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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. 

Feb 11, 2016

Bottomley elected as a Fellow of IEEE

Dr. Laura Bottomley, director of the Women in Engineering program and The Engineering Place in the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University, has been elected as a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). 

Parry, fifth from left, was one of 14 award winners.

Oct 6, 2015

Engineering Place’s Parry receives Presidential Award

Elizabeth Parry, a partnership coordinator with The Engineering Place, was one of 14 to receive the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) during a visit to the White House in June. 

VIB campers (l-r) Zoe Groves, Elijah Anderson and Lewis Jackson present one of their engineering activities to fellow campers.

Oct 6, 2015

Campers with visual impairments showcase their engineering talents

In a camp closing ceremony on July 24, nine high school students with visual impairments presented their engineering capstone projects to an impressed audience. 

High School students participate in first engineering summer camp at NC State for the visually impaired and blind.

Jul 23, 2015

High school students attending the first NC State engineering summer camp for the visually impaired and blind present their group engineering design capstone project July 24

The Engineering Place in the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University held its first engineering summer camp for high school students with visual impairments or blindness (VIB) this week. 

From left to right: John Holdren, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology, and Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy; Elizabeth Parry, Coordinator of The Engineering Place, North Carolina State University;and France A. Córdova, Director of the National Science Foundation.

Jun 17, 2015

Coordinator with The Engineering Place receives Presidential Award in Washington, D.C.

Elizabeth Parry of The Engineering Place, a K-20 engineering education and outreach program at North Carolina State University, received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, June 16. 

Apr 3, 2015

Coordinator with The Engineering Place is Presidential Award recipient

Elizabeth Parry of The Engineering Place, a K-20 engineering education and outreach program at North Carolina State University, has been named as a recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM). 

Mar 6, 2015

Starling discusses new summer camp for visually impaired and blind teenagers on ACB Radio Mainstream

Leyf Starling, program coordinator for The Engineering Place in the College of Engineering at NC State, was interviewed this week by Brian McCallen, producer and host of Speaking Out for the Blind, an American Council of the Blind (ACB) Radio Mainstream show. In the interview, Starling discusses The Engineering Place’s new summer camp program for visually impaired and blind teenagers (VIB). 

Aug 22, 2014

D’Amico and Carpenter receive ASEE K-12/University Partnership Award

Susan D’Amico, coordinator of engineering K-12 outreach extension for The Engineering Place (EP) at North Carolina State University, and Cynthia Carpenter, Rocky Mount Middle School science teacher, have received the Middle School K-12/University Partnership Best Practices award from the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). 

May 16, 2014

Bottomley named ASEE Fellow

Dr. Laura Bottomley, director of the Women in Engineering program and The Engineering Place in the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University, has been named to the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Academy of Fellows. She will be honored at the ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition Awards Ceremony June 16 in Indianapolis, Ind.