Rural Works! program continues to grow, despite pandemic
Many rural communities in North Carolina and across the U.S. report talented young people leave to attend college and choose not to return. Rural Works! hopes to address this issue by matching interest and opportunity, as some students return to their home counties for rewarding summer opportunities and others explore new towns and industries.
Engineering education close to home
The College of Engineering’s teaching programs extend beyond just NC State’s campus in Raleigh. Students from the Mountains to the Piedmont to the Coast can start their undergraduate degree at a different North Carolina college or university and complete it in Raleigh. Or they can complete their entire coursework closer to home in a site-based program. And with Engineering Online, students can earn their master’s degree in engineering or computer science from anywhere in the world.
Industry Expansion Solutions leads local businesses to success
NC State’s Industry Expansion Solutions helps North Carolina businesses face challenges head-on, offering deep, engineering-based expertise that sparks success.
Registration open for spring virtual Engineering Career Fair
The College will hold its second virtual version of the Engineering Career Fair on Feb. 2, giving employers an opportunity engineering students for internships, co-op positions and full-time jobs.
Work by faculty members and students has made a difference for healthcare workers
Faculty members and students in the College of Engineering are wrapping up months of work spent creating personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Partnership with local school district, industry to bring STEM experiences and opportunities to rural students
Dr. Tameshia Ballard Baldwin wants to provide rural students in Edgecombe County Public Schools (ECPS) with the same access to high-quality STEM educational opportunities as their peers throughout North Carolina.
Industry Expansion Solutions helping fight the COVID-19 virus
In mid-March, NC State’s Phil Mintz received a request from the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) asking for “volunteers who can donate and provide and/or produce within two weeks large-scale quantities of critical supplies to help the nation respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.” Since then, his phone hasn’t stopped ringing.
NC State’s Engineering Career Fair expects large crowd
The spring 2020 NC State Engineering Career Fair will be held Wednesday, Feb. 5 at the McKimmon Center on NC State’s campus.
Brewing up a sustainable cup
A student team develops a coffee filtration system that processes wastewater into clean water and fertilizer and is recognized in a global engineering competition.
Research as recruitment
Summer research experiences held on campus help strengthen student skills. They also serve as a way for faculty members to recruit top graduate students.