Posts tagged “NC STEM”

Updated May 11

Employers lead to fill job skills need in Johnston County

For the Workforce Development Center (WDC) of Johnston Community College, local biotech giants Grifols and Novo Nordisk provided the land, bought specialized equipment for training in biotech, and in some cases, helped pay for the instructors.

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Updated May 4

Grifols, Johnston Community College plant seeds of biotech careers in eighth grade learning lab

The "Discover the Plasma" week-long course taught in all Johnston County eighth-grade science classes provides an introduction to what's involved in a biotechnology career, and especially what goes on inside the large Grifols manufacturing facility in Clayton.

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Updated March 29

Johnston Community College takes STEM 'out of the box' with countywide robotics team

Students in the JOCO ROBOS make executive, technical, financial, strategic and operational decisions that mirror those of successful engineering companies, priming them for careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

June 2, 2014

Premium Lock North Carolina has new tool for STEM education

NC STEM Center The new NC STEM Center is a one-stop shop for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in North Carolina.

Updated April 30, 2014

Premium Lock NC Science and Math teams rule Moody's math challenge

One team plus one team equals a winning combination for the North Carolina School of Science and Math in the annual Moody's Mega Math Challenge. Durham teams took first and third in the national contest, winning $35,000 in scholarships.

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June 11, 2013

Premium Lock Billionaire David Murdock offers to buy rest of Dole Food

The founder of the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis makes unsolicited offer of $12 per share for the some 60 percent of the food giant he doesn't already own.

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Updated June 11, 2013

Premium Lock Study: N.C.'s, nation's STEM economy is bigger than you think

Nearly half of all jobs call for skills in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), according to a new Brookings Institution study. That makes North Carolina's STEM economy even bigger than previously thought.

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June 10, 2013

Premium Lock STEM economy by the numbers for Raleigh-Cary, Charlotte, Greensboro

A Brookings Institute report breaks down the STEM economy in the Raleigh-Cary, Charlotte and Greensboro-High Point metro areas. WRALTechWire Insiders get the details.

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September 7, 2012

Premium Lock NC STEM Learning Network teams up with Fidelity

Fidelity Investments The NC STEM Learning Network teams up with one of the world's largest financial services firms to help develop a Web-based platform to better organize STEM education resources throughout the state.

August 20, 2012

Premium Lock Cisco helps fund STEM Web Portal Project

Efforts to create an online portal of North Carolina's education resources have been enhanced by a $25,000 grant from Cisco Systems to the NC STEM Learning Network.

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July 23, 2012

Premium Lock Obama proposes $1 billion math, science teaching corps

STEM News The Obama administration has announced plans to develop a national STEM teaching corps - pending a $1 billion commitment from Congress.

June 27, 2012

Premium Lock STEMx fuses 13 states in national education efforts

STEMx Battelle Memorial Institute and 13 state STEM education networks officially launched STEMx on Wednesday at the U.S. News STEM Solutions Summit in Dallas, Texas. North Carolina is one of the states participating in the effort.

Updated May 7, 2012

Premium Lock NC STEM now accepting affiliate members

The N.C. Department of Public Instruction is now accepting applications for affiliate members to the NC STEM Learning Network.


February 24, 2012

Premium Lock New effort launches to create NC STEM Learning Network

STEM education news  The N.C. Science, Mathematics and Technology Education Center is incorporating the NC STEM Community Collaborative in an effort to boost science, technology, engineering and math education.

December 15, 2011

Premium Lock What makes a quality STEM program in North Carolina?

The STEM Rubric unveiled by the NC STEM Community Collaborative on Thursday aims to improve programs focused on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education in North Carolina.

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Updated November 7, 2011

Premium Lock State education board adopts STEM strategy for NC

North Carolina is moving rapidly from a low-skill, low-wage economy to a high-skill, knowledge-based, technology and innovation economy - and this transformation demands an adaptable workforce.

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October 24, 2011

Premium Lock Hagan, Dalton and others highlight state's STEM efforts

U.S. Senator Kay Hagan, Lt. Governor Walter Dalton, and other North Carolina officials promote the state's successes in improving STEM education to more than 200 national leaders on Thursday.

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October 17, 2011

Premium Lock What makes a quality STEM program?

NC STEM Community Collaborative currently is cataloging resources and programs both in North Carolina and across the country that can contribute to students' skills in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

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October 3, 2011

Premium Lock North Carolina Schools work to advance STEM education

NC STEM Community Collaborative The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and NC STEM Community Collaborative announce new partnership to elevate local science, technology, engineering and mathematics initiatives throughout the state.

Updated August 22, 2011

Premium Lock STEM education gets financial boost in eastern NC

The Golden LEAF Foundation and Spirit Aerosystems contribute more than $350,000 to support and advance science, technology, engineering, and math education in Lenoir and other nearby counties.

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