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Tag: Women and Minority Engineering Programs

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 women who were already in the College saw a need to develop a program for them. Sarah Rajala had just been named associate dean for… 

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 this point has taken years of dedicated work across NC State University, especially as the College faced years of stagnant and even declining women enrollment. In… 

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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. 

Apr 23, 2020

Faculty Highlights

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

Feb 9, 2014

College announces associate director of Women and Minority Engineering Programs at NC State

Kesha Entzminger has been named associate director of the Women and Minority Engineering Programs at North Carolina State University. She began her position in December.