headlines: Topic Areas Science, Tech, Engineering & Math

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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