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Elementary school campers make furniture from newspapers.

Mar 31, 2022

The Engineering Place’s summer camps invite students back for in-person learning

After two summers hosted virtually, The Engineering Place is welcoming students back for in-person camp experiences this summer. Applications for all programs are now open until April 8, 2022. 

Team members of the NCSU College of Engineering Corporate Work Study Program (CWSP) pose together for a team picture.

Dec 17, 2021

COE Academic Affairs partners with Cristo Rey Research Triangle High School

Students at Cristo Rey Research Triangle High School (CRRTHS) are developing professional skills through their school’s Corporate Work Study Program (CWSP). The College of Engineering’s Office of Academic Affairs is serving as a workplace sponsor for eight such students in the 2021-22 school year. 


Nov 11, 2020

Summer K-12 engineering camps go virtual

When COVID-19 eliminated the 2020 in-person summer engineering camps held annually on the NC State campus, The Engineering Place (TEP) team quickly jumped into action and adapted the face-to-face summer engineering camps into online virtual camps. 

Apr 23, 2020

Faculty Highlights

Recent awards and honors extended to College of Engineering faculty members. 

Jan 6, 2020

Are working lightsabers possible? Is lightspeed real?

NC State College of Engineering professor Laura Bottomley answers questions about space travel and the feasibility of lightsabers in the Star Wars movies. 

Nov 26, 2019

Bottomley, students recognized by NC TECH

Dr. Laura Bottomley, director of The Engineering Place and Women in Engineering at the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University, was named Tech Educator of the Year during the NC TECH Association’s annual NC TECH Awards program. 

Aug 30, 2019

What does the universe look like?

What does the universe look like? How do astronauts sleep? What are the planets named after? Google Autocomplete suggests the most common searches on the internet. We asked NC State Sciences professor Katie Mack and NC State Engineering professor Laura Bottomley to answer some popular out-of-this-world questions. Listen and learn as they talk about everything from what… 

May 25, 2017

Engineering America’s future

Laura Bottomley, a teaching associate professor at NC State University, believes engineering is “a vehicle for the solution of every problem.” Bottomley is the director of Women in Engineering — a program that encourages women to consider careers in STEM fields — and the Engineering Place — which seeks to educate North Carolina citizens, particularly K-12 students, about engineering. 

Jul 29, 2016

Engineering a better future

From day camps to week-long stays, summer programs at NC State introduce 3rd through 12th grade students to engineering through hands-on, creative investigations and design activities, and problem-solving. 

Jul 19, 2016

Engineering Place’s Parry recognized for work in P12 engineering education

Elizabeth Parry, a partnership coordinator and instructor in First Year Engineering with The Engineering Place, was recognized earlier this month during the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) conference for her work improving outcomes at a Raleigh elementary school.