headlines: Topic Areas Industry & Technology

Where Diplomats Are Concerned

Originally published at the College of Humanities and Social Sciences’ news site.   Gentry Smith’s exemplary Foreign Service career recently earned him a presidential nomination — not to mention a great view of the world’s stage. Gentry Smith (Political Science ’83) speaks Arabic and has lived in Japan, Egypt and Burma — a long way from his hometown in Halifax… Read More

Competition Allows Students to Showcase Innovative Talent

NC State’s Entrepreneurship Initiative held it’s Entrepreneurs Showcase and Awards Ceremony on April 28, and the 2015 Lulu E-games competition prizes were awarded. The Lulu E-games is a competition hosted by the EI program at NC State in collaboration with Lulu, an open publishing source. In this competition, teams and individuals can compete for up to… Read More

NCSU Celebrates, Supports, Transforms Manufacturing

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

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.

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.

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

Coming Soon: CINC 2015 Tour

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

CINC 2014 Week 4: Carver Machine Works

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

CINC 2014 Week 3: Flanders Corporation

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

CINC 2014 Week 2: JP Davenport & Sons

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

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