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In this photo, the top of the Belltower is framed by fall foliage.

Sep 20, 2022

College to hold listening sessions in September and October

The College of Engineering will hold several listening sessions with its assistant dean for diversity, equity and inclusion and the director of its Engineering Education program. 

Students and faculty members from INES Ruhengeri and NC State pose for a group photo while flashing the NC State wolf sign.

Jul 28, 2022

IDEAS grant will expand COE study abroad program in Rwanda

The College of Engineering (COE) at NC State University was selected to receive funding support from the U.S. Department of State’s Increase and Diversify Education Abroad for U.S. Students (IDEAS) Program. NC State is one of 44 colleges and universities across the United States that will use the IDEAS grants to create, expand and/or diversify American student mobility overseas in support of U.S. foreign policy goals. This U.S. government program is funded by the U.S. Department of State and supported in its implementation by World Learning. 

NC State Engineering Belltower

Aug 7, 2019

College recognized by ASEE’s annual Diversity Recognition Program

North Carolina State University’s College of Engineering is one of 74 universities or colleges to be named a recipient of the Bronze Award for the inaugural American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Diversity Recognition Program. 

Mar 21, 2017

Clean energy opportunity diversity scholarship­ – applications available

The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) at N.C. State University, with support from the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, is expanding its workforce development training to include Clean Energy Opportunity Diversity Scholarships­ for historically underrepresented applicants in eastern North Carolina. 

Nov 24, 2014

First-year class boasts highest percentage of female engineers

NC State’s 2014 first-year engineering class includes the highest percentage of female students in university history — nearly 25 percent — which is an increase from 18 percent five years ago and 14 percent 10 years ago. 

Oct 8, 2014

Report outlines efforts to boost diversity in materials science and engineering community

The field of materials science and engineering suffers from a significant lack of ethnic and racial diversity. A new report from the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation acknowledges the problem and lays the groundwork for actions by universities, federal agencies and the private sector that will hopefully make the field more diverse.