and the North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities to increase access to higher education. With the focus on education, health care, and workforce development in a five-county area, the UCPLC encourages student… Read More

Value Added Wood Products

The Value Added Wood Products Program delivers educational content to the wood products industry, teaching the use of the proper methods and strategies to successfully manufacture lumber and other wood products. This includes offering education in the following topical areas: • Dry kiln operator’s training • Introduction to hardwood lumber grading • Maximizing yield in… Read More

Water Resources Research Institute

The Water Resources Research Institute of the University of North Carolina supports statewide research and outreach activities related to water resource priority needs across the state. WRRI supports research through an annual proposal competition and also delivers training workshops and seminars in partnership with government, academic and state and local organizations throughout the year. WRRI… Read More

William R. Kenan, Jr. Institute for Engineering, Technology, & Science

The mission of the William R. Kenan, Jr. Institute for Engineering, Technology, & Science at North Carolina State University is to develop partnerships in basic research, education, commercialization and public policy with individuals and organizations dedicated to the advancement of science, engineering and technology as forces towards improving the economic and social well being of… Read More

Wood Products Extension

The mission of Wood Products Extension within the Department of Forest Biomaterials is to increase the competitiveness and profitability of North Carolina’s wood products industry, improve markets, and increase consumer understanding of wood products and their proper use.

Youth Leadership Cafe

The goal is to develop the youth-family-community partnerships that support the leadership of current and former foster youth. Taking charge of their lives with the support of caring adults and in concert with peers is a way for youth who have experienced trauma and displacement to increase their sense of self-efficacy. The Community Café will… Read More

Arts & Humanities

Arts Entrepreneurship

EMA 430 – “Capstone Experience in Arts Entrepreneurship” – typically offered in the Spring semesters – is a consulting course. Students are grouped as consulting teams and engage the region’s arts organizations and arts entrepreneurs helping to solve their business problems: marketing, audience development, product positioning, etc. We are always looking for clients that need… Read More

CHASS Humanities Extension Program

The Humanities Extension Program at NC State University connects North Carolina public school classroom teachers with faculty from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHASS) who are eager to share their expertise with students in grades K-12. The Humanities Extension Program creates new partnerships and builds on existing relationships between our college’s faculty and… 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

Downtown Design Studio

The Downtown Design Studio (DDS) supports design needs in North Carolina communities and organizations through student engagement, outreach and education. DDS provides students with opportunities to explore new methods and innovative solutions surrounding contemporary design issues in both urban and rural communities. The DDS provides real-world learning opportunities for the College of Design students through… Read More

Economic Development Partnership

This statewide initiative was launched as a partnership among NC State University and state commerce officials,regional economic development entities and local chambers of commerce/economic development commissions. Using a multi-county Industry Cluster analysis as a foundation, NC State deploys its considerable science and technology acumen across multiple disciplines, offering faculty and staff as a formidable institutional… Read More

Homegrown Handmade

HomegrownHandmade brings together the artists, farmers and creative entrepreneurs rooted in North Carolina’s countryside into a network of driving trails to promote rural tourism. Self-directed driving tours across the state put visitors in touch with hands-on farm experiences, u-pick organic produce, art galleries, artists’ studios, live music, handcrafts, vineyards and wineries, historic sites and picturesque… Read More

Institute for Nonprofits

The Institute for Nonprofit Research, Education and Engagement is a multidisciplinary center devoted to strengthening the capacity of nonprofit organizations and nonprofit leadership through research, education and engagement. We focus on North Carolina and beyond as a laboratory for research. We are a center of expertise, a host of a collaborative community of scholars and… Read More

Intensive English Program

The Intensive English Program (IEP) provides high-quality English language instruction to non-native English speakers seeking academic preparation, professional development, or personal enrichment. IEP students acquire the essential language skills and intercultural competencies to succeed in today’s global economy.

Japanese Language and Culture Classes

The NC Japan Center offers 15-week non-credit courses during regular academic semesters and summers. Course offerings include a series of Japanese language courses for both adults and pre-college students in middle and high school, as well as Japanese culture courses on various topics. Students enjoy a comfortable learning atmosphere and benefit from decades of collective… Read More

McKimmon Center for Extension and Continuing Education (MCE&CE)

The MCE&CE serves as a gateway to the vast intellectual and technical resources at NC State University. Its eight units–Center for Urban Affairs & Community Services, Contractual Education and Partnership Development, McKimmon Conference & Training Center, Office of Professional Development, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), Technology Training Solutions, The Collaborative at the Gateway Technology Center,… Read More

McKimmon Conference & Training Center

The McKimmon Conference & Training Center, located on NC State University’s campus, offers University, state government, non-profit, and business organizations meeting space for small training sessions to large statewide, regional and national meetings. The 35,000 square feet of meeting space can be subdivided into 23 different classrooms and includes 4 computer labs. Other amenities include… Read More

NC LIVE

NC LIVE is a consortium of North Carolina libraries, offering digital library content and services through library websites and http://nclive.org. NC LIVE was founded in 1997 and currently serves 201 libraries from the NC Community Colleges, NC Independent Colleges and Universities, NC Public Libraries, the UNC System, and the State Library of North Carolina. NC… Read More

North Carolina Language and Life Project

The North Carolina Language and Life Project (NCLLP) focuses on research and outreach programs related to language in North Carolina. Its strive to gather basic research on language variation and change; to document language varieties as they reflect the varied cultural traditions of their residents; to provide information about language differences for public and educational… Read More

North Carolina Sea Grant College Program

North Carolina Sea Grant supports research, extension and outreach activities addressing issues affecting the North Carolina coast and its communities. NCSG supports scientists, educators, local officials, government agencies, coastal businesses and the public through unbiased, scientifically sound information about coastal ecosystems. Focus areas are healthy coastal ecosystems, sustainable coastal development, safe and sustainable seafood, and… Read More

Office of Professional Development (OPD)

OPD is dedicated to the development and delivery of non-degree professional training courses to assist you in your professional development and your work. Offerings include conferences, seminars, and in-house/on-site training. Courses can be customized so you and your employees receive training tailored to your specific needs. OPD also offers event management services, helping organizations with… Read More

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

OLLI provides non-credit short courses, study trips, and special events for adults aged 50+. Topics are wide-ranging in the liberal arts and sciences, and we emphasize learning for the joy of learning, with no tests or grades. Programs range from one-time lectures to six-week courses, and we provide many opportunities to connect with others who share… Read More

Philanthropy Journal

Established in 1991, Philanthropy Journal (PJ) joined the Institute for Nonprofits in 2010. PJ provides free news and resources to more than 40,000 monthly website visitors seeking insights, connections, expertise, job listings and tools to support their work with nonprofits. PJ’s workshops, webinars and e-newsletters expand its reach and impact.

Service NC State

“Service NC State includes two campus-wide service programs: 1. The record-setting annual campus blood drive; Goal for 2013 is 1,200 pints 2. Meal packaging event – we partner with Stop Hunger Now to package meals for the hungry”

The Collaborative at the Gateway Technology Center

The Collaborative at the Gateway Technology Center (CGTC) works with local businesses, industry, public schools, community colleges, and economic development entities in bringing needed university resources to the communities in and around Rocky Mount. The CGTC offers services, programs, and courses from both East Carolina University and NC State University, providing university opportunities and access… Read More

Business & Economic Development

Apparel Comfort & Protection

TPACC is widely regarded as the most advanced academic center in the world for the research & education in personal protective & performance sciences. TPACC is the only academic center in the U.S. that incorporates the capabilities to conduct basic & applied research, testing & evaluation on clothing materials, full garments, and ensemble systems. TPACC… Read More

Arts Entrepreneurship

EMA 430 – “Capstone Experience in Arts Entrepreneurship” – typically offered in the Spring semesters – is a consulting course. Students are grouped as consulting teams and engage the region’s arts organizations and arts entrepreneurs helping to solve their business problems: marketing, audience development, product positioning, etc. We are always looking for clients that need… Read More

Bioprocess and Analytical Services

BTEC offers access to its facilities, equipment, and the expertise of its faculty and staff to solve the toughest scientific problems. BTEC can meet the needs of industry, academia, and government agencies for process development, scale-up, equipment testing, and analytical testing and method development.

Business Innovation & Growth

Industrial Extension Services offers a wide variety of Business Innovation & Growth services to help companies identify opportunities, solve problems and grow. Contact us today to learn how we can help your company grow. Seeking Opportunities Ideation Workshop Innovation Engineering Technology Scouting Theory of Inventive Problem Solving (TRIZ) Creating Solutions Lean Product Development (LPD) Product Design Design for… 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

Community of Nonprofit Scholars

More than 350 academic and non-academic community nonprofit members are invited to engage in free Community of Nonprofit Scholars (CONS) presentations, forums and roundtables. A collaborative spirit among participants fosters ideas for nonprofit research and practice. For example, CONS participants have used research findings to explore how boards can enhance their problem-solving and decision-making. Other… Read More

Conceiving Your Business

In this short, but comprehensive program, you analyze your business idea to determine whether or not it can be a very profitable and satisfying business that you should pursue. In four comprehensive sessions you: Define your business products and services; assess how your personal strengths match the business requirements; identify your real market; develop a… Read More

CREM: Certificate in Renewable Energy Management

A New Program on Technology, Policy and Finance for the Non-Installer Business professionals and students are keenly aware of the changing energy landscape. Many professionals want to know more about the renewable energy industry but find that available workshops on renewables are too technical or geared for the installer. The goal of the CREM program… Read More

Customized Contractual Education and Partnership Development

Contractual Education and Partnership Development (CEPD) serves as a gateway to the vast intellectual and technical resources at NC State University. CEPD provides access to the University’s resources for the development and delivery of contractual/customized education and noncredit distance education opportunities to organizations in North Carolina.

Customized Youth Development Programs

We partner with other organizations around North Carolina who want to inspire, educate, and develop values based leaders with their local youth. We’ve partnered with local community agencies, universities, school systems, non-profits, and economic development agencies who seek ways to enrich and develop their local community’s youth. After fully understanding our partner’s objectives, and analyzing… Read More

Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering – Energy Solutions

Energy Solutions, a part of the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at North Carolina State University, works with industrial, commercial, governmental and institutional facilities to save energy, conduct research and to train the next generation of energy engineers. Energy experts bring practical knowledge and innovative techniques to help reduce and/or conserve energy exercising a fuel-neutral… 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

Downtown Design Studio

The Downtown Design Studio (DDS) supports design needs in North Carolina communities and organizations through student engagement, outreach and education. DDS provides students with opportunities to explore new methods and innovative solutions surrounding contemporary design issues in both urban and rural communities. The DDS provides real-world learning opportunities for the College of Design students through… Read More

E3: Economy, Energy and Environment

E3 is a collaboration of local, state and federal partners, pooling resources and expertise for the benefit of manufacturers in each of the state’s 7 economic development regions. E3 addresses sustainability and profitability initiatives by leveraging experts in: •Process improvements •Energy use •Carbon footprint analysis •Worker safety •Business excellence practices

Economic Development Partnership

This statewide initiative was launched as a partnership among NC State University and state commerce officials,regional economic development entities and local chambers of commerce/economic development commissions. Using a multi-county Industry Cluster analysis as a foundation, NC State deploys its considerable science and technology acumen across multiple disciplines, offering faculty and staff as a formidable institutional… Read More

ExporTech

ExporTech is a “how-to” program that will help your small- or medium-sized company enter or expand into global markets. Developed by the US Department of Commerce for the Manufacturing Extension Partnership, ExporTech helps develop an international growth plan customized specifically for your business. Utilizing a team of exporting experts, ExporTech will help your company move… Read More

Hazardous Materials & Hazardous Waste Management

IES offers multiple training classes and on-site assistance programs in: – Hazardous Waste Management as regulated by EPA under 40 CFR 260-279 – Hazardous Material Management as regulated under DOT (49 CFR) – Hazardous Chemicals as regulated under 29 CFR by OSHA, including Hazard Communication, Industrial Hygiene, and other related topics – HazWOPER — Hazardous… Read More

Homegrown Handmade

HomegrownHandmade brings together the artists, farmers and creative entrepreneurs rooted in North Carolina’s countryside into a network of driving trails to promote rural tourism. Self-directed driving tours across the state put visitors in touch with hands-on farm experiences, u-pick organic produce, art galleries, artists’ studios, live music, handcrafts, vineyards and wineries, historic sites and picturesque… Read More

Industrial Extension Service (IES)

The Industrial Extension Service supports North Carolina business in the workplace -– in the factory, the hospital, or the office. We help companies stay abreast of the latest technologies and best practices in both engineering and business management. We help increase productivity, efficiency, quality, and, as a result, profits.

Institute for Emerging Issues

IEI is a think-and-do tank at NC State University focused on tackling big issues that affect North Carolina’s future growth and prosperity. From energy, to fiscal modernization, to improving our systems of higher education, IEI takes the lead in convening state leaders in business, higher education and government to address these issues early to prepare… Read More

Institute for Nonprofits

The Institute for Nonprofit Research, Education and Engagement is a multidisciplinary center devoted to strengthening the capacity of nonprofit organizations and nonprofit leadership through research, education and engagement. We focus on North Carolina and beyond as a laboratory for research. We are a center of expertise, a host of a collaborative community of scholars and… Read More

Intensive English Program

The Intensive English Program (IEP) provides high-quality English language instruction to non-native English speakers seeking academic preparation, professional development, or personal enrichment. IEP students acquire the essential language skills and intercultural competencies to succeed in today’s global economy.

International Training Programs

The GTI at NC State develops and facilitates short-term custom training programs that connect North Carolina businesses, NC State faculty experts, and overseas clients or partners. Companies, agencies, communities and organizations in NC interested in improving their cross-cultural communication skills, overseas networking, or hosting programs for overseas counterparts are encouraged to contact the GTI for… Read More

ISO Management Systems

Technical assistance and auditing to help business and industry toward certification in international standards: AS9100 (Aerospace Industry), ISO 9001 (General Industry), ISO 13485 (Medical Devices), ISO 14001 (Environmental Management System), ISO/TS 16949 (Automotive).

ITRE

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE) is a university-based institute committed to leadership in the study of surface and air transportation issues through fostering analytical thinking, integrating technology in education and research, serving as a catalyst for problem solving, and cultivating professionals and students dedicated to excellence in transportation. ITRE is comprised of… Read More

ITRE Geovisual Analytics and Decision Management Group (GADA)

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education’s (ITRE) Geovisual Analytics and Decision Management Group (GADA) consists of programs that use geospatial analytics skills to conduct research that yields conclusions to support operation management decisions and to influence public policies. GADA programs provide assistance to various organizations including the NC State Highway Patrol, NC Department of Transportation,… Read More

ITRE Highway Systems Group

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education’s (ITRE) Highway Systems Group assists public and private sector transportation agencies in conducting research and providing solutions for surface infrastructure and air quality issues. The Group’s research and development projects address various needs in transportation maintenance, construction, and system administration. Group staff engage in many national research projects for… Read More

ITRE Public Transportation Group

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education’s (ITRE) Public Transportation Group conducts applied research, training, and technical assistance for transit, bicycle and pedestrian, and pupil transportation issues. The Group supports state transportation departments and local transit operators, and delivers professional skills training to transit industry employees. Group staff apply their extensive knowledge and experience in rural… Read More

ITRE Travel Behavior Modeling Group

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education’s (ITRE) Travel Behavior Modeling Group conducts research in travel behavior and modeling on a variety of topics including land use models and the effects of alternative development strategies on emissions. The Group also manages the Triangle Regional Model Service Bureau which provides technical assistance for running the Triangle Regional… Read More

Kenan Fellows Program for Curriculum and Leadership Development

Outstanding K-12 public school teachers selected as Kenan Fellows engage in a year-long STEM fellowship that provides rigorous professional development opportunities for accomplished teacher leaders in North Carolina. The program empowers Fellows to make instruction relevant for students and to lead change in their profession. Key components of the fellowships are a 5-week summer research… Read More

Lean Health Care

The same “lean” management principles that have saved countless businesses enormous time, energy, and money can revolutionize your healthcare operation. Lean is not merely a new set of tools or techniques to try on the hospital floor, in the examination room or in medical records; lean is a fundamental change in how people in your… Read More

Lean Management & Operations

Improve your business or organization’s efficiency and competitiveness through understanding and implementing lean principles and practices. Offered through customized on-site applications, lean management can benefit any department, any industry, and group striving to build a customer-focused organization. Lean focuses on maximizing value-added activities to produce products and services of the highest quality at the lowest… Read More

Lean Six Sigma

This proven combination of process efficiency enhancements and deep statistical understanding of process capabilities enables any production environment to operate more smoothly, fare better against competitors, improve product quality and process performance, and increase customer satisfaction. Lean Six Sigma training offers engineers, technically-oriented managers, and analysts the tools to make processes nearly defect-free.

Lean Six Sigma Programs

The NCSU Lean Six Sigma programs provide government agencies and manufacturing, service, and healthcare organizations with a proven methodology to significantly reduce costs and increase productivity. We offer training and certification for Yellow Belts, Green Belts, Black Belts and Master Black Belts and Performance Excellence and software training through open enrollment courses or Customized Training…. Read More

Manager of Environmental, Safety and Health (MESH) Certificate Program

Offered by North Carolina State University, the Safety and Health Council of North Carolina, and the North Carolina Department of Labor. Simple, flexible and designed for working professionals and non-degree seeking adults who are looking for continuing education offerings to meet their professional and personal goals. MESH credit courses are offered in various locations across… Read More

Manager of Environmental, Safety and Health (MESH) Certificate Program

Offered by North Carolina State University, the Safety and Health Council of North Carolina, and the North Carolina Department of Labor. Simple, flexible and designed for working professionals and non-degree seeking adults who are looking for continuing education offerings to meet their professional and personal goals. MESH credit courses are offered in various locations across… Read More

Manufacturing Makes It Real Network

Promote products, meet customers and suppliers, and contribute to a positive image of North Carolina manufacturing. The Network connects companies to their peers in ways no other organization can, and it helps build local supply chains that can be vital to success.

McKimmon Center for Extension and Continuing Education (MCE&CE)

The MCE&CE serves as a gateway to the vast intellectual and technical resources at NC State University. Its eight units–Center for Urban Affairs & Community Services, Contractual Education and Partnership Development, McKimmon Conference & Training Center, Office of Professional Development, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), Technology Training Solutions, The Collaborative at the Gateway Technology Center,… Read More

McKimmon Conference & Training Center

The McKimmon Conference & Training Center, located on NC State University’s campus, offers University, state government, non-profit, and business organizations meeting space for small training sessions to large statewide, regional and national meetings. The 35,000 square feet of meeting space can be subdivided into 23 different classrooms and includes 4 computer labs. Other amenities include… Read More

Minerals Research Laboratory

The Minerals Research Laboratory is a world leader in research, development, and implementation of mineral processing techniques. The main focus of MRL’s research is the “beneficiation” of industrial minerals — that is, deriving and exploiting minerals for the benefit of commerce and industry. MRL’s experience in industrial minerals is unmatched by any university laboratory in… Read More

NC LIVE

NC LIVE is a consortium of North Carolina libraries, offering digital library content and services through library websites and http://nclive.org. NC LIVE was founded in 1997 and currently serves 201 libraries from the NC Community Colleges, NC Independent Colleges and Universities, NC Public Libraries, the UNC System, and the State Library of North Carolina. NC… Read More

NC State Executive Education

NC State Executive Education delivers developmental experiences with a specific goal in mind: to provide leaders with research and learning activities that drive organizational solutions. Our team at Poole College focuses on the challenges faced in a dynamic, technology driven, global marketplace. We create purposeful experiences by partnering with leading research centers in innovation, leadership,… Read More

NextGen Air Transportation (NGAT) Center

NextGen Air Transportation (NGAT) Center at the Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE) at North Carolina State University is a non-profit partnership with academia, industry, and the government focused on developing and evaluating improvements to existing and anticipated air traffic control, airspace management, airport and airspace system capacity, surface traffic management, and flight safety.

North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

N.C. Cooperative Extension provides practical education you can trust to help people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future. Based at N.C. State and N.C. A&T State universities, N.C. Cooperative Extension provides programs to citizens in all 100 counties and to the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians. Extension programs… Read More

North Carolina Local Technical Assistance Program (NC LTAP)

“NC LTAP is one of 59 LTAP centers nationwide established by the US DOT Federal Highway Administration and administered by ITRE (Institute for Transportation Research and Education). LTAP’s mission is to help local transportation agencies tap into new technology, information, and training to operate more efficiently and safely. NC LTAP provides local NC road departments… Read More

North Carolina Sea Grant College Program

North Carolina Sea Grant supports research, extension and outreach activities addressing issues affecting the North Carolina coast and its communities. NCSG supports scientists, educators, local officials, government agencies, coastal businesses and the public through unbiased, scientifically sound information about coastal ecosystems. Focus areas are healthy coastal ecosystems, sustainable coastal development, safe and sustainable seafood, and… Read More

Office of Professional Development (OPD)

OPD is dedicated to the development and delivery of non-degree professional training courses to assist you in your professional development and your work. Offerings include conferences, seminars, and in-house/on-site training. Courses can be customized so you and your employees receive training tailored to your specific needs. OPD also offers event management services, helping organizations with… Read More

People-First Tourism

People-First Tourism is a marketplace for buying and selling genuine tourism experiences. This project links entrepreneurs trying to pursue dignified and sustainable livelihoods through tourism with adventurous and conscientious tourists interested in unique off the beaten path experiences and in making positive impacts on the communities they visit.

Performance Excellence Program

Our performance excellence courses are 3.5-day focused workshops designed to teach key concepts and advanced tools to improve efficiency, reduce costs, remove errors and provide your customers with high quality products and service.

Performance Excellence Program — Baldrige

Thousands of organizations use the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award criteria for Performance Excellence to guide their enterprises, improve performance and get sustainable results. The Baldrige approach helps organizations effectively and efficiently accomplish their missions and achieve their visions. The Baldrige journey can apply to commercial enterprises, non-profits, and government offices, and has a proven… Read More

Philanthropy Journal

Established in 1991, Philanthropy Journal (PJ) joined the Institute for Nonprofits in 2010. PJ provides free news and resources to more than 40,000 monthly website visitors seeking insights, connections, expertise, job listings and tools to support their work with nonprofits. PJ’s workshops, webinars and e-newsletters expand its reach and impact.

Renewable Energy Technology Diploma Series

The award winning, IREC ISPQ-accredited Renewable Energy Technologies Diploma Series (RETDS) is a non-degree, continuing-education program that provides: numerous professional certifications and pathways to certifications continuing education credits for professionals the industries’ most qualified instructors (see individual course pages) technical theory and hands-on training information on current policies and technologies a support network of experienced… Read More

REPV: Renewable Energy Generation with Photovoltaics

Entry-Level PV Course Providing NABCEP Entry-Level PV Exam: REPV is an IREC ISPQ accredited entry level PV course offering the NABCEP Entry Level Exam and is based on NABCEP’s Job Task Analysis for PV installers. The classroom lectures of the REPV workshop are dedicated to the technical aspect of photovoltaics, including system types, components, applications,… Read More

Shelton Leadership Center

The Shelton Values Based Leadership Model is internationally known for its success in helping organizations gain sustainable strategic advantage by strengthening their key contributors at both the individual and management levels. We’ve distilled the vast body of knowledge and lessons of General H. Hugh Shelton, a top world leader into practical cornerstones (Honesty, Integrity, Compassion,… Read More

Shelton Leadership Forum

Our annual Shelton Leadership Forum is a one day conference that brings together leaders from multiple corporate industries, nonprofits, higher education, and emerging leaders, scholars, and practitioners. Each year, we focus on a specific theme and bring values-based leaders together to learn from each other and from inspiring speakers who have achieved personal and professional… Read More

Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC)

The Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) has helped North Carolina businesses grow and create new jobs since 1984. We provide management counseling and educational services to small and mid-sized businesses at offices located at each university in the UNC System. Most of our services are free of charge, and all are confidential. By… Read More

Southeastern OSHA Training Institute Education Center

North Carolina State University and The University of Tennessee have partnered to provide training throughout the states in Region IV. We provide the US Department of Labor OSHA Outreach Training Program, OSHA’s primary means of training employees in the basics of occupational safety and health. Train-the-trainer courses are available for construction and general industry.

Supply Chain Resource Cooperative

The Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) is a unique, industry-university partnership dedicated to advancing the supply chain industry and the professionalism of its practitioners. Because of its location in the Poole College of Management at NC State University, the SCRC is uniquely positioned as a global thought leader in the increasingly complex and competitive supply… Read More

Technology Incubator

The NC State University Technology Incubator offers a collaborative blend of services and resources for the innovative entrepreneur. Entrepreneurs with products as diverse as specialized mold cultures, software development, wireless telecommunications applications, and biotechnology breakthroughs call us their temporary home as they work toward commercializing their products and processes.

TexLabs

Researchers at the College of Textiles provide an immense knowledge base for research partnerships. In addition to faculty, our labs are managed and staffed by experienced professionals who can help you get the most out of research and development resources. Last year alone, TexLabs provided over 8,000 hours of service to industry partners and student… Read More

Textile Professional Development

Our professional education programs offer classroom and laboratory training for all aspects of textile processing, from fibers to finished fabrics. We offer on-campus, online and customized training courses. Our courses offer accelerated training and simulation methods with maximum transfer of skills and knowledge to the workplace environment. The Textile Technology Certificate Program provides our trainees… Read More

The Collaborative at the Gateway Technology Center

The Collaborative at the Gateway Technology Center (CGTC) works with local businesses, industry, public schools, community colleges, and economic development entities in bringing needed university resources to the communities in and around Rocky Mount. The CGTC offers services, programs, and courses from both East Carolina University and NC State University, providing university opportunities and access… Read More

Value Added Wood Products

The Value Added Wood Products Program delivers educational content to the wood products industry, teaching the use of the proper methods and strategies to successfully manufacture lumber and other wood products. This includes offering education in the following topical areas: • Dry kiln operator’s training • Introduction to hardwood lumber grading • Maximizing yield in… Read More

CINC Tours

Community Design & Development

Alternative Service Break (ASB) Trip Program

The Alternative Service Break (ASB) trip program is a unique service-learning experience in which students engage in direct service to a community, while being immersed in the culture and customs of that community. Teams are led by student team leaders and accompanied by faculty advisors. Throughout the trip, team members participate in a variety of… Read More

Arts Entrepreneurship

EMA 430 – “Capstone Experience in Arts Entrepreneurship” – typically offered in the Spring semesters – is a consulting course. Students are grouped as consulting teams and engage the region’s arts organizations and arts entrepreneurs helping to solve their business problems: marketing, audience development, product positioning, etc. We are always looking for clients that need… Read More

Biomanufacturing Training

As part of its overall mission, BTEC collaborates with industry partners to design and develop learning experiences that enhance the knowledge and skills of biotechnology and biomanufacturing professionals. BTEC offers several options to expand the process expertise of individuals and the industry, including professional development courses and seminars. Customized courses can be developed and delivered… Read More

Center for Family and Community Engagement

The Center for Family and Community Engagement is dedicated to advancing safe, healthy, and productive families and communities. It promotes strategies that widen the circle of supports around families and communities. This is accomplished through emphasizing family leadership, community partnerships, cultural safety, and inclusive planning. The Center fulfills its mission through statewide, national, and international… 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

Chinese Teacher Training Program

Since 2007, the Confucius Institute at NC State University has been working to promote Chinese language programs in K-12 schools and support the professional development of Chinese teachers. NC TEACH is an alternative teacher Education Program for people with a desire to teach in k-12 schools. CLTA-NC is a non-profit organization provides us with a… Read More

Community Engaged Faculty Fellows

The Community Engaged Faculty Fellows Program is a learning community focused on community engagement. The fellows keep current with literature and teach or have taught service learning courses. The responsibility of the fellows are to serve as mentors for those interested in learning more about community engaged practices.

Community of Nonprofit Scholars

More than 350 academic and non-academic community nonprofit members are invited to engage in free Community of Nonprofit Scholars (CONS) presentations, forums and roundtables. A collaborative spirit among participants fosters ideas for nonprofit research and practice. For example, CONS participants have used research findings to explore how boards can enhance their problem-solving and decision-making. Other… Read More

Customized Youth Development Programs

We partner with other organizations around North Carolina who want to inspire, educate, and develop values based leaders with their local youth. We’ve partnered with local community agencies, universities, school systems, non-profits, and economic development agencies who seek ways to enrich and develop their local community’s youth. After fully understanding our partner’s objectives, and analyzing… Read More

Design Assistance

The Natural Learning Initiative (NLI), founded in 2000 with the purpose of promoting the importance of the natural environment in the daily experience of all children, through environmental design, action research, education, and dissemination of information, is a research and professional development unit at the College of Design. We are creating environments for healthy human… 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

Downtown Design Studio

The Downtown Design Studio (DDS) supports design needs in North Carolina communities and organizations through student engagement, outreach and education. DDS provides students with opportunities to explore new methods and innovative solutions surrounding contemporary design issues in both urban and rural communities. The DDS provides real-world learning opportunities for the College of Design students through… Read More

E3: Economy, Energy and Environment

E3 is a collaboration of local, state and federal partners, pooling resources and expertise for the benefit of manufacturers in each of the state’s 7 economic development regions. E3 addresses sustainability and profitability initiatives by leveraging experts in: •Process improvements •Energy use •Carbon footprint analysis •Worker safety •Business excellence practices

Economic Development Partnership

This statewide initiative was launched as a partnership among NC State University and state commerce officials,regional economic development entities and local chambers of commerce/economic development commissions. Using a multi-county Industry Cluster analysis as a foundation, NC State deploys its considerable science and technology acumen across multiple disciplines, offering faculty and staff as a formidable institutional… Read More

Homegrown Handmade

HomegrownHandmade brings together the artists, farmers and creative entrepreneurs rooted in North Carolina’s countryside into a network of driving trails to promote rural tourism. Self-directed driving tours across the state put visitors in touch with hands-on farm experiences, u-pick organic produce, art galleries, artists’ studios, live music, handcrafts, vineyards and wineries, historic sites and picturesque… Read More

Institute for Emerging Issues

IEI is a think-and-do tank at NC State University focused on tackling big issues that affect North Carolina’s future growth and prosperity. From energy, to fiscal modernization, to improving our systems of higher education, IEI takes the lead in convening state leaders in business, higher education and government to address these issues early to prepare… Read More

Institute for Nonprofits

The Institute for Nonprofit Research, Education and Engagement is a multidisciplinary center devoted to strengthening the capacity of nonprofit organizations and nonprofit leadership through research, education and engagement. We focus on North Carolina and beyond as a laboratory for research. We are a center of expertise, a host of a collaborative community of scholars and… Read More

Intensive English Program

The Intensive English Program (IEP) provides high-quality English language instruction to non-native English speakers seeking academic preparation, professional development, or personal enrichment. IEP students acquire the essential language skills and intercultural competencies to succeed in today’s global economy.

ITRE

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE) is a university-based institute committed to leadership in the study of surface and air transportation issues through fostering analytical thinking, integrating technology in education and research, serving as a catalyst for problem solving, and cultivating professionals and students dedicated to excellence in transportation. ITRE is comprised of… Read More

ITRE Highway Systems Group

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education’s (ITRE) Highway Systems Group assists public and private sector transportation agencies in conducting research and providing solutions for surface infrastructure and air quality issues. The Group’s research and development projects address various needs in transportation maintenance, construction, and system administration. Group staff engage in many national research projects for… Read More

ITRE Travel Behavior Modeling Group

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education’s (ITRE) Travel Behavior Modeling Group conducts research in travel behavior and modeling on a variety of topics including land use models and the effects of alternative development strategies on emissions. The Group also manages the Triangle Regional Model Service Bureau which provides technical assistance for running the Triangle Regional… Read More

McKimmon Center for Extension and Continuing Education (MCE&CE)

The MCE&CE serves as a gateway to the vast intellectual and technical resources at NC State University. Its eight units–Center for Urban Affairs & Community Services, Contractual Education and Partnership Development, McKimmon Conference & Training Center, Office of Professional Development, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), Technology Training Solutions, The Collaborative at the Gateway Technology Center,… Read More

McKimmon Conference & Training Center

The McKimmon Conference & Training Center, located on NC State University’s campus, offers University, state government, non-profit, and business organizations meeting space for small training sessions to large statewide, regional and national meetings. The 35,000 square feet of meeting space can be subdivided into 23 different classrooms and includes 4 computer labs. Other amenities include… 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

NC LIVE

NC LIVE is a consortium of North Carolina libraries, offering digital library content and services through library websites and http://nclive.org. NC LIVE was founded in 1997 and currently serves 201 libraries from the NC Community Colleges, NC Independent Colleges and Universities, NC Public Libraries, the UNC System, and the State Library of North Carolina. NC… Read More

North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

N.C. Cooperative Extension provides practical education you can trust to help people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future. Based at N.C. State and N.C. A&T State universities, N.C. Cooperative Extension provides programs to citizens in all 100 counties and to the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians. Extension programs… Read More

North Carolina Sea Grant College Program

North Carolina Sea Grant supports research, extension and outreach activities addressing issues affecting the North Carolina coast and its communities. NCSG supports scientists, educators, local officials, government agencies, coastal businesses and the public through unbiased, scientifically sound information about coastal ecosystems. Focus areas are healthy coastal ecosystems, sustainable coastal development, safe and sustainable seafood, and… Read More

Office of Professional Development (OPD)

OPD is dedicated to the development and delivery of non-degree professional training courses to assist you in your professional development and your work. Offerings include conferences, seminars, and in-house/on-site training. Courses can be customized so you and your employees receive training tailored to your specific needs. OPD also offers event management services, helping organizations with… Read More

People-First Tourism

People-First Tourism is a marketplace for buying and selling genuine tourism experiences. This project links entrepreneurs trying to pursue dignified and sustainable livelihoods through tourism with adventurous and conscientious tourists interested in unique off the beaten path experiences and in making positive impacts on the communities they visit.

Philanthropy Journal

Established in 1991, Philanthropy Journal (PJ) joined the Institute for Nonprofits in 2010. PJ provides free news and resources to more than 40,000 monthly website visitors seeking insights, connections, expertise, job listings and tools to support their work with nonprofits. PJ’s workshops, webinars and e-newsletters expand its reach and impact.

Renewable Energy Technology Diploma Series

The award winning, IREC ISPQ-accredited Renewable Energy Technologies Diploma Series (RETDS) is a non-degree, continuing-education program that provides: numerous professional certifications and pathways to certifications continuing education credits for professionals the industries’ most qualified instructors (see individual course pages) technical theory and hands-on training information on current policies and technologies a support network of experienced… Read More

REPV: Renewable Energy Generation with Photovoltaics

Entry-Level PV Course Providing NABCEP Entry-Level PV Exam: REPV is an IREC ISPQ accredited entry level PV course offering the NABCEP Entry Level Exam and is based on NABCEP’s Job Task Analysis for PV installers. The classroom lectures of the REPV workshop are dedicated to the technical aspect of photovoltaics, including system types, components, applications,… Read More

Shelton Leadership Center

The Shelton Values Based Leadership Model is internationally known for its success in helping organizations gain sustainable strategic advantage by strengthening their key contributors at both the individual and management levels. We’ve distilled the vast body of knowledge and lessons of General H. Hugh Shelton, a top world leader into practical cornerstones (Honesty, Integrity, Compassion,… Read More

Shelton Leadership Forum

Our annual Shelton Leadership Forum is a one day conference that brings together leaders from multiple corporate industries, nonprofits, higher education, and emerging leaders, scholars, and practitioners. Each year, we focus on a specific theme and bring values-based leaders together to learn from each other and from inspiring speakers who have achieved personal and professional… Read More

The Collaborative at the Gateway Technology Center

The Collaborative at the Gateway Technology Center (CGTC) works with local businesses, industry, public schools, community colleges, and economic development entities in bringing needed university resources to the communities in and around Rocky Mount. The CGTC offers services, programs, and courses from both East Carolina University and NC State University, providing university opportunities and access… Read More

Upper Coastal Plain Learning Council (UCPLC)

The Upper Coastal Plain Learning Council (UCPLC) is a collective effort of the University of North Carolina, the North Carolina Community College System, and the North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities to increase access to higher education. With the focus on education, health care, and workforce development in a five-county area, the UCPLC encourages student… Read More

Education & Youth

2014 NC Chinese Language Contests

The Chinese Language Speech and Writing Contest aims to provide a state for Chinese learners and Chinese American to present their Chinese speaking and writing skills and increase their understanding of Chinese language and culture. This year marks the 5th Annual Chinese Language Speech and Writing Contest. Since 2010 Confucius Institute at NC State have… Read More

AgDiscovery

AgDiscovery at NC State University is two-week summer camp designed to help students learn about careers in plant science. Students live on campus in dorms, learning field and laboratory research techniques from university professors and practicing entomologists, botanists, and plant pathologists working for the U.S. Government. Students chosen to participate in AgDiscovery students also explore… Read More

Alternative Service Break (ASB) Trip Program

The Alternative Service Break (ASB) trip program is a unique service-learning experience in which students engage in direct service to a community, while being immersed in the culture and customs of that community. Teams are led by student team leaders and accompanied by faculty advisors. Throughout the trip, team members participate in a variety of… Read More

ASSIST Center Pre-College Education Outreach Program

The ASSIST Center has developed partnerships with 11 middle and high schools to enhance teachers’ engineering content knowledge and teaching methods, bring nanosystems engineering concepts into the classroom, involve high school students in ASSIST research, and thereby increase the diversity and enrollment of domestic students in university engineering degree programs.

Center for Family and Community Engagement

The Center for Family and Community Engagement is dedicated to advancing safe, healthy, and productive families and communities. It promotes strategies that widen the circle of supports around families and communities. This is accomplished through emphasizing family leadership, community partnerships, cultural safety, and inclusive planning. The Center fulfills its mission through statewide, national, and international… Read More

Center for Marine Sciences and Technology

The principal mission of the Center for Marine Sciences and Technology (CMAST) is to discover innovative solutions to questions and problems in marine systems and provide effective communication of these discoveries. CMAST provides a focal point for citizen contact with NC State University’s marine science and extension faculty by promoting multidisciplinary studies among research scientists,… Read More

Center for Student Leadership, Ethics, and Public Service

The Center for Student Leadership, Ethics, & Public Service (CSLEPS) provides unique learning experiences that embody the value of leadership, service, responsible global citizenship and ethics. CSLEPS mission supports one of the University’s top priorities: Preparing leaders for the state, the nation and the world, through a full complement of leadership development and service-learning opportunities…. Read More

CHASS Humanities Extension Program

The Humanities Extension Program at NC State University connects North Carolina public school classroom teachers with faculty from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHASS) who are eager to share their expertise with students in grades K-12. The Humanities Extension Program creates new partnerships and builds on existing relationships between our college’s faculty and… Read More

Chinese Bridge Summer

The Confucius Institute at NC State is proud to offer the Chinese Bridge Summer Camp for American High School students. This two-week program is structured to enhance understanding between American and Chinese high school students. Through a combination of classroom study and excursions, students will have a unique opportunity to expand their language skills while… 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

Chinese Teacher Training Program

Since 2007, the Confucius Institute at NC State University has been working to promote Chinese language programs in K-12 schools and support the professional development of Chinese teachers. NC TEACH is an alternative teacher Education Program for people with a desire to teach in k-12 schools. CLTA-NC is a non-profit organization provides us with a… Read More

Community Engaged Faculty Fellows

The Community Engaged Faculty Fellows Program is a learning community focused on community engagement. The fellows keep current with literature and teach or have taught service learning courses. The responsibility of the fellows are to serve as mentors for those interested in learning more about community engaged practices.

Confucius Classrooms

Confucius Classrooms are local hubs that stimulate and support the innovative teaching and learning of Chinese language and culture. Since 2009, Confucius Institute at NC State and local educational institutions set up three Confucius Classrooms at Central Carolina Community College (CCCC), Enloe High School and Saint Augustine’s University. By nature, the Confucius Classroom is a… Read More

Customized Contractual Education and Partnership Development

Contractual Education and Partnership Development (CEPD) serves as a gateway to the vast intellectual and technical resources at NC State University. CEPD provides access to the University’s resources for the development and delivery of contractual/customized education and noncredit distance education opportunities to organizations in North Carolina.

Customized Youth Development Programs

We partner with other organizations around North Carolina who want to inspire, educate, and develop values based leaders with their local youth. We’ve partnered with local community agencies, universities, school systems, non-profits, and economic development agencies who seek ways to enrich and develop their local community’s youth. After fully understanding our partner’s objectives, and analyzing… Read More

Day and Residential Summer Engineering Camps

Each summer, elementary, middle and high school students attend summer programs throughout the state to discover what engineering is all about. We currently have programs in Raleigh, Rocky Mount, Hickory, Havelock and Wilmington.

Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering – Energy Solutions

Energy Solutions, a part of the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at North Carolina State University, works with industrial, commercial, governmental and institutional facilities to save energy, conduct research and to train the next generation of energy engineers. Energy experts bring practical knowledge and innovative techniques to help reduce and/or conserve energy exercising a fuel-neutral… Read More

Design Assistance

The Natural Learning Initiative (NLI), founded in 2000 with the purpose of promoting the importance of the natural environment in the daily experience of all children, through environmental design, action research, education, and dissemination of information, is a research and professional development unit at the College of Design. We are creating environments for healthy human… Read More

Digital Learning Collaborative

The Digital Learning Collaborative (DLC) promotes pedagogical shifts in digital learning environments in order to inspire, innovate and educate. We engage educators at all levels to provide innovative approaches to support digital learning and teaching. Our work addresses three core areas: State and District-wide Digital Transition Planning, Leadership Team Coaching, and Professional Development.

Downtown Design Studio

The Downtown Design Studio (DDS) supports design needs in North Carolina communities and organizations through student engagement, outreach and education. DDS provides students with opportunities to explore new methods and innovative solutions surrounding contemporary design issues in both urban and rural communities. The DDS provides real-world learning opportunities for the College of Design students through… Read More

Economic Development Partnership

This statewide initiative was launched as a partnership among NC State University and state commerce officials,regional economic development entities and local chambers of commerce/economic development commissions. Using a multi-county Industry Cluster analysis as a foundation, NC State deploys its considerable science and technology acumen across multiple disciplines, offering faculty and staff as a formidable institutional… Read More

Family-Centered Practice Project

Family-centered practice in child welfare means that workers partner with families and their communities to ensure safety, family and cultural connections, and well-being of children and youth. The project is funded through the NC Division of Social Services, and is part of the Multiple-Response System child welfare reform effort in North Carolina. The Family-Centered Practice… Read More

GTI International Hosting Program

NC State University’s Global Training Initiative (GTI) hosts numerous individuals (sometimes couples/families) and small groups from other countries who visit the Raleigh area for short programs of study, training, research, internships, or cultural visits. We often need local couples or families throughout the year who are willing to host one or more visitors for a… Read More

Homegrown Handmade

HomegrownHandmade brings together the artists, farmers and creative entrepreneurs rooted in North Carolina’s countryside into a network of driving trails to promote rural tourism. Self-directed driving tours across the state put visitors in touch with hands-on farm experiences, u-pick organic produce, art galleries, artists’ studios, live music, handcrafts, vineyards and wineries, historic sites and picturesque… Read More

Institute for Emerging Issues

IEI is a think-and-do tank at NC State University focused on tackling big issues that affect North Carolina’s future growth and prosperity. From energy, to fiscal modernization, to improving our systems of higher education, IEI takes the lead in convening state leaders in business, higher education and government to address these issues early to prepare… Read More

Institute for Nonprofits

The Institute for Nonprofit Research, Education and Engagement is a multidisciplinary center devoted to strengthening the capacity of nonprofit organizations and nonprofit leadership through research, education and engagement. We focus on North Carolina and beyond as a laboratory for research. We are a center of expertise, a host of a collaborative community of scholars and… Read More

Intensive English Program

The Intensive English Program (IEP) provides high-quality English language instruction to non-native English speakers seeking academic preparation, professional development, or personal enrichment. IEP students acquire the essential language skills and intercultural competencies to succeed in today’s global economy.

International Training Programs

The GTI at NC State develops and facilitates short-term custom training programs that connect North Carolina businesses, NC State faculty experts, and overseas clients or partners. Companies, agencies, communities and organizations in NC interested in improving their cross-cultural communication skills, overseas networking, or hosting programs for overseas counterparts are encouraged to contact the GTI for… Read More

ITRE

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE) is a university-based institute committed to leadership in the study of surface and air transportation issues through fostering analytical thinking, integrating technology in education and research, serving as a catalyst for problem solving, and cultivating professionals and students dedicated to excellence in transportation. ITRE is comprised of… Read More

Japanese Language and Culture Classes

The NC Japan Center offers 15-week non-credit courses during regular academic semesters and summers. Course offerings include a series of Japanese language courses for both adults and pre-college students in middle and high school, as well as Japanese culture courses on various topics. Students enjoy a comfortable learning atmosphere and benefit from decades of collective… Read More

Kenan Fellows Program for Curriculum and Leadership Development

Outstanding K-12 public school teachers selected as Kenan Fellows engage in a year-long STEM fellowship that provides rigorous professional development opportunities for accomplished teacher leaders in North Carolina. The program empowers Fellows to make instruction relevant for students and to lead change in their profession. Key components of the fellowships are a 5-week summer research… Read More

Massive Open Online Courses for Educators (MOOC-Ed)

Massive Online Open Courses for Educators, or MOOC-Eds, are professional development experiences that will engage you in new technology-enabled learning opportunities that are becoming widely used for both adults and students. Each of the MOOC-Ed courses will include core resources and supplemental materials around a specific topic, while also allowing for a great deal of… Read More

McKimmon Center for Extension and Continuing Education (MCE&CE)

The MCE&CE serves as a gateway to the vast intellectual and technical resources at NC State University. Its eight units–Center for Urban Affairs & Community Services, Contractual Education and Partnership Development, McKimmon Conference & Training Center, Office of Professional Development, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), Technology Training Solutions, The Collaborative at the Gateway Technology Center,… Read More

McKimmon Conference & Training Center

The McKimmon Conference & Training Center, located on NC State University’s campus, offers University, state government, non-profit, and business organizations meeting space for small training sessions to large statewide, regional and national meetings. The 35,000 square feet of meeting space can be subdivided into 23 different classrooms and includes 4 computer labs. Other amenities include… Read More

NC LIVE

NC LIVE is a consortium of North Carolina libraries, offering digital library content and services through library websites and http://nclive.org. NC LIVE was founded in 1997 and currently serves 201 libraries from the NC Community Colleges, NC Independent Colleges and Universities, NC Public Libraries, the UNC System, and the State Library of North Carolina. NC… Read More

NNU Summer Study Abroad

A five week intensive Chinese language Program runs in cooperation with Nanjing Normal University. Previous Chinese language knowledge is not required; students will be arranged in different classes according to their performance in the initial placement test. Various cultural activities such as lectures on topics of Chinese culture, attendance at Chinese art performances and excursions… Read More

North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

N.C. Cooperative Extension provides practical education you can trust to help people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future. Based at N.C. State and N.C. A&T State universities, N.C. Cooperative Extension provides programs to citizens in all 100 counties and to the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians. Extension programs… Read More

North Carolina Language and Life Project

The North Carolina Language and Life Project (NCLLP) focuses on research and outreach programs related to language in North Carolina. Its strive to gather basic research on language variation and change; to document language varieties as they reflect the varied cultural traditions of their residents; to provide information about language differences for public and educational… Read More

North Carolina Mathematics and Science Education Network Pre-College Program at NCSU

The NC-MSEN Pre-College Program provides math & science enrichment for students in grades 6 – 12. The program targets underserved students. Students are strongly encouraged to participate over multiple years until their senior year of high school. The program’s mission is to prepare underserved students to attend a four-year college/university and to pursue a career… Read More

North Carolina Science Olympiad, Elementary Division

North Carolina Science Olympiad (NCSO) is a nonprofit organization with the mission to attract and retain the pool of K-12 students entering STEM degree programs and careers in North Carolina. NCSO hosts annual tournaments across the state that are rigorous academic interscholastic competitions. Teams of elementary school students participate in a series of hands-on, challenging… Read More

North Carolina Science Olympiad, Middle/High Division

North Carolina Science Olympiad (NCSO) is a nonprofit organization with the mission to attract and retain the pool of K-12 students entering STEM degree programs and careers in North Carolina. NCSO hosts annual tournaments across the state that are rigorous academic interscholastic competitions. Teams of middle and high school students participate in a series of… Read More

North Carolina Sea Grant College Program

North Carolina Sea Grant supports research, extension and outreach activities addressing issues affecting the North Carolina coast and its communities. NCSG supports scientists, educators, local officials, government agencies, coastal businesses and the public through unbiased, scientifically sound information about coastal ecosystems. Focus areas are healthy coastal ecosystems, sustainable coastal development, safe and sustainable seafood, and… Read More

Office of Professional Development (OPD)

OPD is dedicated to the development and delivery of non-degree professional training courses to assist you in your professional development and your work. Offerings include conferences, seminars, and in-house/on-site training. Courses can be customized so you and your employees receive training tailored to your specific needs. OPD also offers event management services, helping organizations with… Read More

Park Scholarships

The mission of the Park Scholarships program is to bring exceptional students to NC State, based on outstanding accomplishments and potential in scholarship, leadership, service, and character. The program develops and supports Park Scholars in these areas, preparing them for lifelong contributions to the campus, state, nation, and world. The scholarship includes tuition and fees,… Read More

Philanthropy Journal

Established in 1991, Philanthropy Journal (PJ) joined the Institute for Nonprofits in 2010. PJ provides free news and resources to more than 40,000 monthly website visitors seeking insights, connections, expertise, job listings and tools to support their work with nonprofits. PJ’s workshops, webinars and e-newsletters expand its reach and impact.

Service Leadership Team

The Service-Leadership Team serves, educates and unites the NC State community with the surrounding community through collaborative efforts to promote life-long leadership development and civic engagement. Committees: Community Outreach Global Awareness Global Health Hunger Advocacy Youth Program

Shelton Challenge

The Shelton Challenge is a six-day residential experience for 9th-12th graders to help expand their knowledge and skills of becoming a leader. Topics include: Personal Leadership Assessment, Interpersonal Dynamics; Role of Values and Ethics in Leadership; Leadership Traits and Approaches; Teambuilding and Empowering Others; Civic and Social Responsibility; and Goal Setting. Students also participate in… Read More

Shelton Leadership Forum

Our annual Shelton Leadership Forum is a one day conference that brings together leaders from multiple corporate industries, nonprofits, higher education, and emerging leaders, scholars, and practitioners. Each year, we focus on a specific theme and bring values-based leaders together to learn from each other and from inspiring speakers who have achieved personal and professional… Read More

STEM Outreach Initiative

The Goodnight Scholars Program’s STEM Outreach Initiative (SOI) encourages reciprocal partnerships between educational organizations (i.e., K-12 public school, non-profit organization focused on STEM education, etc.) in North Carolina and current Goodnight Scholars. Through these partnerships, organizations can use the STEM knowledge and skills of Goodnight Scholars to support educational programming for their various communities.

Strong Fathers

Strong Fathers is a psychoeducational and skills-building group for men referred by child welfare and with a history of domestic violence. Its aim is to help men relate in safe and caring ways to their children, partners, and other family members. In group, the men learn about parenting techniques and talk with other men about… Read More

Technology Training Solutions

Technology Training Solutions at NC State has provided leading-edge training and certification programs since 1988. You can attend classes in-person or choose from hundreds of courses taught online. Classes are offered in word processing; spreadsheets and accounting; database, project management, and report writing; desktop publishing and graphic presentations; systems networking; the Internet and Webmaster Certificate Program;… Read More

The Collaborative at the Gateway Technology Center

The Collaborative at the Gateway Technology Center (CGTC) works with local businesses, industry, public schools, community colleges, and economic development entities in bringing needed university resources to the communities in and around Rocky Mount. The CGTC offers services, programs, and courses from both East Carolina University and NC State University, providing university opportunities and access… Read More

The Mountain Outreach Office of The Science House

The Mountain Outreach Office provides extensive, hands-on, inquiry-based professional development and student programs to promote STEM education in 17 mountain counties of our state. The Mountain Outreach Office impacts the region in the following ways: a free Equipment Loan program that offers teachers and students access to equipment for science experimentation, teacher professional development that… Read More

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions web site provides potential students, their families and counselors a robust, dynamic tool to help explore the University’s freshman, transfer and international admissions process. Just as importantly, we also provide a window into what NC State has to offer, through quick overviews of opportunities and resources available both on and… Read More

The Science House

The Science House’s mission is to: 1) Motivate and prepare K-12 students, through innovative programs, to study and work in STEM fields; and 2) Educate and empower K-12 STEM teachers to effectively integrate innovative STEM content, research, and technologies into their practices.

Upper Coastal Plain Learning Council (UCPLC)

The Upper Coastal Plain Learning Council (UCPLC) is a collective effort of the University of North Carolina, the North Carolina Community College System, and the North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities to increase access to higher education. With the focus on education, health care, and workforce development in a five-county area, the UCPLC encourages student… Read More

Energy Use & Conservation

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

Clean Transportation

The mission of the N.C. Solar Center’s Clean Transportation Program is to increase the use of alternative fuels (biodiesel, electricity, ethanol, natural gas, propane) and advanced transportation technologies (diesel retrofits, idle reduction equipment). Working with government agencies/departments, non-profits and businesses in North Carolina, the Clean Transportation team’s projects result in more stable local and state… Read More

Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering – Energy Solutions

Energy Solutions, a part of the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at North Carolina State University, works with industrial, commercial, governmental and institutional facilities to save energy, conduct research and to train the next generation of energy engineers. Energy experts bring practical knowledge and innovative techniques to help reduce and/or conserve energy exercising a fuel-neutral… Read More

Downtown Design Studio

The Downtown Design Studio (DDS) supports design needs in North Carolina communities and organizations through student engagement, outreach and education. DDS provides students with opportunities to explore new methods and innovative solutions surrounding contemporary design issues in both urban and rural communities. The DDS provides real-world learning opportunities for the College of Design students through… Read More

E3: Economy, Energy and Environment

E3 is a collaboration of local, state and federal partners, pooling resources and expertise for the benefit of manufacturers in each of the state’s 7 economic development regions. E3 addresses sustainability and profitability initiatives by leveraging experts in: •Process improvements •Energy use •Carbon footprint analysis •Worker safety •Business excellence practices

Economic Development Partnership

This statewide initiative was launched as a partnership among NC State University and state commerce officials,regional economic development entities and local chambers of commerce/economic development commissions. Using a multi-county Industry Cluster analysis as a foundation, NC State deploys its considerable science and technology acumen across multiple disciplines, offering faculty and staff as a formidable institutional… Read More

Forestry and Environmental Outreach Program ( NCSU-FEOP )

NCSU-FEOP, within the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State University’s College of Natural Resources, serves as a critical outreach component by providing science-based knowledge and applied research from the College of Natural Resources and NC Cooperative Extension Forestry. We strive to deliver timely, relevant, and unbiased information to natural resource professionals, landowners,… Read More

Industrial Extension Service (IES)

The Industrial Extension Service supports North Carolina business in the workplace -– in the factory, the hospital, or the office. We help companies stay abreast of the latest technologies and best practices in both engineering and business management. We help increase productivity, efficiency, quality, and, as a result, profits.

Institute for Emerging Issues

IEI is a think-and-do tank at NC State University focused on tackling big issues that affect North Carolina’s future growth and prosperity. From energy, to fiscal modernization, to improving our systems of higher education, IEI takes the lead in convening state leaders in business, higher education and government to address these issues early to prepare… Read More

ITRE

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE) is a university-based institute committed to leadership in the study of surface and air transportation issues through fostering analytical thinking, integrating technology in education and research, serving as a catalyst for problem solving, and cultivating professionals and students dedicated to excellence in transportation. ITRE is comprised of… Read More

ITRE Travel Behavior Modeling Group

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education’s (ITRE) Travel Behavior Modeling Group conducts research in travel behavior and modeling on a variety of topics including land use models and the effects of alternative development strategies on emissions. The Group also manages the Triangle Regional Model Service Bureau which provides technical assistance for running the Triangle Regional… Read More

Kenan Fellows Program for Curriculum and Leadership Development

Outstanding K-12 public school teachers selected as Kenan Fellows engage in a year-long STEM fellowship that provides rigorous professional development opportunities for accomplished teacher leaders in North Carolina. The program empowers Fellows to make instruction relevant for students and to lead change in their profession. Key components of the fellowships are a 5-week summer research… Read More

McKimmon Center for Extension and Continuing Education (MCE&CE)

The MCE&CE serves as a gateway to the vast intellectual and technical resources at NC State University. Its eight units–Center for Urban Affairs & Community Services, Contractual Education and Partnership Development, McKimmon Conference & Training Center, Office of Professional Development, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), Technology Training Solutions, The Collaborative at the Gateway Technology Center,… Read More

McKimmon Conference & Training Center

The McKimmon Conference & Training Center, located on NC State University’s campus, offers University, state government, non-profit, and business organizations meeting space for small training sessions to large statewide, regional and national meetings. The 35,000 square feet of meeting space can be subdivided into 23 different classrooms and includes 4 computer labs. Other amenities include… Read More

NC LIVE

NC LIVE is a consortium of North Carolina libraries, offering digital library content and services through library websites and http://nclive.org. NC LIVE was founded in 1997 and currently serves 201 libraries from the NC Community Colleges, NC Independent Colleges and Universities, NC Public Libraries, the UNC System, and the State Library of North Carolina. NC… Read More

North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

N.C. Cooperative Extension provides practical education you can trust to help people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future. Based at N.C. State and N.C. A&T State universities, N.C. Cooperative Extension provides programs to citizens in all 100 counties and to the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians. Extension programs… Read More

North Carolina Local Technical Assistance Program (NC LTAP)

“NC LTAP is one of 59 LTAP centers nationwide established by the US DOT Federal Highway Administration and administered by ITRE (Institute for Transportation Research and Education). LTAP’s mission is to help local transportation agencies tap into new technology, information, and training to operate more efficiently and safely. NC LTAP provides local NC road departments… Read More

North Carolina Science Olympiad, Elementary Division

North Carolina Science Olympiad (NCSO) is a nonprofit organization with the mission to attract and retain the pool of K-12 students entering STEM degree programs and careers in North Carolina. NCSO hosts annual tournaments across the state that are rigorous academic interscholastic competitions. Teams of elementary school students participate in a series of hands-on, challenging… Read More

North Carolina Science Olympiad, Middle/High Division

North Carolina Science Olympiad (NCSO) is a nonprofit organization with the mission to attract and retain the pool of K-12 students entering STEM degree programs and careers in North Carolina. NCSO hosts annual tournaments across the state that are rigorous academic interscholastic competitions. Teams of middle and high school students participate in a series of… Read More

North Carolina Sea Grant College Program

North Carolina Sea Grant supports research, extension and outreach activities addressing issues affecting the North Carolina coast and its communities. NCSG supports scientists, educators, local officials, government agencies, coastal businesses and the public through unbiased, scientifically sound information about coastal ecosystems. Focus areas are healthy coastal ecosystems, sustainable coastal development, safe and sustainable seafood, and… Read More

Office of Professional Development (OPD)

OPD is dedicated to the development and delivery of non-degree professional training courses to assist you in your professional development and your work. Offerings include conferences, seminars, and in-house/on-site training. Courses can be customized so you and your employees receive training tailored to your specific needs. OPD also offers event management services, helping organizations with… Read More

Philanthropy Journal

Established in 1991, Philanthropy Journal (PJ) joined the Institute for Nonprofits in 2010. PJ provides free news and resources to more than 40,000 monthly website visitors seeking insights, connections, expertise, job listings and tools to support their work with nonprofits. PJ’s workshops, webinars and e-newsletters expand its reach and impact.

Renewable Energy Technology Diploma Series

The award winning, IREC ISPQ-accredited Renewable Energy Technologies Diploma Series (RETDS) is a non-degree, continuing-education program that provides: numerous professional certifications and pathways to certifications continuing education credits for professionals the industries’ most qualified instructors (see individual course pages) technical theory and hands-on training information on current policies and technologies a support network of experienced… Read More

REPV: Renewable Energy Generation with Photovoltaics

Entry-Level PV Course Providing NABCEP Entry-Level PV Exam: REPV is an IREC ISPQ accredited entry level PV course offering the NABCEP Entry Level Exam and is based on NABCEP’s Job Task Analysis for PV installers. The classroom lectures of the REPV workshop are dedicated to the technical aspect of photovoltaics, including system types, components, applications,… Read More

Shelton Leadership Center

The Shelton Values Based Leadership Model is internationally known for its success in helping organizations gain sustainable strategic advantage by strengthening their key contributors at both the individual and management levels. We’ve distilled the vast body of knowledge and lessons of General H. Hugh Shelton, a top world leader into practical cornerstones (Honesty, Integrity, Compassion,… Read More

Solar Product Testing

The N.C. Solar Center offers quality and performance testing of solar collectors/modules and systems. The Center’s engineers have experience testing flat plate solar thermal collectors, evacuated tube solar thermal collectors, photovoltaic(PV) modules, concentrating PV systems, concentrating solar thermal systems, and solar air heaters.

University Sustainability Office

The concept of sustainability centers on a balance of society, economy and environment for current and future health. The University Sustainability Office promotes responsible resource management in all three of these areas to ensure that future generations will have the resources they need to survive and thrive. Office programming and events focus on creating a… Read More

Environment & Natural Resources

AgDiscovery

AgDiscovery at NC State University is two-week summer camp designed to help students learn about careers in plant science. Students live on campus in dorms, learning field and laboratory research techniques from university professors and practicing entomologists, botanists, and plant pathologists working for the U.S. Government. Students chosen to participate in AgDiscovery students also explore… Read More

Center for Marine Sciences and Technology

The principal mission of the Center for Marine Sciences and Technology (CMAST) is to discover innovative solutions to questions and problems in marine systems and provide effective communication of these discoveries. CMAST provides a focal point for citizen contact with NC State University’s marine science and extension faculty by promoting multidisciplinary studies among research scientists,… Read More

Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE)

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education’s (ITRE) Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) conducts innovative research, education, and technology transfer activities that seek to mitigate the impacts of surface transportation on the environment. Established in 1991 under the US Department of Transportation’s University Transportation Centers Program, CTE is administered by ITRE and funded in part… 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

Clean Transportation

The mission of the N.C. Solar Center’s Clean Transportation Program is to increase the use of alternative fuels (biodiesel, electricity, ethanol, natural gas, propane) and advanced transportation technologies (diesel retrofits, idle reduction equipment). Working with government agencies/departments, non-profits and businesses in North Carolina, the Clean Transportation team’s projects result in more stable local and state… Read More

Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites

CICS-NC’s climate literacy, outreach and engagement efforts are focused on improving our stakeholder’s knowledge and understanding of climate science, variability and change, as well risks and opportunities for climate adaptation. The stakeholders primarily include business and industries in a variety of sectors such as energy, reinsurance, agriculture, civil infrastructure and some IT/social media companies. We… Read More

Cooperative Tree Improvement Program

The NC State University Cooperative Tree Improvement Program provides vital research and improved genetics to landowners, foresters, forest companies,and the forest products industry. Since 1956, research to support tree improvement has been an integral component and provides new tools to supplement traditional breeding methods. Our research efforts are now focused on using these tools to… Read More

CREM: Certificate in Renewable Energy Management

A New Program on Technology, Policy and Finance for the Non-Installer Business professionals and students are keenly aware of the changing energy landscape. Many professionals want to know more about the renewable energy industry but find that available workshops on renewables are too technical or geared for the installer. The goal of the CREM program… Read More

Design Assistance

The Natural Learning Initiative (NLI), founded in 2000 with the purpose of promoting the importance of the natural environment in the daily experience of all children, through environmental design, action research, education, and dissemination of information, is a research and professional development unit at the College of Design. We are creating environments for healthy human… Read More

Downtown Design Studio

The Downtown Design Studio (DDS) supports design needs in North Carolina communities and organizations through student engagement, outreach and education. DDS provides students with opportunities to explore new methods and innovative solutions surrounding contemporary design issues in both urban and rural communities. The DDS provides real-world learning opportunities for the College of Design students through… Read More

E3: Economy, Energy and Environment

E3 is a collaboration of local, state and federal partners, pooling resources and expertise for the benefit of manufacturers in each of the state’s 7 economic development regions. E3 addresses sustainability and profitability initiatives by leveraging experts in: •Process improvements •Energy use •Carbon footprint analysis •Worker safety •Business excellence practices

Economic Development Partnership

This statewide initiative was launched as a partnership among NC State University and state commerce officials,regional economic development entities and local chambers of commerce/economic development commissions. Using a multi-county Industry Cluster analysis as a foundation, NC State deploys its considerable science and technology acumen across multiple disciplines, offering faculty and staff as a formidable institutional… Read More

Forestry and Environmental Outreach Program ( NCSU-FEOP )

NCSU-FEOP, within the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State University’s College of Natural Resources, serves as a critical outreach component by providing science-based knowledge and applied research from the College of Natural Resources and NC Cooperative Extension Forestry. We strive to deliver timely, relevant, and unbiased information to natural resource professionals, landowners,… Read More

Forestry and Environmental Outreach Program (FEOP)

The Forestry and Environmental Outreach Program (FEOP) is an award-winning service center within the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State University’s College of Natural Resources. FEOP provides a critical outreach component bringing the academic knowledge and applied research provided by the College of Natural Resources and NC Cooperative Extension Forestry to the… Read More

Hazardous Materials & Hazardous Waste Management

IES offers multiple training classes and on-site assistance programs in: – Hazardous Waste Management as regulated by EPA under 40 CFR 260-279 – Hazardous Material Management as regulated under DOT (49 CFR) – Hazardous Chemicals as regulated under 29 CFR by OSHA, including Hazard Communication, Industrial Hygiene, and other related topics – HazWOPER — Hazardous… Read More

Homegrown Handmade

HomegrownHandmade brings together the artists, farmers and creative entrepreneurs rooted in North Carolina’s countryside into a network of driving trails to promote rural tourism. Self-directed driving tours across the state put visitors in touch with hands-on farm experiences, u-pick organic produce, art galleries, artists’ studios, live music, handcrafts, vineyards and wineries, historic sites and picturesque… Read More

Institute for Emerging Issues

IEI is a think-and-do tank at NC State University focused on tackling big issues that affect North Carolina’s future growth and prosperity. From energy, to fiscal modernization, to improving our systems of higher education, IEI takes the lead in convening state leaders in business, higher education and government to address these issues early to prepare… Read More

ITRE

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE) is a university-based institute committed to leadership in the study of surface and air transportation issues through fostering analytical thinking, integrating technology in education and research, serving as a catalyst for problem solving, and cultivating professionals and students dedicated to excellence in transportation. ITRE is comprised of… Read More

ITRE Highway Systems Group

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education’s (ITRE) Highway Systems Group assists public and private sector transportation agencies in conducting research and providing solutions for surface infrastructure and air quality issues. The Group’s research and development projects address various needs in transportation maintenance, construction, and system administration. Group staff engage in many national research projects for… Read More

ITRE Travel Behavior Modeling Group

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education’s (ITRE) Travel Behavior Modeling Group conducts research in travel behavior and modeling on a variety of topics including land use models and the effects of alternative development strategies on emissions. The Group also manages the Triangle Regional Model Service Bureau which provides technical assistance for running the Triangle Regional… Read More

Kenan Fellows Program for Curriculum and Leadership Development

Outstanding K-12 public school teachers selected as Kenan Fellows engage in a year-long STEM fellowship that provides rigorous professional development opportunities for accomplished teacher leaders in North Carolina. The program empowers Fellows to make instruction relevant for students and to lead change in their profession. Key components of the fellowships are a 5-week summer research… Read More

Local Engagement

This is a partial listing of CSLEPS’ partners and a brief description about each organization. These groups perform service to the local community, get involved, and help other students made a difference through their active participation.

McKimmon Center for Extension and Continuing Education (MCE&CE)

The MCE&CE serves as a gateway to the vast intellectual and technical resources at NC State University. Its eight units–Center for Urban Affairs & Community Services, Contractual Education and Partnership Development, McKimmon Conference & Training Center, Office of Professional Development, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), Technology Training Solutions, The Collaborative at the Gateway Technology Center,… Read More

McKimmon Conference & Training Center

The McKimmon Conference & Training Center, located on NC State University’s campus, offers University, state government, non-profit, and business organizations meeting space for small training sessions to large statewide, regional and national meetings. The 35,000 square feet of meeting space can be subdivided into 23 different classrooms and includes 4 computer labs. Other amenities include… 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

NC LIVE

NC LIVE is a consortium of North Carolina libraries, offering digital library content and services through library websites and http://nclive.org. NC LIVE was founded in 1997 and currently serves 201 libraries from the NC Community Colleges, NC Independent Colleges and Universities, NC Public Libraries, the UNC System, and the State Library of North Carolina. NC… Read More

North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

N.C. Cooperative Extension provides practical education you can trust to help people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future. Based at N.C. State and N.C. A&T State universities, N.C. Cooperative Extension provides programs to citizens in all 100 counties and to the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians. Extension programs… Read More

North Carolina Science Olympiad, Elementary Division

North Carolina Science Olympiad (NCSO) is a nonprofit organization with the mission to attract and retain the pool of K-12 students entering STEM degree programs and careers in North Carolina. NCSO hosts annual tournaments across the state that are rigorous academic interscholastic competitions. Teams of elementary school students participate in a series of hands-on, challenging… Read More

North Carolina Science Olympiad, Middle/High Division

North Carolina Science Olympiad (NCSO) is a nonprofit organization with the mission to attract and retain the pool of K-12 students entering STEM degree programs and careers in North Carolina. NCSO hosts annual tournaments across the state that are rigorous academic interscholastic competitions. Teams of middle and high school students participate in a series of… Read More

North Carolina Sea Grant College Program

North Carolina Sea Grant supports research, extension and outreach activities addressing issues affecting the North Carolina coast and its communities. NCSG supports scientists, educators, local officials, government agencies, coastal businesses and the public through unbiased, scientifically sound information about coastal ecosystems. Focus areas are healthy coastal ecosystems, sustainable coastal development, safe and sustainable seafood, and… Read More

Office of Professional Development (OPD)

OPD is dedicated to the development and delivery of non-degree professional training courses to assist you in your professional development and your work. Offerings include conferences, seminars, and in-house/on-site training. Courses can be customized so you and your employees receive training tailored to your specific needs. OPD also offers event management services, helping organizations with… Read More

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

OLLI provides non-credit short courses, study trips, and special events for adults aged 50+. Topics are wide-ranging in the liberal arts and sciences, and we emphasize learning for the joy of learning, with no tests or grades. Programs range from one-time lectures to six-week courses, and we provide many opportunities to connect with others who share… Read More

People-First Tourism

People-First Tourism is a marketplace for buying and selling genuine tourism experiences. This project links entrepreneurs trying to pursue dignified and sustainable livelihoods through tourism with adventurous and conscientious tourists interested in unique off the beaten path experiences and in making positive impacts on the communities they visit.

Philanthropy Journal

Established in 1991, Philanthropy Journal (PJ) joined the Institute for Nonprofits in 2010. PJ provides free news and resources to more than 40,000 monthly website visitors seeking insights, connections, expertise, job listings and tools to support their work with nonprofits. PJ’s workshops, webinars and e-newsletters expand its reach and impact.

Renewable Energy Technology Diploma Series

The award winning, IREC ISPQ-accredited Renewable Energy Technologies Diploma Series (RETDS) is a non-degree, continuing-education program that provides: numerous professional certifications and pathways to certifications continuing education credits for professionals the industries’ most qualified instructors (see individual course pages) technical theory and hands-on training information on current policies and technologies a support network of experienced… Read More

REPV: Renewable Energy Generation with Photovoltaics

Entry-Level PV Course Providing NABCEP Entry-Level PV Exam: REPV is an IREC ISPQ accredited entry level PV course offering the NABCEP Entry Level Exam and is based on NABCEP’s Job Task Analysis for PV installers. The classroom lectures of the REPV workshop are dedicated to the technical aspect of photovoltaics, including system types, components, applications,… Read More

Shelton Challenge

The Shelton Challenge is a six-day residential experience for 9th-12th graders to help expand their knowledge and skills of becoming a leader. Topics include: Personal Leadership Assessment, Interpersonal Dynamics; Role of Values and Ethics in Leadership; Leadership Traits and Approaches; Teambuilding and Empowering Others; Civic and Social Responsibility; and Goal Setting. Students also participate in… Read More

Shelton Leadership Center

The Shelton Values Based Leadership Model is internationally known for its success in helping organizations gain sustainable strategic advantage by strengthening their key contributors at both the individual and management levels. We’ve distilled the vast body of knowledge and lessons of General H. Hugh Shelton, a top world leader into practical cornerstones (Honesty, Integrity, Compassion,… Read More

State Climate Office of North Carolina

The State Climate Office of North Carolina (SCO) serves as the primary scientific extension resource for weather and climate science focused on North Carolina. Founded in 1976 and chartered as a Public Service Center by the UNC Board of Governors in 1998, the SCO focuses on service to public and private sectors of North Carolina… Read More

The Collaborative at the Gateway Technology Center

The Collaborative at the Gateway Technology Center (CGTC) works with local businesses, industry, public schools, community colleges, and economic development entities in bringing needed university resources to the communities in and around Rocky Mount. The CGTC offers services, programs, and courses from both East Carolina University and NC State University, providing university opportunities and access… Read More

The Resilient Home Program

Homes in the southeastern United States are potentially at risk from many types of natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and floods. The Resilient Home Program provides more effective tools, techniques, resources, and information – through applied research and development – to people who experience or respond to natural disasters.

University Sustainability Office

The concept of sustainability centers on a balance of society, economy and environment for current and future health. The University Sustainability Office promotes responsible resource management in all three of these areas to ensure that future generations will have the resources they need to survive and thrive. Office programming and events focus on creating a… Read More

Value Added Wood Products

The Value Added Wood Products Program delivers educational content to the wood products industry, teaching the use of the proper methods and strategies to successfully manufacture lumber and other wood products. This includes offering education in the following topical areas: • Dry kiln operator’s training • Introduction to hardwood lumber grading • Maximizing yield in… Read More

Water Resources Research Institute

The Water Resources Research Institute of the University of North Carolina supports statewide research and outreach activities related to water resource priority needs across the state. WRRI supports research through an annual proposal competition and also delivers training workshops and seminars in partnership with government, academic and state and local organizations throughout the year. WRRI… Read More

Wood Products Extension

The mission of Wood Products Extension within the Department of Forest Biomaterials is to increase the competitiveness and profitability of North Carolina’s wood products industry, improve markets, and increase consumer understanding of wood products and their proper use.

Family & Consumer Issues

Center for Family and Community Engagement

The Center for Family and Community Engagement is dedicated to advancing safe, healthy, and productive families and communities. It promotes strategies that widen the circle of supports around families and communities. This is accomplished through emphasizing family leadership, community partnerships, cultural safety, and inclusive planning. The Center fulfills its mission through statewide, national, and international… Read More

Economic Development Partnership

This statewide initiative was launched as a partnership among NC State University and state commerce officials,regional economic development entities and local chambers of commerce/economic development commissions. Using a multi-county Industry Cluster analysis as a foundation, NC State deploys its considerable science and technology acumen across multiple disciplines, offering faculty and staff as a formidable institutional… Read More

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)

EFNEP is conducted through NC Cooperative Extension and administered through NC State University and NC A & T State University. EFNEP helps low-income families and youth learn how to eat healthy on a budget, stretch their food resources and reduce the risk of food-borne illnesses. Youth and families reduce their risk of obesity by learning… Read More

Family-Centered Practice Project

Family-centered practice in child welfare means that workers partner with families and their communities to ensure safety, family and cultural connections, and well-being of children and youth. The project is funded through the NC Division of Social Services, and is part of the Multiple-Response System child welfare reform effort in North Carolina. The Family-Centered Practice… Read More

GTI International Hosting Program

NC State University’s Global Training Initiative (GTI) hosts numerous individuals (sometimes couples/families) and small groups from other countries who visit the Raleigh area for short programs of study, training, research, internships, or cultural visits. We often need local couples or families throughout the year who are willing to host one or more visitors for a… Read More

Local Engagement

This is a partial listing of CSLEPS’ partners and a brief description about each organization. These groups perform service to the local community, get involved, and help other students made a difference through their active participation.

McKimmon Center for Extension and Continuing Education (MCE&CE)

The MCE&CE serves as a gateway to the vast intellectual and technical resources at NC State University. Its eight units–Center for Urban Affairs & Community Services, Contractual Education and Partnership Development, McKimmon Conference & Training Center, Office of Professional Development, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), Technology Training Solutions, The Collaborative at the Gateway Technology Center,… Read More

McKimmon Conference & Training Center

The McKimmon Conference & Training Center, located on NC State University’s campus, offers University, state government, non-profit, and business organizations meeting space for small training sessions to large statewide, regional and national meetings. The 35,000 square feet of meeting space can be subdivided into 23 different classrooms and includes 4 computer labs. Other amenities include… Read More

NC LIVE

NC LIVE is a consortium of North Carolina libraries, offering digital library content and services through library websites and http://nclive.org. NC LIVE was founded in 1997 and currently serves 201 libraries from the NC Community Colleges, NC Independent Colleges and Universities, NC Public Libraries, the UNC System, and the State Library of North Carolina. NC… Read More

North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

N.C. Cooperative Extension provides practical education you can trust to help people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future. Based at N.C. State and N.C. A&T State universities, N.C. Cooperative Extension provides programs to citizens in all 100 counties and to the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians. Extension programs… Read More

North Carolina Sea Grant College Program

North Carolina Sea Grant supports research, extension and outreach activities addressing issues affecting the North Carolina coast and its communities. NCSG supports scientists, educators, local officials, government agencies, coastal businesses and the public through unbiased, scientifically sound information about coastal ecosystems. Focus areas are healthy coastal ecosystems, sustainable coastal development, safe and sustainable seafood, and… Read More

Office of Professional Development (OPD)

OPD is dedicated to the development and delivery of non-degree professional training courses to assist you in your professional development and your work. Offerings include conferences, seminars, and in-house/on-site training. Courses can be customized so you and your employees receive training tailored to your specific needs. OPD also offers event management services, helping organizations with… Read More

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

OLLI provides non-credit short courses, study trips, and special events for adults aged 50+. Topics are wide-ranging in the liberal arts and sciences, and we emphasize learning for the joy of learning, with no tests or grades. Programs range from one-time lectures to six-week courses, and we provide many opportunities to connect with others who share… Read More

People-First Tourism

People-First Tourism is a marketplace for buying and selling genuine tourism experiences. This project links entrepreneurs trying to pursue dignified and sustainable livelihoods through tourism with adventurous and conscientious tourists interested in unique off the beaten path experiences and in making positive impacts on the communities they visit.

Philanthropy Journal

Established in 1991, Philanthropy Journal (PJ) joined the Institute for Nonprofits in 2010. PJ provides free news and resources to more than 40,000 monthly website visitors seeking insights, connections, expertise, job listings and tools to support their work with nonprofits. PJ’s workshops, webinars and e-newsletters expand its reach and impact.

Service Leadership Team

The Service-Leadership Team serves, educates and unites the NC State community with the surrounding community through collaborative efforts to promote life-long leadership development and civic engagement. Committees: Community Outreach Global Awareness Global Health Hunger Advocacy Youth Program

Shelton Challenge

The Shelton Challenge is a six-day residential experience for 9th-12th graders to help expand their knowledge and skills of becoming a leader. Topics include: Personal Leadership Assessment, Interpersonal Dynamics; Role of Values and Ethics in Leadership; Leadership Traits and Approaches; Teambuilding and Empowering Others; Civic and Social Responsibility; and Goal Setting. Students also participate in… Read More

Strong Fathers

Strong Fathers is a psychoeducational and skills-building group for men referred by child welfare and with a history of domestic violence. Its aim is to help men relate in safe and caring ways to their children, partners, and other family members. In group, the men learn about parenting techniques and talk with other men about… Read More

The Collaborative at the Gateway Technology Center

The Collaborative at the Gateway Technology Center (CGTC) works with local businesses, industry, public schools, community colleges, and economic development entities in bringing needed university resources to the communities in and around Rocky Mount. The CGTC offers services, programs, and courses from both East Carolina University and NC State University, providing university opportunities and access… Read More

The Resilient Home Program

Homes in the southeastern United States are potentially at risk from many types of natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and floods. The Resilient Home Program provides more effective tools, techniques, resources, and information – through applied research and development – to people who experience or respond to natural disasters.

Wood Products Extension

The mission of Wood Products Extension within the Department of Forest Biomaterials is to increase the competitiveness and profitability of North Carolina’s wood products industry, improve markets, and increase consumer understanding of wood products and their proper use.

Youth Leadership Cafe

The goal is to develop the youth-family-community partnerships that support the leadership of current and former foster youth. Taking charge of their lives with the support of caring adults and in concert with peers is a way for youth who have experienced trauma and displacement to increase their sense of self-efficacy. The Community Café will… Read More

Farm & Garden

AgDiscovery

AgDiscovery at NC State University is two-week summer camp designed to help students learn about careers in plant science. Students live on campus in dorms, learning field and laboratory research techniques from university professors and practicing entomologists, botanists, and plant pathologists working for the U.S. Government. Students chosen to participate in AgDiscovery students also explore… Read More

Cooperative Tree Improvement Program

The NC State University Cooperative Tree Improvement Program provides vital research and improved genetics to landowners, foresters, forest companies,and the forest products industry. Since 1956, research to support tree improvement has been an integral component and provides new tools to supplement traditional breeding methods. Our research efforts are now focused on using these tools to… Read More

CREM: Certificate in Renewable Energy Management

A New Program on Technology, Policy and Finance for the Non-Installer Business professionals and students are keenly aware of the changing energy landscape. Many professionals want to know more about the renewable energy industry but find that available workshops on renewables are too technical or geared for the installer. The goal of the CREM program… Read More

Design Assistance

The Natural Learning Initiative (NLI), founded in 2000 with the purpose of promoting the importance of the natural environment in the daily experience of all children, through environmental design, action research, education, and dissemination of information, is a research and professional development unit at the College of Design. We are creating environments for healthy human… Read More

Downtown Design Studio

The Downtown Design Studio (DDS) supports design needs in North Carolina communities and organizations through student engagement, outreach and education. DDS provides students with opportunities to explore new methods and innovative solutions surrounding contemporary design issues in both urban and rural communities. The DDS provides real-world learning opportunities for the College of Design students through… Read More

Economic Development Partnership

This statewide initiative was launched as a partnership among NC State University and state commerce officials,regional economic development entities and local chambers of commerce/economic development commissions. Using a multi-county Industry Cluster analysis as a foundation, NC State deploys its considerable science and technology acumen across multiple disciplines, offering faculty and staff as a formidable institutional… Read More

Homegrown Handmade

HomegrownHandmade brings together the artists, farmers and creative entrepreneurs rooted in North Carolina’s countryside into a network of driving trails to promote rural tourism. Self-directed driving tours across the state put visitors in touch with hands-on farm experiences, u-pick organic produce, art galleries, artists’ studios, live music, handcrafts, vineyards and wineries, historic sites and picturesque… Read More

Kenan Fellows Program for Curriculum and Leadership Development

Outstanding K-12 public school teachers selected as Kenan Fellows engage in a year-long STEM fellowship that provides rigorous professional development opportunities for accomplished teacher leaders in North Carolina. The program empowers Fellows to make instruction relevant for students and to lead change in their profession. Key components of the fellowships are a 5-week summer research… Read More

McKimmon Center for Extension and Continuing Education (MCE&CE)

The MCE&CE serves as a gateway to the vast intellectual and technical resources at NC State University. Its eight units–Center for Urban Affairs & Community Services, Contractual Education and Partnership Development, McKimmon Conference & Training Center, Office of Professional Development, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), Technology Training Solutions, The Collaborative at the Gateway Technology Center,… Read More

McKimmon Conference & Training Center

The McKimmon Conference & Training Center, located on NC State University’s campus, offers University, state government, non-profit, and business organizations meeting space for small training sessions to large statewide, regional and national meetings. The 35,000 square feet of meeting space can be subdivided into 23 different classrooms and includes 4 computer labs. Other amenities include… Read More

NC LIVE

NC LIVE is a consortium of North Carolina libraries, offering digital library content and services through library websites and http://nclive.org. NC LIVE was founded in 1997 and currently serves 201 libraries from the NC Community Colleges, NC Independent Colleges and Universities, NC Public Libraries, the UNC System, and the State Library of North Carolina. NC… Read More

NextGen Air Transportation (NGAT) Center

NextGen Air Transportation (NGAT) Center at the Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE) at North Carolina State University is a non-profit partnership with academia, industry, and the government focused on developing and evaluating improvements to existing and anticipated air traffic control, airspace management, airport and airspace system capacity, surface traffic management, and flight safety.

North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

N.C. Cooperative Extension provides practical education you can trust to help people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future. Based at N.C. State and N.C. A&T State universities, N.C. Cooperative Extension provides programs to citizens in all 100 counties and to the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians. Extension programs… Read More

North Carolina Science Olympiad, Elementary Division

North Carolina Science Olympiad (NCSO) is a nonprofit organization with the mission to attract and retain the pool of K-12 students entering STEM degree programs and careers in North Carolina. NCSO hosts annual tournaments across the state that are rigorous academic interscholastic competitions. Teams of elementary school students participate in a series of hands-on, challenging… Read More

North Carolina Science Olympiad, Middle/High Division

North Carolina Science Olympiad (NCSO) is a nonprofit organization with the mission to attract and retain the pool of K-12 students entering STEM degree programs and careers in North Carolina. NCSO hosts annual tournaments across the state that are rigorous academic interscholastic competitions. Teams of middle and high school students participate in a series of… Read More

North Carolina Sea Grant College Program

North Carolina Sea Grant supports research, extension and outreach activities addressing issues affecting the North Carolina coast and its communities. NCSG supports scientists, educators, local officials, government agencies, coastal businesses and the public through unbiased, scientifically sound information about coastal ecosystems. Focus areas are healthy coastal ecosystems, sustainable coastal development, safe and sustainable seafood, and… Read More

Office of Professional Development (OPD)

OPD is dedicated to the development and delivery of non-degree professional training courses to assist you in your professional development and your work. Offerings include conferences, seminars, and in-house/on-site training. Courses can be customized so you and your employees receive training tailored to your specific needs. OPD also offers event management services, helping organizations with… Read More

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

OLLI provides non-credit short courses, study trips, and special events for adults aged 50+. Topics are wide-ranging in the liberal arts and sciences, and we emphasize learning for the joy of learning, with no tests or grades. Programs range from one-time lectures to six-week courses, and we provide many opportunities to connect with others who share… Read More

People-First Tourism

People-First Tourism is a marketplace for buying and selling genuine tourism experiences. This project links entrepreneurs trying to pursue dignified and sustainable livelihoods through tourism with adventurous and conscientious tourists interested in unique off the beaten path experiences and in making positive impacts on the communities they visit.

State Climate Office of North Carolina

The State Climate Office of North Carolina (SCO) serves as the primary scientific extension resource for weather and climate science focused on North Carolina. Founded in 1976 and chartered as a Public Service Center by the UNC Board of Governors in 1998, the SCO focuses on service to public and private sectors of North Carolina… Read More

The Collaborative at the Gateway Technology Center

The Collaborative at the Gateway Technology Center (CGTC) works with local businesses, industry, public schools, community colleges, and economic development entities in bringing needed university resources to the communities in and around Rocky Mount. The CGTC offers services, programs, and courses from both East Carolina University and NC State University, providing university opportunities and access… Read More

Health & Nutrition

Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research (CCMTR)

At the Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research (CCMTR) we are working on improving human and animal health. We achieve that by building teams of basic scientists and clinical scientists to find solutions to problems that affect human and animal health. The center has over 120 faculty members distributed across the NCSU university campus,… Read More

Center for Student Leadership, Ethics, and Public Service

The Center for Student Leadership, Ethics, & Public Service (CSLEPS) provides unique learning experiences that embody the value of leadership, service, responsible global citizenship and ethics. CSLEPS mission supports one of the University’s top priorities: Preparing leaders for the state, the nation and the world, through a full complement of leadership development and service-learning opportunities…. 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

Downtown Design Studio

The Downtown Design Studio (DDS) supports design needs in North Carolina communities and organizations through student engagement, outreach and education. DDS provides students with opportunities to explore new methods and innovative solutions surrounding contemporary design issues in both urban and rural communities. The DDS provides real-world learning opportunities for the College of Design students through… Read More

Economic Development Partnership

This statewide initiative was launched as a partnership among NC State University and state commerce officials,regional economic development entities and local chambers of commerce/economic development commissions. Using a multi-county Industry Cluster analysis as a foundation, NC State deploys its considerable science and technology acumen across multiple disciplines, offering faculty and staff as a formidable institutional… Read More

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)

EFNEP is conducted through NC Cooperative Extension and administered through NC State University and NC A & T State University. EFNEP helps low-income families and youth learn how to eat healthy on a budget, stretch their food resources and reduce the risk of food-borne illnesses. Youth and families reduce their risk of obesity by learning… Read More

Family-Centered Practice Project

Family-centered practice in child welfare means that workers partner with families and their communities to ensure safety, family and cultural connections, and well-being of children and youth. The project is funded through the NC Division of Social Services, and is part of the Multiple-Response System child welfare reform effort in North Carolina. The Family-Centered Practice… Read More

Hazardous Materials & Hazardous Waste Management

IES offers multiple training classes and on-site assistance programs in: – Hazardous Waste Management as regulated by EPA under 40 CFR 260-279 – Hazardous Material Management as regulated under DOT (49 CFR) – Hazardous Chemicals as regulated under 29 CFR by OSHA, including Hazard Communication, Industrial Hygiene, and other related topics – HazWOPER — Hazardous… Read More

Institute for Emerging Issues

IEI is a think-and-do tank at NC State University focused on tackling big issues that affect North Carolina’s future growth and prosperity. From energy, to fiscal modernization, to improving our systems of higher education, IEI takes the lead in convening state leaders in business, higher education and government to address these issues early to prepare… Read More

ITRE Public Transportation Group

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education’s (ITRE) Public Transportation Group conducts applied research, training, and technical assistance for transit, bicycle and pedestrian, and pupil transportation issues. The Group supports state transportation departments and local transit operators, and delivers professional skills training to transit industry employees. Group staff apply their extensive knowledge and experience in rural… Read More

Kenan Fellows Program for Curriculum and Leadership Development

Outstanding K-12 public school teachers selected as Kenan Fellows engage in a year-long STEM fellowship that provides rigorous professional development opportunities for accomplished teacher leaders in North Carolina. The program empowers Fellows to make instruction relevant for students and to lead change in their profession. Key components of the fellowships are a 5-week summer research… Read More

Lean Health Care

The same “lean” management principles that have saved countless businesses enormous time, energy, and money can revolutionize your healthcare operation. Lean is not merely a new set of tools or techniques to try on the hospital floor, in the examination room or in medical records; lean is a fundamental change in how people in your… Read More

Local Engagement

This is a partial listing of CSLEPS’ partners and a brief description about each organization. These groups perform service to the local community, get involved, and help other students made a difference through their active participation.

McKimmon Center for Extension and Continuing Education (MCE&CE)

The MCE&CE serves as a gateway to the vast intellectual and technical resources at NC State University. Its eight units–Center for Urban Affairs & Community Services, Contractual Education and Partnership Development, McKimmon Conference & Training Center, Office of Professional Development, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), Technology Training Solutions, The Collaborative at the Gateway Technology Center,… Read More

McKimmon Conference & Training Center

The McKimmon Conference & Training Center, located on NC State University’s campus, offers University, state government, non-profit, and business organizations meeting space for small training sessions to large statewide, regional and national meetings. The 35,000 square feet of meeting space can be subdivided into 23 different classrooms and includes 4 computer labs. Other amenities include… Read More

NC LIVE

NC LIVE is a consortium of North Carolina libraries, offering digital library content and services through library websites and http://nclive.org. NC LIVE was founded in 1997 and currently serves 201 libraries from the NC Community Colleges, NC Independent Colleges and Universities, NC Public Libraries, the UNC System, and the State Library of North Carolina. NC… Read More

North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

N.C. Cooperative Extension provides practical education you can trust to help people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future. Based at N.C. State and N.C. A&T State universities, N.C. Cooperative Extension provides programs to citizens in all 100 counties and to the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians. Extension programs… Read More

North Carolina Science Olympiad, Elementary Division

North Carolina Science Olympiad (NCSO) is a nonprofit organization with the mission to attract and retain the pool of K-12 students entering STEM degree programs and careers in North Carolina. NCSO hosts annual tournaments across the state that are rigorous academic interscholastic competitions. Teams of elementary school students participate in a series of hands-on, challenging… Read More

North Carolina Science Olympiad, Middle/High Division

North Carolina Science Olympiad (NCSO) is a nonprofit organization with the mission to attract and retain the pool of K-12 students entering STEM degree programs and careers in North Carolina. NCSO hosts annual tournaments across the state that are rigorous academic interscholastic competitions. Teams of middle and high school students participate in a series of… Read More

North Carolina Sea Grant College Program

North Carolina Sea Grant supports research, extension and outreach activities addressing issues affecting the North Carolina coast and its communities. NCSG supports scientists, educators, local officials, government agencies, coastal businesses and the public through unbiased, scientifically sound information about coastal ecosystems. Focus areas are healthy coastal ecosystems, sustainable coastal development, safe and sustainable seafood, and… Read More

North Carolina State University Suicide Prevention Program

The NC State Suicide Prevention Program has an overarching goal of achieving a university culture and climate that encourages outreach and help-seeking behaviors and discourages prejudice and stigma, in order to achieve a long-term reduction in completed suicides and suicide attempts. The Department of Social Work, Counseling Center, GLBT Center, and Health Promotion are key… Read More

Office of Professional Development (OPD)

OPD is dedicated to the development and delivery of non-degree professional training courses to assist you in your professional development and your work. Offerings include conferences, seminars, and in-house/on-site training. Courses can be customized so you and your employees receive training tailored to your specific needs. OPD also offers event management services, helping organizations with… Read More

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

OLLI provides non-credit short courses, study trips, and special events for adults aged 50+. Topics are wide-ranging in the liberal arts and sciences, and we emphasize learning for the joy of learning, with no tests or grades. Programs range from one-time lectures to six-week courses, and we provide many opportunities to connect with others who share… Read More

Philanthropy Journal

Established in 1991, Philanthropy Journal (PJ) joined the Institute for Nonprofits in 2010. PJ provides free news and resources to more than 40,000 monthly website visitors seeking insights, connections, expertise, job listings and tools to support their work with nonprofits. PJ’s workshops, webinars and e-newsletters expand its reach and impact.

Service Leadership Team

The Service-Leadership Team serves, educates and unites the NC State community with the surrounding community through collaborative efforts to promote life-long leadership development and civic engagement. Committees: Community Outreach Global Awareness Global Health Hunger Advocacy Youth Program

Service NC State

“Service NC State includes two campus-wide service programs: 1. The record-setting annual campus blood drive; Goal for 2013 is 1,200 pints 2. Meal packaging event – we partner with Stop Hunger Now to package meals for the hungry”

State Climate Office of North Carolina

The State Climate Office of North Carolina (SCO) serves as the primary scientific extension resource for weather and climate science focused on North Carolina. Founded in 1976 and chartered as a Public Service Center by the UNC Board of Governors in 1998, the SCO focuses on service to public and private sectors of North Carolina… Read More

Strong Fathers

Strong Fathers is a psychoeducational and skills-building group for men referred by child welfare and with a history of domestic violence. Its aim is to help men relate in safe and caring ways to their children, partners, and other family members. In group, the men learn about parenting techniques and talk with other men about… Read More

Student Health and Health Promotion

Health Promotion strives to empower students’ health and wellbeing using creative, student-centered prevention and behavior change theory approaches that influence student success. We provide information, education, consultation and referral on a wide variety of wellness issues such asalcohol and other drugs, nutrition, relationships, fitness, sexually transmitted diseases, contraception andstress. We invite students to enhance their awareness and knowledge of health issues by consulting… Read More

The Collaborative at the Gateway Technology Center

The Collaborative at the Gateway Technology Center (CGTC) works with local businesses, industry, public schools, community colleges, and economic development entities in bringing needed university resources to the communities in and around Rocky Mount. The CGTC offers services, programs, and courses from both East Carolina University and NC State University, providing university opportunities and access… Read More

The Ergonomics Center

The Ergonomics Center is part of the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department. The Center provides ergonomics consulting, training, and research to companies throughout the United States, Canada, and Latin America.

Youth Leadership Cafe

The goal is to develop the youth-family-community partnerships that support the leadership of current and former foster youth. Taking charge of their lives with the support of caring adults and in concert with peers is a way for youth who have experienced trauma and displacement to increase their sense of self-efficacy. The Community Café will… Read More

Industry & Technology

Apparel Comfort & Protection

TPACC is widely regarded as the most advanced academic center in the world for the research & education in personal protective & performance sciences. TPACC is the only academic center in the U.S. that incorporates the capabilities to conduct basic & applied research, testing & evaluation on clothing materials, full garments, and ensemble systems. TPACC… Read More

ASSIST Center Pre-College Education Outreach Program

The ASSIST Center has developed partnerships with 11 middle and high schools to enhance teachers’ engineering content knowledge and teaching methods, bring nanosystems engineering concepts into the classroom, involve high school students in ASSIST research, and thereby increase the diversity and enrollment of domestic students in university engineering degree programs.

Biomanufacturing Training

As part of its overall mission, BTEC collaborates with industry partners to design and develop learning experiences that enhance the knowledge and skills of biotechnology and biomanufacturing professionals. BTEC offers several options to expand the process expertise of individuals and the industry, including professional development courses and seminars. Customized courses can be developed and delivered… Read More

Bioprocess and Analytical Services

BTEC offers access to its facilities, equipment, and the expertise of its faculty and staff to solve the toughest scientific problems. BTEC can meet the needs of industry, academia, and government agencies for process development, scale-up, equipment testing, and analytical testing and method development.

Business Innovation & Growth

Industrial Extension Services offers a wide variety of Business Innovation & Growth services to help companies identify opportunities, solve problems and grow. Contact us today to learn how we can help your company grow. Seeking Opportunities Ideation Workshop Innovation Engineering Technology Scouting Theory of Inventive Problem Solving (TRIZ) Creating Solutions Lean Product Development (LPD) Product Design Design for… Read More

Center for Innovation Management Studies (CIMS)

CIMS exists to create, synthesize and disseminate industry-relevant information and applicable tools and techniques in the area of innovation management (IM) – specifically ‘How to Manage IM’ and to develop current and future generations of innovation management researchers and industry practitioners. Since 1984, CIMS has provided answers to industry-driven research questions which has contributed to… Read More

Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE)

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education’s (ITRE) Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) conducts innovative research, education, and technology transfer activities that seek to mitigate the impacts of surface transportation on the environment. Established in 1991 under the US Department of Transportation’s University Transportation Centers Program, CTE is administered by ITRE and funded in part… Read More

Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering – Energy Solutions

Energy Solutions, a part of the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at North Carolina State University, works with industrial, commercial, governmental and institutional facilities to save energy, conduct research and to train the next generation of energy engineers. Energy experts bring practical knowledge and innovative techniques to help reduce and/or conserve energy exercising a fuel-neutral… Read More

Digital Learning Collaborative

The Digital Learning Collaborative (DLC) promotes pedagogical shifts in digital learning environments in order to inspire, innovate and educate. We engage educators at all levels to provide innovative approaches to support digital learning and teaching. Our work addresses three core areas: State and District-wide Digital Transition Planning, Leadership Team Coaching, and Professional Development.

E3: Economy, Energy and Environment

E3 is a collaboration of local, state and federal partners, pooling resources and expertise for the benefit of manufacturers in each of the state’s 7 economic development regions. E3 addresses sustainability and profitability initiatives by leveraging experts in: •Process improvements •Energy use •Carbon footprint analysis •Worker safety •Business excellence practices

Economic Development Partnership

This statewide initiative was launched as a partnership among NC State University and state commerce officials,regional economic development entities and local chambers of commerce/economic development commissions. Using a multi-county Industry Cluster analysis as a foundation, NC State deploys its considerable science and technology acumen across multiple disciplines, offering faculty and staff as a formidable institutional… Read More

ExporTech

ExporTech is a “how-to” program that will help your small- or medium-sized company enter or expand into global markets. Developed by the US Department of Commerce for the Manufacturing Extension Partnership, ExporTech helps develop an international growth plan customized specifically for your business. Utilizing a team of exporting experts, ExporTech will help your company move… Read More

Forestry and Environmental Outreach Program ( NCSU-FEOP )

NCSU-FEOP, within the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State University’s College of Natural Resources, serves as a critical outreach component by providing science-based knowledge and applied research from the College of Natural Resources and NC Cooperative Extension Forestry. We strive to deliver timely, relevant, and unbiased information to natural resource professionals, landowners,… Read More

Golden LEAF Biomanufacturing Training and Education Center (BTEC)

BTEC is a unique, cross-disciplinary instructional center that provides education and training to build and enhance the workforce for the biomanufacturing industry. In addition to its undergraduate and graduate programs, BTEC is committed to providing up-to-date, cutting-edge short courses to working professionals. BTEC also utilizes its facilities, faculty, and trained staff to provide bioprocess and… Read More

Hazardous Materials & Hazardous Waste Management

IES offers multiple training classes and on-site assistance programs in: – Hazardous Waste Management as regulated by EPA under 40 CFR 260-279 – Hazardous Material Management as regulated under DOT (49 CFR) – Hazardous Chemicals as regulated under 29 CFR by OSHA, including Hazard Communication, Industrial Hygiene, and other related topics – HazWOPER — Hazardous… Read More

Industrial Extension Service (IES)

The Industrial Extension Service supports North Carolina business in the workplace -– in the factory, the hospital, or the office. We help companies stay abreast of the latest technologies and best practices in both engineering and business management. We help increase productivity, efficiency, quality, and, as a result, profits.

International Training Programs

The GTI at NC State develops and facilitates short-term custom training programs that connect North Carolina businesses, NC State faculty experts, and overseas clients or partners. Companies, agencies, communities and organizations in NC interested in improving their cross-cultural communication skills, overseas networking, or hosting programs for overseas counterparts are encouraged to contact the GTI for… Read More

ISO Management Systems

Technical assistance and auditing to help business and industry toward certification in international standards: AS9100 (Aerospace Industry), ISO 9001 (General Industry), ISO 13485 (Medical Devices), ISO 14001 (Environmental Management System), ISO/TS 16949 (Automotive).

ITRE

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE) is a university-based institute committed to leadership in the study of surface and air transportation issues through fostering analytical thinking, integrating technology in education and research, serving as a catalyst for problem solving, and cultivating professionals and students dedicated to excellence in transportation. ITRE is comprised of… Read More

ITRE Highway Systems Group

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education’s (ITRE) Highway Systems Group assists public and private sector transportation agencies in conducting research and providing solutions for surface infrastructure and air quality issues. The Group’s research and development projects address various needs in transportation maintenance, construction, and system administration. Group staff engage in many national research projects for… Read More

ITRE Public Transportation Group

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education’s (ITRE) Public Transportation Group conducts applied research, training, and technical assistance for transit, bicycle and pedestrian, and pupil transportation issues. The Group supports state transportation departments and local transit operators, and delivers professional skills training to transit industry employees. Group staff apply their extensive knowledge and experience in rural… Read More

Kenan Fellows Program for Curriculum and Leadership Development

Outstanding K-12 public school teachers selected as Kenan Fellows engage in a year-long STEM fellowship that provides rigorous professional development opportunities for accomplished teacher leaders in North Carolina. The program empowers Fellows to make instruction relevant for students and to lead change in their profession. Key components of the fellowships are a 5-week summer research… Read More

Lean Management & Operations

Improve your business or organization’s efficiency and competitiveness through understanding and implementing lean principles and practices. Offered through customized on-site applications, lean management can benefit any department, any industry, and group striving to build a customer-focused organization. Lean focuses on maximizing value-added activities to produce products and services of the highest quality at the lowest… Read More

Lean Six Sigma

This proven combination of process efficiency enhancements and deep statistical understanding of process capabilities enables any production environment to operate more smoothly, fare better against competitors, improve product quality and process performance, and increase customer satisfaction. Lean Six Sigma training offers engineers, technically-oriented managers, and analysts the tools to make processes nearly defect-free.

Lean Six Sigma Programs

The NCSU Lean Six Sigma programs provide government agencies and manufacturing, service, and healthcare organizations with a proven methodology to significantly reduce costs and increase productivity. We offer training and certification for Yellow Belts, Green Belts, Black Belts and Master Black Belts and Performance Excellence and software training through open enrollment courses or Customized Training…. Read More

Manager of Environmental, Safety and Health (MESH) Certificate Program

Offered by North Carolina State University, the Safety and Health Council of North Carolina, and the North Carolina Department of Labor. Simple, flexible and designed for working professionals and non-degree seeking adults who are looking for continuing education offerings to meet their professional and personal goals. MESH credit courses are offered in various locations across… Read More

Manager of Environmental, Safety and Health (MESH) Certificate Program

Offered by North Carolina State University, the Safety and Health Council of North Carolina, and the North Carolina Department of Labor. Simple, flexible and designed for working professionals and non-degree seeking adults who are looking for continuing education offerings to meet their professional and personal goals. MESH credit courses are offered in various locations across… Read More

Manufacturing Makes It Real Network

Promote products, meet customers and suppliers, and contribute to a positive image of North Carolina manufacturing. The Network connects companies to their peers in ways no other organization can, and it helps build local supply chains that can be vital to success.

Massive Open Online Courses for Educators (MOOC-Ed)

Massive Online Open Courses for Educators, or MOOC-Eds, are professional development experiences that will engage you in new technology-enabled learning opportunities that are becoming widely used for both adults and students. Each of the MOOC-Ed courses will include core resources and supplemental materials around a specific topic, while also allowing for a great deal of… Read More

McKimmon Center for Extension and Continuing Education (MCE&CE)

The MCE&CE serves as a gateway to the vast intellectual and technical resources at NC State University. Its eight units–Center for Urban Affairs & Community Services, Contractual Education and Partnership Development, McKimmon Conference & Training Center, Office of Professional Development, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), Technology Training Solutions, The Collaborative at the Gateway Technology Center,… Read More

McKimmon Conference & Training Center

The McKimmon Conference & Training Center, located on NC State University’s campus, offers University, state government, non-profit, and business organizations meeting space for small training sessions to large statewide, regional and national meetings. The 35,000 square feet of meeting space can be subdivided into 23 different classrooms and includes 4 computer labs. Other amenities include… Read More

Minerals Research Laboratory

The Minerals Research Laboratory is a world leader in research, development, and implementation of mineral processing techniques. The main focus of MRL’s research is the “beneficiation” of industrial minerals — that is, deriving and exploiting minerals for the benefit of commerce and industry. MRL’s experience in industrial minerals is unmatched by any university laboratory in… Read More

NC LIVE

NC LIVE is a consortium of North Carolina libraries, offering digital library content and services through library websites and http://nclive.org. NC LIVE was founded in 1997 and currently serves 201 libraries from the NC Community Colleges, NC Independent Colleges and Universities, NC Public Libraries, the UNC System, and the State Library of North Carolina. NC… Read More

NextGen Air Transportation (NGAT) Center

NextGen Air Transportation (NGAT) Center at the Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE) at North Carolina State University is a non-profit partnership with academia, industry, and the government focused on developing and evaluating improvements to existing and anticipated air traffic control, airspace management, airport and airspace system capacity, surface traffic management, and flight safety.

North Carolina Local Technical Assistance Program (NC LTAP)

“NC LTAP is one of 59 LTAP centers nationwide established by the US DOT Federal Highway Administration and administered by ITRE (Institute for Transportation Research and Education). LTAP’s mission is to help local transportation agencies tap into new technology, information, and training to operate more efficiently and safely. NC LTAP provides local NC road departments… Read More

North Carolina Science Olympiad, Elementary Division

North Carolina Science Olympiad (NCSO) is a nonprofit organization with the mission to attract and retain the pool of K-12 students entering STEM degree programs and careers in North Carolina. NCSO hosts annual tournaments across the state that are rigorous academic interscholastic competitions. Teams of elementary school students participate in a series of hands-on, challenging… Read More

North Carolina Science Olympiad, Middle/High Division

North Carolina Science Olympiad (NCSO) is a nonprofit organization with the mission to attract and retain the pool of K-12 students entering STEM degree programs and careers in North Carolina. NCSO hosts annual tournaments across the state that are rigorous academic interscholastic competitions. Teams of middle and high school students participate in a series of… Read More

North Carolina Sea Grant College Program

North Carolina Sea Grant supports research, extension and outreach activities addressing issues affecting the North Carolina coast and its communities. NCSG supports scientists, educators, local officials, government agencies, coastal businesses and the public through unbiased, scientifically sound information about coastal ecosystems. Focus areas are healthy coastal ecosystems, sustainable coastal development, safe and sustainable seafood, and… Read More

Office of Professional Development (OPD)

OPD is dedicated to the development and delivery of non-degree professional training courses to assist you in your professional development and your work. Offerings include conferences, seminars, and in-house/on-site training. Courses can be customized so you and your employees receive training tailored to your specific needs. OPD also offers event management services, helping organizations with… Read More

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)

OLLI provides non-credit short courses, study trips, and special events for adults aged 50+. Topics are wide-ranging in the liberal arts and sciences, and we emphasize learning for the joy of learning, with no tests or grades. Programs range from one-time lectures to six-week courses, and we provide many opportunities to connect with others who share… Read More

People-First Tourism

People-First Tourism is a marketplace for buying and selling genuine tourism experiences. This project links entrepreneurs trying to pursue dignified and sustainable livelihoods through tourism with adventurous and conscientious tourists interested in unique off the beaten path experiences and in making positive impacts on the communities they visit.

Performance Excellence Program

Our performance excellence courses are 3.5-day focused workshops designed to teach key concepts and advanced tools to improve efficiency, reduce costs, remove errors and provide your customers with high quality products and service.

Performance Excellence Program — Baldrige

Thousands of organizations use the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award criteria for Performance Excellence to guide their enterprises, improve performance and get sustainable results. The Baldrige approach helps organizations effectively and efficiently accomplish their missions and achieve their visions. The Baldrige journey can apply to commercial enterprises, non-profits, and government offices, and has a proven… Read More

Philanthropy Journal

Established in 1991, Philanthropy Journal (PJ) joined the Institute for Nonprofits in 2010. PJ provides free news and resources to more than 40,000 monthly website visitors seeking insights, connections, expertise, job listings and tools to support their work with nonprofits. PJ’s workshops, webinars and e-newsletters expand its reach and impact.

Renewable Energy Technology Diploma Series

The award winning, IREC ISPQ-accredited Renewable Energy Technologies Diploma Series (RETDS) is a non-degree, continuing-education program that provides: numerous professional certifications and pathways to certifications continuing education credits for professionals the industries’ most qualified instructors (see individual course pages) technical theory and hands-on training information on current policies and technologies a support network of experienced… Read More

REPV: Renewable Energy Generation with Photovoltaics

Entry-Level PV Course Providing NABCEP Entry-Level PV Exam: REPV is an IREC ISPQ accredited entry level PV course offering the NABCEP Entry Level Exam and is based on NABCEP’s Job Task Analysis for PV installers. The classroom lectures of the REPV workshop are dedicated to the technical aspect of photovoltaics, including system types, components, applications,… Read More

Shelton Leadership Center

The Shelton Values Based Leadership Model is internationally known for its success in helping organizations gain sustainable strategic advantage by strengthening their key contributors at both the individual and management levels. We’ve distilled the vast body of knowledge and lessons of General H. Hugh Shelton, a top world leader into practical cornerstones (Honesty, Integrity, Compassion,… Read More

Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC)

The Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) has helped North Carolina businesses grow and create new jobs since 1984. We provide management counseling and educational services to small and mid-sized businesses at offices located at each university in the UNC System. Most of our services are free of charge, and all are confidential. By… Read More

Solar Product Testing

The N.C. Solar Center offers quality and performance testing of solar collectors/modules and systems. The Center’s engineers have experience testing flat plate solar thermal collectors, evacuated tube solar thermal collectors, photovoltaic(PV) modules, concentrating PV systems, concentrating solar thermal systems, and solar air heaters.

Southeastern OSHA Training Institute Education Center

North Carolina State University and The University of Tennessee have partnered to provide training throughout the states in Region IV. We provide the US Department of Labor OSHA Outreach Training Program, OSHA’s primary means of training employees in the basics of occupational safety and health. Train-the-trainer courses are available for construction and general industry.

State Climate Office of North Carolina

The State Climate Office of North Carolina (SCO) serves as the primary scientific extension resource for weather and climate science focused on North Carolina. Founded in 1976 and chartered as a Public Service Center by the UNC Board of Governors in 1998, the SCO focuses on service to public and private sectors of North Carolina… Read More

STEM Outreach Initiative

The Goodnight Scholars Program’s STEM Outreach Initiative (SOI) encourages reciprocal partnerships between educational organizations (i.e., K-12 public school, non-profit organization focused on STEM education, etc.) in North Carolina and current Goodnight Scholars. Through these partnerships, organizations can use the STEM knowledge and skills of Goodnight Scholars to support educational programming for their various communities.

Supply Chain Resource Cooperative

The Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (SCRC) is a unique, industry-university partnership dedicated to advancing the supply chain industry and the professionalism of its practitioners. Because of its location in the Poole College of Management at NC State University, the SCRC is uniquely positioned as a global thought leader in the increasingly complex and competitive supply… Read More

Technology Incubator

The NC State University Technology Incubator offers a collaborative blend of services and resources for the innovative entrepreneur. Entrepreneurs with products as diverse as specialized mold cultures, software development, wireless telecommunications applications, and biotechnology breakthroughs call us their temporary home as they work toward commercializing their products and processes.

Technology Training Solutions

Technology Training Solutions at NC State has provided leading-edge training and certification programs since 1988. You can attend classes in-person or choose from hundreds of courses taught online. Classes are offered in word processing; spreadsheets and accounting; database, project management, and report writing; desktop publishing and graphic presentations; systems networking; the Internet and Webmaster Certificate Program;… Read More

TexLabs

Researchers at the College of Textiles provide an immense knowledge base for research partnerships. In addition to faculty, our labs are managed and staffed by experienced professionals who can help you get the most out of research and development resources. Last year alone, TexLabs provided over 8,000 hours of service to industry partners and student… Read More

Textile Professional Development

Our professional education programs offer classroom and laboratory training for all aspects of textile processing, from fibers to finished fabrics. We offer on-campus, online and customized training courses. Our courses offer accelerated training and simulation methods with maximum transfer of skills and knowledge to the workplace environment. The Textile Technology Certificate Program provides our trainees… Read More

The Ergonomics Center

The Ergonomics Center is part of the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department. The Center provides ergonomics consulting, training, and research to companies throughout the United States, Canada, and Latin America.

The Nonwovens Institute

The Nonwovens Institute (NWI) is the world’s first accredited academic program for the interdisciplinary field of engineered fabrics. Based at the Centennial Campus at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, the NWI is an innovative global parternship between industry, government and academe. Operating on an “Open Innovation” platform, the Nonwoven Institute engages experts from industry… Read More

Value Added Wood Products

The Value Added Wood Products Program delivers educational content to the wood products industry, teaching the use of the proper methods and strategies to successfully manufacture lumber and other wood products. This includes offering education in the following topical areas: • Dry kiln operator’s training • Introduction to hardwood lumber grading • Maximizing yield in… Read More

William R. Kenan, Jr. Institute for Engineering, Technology, & Science

The mission of the William R. Kenan, Jr. Institute for Engineering, Technology, & Science at North Carolina State University is to develop partnerships in basic research, education, commercialization and public policy with individuals and organizations dedicated to the advancement of science, engineering and technology as forces towards improving the economic and social well being of… Read More

Leadership & Professional Development

ASSIST Center Pre-College Education Outreach Program

The ASSIST Center has developed partnerships with 11 middle and high schools to enhance teachers’ engineering content knowledge and teaching methods, bring nanosystems engineering concepts into the classroom, involve high school students in ASSIST research, and thereby increase the diversity and enrollment of domestic students in university engineering degree programs.

Center for Student Leadership, Ethics, and Public Service

The Center for Student Leadership, Ethics, & Public Service (CSLEPS) provides unique learning experiences that embody the value of leadership, service, responsible global citizenship and ethics. CSLEPS mission supports one of the University’s top priorities: Preparing leaders for the state, the nation and the world, through a full complement of leadership development and service-learning opportunities…. Read More

Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE)

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education’s (ITRE) Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) conducts innovative research, education, and technology transfer activities that seek to mitigate the impacts of surface transportation on the environment. Established in 1991 under the US Department of Transportation’s University Transportation Centers Program, CTE is administered by ITRE and funded in part… Read More

Chinese Bridge Summer

The Confucius Institute at NC State is proud to offer the Chinese Bridge Summer Camp for American High School students. This two-week program is structured to enhance understanding between American and Chinese high school students. Through a combination of classroom study and excursions, students will have a unique opportunity to expand their language skills while… 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

Chinese Teacher Training Program

Since 2007, the Confucius Institute at NC State University has been working to promote Chinese language programs in K-12 schools and support the professional development of Chinese teachers. NC TEACH is an alternative teacher Education Program for people with a desire to teach in k-12 schools. CLTA-NC is a non-profit organization provides us with a… Read More

Community of Nonprofit Scholars

More than 350 academic and non-academic community nonprofit members are invited to engage in free Community of Nonprofit Scholars (CONS) presentations, forums and roundtables. A collaborative spirit among participants fosters ideas for nonprofit research and practice. For example, CONS participants have used research findings to explore how boards can enhance their problem-solving and decision-making. Other… Read More

Confucius Classrooms

Confucius Classrooms are local hubs that stimulate and support the innovative teaching and learning of Chinese language and culture. Since 2009, Confucius Institute at NC State and local educational institutions set up three Confucius Classrooms at Central Carolina Community College (CCCC), Enloe High School and Saint Augustine’s University. By nature, the Confucius Classroom is a… Read More

Confucius Institute Scholarship

  In order to support the development of Confucius Institutes, facilitate Chinese language promotion and Chinese cultural transmission in the world, cultivate qualified Chinese language teachers and talented students of Chinese language, Confucius Institute Headquarters/Hanban (hereinafter referred to as Hanban) launches the “Confucius Institute Scholarship” program to provide financial aid for students, scholars and Chinese… Read More

Customized Contractual Education and Partnership Development

Contractual Education and Partnership Development (CEPD) serves as a gateway to the vast intellectual and technical resources at NC State University. CEPD provides access to the University’s resources for the development and delivery of contractual/customized education and noncredit distance education opportunities to organizations in North Carolina.

Customized Youth Development Programs

We partner with other organizations around North Carolina who want to inspire, educate, and develop values based leaders with their local youth. We’ve partnered with local community agencies, universities, school systems, non-profits, and economic development agencies who seek ways to enrich and develop their local community’s youth. After fully understanding our partner’s objectives, and analyzing… Read More

Design Assistance

The Natural Learning Initiative (NLI), founded in 2000 with the purpose of promoting the importance of the natural environment in the daily experience of all children, through environmental design, action research, education, and dissemination of information, is a research and professional development unit at the College of Design. We are creating environments for healthy human… Read More

Digital Learning Collaborative

The Digital Learning Collaborative (DLC) promotes pedagogical shifts in digital learning environments in order to inspire, innovate and educate. We engage educators at all levels to provide innovative approaches to support digital learning and teaching. Our work addresses three core areas: State and District-wide Digital Transition Planning, Leadership Team Coaching, and Professional Development.

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

Downtown Design Studio

The Downtown Design Studio (DDS) supports design needs in North Carolina communities and organizations through student engagement, outreach and education. DDS provides students with opportunities to explore new methods and innovative solutions surrounding contemporary design issues in both urban and rural communities. The DDS provides real-world learning opportunities for the College of Design students through… Read More

Economic Development Partnership

This statewide initiative was launched as a partnership among NC State University and state commerce officials,regional economic development entities and local chambers of commerce/economic development commissions. Using a multi-county Industry Cluster analysis as a foundation, NC State deploys its considerable science and technology acumen across multiple disciplines, offering faculty and staff as a formidable institutional… Read More

Family-Centered Practice Project

Family-centered practice in child welfare means that workers partner with families and their communities to ensure safety, family and cultural connections, and well-being of children and youth. The project is funded through the NC Division of Social Services, and is part of the Multiple-Response System child welfare reform effort in North Carolina. The Family-Centered Practice… Read More

Forestry and Environmental Outreach Program ( NCSU-FEOP )

NCSU-FEOP, within the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State University’s College of Natural Resources, serves as a critical outreach component by providing science-based knowledge and applied research from the College of Natural Resources and NC Cooperative Extension Forestry. We strive to deliver timely, relevant, and unbiased information to natural resource professionals, landowners,… Read More

Golden LEAF Biomanufacturing Training and Education Center (BTEC)

BTEC is a unique, cross-disciplinary instructional center that provides education and training to build and enhance the workforce for the biomanufacturing industry. In addition to its undergraduate and graduate programs, BTEC is committed to providing up-to-date, cutting-edge short courses to working professionals. BTEC also utilizes its facilities, faculty, and trained staff to provide bioprocess and… Read More

GTI International Hosting Program

NC State University’s Global Training Initiative (GTI) hosts numerous individuals (sometimes couples/families) and small groups from other countries who visit the Raleigh area for short programs of study, training, research, internships, or cultural visits. We often need local couples or families throughout the year who are willing to host one or more visitors for a… Read More

Industrial Extension Service (IES)

The Industrial Extension Service supports North Carolina business in the workplace -– in the factory, the hospital, or the office. We help companies stay abreast of the latest technologies and best practices in both engineering and business management. We help increase productivity, efficiency, quality, and, as a result, profits.

Institute for Nonprofits

The Institute for Nonprofit Research, Education and Engagement is a multidisciplinary center devoted to strengthening the capacity of nonprofit organizations and nonprofit leadership through research, education and engagement. We focus on North Carolina and beyond as a laboratory for research. We are a center of expertise, a host of a collaborative community of scholars and… Read More

Intensive English Program

The Intensive English Program (IEP) provides high-quality English language instruction to non-native English speakers seeking academic preparation, professional development, or personal enrichment. IEP students acquire the essential language skills and intercultural competencies to succeed in today’s global economy.

International Training Programs

The GTI at NC State develops and facilitates short-term custom training programs that connect North Carolina businesses, NC State faculty experts, and overseas clients or partners. Companies, agencies, communities and organizations in NC interested in improving their cross-cultural communication skills, overseas networking, or hosting programs for overseas counterparts are encouraged to contact the GTI for… Read More

ITRE

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE) is a university-based institute committed to leadership in the study of surface and air transportation issues through fostering analytical thinking, integrating technology in education and research, serving as a catalyst for problem solving, and cultivating professionals and students dedicated to excellence in transportation. ITRE is comprised of… Read More

ITRE Highway Systems Group

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education’s (ITRE) Highway Systems Group assists public and private sector transportation agencies in conducting research and providing solutions for surface infrastructure and air quality issues. The Group’s research and development projects address various needs in transportation maintenance, construction, and system administration. Group staff engage in many national research projects for… Read More

ITRE Public Transportation Group

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education’s (ITRE) Public Transportation Group conducts applied research, training, and technical assistance for transit, bicycle and pedestrian, and pupil transportation issues. The Group supports state transportation departments and local transit operators, and delivers professional skills training to transit industry employees. Group staff apply their extensive knowledge and experience in rural… Read More

Kenan Fellows Program for Curriculum and Leadership Development

Outstanding K-12 public school teachers selected as Kenan Fellows engage in a year-long STEM fellowship that provides rigorous professional development opportunities for accomplished teacher leaders in North Carolina. The program empowers Fellows to make instruction relevant for students and to lead change in their profession. Key components of the fellowships are a 5-week summer research… Read More

Local Engagement

This is a partial listing of CSLEPS’ partners and a brief description about each organization. These groups perform service to the local community, get involved, and help other students made a difference through their active participation.

Massive Open Online Courses for Educators (MOOC-Ed)

Massive Online Open Courses for Educators, or MOOC-Eds, are professional development experiences that will engage you in new technology-enabled learning opportunities that are becoming widely used for both adults and students. Each of the MOOC-Ed courses will include core resources and supplemental materials around a specific topic, while also allowing for a great deal of… Read More

McKimmon Center for Extension and Continuing Education (MCE&CE)

The MCE&CE serves as a gateway to the vast intellectual and technical resources at NC State University. Its eight units–Center for Urban Affairs & Community Services, Contractual Education and Partnership Development, McKimmon Conference & Training Center, Office of Professional Development, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), Technology Training Solutions, The Collaborative at the Gateway Technology Center,… Read More

McKimmon Conference & Training Center

The McKimmon Conference & Training Center, located on NC State University’s campus, offers University, state government, non-profit, and business organizations meeting space for small training sessions to large statewide, regional and national meetings. The 35,000 square feet of meeting space can be subdivided into 23 different classrooms and includes 4 computer labs. Other amenities include… 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

NC LIVE

NC LIVE is a consortium of North Carolina libraries, offering digital library content and services through library websites and http://nclive.org. NC LIVE was founded in 1997 and currently serves 201 libraries from the NC Community Colleges, NC Independent Colleges and Universities, NC Public Libraries, the UNC System, and the State Library of North Carolina. NC… Read More

NC State Executive Education

NC State Executive Education delivers developmental experiences with a specific goal in mind: to provide leaders with research and learning activities that drive organizational solutions. Our team at Poole College focuses on the challenges faced in a dynamic, technology driven, global marketplace. We create purposeful experiences by partnering with leading research centers in innovation, leadership,… Read More

NNU Summer Study Abroad

A five week intensive Chinese language Program runs in cooperation with Nanjing Normal University. Previous Chinese language knowledge is not required; students will be arranged in different classes according to their performance in the initial placement test. Various cultural activities such as lectures on topics of Chinese culture, attendance at Chinese art performances and excursions… Read More

North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

N.C. Cooperative Extension provides practical education you can trust to help people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future. Based at N.C. State and N.C. A&T State universities, N.C. Cooperative Extension provides programs to citizens in all 100 counties and to the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians. Extension programs… Read More

North Carolina Local Technical Assistance Program (NC LTAP)

“NC LTAP is one of 59 LTAP centers nationwide established by the US DOT Federal Highway Administration and administered by ITRE (Institute for Transportation Research and Education). LTAP’s mission is to help local transportation agencies tap into new technology, information, and training to operate more efficiently and safely. NC LTAP provides local NC road departments… Read More

North Carolina Science Olympiad, Elementary Division

North Carolina Science Olympiad (NCSO) is a nonprofit organization with the mission to attract and retain the pool of K-12 students entering STEM degree programs and careers in North Carolina. NCSO hosts annual tournaments across the state that are rigorous academic interscholastic competitions. Teams of elementary school students participate in a series of hands-on, challenging… Read More

North Carolina Science Olympiad, Middle/High Division

North Carolina Science Olympiad (NCSO) is a nonprofit organization with the mission to attract and retain the pool of K-12 students entering STEM degree programs and careers in North Carolina. NCSO hosts annual tournaments across the state that are rigorous academic interscholastic competitions. Teams of middle and high school students participate in a series of… Read More

Office of Professional Development (OPD)

OPD is dedicated to the development and delivery of non-degree professional training courses to assist you in your professional development and your work. Offerings include conferences, seminars, and in-house/on-site training. Courses can be customized so you and your employees receive training tailored to your specific needs. OPD also offers event management services, helping organizations with… Read More

People-First Tourism

People-First Tourism is a marketplace for buying and selling genuine tourism experiences. This project links entrepreneurs trying to pursue dignified and sustainable livelihoods through tourism with adventurous and conscientious tourists interested in unique off the beaten path experiences and in making positive impacts on the communities they visit.

Performance Excellence Program

Our performance excellence courses are 3.5-day focused workshops designed to teach key concepts and advanced tools to improve efficiency, reduce costs, remove errors and provide your customers with high quality products and service.

Performance Excellence Program — Baldrige

Thousands of organizations use the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award criteria for Performance Excellence to guide their enterprises, improve performance and get sustainable results. The Baldrige approach helps organizations effectively and efficiently accomplish their missions and achieve their visions. The Baldrige journey can apply to commercial enterprises, non-profits, and government offices, and has a proven… Read More

Philanthropy Journal

Established in 1991, Philanthropy Journal (PJ) joined the Institute for Nonprofits in 2010. PJ provides free news and resources to more than 40,000 monthly website visitors seeking insights, connections, expertise, job listings and tools to support their work with nonprofits. PJ’s workshops, webinars and e-newsletters expand its reach and impact.

Renewable Energy Technology Diploma Series

The award winning, IREC ISPQ-accredited Renewable Energy Technologies Diploma Series (RETDS) is a non-degree, continuing-education program that provides: numerous professional certifications and pathways to certifications continuing education credits for professionals the industries’ most qualified instructors (see individual course pages) technical theory and hands-on training information on current policies and technologies a support network of experienced… Read More

Service Leadership Team

The Service-Leadership Team serves, educates and unites the NC State community with the surrounding community through collaborative efforts to promote life-long leadership development and civic engagement. Committees: Community Outreach Global Awareness Global Health Hunger Advocacy Youth Program

Shelton Challenge

The Shelton Challenge is a six-day residential experience for 9th-12th graders to help expand their knowledge and skills of becoming a leader. Topics include: Personal Leadership Assessment, Interpersonal Dynamics; Role of Values and Ethics in Leadership; Leadership Traits and Approaches; Teambuilding and Empowering Others; Civic and Social Responsibility; and Goal Setting. Students also participate in… Read More

Shelton Leadership Center

The Shelton Values Based Leadership Model is internationally known for its success in helping organizations gain sustainable strategic advantage by strengthening their key contributors at both the individual and management levels. We’ve distilled the vast body of knowledge and lessons of General H. Hugh Shelton, a top world leader into practical cornerstones (Honesty, Integrity, Compassion,… Read More

Shelton Leadership Forum

Our annual Shelton Leadership Forum is a one day conference that brings together leaders from multiple corporate industries, nonprofits, higher education, and emerging leaders, scholars, and practitioners. Each year, we focus on a specific theme and bring values-based leaders together to learn from each other and from inspiring speakers who have achieved personal and professional… Read More

Student Health and Health Promotion

Health Promotion strives to empower students’ health and wellbeing using creative, student-centered prevention and behavior change theory approaches that influence student success. We provide information, education, consultation and referral on a wide variety of wellness issues such asalcohol and other drugs, nutrition, relationships, fitness, sexually transmitted diseases, contraception andstress. We invite students to enhance their awareness and knowledge of health issues by consulting… Read More

Student Leadership and Engagement

Student Leadership and Engagement is focused on supporting student success by creating seamless learning opportunities in and out of the classroom. With a focus on collaboration, our unit strives to provide meaningful experiences for students as we prepare them to be leaders who serve as engaged citizens in local, national and global communities. We embrace… Read More

Student Leadership and Engagement

The Center for Student Leadership, Ethics, & Public Service (CSLEPS) provides unique learning experiences that embody the value of leadership, service, responsible global citizenship and ethics. CSLEPS mission supports one of the University’s top priorities: Preparing leaders for the state, the nation and the world, through a full complement of leadership development and service-learning opportunities…. Read More

Technology Training Solutions

Technology Training Solutions at NC State has provided leading-edge training and certification programs since 1988. You can attend classes in-person or choose from hundreds of courses taught online. Classes are offered in word processing; spreadsheets and accounting; database, project management, and report writing; desktop publishing and graphic presentations; systems networking; the Internet and Webmaster Certificate Program;… Read More

The Collaborative at the Gateway Technology Center

The Collaborative at the Gateway Technology Center (CGTC) works with local businesses, industry, public schools, community colleges, and economic development entities in bringing needed university resources to the communities in and around Rocky Mount. The CGTC offers services, programs, and courses from both East Carolina University and NC State University, providing university opportunities and access… Read More

Youth Leadership Cafe

The goal is to develop the youth-family-community partnerships that support the leadership of current and former foster youth. Taking charge of their lives with the support of caring adults and in concert with peers is a way for youth who have experienced trauma and displacement to increase their sense of self-efficacy. The Community Café will… Read More

National & Global Engagement

2014 NC Chinese Language Contests

The Chinese Language Speech and Writing Contest aims to provide a state for Chinese learners and Chinese American to present their Chinese speaking and writing skills and increase their understanding of Chinese language and culture. This year marks the 5th Annual Chinese Language Speech and Writing Contest. Since 2010 Confucius Institute at NC State have… Read More

Center for Innovation Management Studies (CIMS)

CIMS exists to create, synthesize and disseminate industry-relevant information and applicable tools and techniques in the area of innovation management (IM) – specifically ‘How to Manage IM’ and to develop current and future generations of innovation management researchers and industry practitioners. Since 1984, CIMS has provided answers to industry-driven research questions which has contributed to… Read More

Chinese Bridge Summer

The Confucius Institute at NC State is proud to offer the Chinese Bridge Summer Camp for American High School students. This two-week program is structured to enhance understanding between American and Chinese high school students. Through a combination of classroom study and excursions, students will have a unique opportunity to expand their language skills while… 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

Chinese Teacher Training Program

Since 2007, the Confucius Institute at NC State University has been working to promote Chinese language programs in K-12 schools and support the professional development of Chinese teachers. NC TEACH is an alternative teacher Education Program for people with a desire to teach in k-12 schools. CLTA-NC is a non-profit organization provides us with a… Read More

Confucius Classrooms

Confucius Classrooms are local hubs that stimulate and support the innovative teaching and learning of Chinese language and culture. Since 2009, Confucius Institute at NC State and local educational institutions set up three Confucius Classrooms at Central Carolina Community College (CCCC), Enloe High School and Saint Augustine’s University. By nature, the Confucius Classroom is a… Read More

Confucius Institute Scholarship

  In order to support the development of Confucius Institutes, facilitate Chinese language promotion and Chinese cultural transmission in the world, cultivate qualified Chinese language teachers and talented students of Chinese language, Confucius Institute Headquarters/Hanban (hereinafter referred to as Hanban) launches the “Confucius Institute Scholarship” program to provide financial aid for students, scholars and Chinese… Read More

Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites

CICS-NC’s climate literacy, outreach and engagement efforts are focused on improving our stakeholder’s knowledge and understanding of climate science, variability and change, as well risks and opportunities for climate adaptation. The stakeholders primarily include business and industries in a variety of sectors such as energy, reinsurance, agriculture, civil infrastructure and some IT/social media companies. We… Read More

Customized Youth Development Programs

We partner with other organizations around North Carolina who want to inspire, educate, and develop values based leaders with their local youth. We’ve partnered with local community agencies, universities, school systems, non-profits, and economic development agencies who seek ways to enrich and develop their local community’s youth. After fully understanding our partner’s objectives, and analyzing… 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

Economic Development Partnership

This statewide initiative was launched as a partnership among NC State University and state commerce officials,regional economic development entities and local chambers of commerce/economic development commissions. Using a multi-county Industry Cluster analysis as a foundation, NC State deploys its considerable science and technology acumen across multiple disciplines, offering faculty and staff as a formidable institutional… Read More

GTI International Hosting Program

NC State University’s Global Training Initiative (GTI) hosts numerous individuals (sometimes couples/families) and small groups from other countries who visit the Raleigh area for short programs of study, training, research, internships, or cultural visits. We often need local couples or families throughout the year who are willing to host one or more visitors for a… Read More

Institute for Nonprofits

The Institute for Nonprofit Research, Education and Engagement is a multidisciplinary center devoted to strengthening the capacity of nonprofit organizations and nonprofit leadership through research, education and engagement. We focus on North Carolina and beyond as a laboratory for research. We are a center of expertise, a host of a collaborative community of scholars and… Read More

Intensive English Program

The Intensive English Program (IEP) provides high-quality English language instruction to non-native English speakers seeking academic preparation, professional development, or personal enrichment. IEP students acquire the essential language skills and intercultural competencies to succeed in today’s global economy.

International Cultural Leadership Project (ICLP)

ICLP participants meet and interact with international students at cultural and volunteer activities, workshops, and seminars. NC State students get a chance to share their culture with others, expand their horizons, and work on their foreign language skills. Students can also earn credit towards the Global Perspectives Certificate for successful participation in the ICLP.

ITRE

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE) is a university-based institute committed to leadership in the study of surface and air transportation issues through fostering analytical thinking, integrating technology in education and research, serving as a catalyst for problem solving, and cultivating professionals and students dedicated to excellence in transportation. ITRE is comprised of… Read More

Japanese Language and Culture Classes

The NC Japan Center offers 15-week non-credit courses during regular academic semesters and summers. Course offerings include a series of Japanese language courses for both adults and pre-college students in middle and high school, as well as Japanese culture courses on various topics. Students enjoy a comfortable learning atmosphere and benefit from decades of collective… Read More

Local Engagement

This is a partial listing of CSLEPS’ partners and a brief description about each organization. These groups perform service to the local community, get involved, and help other students made a difference through their active participation.

McKimmon Center for Extension and Continuing Education (MCE&CE)

The MCE&CE serves as a gateway to the vast intellectual and technical resources at NC State University. Its eight units–Center for Urban Affairs & Community Services, Contractual Education and Partnership Development, McKimmon Conference & Training Center, Office of Professional Development, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), Technology Training Solutions, The Collaborative at the Gateway Technology Center,… Read More

McKimmon Conference & Training Center

The McKimmon Conference & Training Center, located on NC State University’s campus, offers University, state government, non-profit, and business organizations meeting space for small training sessions to large statewide, regional and national meetings. The 35,000 square feet of meeting space can be subdivided into 23 different classrooms and includes 4 computer labs. Other amenities include… Read More

Minerals Research Laboratory

The Minerals Research Laboratory is a world leader in research, development, and implementation of mineral processing techniques. The main focus of MRL’s research is the “beneficiation” of industrial minerals — that is, deriving and exploiting minerals for the benefit of commerce and industry. MRL’s experience in industrial minerals is unmatched by any university laboratory in… Read More

NC LIVE

NC LIVE is a consortium of North Carolina libraries, offering digital library content and services through library websites and http://nclive.org. NC LIVE was founded in 1997 and currently serves 201 libraries from the NC Community Colleges, NC Independent Colleges and Universities, NC Public Libraries, the UNC System, and the State Library of North Carolina. NC… Read More

NNU Summer Study Abroad

A five week intensive Chinese language Program runs in cooperation with Nanjing Normal University. Previous Chinese language knowledge is not required; students will be arranged in different classes according to their performance in the initial placement test. Various cultural activities such as lectures on topics of Chinese culture, attendance at Chinese art performances and excursions… Read More

North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

N.C. Cooperative Extension provides practical education you can trust to help people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future. Based at N.C. State and N.C. A&T State universities, N.C. Cooperative Extension provides programs to citizens in all 100 counties and to the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians. Extension programs… Read More

North Carolina Science Olympiad, Middle/High Division

North Carolina Science Olympiad (NCSO) is a nonprofit organization with the mission to attract and retain the pool of K-12 students entering STEM degree programs and careers in North Carolina. NCSO hosts annual tournaments across the state that are rigorous academic interscholastic competitions. Teams of middle and high school students participate in a series of… Read More

North Carolina Sea Grant College Program

North Carolina Sea Grant supports research, extension and outreach activities addressing issues affecting the North Carolina coast and its communities. NCSG supports scientists, educators, local officials, government agencies, coastal businesses and the public through unbiased, scientifically sound information about coastal ecosystems. Focus areas are healthy coastal ecosystems, sustainable coastal development, safe and sustainable seafood, and… Read More

Office of Professional Development (OPD)

OPD is dedicated to the development and delivery of non-degree professional training courses to assist you in your professional development and your work. Offerings include conferences, seminars, and in-house/on-site training. Courses can be customized so you and your employees receive training tailored to your specific needs. OPD also offers event management services, helping organizations with… Read More

People-First Tourism

People-First Tourism is a marketplace for buying and selling genuine tourism experiences. This project links entrepreneurs trying to pursue dignified and sustainable livelihoods through tourism with adventurous and conscientious tourists interested in unique off the beaten path experiences and in making positive impacts on the communities they visit.

Philanthropy Journal

Established in 1991, Philanthropy Journal (PJ) joined the Institute for Nonprofits in 2010. PJ provides free news and resources to more than 40,000 monthly website visitors seeking insights, connections, expertise, job listings and tools to support their work with nonprofits. PJ’s workshops, webinars and e-newsletters expand its reach and impact.

Service Leadership Team

The Service-Leadership Team serves, educates and unites the NC State community with the surrounding community through collaborative efforts to promote life-long leadership development and civic engagement. Committees: Community Outreach Global Awareness Global Health Hunger Advocacy Youth Program

Service NC State

“Service NC State includes two campus-wide service programs: 1. The record-setting annual campus blood drive; Goal for 2013 is 1,200 pints 2. Meal packaging event – we partner with Stop Hunger Now to package meals for the hungry”

Shelton Leadership Forum

Our annual Shelton Leadership Forum is a one day conference that brings together leaders from multiple corporate industries, nonprofits, higher education, and emerging leaders, scholars, and practitioners. Each year, we focus on a specific theme and bring values-based leaders together to learn from each other and from inspiring speakers who have achieved personal and professional… Read More

STEM Outreach Initiative

The Goodnight Scholars Program’s STEM Outreach Initiative (SOI) encourages reciprocal partnerships between educational organizations (i.e., K-12 public school, non-profit organization focused on STEM education, etc.) in North Carolina and current Goodnight Scholars. Through these partnerships, organizations can use the STEM knowledge and skills of Goodnight Scholars to support educational programming for their various communities.

Student Leadership and Engagement

Student Leadership and Engagement is focused on supporting student success by creating seamless learning opportunities in and out of the classroom. With a focus on collaboration, our unit strives to provide meaningful experiences for students as we prepare them to be leaders who serve as engaged citizens in local, national and global communities. We embrace… Read More

Student Leadership and Engagement

The Center for Student Leadership, Ethics, & Public Service (CSLEPS) provides unique learning experiences that embody the value of leadership, service, responsible global citizenship and ethics. CSLEPS mission supports one of the University’s top priorities: Preparing leaders for the state, the nation and the world, through a full complement of leadership development and service-learning opportunities…. Read More

Water Resources Research Institute

The Water Resources Research Institute of the University of North Carolina supports statewide research and outreach activities related to water resource priority needs across the state. WRRI supports research through an annual proposal competition and also delivers training workshops and seminars in partnership with government, academic and state and local organizations throughout the year. WRRI… Read More

Pets & Livestock

Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research (CCMTR)

At the Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research (CCMTR) we are working on improving human and animal health. We achieve that by building teams of basic scientists and clinical scientists to find solutions to problems that affect human and animal health. The center has over 120 faculty members distributed across the NCSU university campus,… Read More

Economic Development Partnership

This statewide initiative was launched as a partnership among NC State University and state commerce officials,regional economic development entities and local chambers of commerce/economic development commissions. Using a multi-county Industry Cluster analysis as a foundation, NC State deploys its considerable science and technology acumen across multiple disciplines, offering faculty and staff as a formidable institutional… Read More

McKimmon Conference & Training Center

The McKimmon Conference & Training Center, located on NC State University’s campus, offers University, state government, non-profit, and business organizations meeting space for small training sessions to large statewide, regional and national meetings. The 35,000 square feet of meeting space can be subdivided into 23 different classrooms and includes 4 computer labs. Other amenities include… Read More

NC LIVE

NC LIVE is a consortium of North Carolina libraries, offering digital library content and services through library websites and http://nclive.org. NC LIVE was founded in 1997 and currently serves 201 libraries from the NC Community Colleges, NC Independent Colleges and Universities, NC Public Libraries, the UNC System, and the State Library of North Carolina. NC… Read More

North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

N.C. Cooperative Extension provides practical education you can trust to help people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future. Based at N.C. State and N.C. A&T State universities, N.C. Cooperative Extension provides programs to citizens in all 100 counties and to the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians. Extension programs… Read More

Office of Professional Development (OPD)

OPD is dedicated to the development and delivery of non-degree professional training courses to assist you in your professional development and your work. Offerings include conferences, seminars, and in-house/on-site training. Courses can be customized so you and your employees receive training tailored to your specific needs. OPD also offers event management services, helping organizations with… Read More

State Climate Office of North Carolina

The State Climate Office of North Carolina (SCO) serves as the primary scientific extension resource for weather and climate science focused on North Carolina. Founded in 1976 and chartered as a Public Service Center by the UNC Board of Governors in 1998, the SCO focuses on service to public and private sectors of North Carolina… Read More

Science, Tech, Engineering & Math

Apparel Comfort & Protection

TPACC is widely regarded as the most advanced academic center in the world for the research & education in personal protective & performance sciences. TPACC is the only academic center in the U.S. that incorporates the capabilities to conduct basic & applied research, testing & evaluation on clothing materials, full garments, and ensemble systems. TPACC… Read More

ASSIST Center Pre-College Education Outreach Program

The ASSIST Center has developed partnerships with 11 middle and high schools to enhance teachers’ engineering content knowledge and teaching methods, bring nanosystems engineering concepts into the classroom, involve high school students in ASSIST research, and thereby increase the diversity and enrollment of domestic students in university engineering degree programs.

Center for Marine Sciences and Technology

The principal mission of the Center for Marine Sciences and Technology (CMAST) is to discover innovative solutions to questions and problems in marine systems and provide effective communication of these discoveries. CMAST provides a focal point for citizen contact with NC State University’s marine science and extension faculty by promoting multidisciplinary studies among research scientists,… Read More

Day and Residential Summer Engineering Camps

Each summer, elementary, middle and high school students attend summer programs throughout the state to discover what engineering is all about. We currently have programs in Raleigh, Rocky Mount, Hickory, Havelock and Wilmington.

Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering – Energy Solutions

Energy Solutions, a part of the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at North Carolina State University, works with industrial, commercial, governmental and institutional facilities to save energy, conduct research and to train the next generation of energy engineers. Energy experts bring practical knowledge and innovative techniques to help reduce and/or conserve energy exercising a fuel-neutral… Read More

Digital Learning Collaborative

The Digital Learning Collaborative (DLC) promotes pedagogical shifts in digital learning environments in order to inspire, innovate and educate. We engage educators at all levels to provide innovative approaches to support digital learning and teaching. Our work addresses three core areas: State and District-wide Digital Transition Planning, Leadership Team Coaching, and Professional Development.

Economic Development Partnership

This statewide initiative was launched as a partnership among NC State University and state commerce officials,regional economic development entities and local chambers of commerce/economic development commissions. Using a multi-county Industry Cluster analysis as a foundation, NC State deploys its considerable science and technology acumen across multiple disciplines, offering faculty and staff as a formidable institutional… Read More

Engineering Online

Online master degree programs in engineering and computer science are available to working professional who because of geographical restraints, work or family responsibilities cannot come to campus to complete a graduate degree. The online courses are the same in terms of requirements and academic vigor and are delivered via the Internet using streaming media technology…. Read More

Expanding Your Horizons – Raleigh

This career conference is designed to increase young women’s interest in STEM fields by giving middle school girls from North Carolina the opportunity to interact with female role models in related fields. Each year, professional women across NC volunteer their time for this conference to foster awareness of career opportunities for women in science related… Read More

Forestry and Environmental Outreach Program ( NCSU-FEOP )

NCSU-FEOP, within the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State University’s College of Natural Resources, serves as a critical outreach component by providing science-based knowledge and applied research from the College of Natural Resources and NC Cooperative Extension Forestry. We strive to deliver timely, relevant, and unbiased information to natural resource professionals, landowners,… Read More

GTI International Hosting Program

NC State University’s Global Training Initiative (GTI) hosts numerous individuals (sometimes couples/families) and small groups from other countries who visit the Raleigh area for short programs of study, training, research, internships, or cultural visits. We often need local couples or families throughout the year who are willing to host one or more visitors for a… Read More

Institute for Emerging Issues

IEI is a think-and-do tank at NC State University focused on tackling big issues that affect North Carolina’s future growth and prosperity. From energy, to fiscal modernization, to improving our systems of higher education, IEI takes the lead in convening state leaders in business, higher education and government to address these issues early to prepare… Read More

Intensive English Program

The Intensive English Program (IEP) provides high-quality English language instruction to non-native English speakers seeking academic preparation, professional development, or personal enrichment. IEP students acquire the essential language skills and intercultural competencies to succeed in today’s global economy.

ITRE

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE) is a university-based institute committed to leadership in the study of surface and air transportation issues through fostering analytical thinking, integrating technology in education and research, serving as a catalyst for problem solving, and cultivating professionals and students dedicated to excellence in transportation. ITRE is comprised of… Read More

ITRE Highway Systems Group

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education’s (ITRE) Highway Systems Group assists public and private sector transportation agencies in conducting research and providing solutions for surface infrastructure and air quality issues. The Group’s research and development projects address various needs in transportation maintenance, construction, and system administration. Group staff engage in many national research projects for… Read More

ITRE Public Transportation Group

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education’s (ITRE) Public Transportation Group conducts applied research, training, and technical assistance for transit, bicycle and pedestrian, and pupil transportation issues. The Group supports state transportation departments and local transit operators, and delivers professional skills training to transit industry employees. Group staff apply their extensive knowledge and experience in rural… Read More

Kenan Fellows Program for Curriculum and Leadership Development

Outstanding K-12 public school teachers selected as Kenan Fellows engage in a year-long STEM fellowship that provides rigorous professional development opportunities for accomplished teacher leaders in North Carolina. The program empowers Fellows to make instruction relevant for students and to lead change in their profession. Key components of the fellowships are a 5-week summer research… Read More

Lean Six Sigma Programs

The NCSU Lean Six Sigma programs provide government agencies and manufacturing, service, and healthcare organizations with a proven methodology to significantly reduce costs and increase productivity. We offer training and certification for Yellow Belts, Green Belts, Black Belts and Master Black Belts and Performance Excellence and software training through open enrollment courses or Customized Training…. Read More

Local Engagement

This is a partial listing of CSLEPS’ partners and a brief description about each organization. These groups perform service to the local community, get involved, and help other students made a difference through their active participation.

Massive Open Online Courses for Educators (MOOC-Ed)

Massive Online Open Courses for Educators, or MOOC-Eds, are professional development experiences that will engage you in new technology-enabled learning opportunities that are becoming widely used for both adults and students. Each of the MOOC-Ed courses will include core resources and supplemental materials around a specific topic, while also allowing for a great deal of… Read More

McKimmon Center for Extension and Continuing Education (MCE&CE)

The MCE&CE serves as a gateway to the vast intellectual and technical resources at NC State University. Its eight units–Center for Urban Affairs & Community Services, Contractual Education and Partnership Development, McKimmon Conference & Training Center, Office of Professional Development, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), Technology Training Solutions, The Collaborative at the Gateway Technology Center,… Read More

McKimmon Conference & Training Center

The McKimmon Conference & Training Center, located on NC State University’s campus, offers University, state government, non-profit, and business organizations meeting space for small training sessions to large statewide, regional and national meetings. The 35,000 square feet of meeting space can be subdivided into 23 different classrooms and includes 4 computer labs. Other amenities include… Read More

NC LIVE

NC LIVE is a consortium of North Carolina libraries, offering digital library content and services through library websites and http://nclive.org. NC LIVE was founded in 1997 and currently serves 201 libraries from the NC Community Colleges, NC Independent Colleges and Universities, NC Public Libraries, the UNC System, and the State Library of North Carolina. NC… Read More

NextGen Air Transportation (NGAT) Center

NextGen Air Transportation (NGAT) Center at the Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE) at North Carolina State University is a non-profit partnership with academia, industry, and the government focused on developing and evaluating improvements to existing and anticipated air traffic control, airspace management, airport and airspace system capacity, surface traffic management, and flight safety.

North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service

N.C. Cooperative Extension provides practical education you can trust to help people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future. Based at N.C. State and N.C. A&T State universities, N.C. Cooperative Extension provides programs to citizens in all 100 counties and to the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians. Extension programs… Read More

North Carolina Local Technical Assistance Program (NC LTAP)

“NC LTAP is one of 59 LTAP centers nationwide established by the US DOT Federal Highway Administration and administered by ITRE (Institute for Transportation Research and Education). LTAP’s mission is to help local transportation agencies tap into new technology, information, and training to operate more efficiently and safely. NC LTAP provides local NC road departments… Read More

North Carolina Mathematics and Science Education Network Pre-College Program at NCSU

The NC-MSEN Pre-College Program provides math & science enrichment for students in grades 6 – 12. The program targets underserved students. Students are strongly encouraged to participate over multiple years until their senior year of high school. The program’s mission is to prepare underserved students to attend a four-year college/university and to pursue a career… Read More

North Carolina Science Olympiad, Elementary Division

North Carolina Science Olympiad (NCSO) is a nonprofit organization with the mission to attract and retain the pool of K-12 students entering STEM degree programs and careers in North Carolina. NCSO hosts annual tournaments across the state that are rigorous academic interscholastic competitions. Teams of elementary school students participate in a series of hands-on, challenging… Read More

North Carolina Science Olympiad, Middle/High Division

North Carolina Science Olympiad (NCSO) is a nonprofit organization with the mission to attract and retain the pool of K-12 students entering STEM degree programs and careers in North Carolina. NCSO hosts annual tournaments across the state that are rigorous academic interscholastic competitions. Teams of middle and high school students participate in a series of… Read More

North Carolina Sea Grant College Program

North Carolina Sea Grant supports research, extension and outreach activities addressing issues affecting the North Carolina coast and its communities. NCSG supports scientists, educators, local officials, government agencies, coastal businesses and the public through unbiased, scientifically sound information about coastal ecosystems. Focus areas are healthy coastal ecosystems, sustainable coastal development, safe and sustainable seafood, and… Read More

Office of Professional Development (OPD)

OPD is dedicated to the development and delivery of non-degree professional training courses to assist you in your professional development and your work. Offerings include conferences, seminars, and in-house/on-site training. Courses can be customized so you and your employees receive training tailored to your specific needs. OPD also offers event management services, helping organizations with… Read More

Renewable Energy Technology Diploma Series

The award winning, IREC ISPQ-accredited Renewable Energy Technologies Diploma Series (RETDS) is a non-degree, continuing-education program that provides: numerous professional certifications and pathways to certifications continuing education credits for professionals the industries’ most qualified instructors (see individual course pages) technical theory and hands-on training information on current policies and technologies a support network of experienced… Read More

State Climate Office of North Carolina

The State Climate Office of North Carolina (SCO) serves as the primary scientific extension resource for weather and climate science focused on North Carolina. Founded in 1976 and chartered as a Public Service Center by the UNC Board of Governors in 1998, the SCO focuses on service to public and private sectors of North Carolina… Read More

STEM Outreach Initiative

The Goodnight Scholars Program’s STEM Outreach Initiative (SOI) encourages reciprocal partnerships between educational organizations (i.e., K-12 public school, non-profit organization focused on STEM education, etc.) in North Carolina and current Goodnight Scholars. Through these partnerships, organizations can use the STEM knowledge and skills of Goodnight Scholars to support educational programming for their various communities.

Technology Training Solutions

Technology Training Solutions at NC State has provided leading-edge training and certification programs since 1988. You can attend classes in-person or choose from hundreds of courses taught online. Classes are offered in word processing; spreadsheets and accounting; database, project management, and report writing; desktop publishing and graphic presentations; systems networking; the Internet and Webmaster Certificate Program;… Read More

TexLabs

Researchers at the College of Textiles provide an immense knowledge base for research partnerships. In addition to faculty, our labs are managed and staffed by experienced professionals who can help you get the most out of research and development resources. Last year alone, TexLabs provided over 8,000 hours of service to industry partners and student… Read More

The Collaborative at the Gateway Technology Center

The Collaborative at the Gateway Technology Center (CGTC) works with local businesses, industry, public schools, community colleges, and economic development entities in bringing needed university resources to the communities in and around Rocky Mount. The CGTC offers services, programs, and courses from both East Carolina University and NC State University, providing university opportunities and access… Read More

The Mountain Outreach Office of The Science House

The Mountain Outreach Office provides extensive, hands-on, inquiry-based professional development and student programs to promote STEM education in 17 mountain counties of our state. The Mountain Outreach Office impacts the region in the following ways: a free Equipment Loan program that offers teachers and students access to equipment for science experimentation, teacher professional development that… Read More

The Nonwovens Institute

The Nonwovens Institute (NWI) is the world’s first accredited academic program for the interdisciplinary field of engineered fabrics. Based at the Centennial Campus at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, the NWI is an innovative global parternship between industry, government and academe. Operating on an “Open Innovation” platform, the Nonwoven Institute engages experts from industry… Read More

The Science House

The Science House’s mission is to: 1) Motivate and prepare K-12 students, through innovative programs, to study and work in STEM fields; and 2) Educate and empower K-12 STEM teachers to effectively integrate innovative STEM content, research, and technologies into their practices.

William R. Kenan, Jr. Institute for Engineering, Technology, & Science

The mission of the William R. Kenan, Jr. Institute for Engineering, Technology, & Science at North Carolina State University is to develop partnerships in basic research, education, commercialization and public policy with individuals and organizations dedicated to the advancement of science, engineering and technology as forces towards improving the economic and social well being of… Read More