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.
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.
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.
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.