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Women and Minority Engineering Programs

Dale Hopkins

Dec 7, 2022

‘The right thing to do’: MAE alumnus gives back to WMEP

Now retired and working as a consultant, Hopkins has made it a point to give back to NC State, especially wanting to help students who are traditionally underrepresented in engineering. 

Female student walks into lower entrance of Fitts Woolard Hall.

Sep 21, 2022

Bridging the gap for engineering students: a conversation with Laura Bottomley and Angelitha Daniel

Over the last five years, NC State has made significant investments in expanding support for students facing food insecurity, housing insecurity and other financial emergencies. Learn more about Women and Minority Engineering Programs' plan to address the needs of students with these programs. 

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. 

Four students of various genders and ethnicities inspect a scaffolding together.

Aug 26, 2022

NC State recognized as a top college for women and minorities in STEM

A website that offers “news coverage and in-depth analysis of global technology trends” has ranked NC State sixth nationally on a list of top colleges for women and minorities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). 

Timothy Humphrey, left, with Mr. Wuf.

Jul 27, 2022

What leadership looks like

The shirt is Wolfpack red, emblazoned with white letters: This is what an engineer looks like. And when Timothy Humphrey ’96 saw it while visiting NC State, he knew it was something he would wear proudly. 

May 20, 2022

Twenty-five years in, Women in Engineering Program remains strong

By 1997, more women were starting to enroll in engineering programs across the United States. To help recruit these women and support them once they arrived on campus, the few… 

Group of young female students sitting in a circle while conversing.

May 20, 2022

Supporting women in COE strengthens student body

When the College of Engineering’s class of 2026 gets to campus, they’ll be part of an historic milestone. For the first time, the incoming engineering class is 33 percent women.Reaching… 

Campus gateway sign reading NC State University

May 6, 2021

Women and Minority Engineering Programs recognize students, faculty members with awards

The College of Engineering's Women and Minority Engineering Programs honored students and faculty members with annual awards. 

Tyler Brading tests parachutes by dropping them from top of jeep at Nkumba Primary School

Nov 11, 2020

Engineering lends a helping hand

In March, NC State students and faculty and staff members had traveled to the Musanze district of Rwanda. They were there to hold four days of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workshops in five rural primary schools as part of an NC State Alternative Service Break (ASB) trip.